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Oktoberfest at Fairplex

Oktoberfest at Fairplex

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Lifestyles

The fall season gets many people excited for a multitude of paraphernalia like pumpkin spiced delicacies, sweater weather, and of course Halloween. Others count down the days until they can celebrate the time-old German tradition of Oktoberfest, a 21-year-old only event full of Oom-Pah-Pah music (band...

Meet your LAC Tutor of the Week: Brando Perez

Meet your LAC Tutor of the Week: Brando Perez

Erika Tapia, Ana Jimenez, and Moises Mata
October 19
Filed under Lifestyles

LAC: Rio Hondo wants to know more about you, Brando! What are you future academic goals? Brando: I hope to finish up at CSULB by June 2018 with a B.A in Anthropology and pursue a M.A as well as a Teacher’s Credentials program; I would love to return to Rio Hondo as an instructor of Anthropology...

Meet your LAC Tutor of the Week: Ilse Fabela

Meet your LAC Tutor of the Week: Ilse Fabela

Erika Tapia, Ana Jimenez, and Moises Mata
October 17
Filed under Lifestyles

LAC: Rio Hondo wants to know more about you, Ilse! What are you future academic goals? Ilse: I never want to stop learning, once I complete a degree I will probably go back to school for another one. Sociology is definitely a subject that I have the best time learning. I would love a degree in Women...

Ozzfest; Goodbye Black Sabbath

Ozzfest; Goodbye Black Sabbath

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Lifestyles

Over the weekend, crowds of people went bravely into the San Bernardino heat just to have a chance to take part in the biggest merge of the two biggest festivals in metal music. Ozzy Osborne and the crew got together last May and made the announcement that for Ozzfest’s 20th anniversary they’re ...

5 Ways to use Rio’s campus as your personal trainer

5 Ways to use Rio’s campus as your personal trainer

Steven Perez, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Lifestyles

Anyone who's experienced Rio Hondo’s Campus can attest that no matter where your location, you can expect a work out. Anywhere from the parking lots, stairs in the quad, down to the stairs upon each building. At times (who are we kidding ALL the time) it can get quite annoying and aggravating, tha...

Become a fashion pro not a fashion don’t

Become a fashion pro not a fashion don’t

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
October 10
Filed under Lifestyles

California fashion has always been a little peculiar. According to current cultural standing, fall is usually the time where people start bundling up because of the colder season. In California, however, it doesn't really start to get cold until the end of October. The California zeitgeist can be tri...

Spotlight: Loren Hanna

Spotlight: Loren Hanna

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
September 28
Filed under Lifestyles

Professor Loren Hanna is inspiring students at California State University, Los Angeles, but before starting her career as a communications professor, she was a student at Rio Hondo College. While at Rio Hondo, she took advantage of the multitude of resources available to students, to find herself...

Josue Alvarado: a product of the community

Josue Alvarado: a product of the community

Zachary Mejia, Managing Editor
September 27
Filed under Lifestyles

Last April Rio Hondo alumni Josue Alvarado was elected to represent the first district of Whittier in the new district-wide election system the city had adopted. Alvarado’s ascension is not only historic because it is the first to occur in the new voting system, but it is also the first time that district...

Student Spotlight: Jose Corona

Student Spotlight: Jose Corona

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
September 21
Filed under Lifestyles

One thing we know in life is that nothing is certain and making specific decisions can affect your life for better or worse. For Jose Corona, he knows that he has always made the right choices. Corona, 20, had already gone through some life changing experiences after leaving high school, as he heade...

Student Spotlight: Bryan Marquez, Hard Work Personified

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Lifestyles

During the summertime students endure the engrossing struggle of deciding whether to work or attend school. Most choose to either work part-time and attend school full-time or perhaps work full-time and attend school part-time, but Rio Hondo student Bryan Marquez has vowed to the commitment of keeping...

Eight Cruelty- Free Cosmetic Brands

Eight Cruelty- Free Cosmetic Brands

Danielle Anzures and Malissa Myers
September 15
Filed under Lifestyles

Cruelty- free makeup has become an option to turn to when avoiding products that use animal testing in the makeup industry. However, the price of going cruelty- free can be expensive. Here is a list of eight inexpensive, cruelty- free makeup brands that will come in handy for makeup artists in a pinch. e....

UCR student Nicholas Diaz Shines for Rio Hondo

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
September 14
Filed under Lifestyles

Nicholas Diaz is a Business Administration major and graduate of Rio Hondo College. He completed his enrollment in the Spring of 2016, receiving multiple degrees, Dean's Honors, and acceptance to the University of California, Riverside. Diaz is a shining example of Rio Hondo student potential. His su...

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