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8 Ways You’re Making a Bad Impression

8 Ways You’re Making a Bad Impression

Ashley Lopez, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Making an impression is inevitable. It could be in your favor or work against you, but an impression will be made. Countless research has proven it only takes about 3 seconds for someone to form an opinion on another individual. Like the saying goes, “First impressions last forever.” Whether it...

Five Ways College Students Can Save Money

Five Ways College Students Can Save Money

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Most people know life can get expensive, and nobody knows that more than college students. Between saving for school, basic needs, or personal things, it’s hard to prioritize. There are multiple ways to save money at this age, but here are five simple ways to do so: Student Discounts- Many places w...

Get your fix at ‘Local Fixture’ coffee shop in Whittier

Get your fix at ‘Local Fixture’ coffee shop in Whittier

Yahaira Urbina, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

David Chung, alongside his brother Jason Chung, have opened up a very unique establishment for the city of Whittier. They have brought the community a new way of shopping for specialty items while enjoying a freshly brewed coffee in their new shop Local Fixture. Although they opened up about three years ag...

Student Spotlight: Parris Youngblood

Student Spotlight: Parris Youngblood

Yahaira Urbina, Diana Juarez
October 24, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Public Relations Chair, Parris Youngblood, is currently taking a strong leadership role within the Rio Hondo Staff. Although he is now held at a higher standard with plenty of responsibilities, his current position didn't simply happen over night. Before attending Rio Hondo, Youngblood explains how he hadn't al...

Student Spotlight: Ruth Hernandez

Student Spotlight: Ruth Hernandez

Sandra Reyes, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

As a student at Rio Hondo College, Ruth Hernandez has dedicated her time to her studies and to helping people on or around the campus. Hernandez has been a student at Rio Hondo since Fall of 2014 but during her first year she was not as involved in school as she would have wished, she explained ...

Oktoberfest at Fairplex

Oktoberfest at Fairplex

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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