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Northern California University Tour

Northern California University Tour

Jonathan Manjarrez, Reporter
February 16
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Rio Hondo College is holding information sessions throughout the month of February for students who are interested in visiting some of California’s most prestigious northern universities. The next information sessions for students are being held February 13th-16th in the Student Services building on ...

It’s not too late to apply for an Associate Degree for Transfer

Matthew Salcido, Reporter
February 16
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Attention all students interested in attending college at the university level: the Rio Hondo Transfer Center (located in building SS-250) is still providing their services via the Associate Degree for Transfer program (AD-T) which offers 21 degrees for students (with 60 transferable units) who have...

Scholarship opportunities available at Rio Hondo

Cassidy Campos, Reporter
February 16
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Throughout, Rio Hondo College there are many opportunities that students pass by everyday by simply looking up. Student at Rio Hondo range from all ages from high school student trying surpass their peers to middle aged men and women trying to earn their degree. Nevertheless, the problem has become with...

Rio Cafe Long Wait Times Cause Frustration

Rio Cafe Long Wait Times Cause Frustration

Angelo Torres, Reporter
February 6
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Rio Hondo College opened its doors again January 30, to mark the start of the 2017 Spring semester. However, the hustle and bustle of the new semester has also created a flood of hungry students at Rio Cafe, causing some students to complain. Food quality aside, a common complaint of Rio Cafe, many student...

President Trump Announces First Supreme Court Nomination

President Trump Announces First Supreme Court Nomination

Angelo Torres, Reporter
February 3
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President Donald Trump announced conservative federal appeals judge Neil Gorsuch as his first nominee to fill the current Supreme Court vacancy at a press conference January 31. “Depending on their age, Justices can be active for 50 years, and his or her decisions can last for a century or more,...

Three Car Collision Adds to Parking Woes First Week of Semester

Three Car Collision Adds to Parking Woes First Week of Semester

Diego Crespo, Editor-in-chief
February 2
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A three-car collision involving Rio Hondo students occurred on Wednesday morning, February 1 at 11:15 a.m. The first vehicle, a Ford Cruze, drove East, up College Drive, trying to make a left turn. The driver did not see the second vehicle to his left, a Toyota Scion, coming West down College Drive. ...

Thousands Fill LAX In Response To Trump’s Muslim Ban

Thousands Fill LAX In Response To Trump’s Muslim Ban

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 2
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Thousands of protesters swarmed Los Angeles International Airport  January 28 in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order that barred incoming refugees from Syria from entering the U.S. indefinitely, any other refugees for 120 days and blocked people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sud...

Annual ‘Case of Hope’ Backpack and Suitcase Drive Ends Tomorrow

Annual ‘Case of Hope’ Backpack and Suitcase Drive Ends Tomorrow

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
November 29
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Rio Hondo's Guardian Scholars program 3rd annual Case of Hope suitcase and backpack drive concludes Wednesday, November 30th. The Guardian Scholars program assists over 130 RHC students who identify as current or former foster youth, creating a foundation for traditionally at-risk students to tra...

Jasmin Reyes Speaks Out About Plans for Rio

Jasmin Reyes Speaks Out About Plans for Rio

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer
November 28
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Vice president candidate to the Associated Students of Rio Hondo College, Jasmine Reyes is running head on full survivor mode with opposing candidate Victoria Diaz. Both candidate students have been campaigning since Virginia Gumming stepped down from the position earlier this semester. Both candidates ...

Donald Trump Demands Apology from “Hamilton” Cast

Donald Trump Demands Apology from “Hamilton” Cast

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
November 27
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President-elect Donald Trump took to twitter demanding an apology from the Hamilton musical cast about their statement to Vice President-elect Mike Pence about inequality. Friday, November 18, after the play Hamilton was performed, actor Brandon Victor Dixon playing Aaron Burr delivered a message...

Discover Rio Day Invites Young Students to Campus

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
November 27
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The second annual Discover Rio Day took place Nov.17  on campus and brought in elementary and middle school children from neighboring cities to get the young students involved early in college and explore campus life at Rio Hondo. Rio Hondo invited nine middle schools and one elementary school from...

Man with a Machete Shot Dead in Whittier

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
November 21
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A shooting involving the police occurred today around six in the morning Wednesday, November 16. The shooting happened on the corner of Painter and Penn, near the Whittier Police Station and city hall. One man waving a machete was shot dead by law enforcement. An anonymous bystander reported that a man w...

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