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All About Fees

Jacob Chavira, staff writer
March 13, 2013
Filed under News

Students often wonder about the college fees, not including tuition, due before the beginning of every semester. “Where does my College Services fee go? Do I really have to pay the Student Health fee in order to not get dropped? Is this $1 Student Rep fee a joke?” We decided to take a closer look...

Sketch of Suspect in Whittier Kidnapping

Steven Ward, Opinion Editor
February 27, 2013
Filed under News

Investigators have released an early sketch of the man being sought for an attempted kidnapping of two young girls in Whittier on Thursday afternoon, as well as two additional abduction attempts that might be linked to the same man. The unidentified man left the city after the failed attempt on Th...

Missing Rio Hondo Student

February 27, 2013
Filed under News

Rio Hondo Student, Magdalena Ruiz, 19, went missing on Friday, Feb. 22 from Rio Hondo College. Sources are giving conflicting reports as to whether she was waiting for the tram or was down the hill waiting for the bus. Her mother Laura Santiago became concerned when Ruiz did not return from school that ...

Rio Hondo Blood Drive

Michelle Torres, Staff Writer
February 25, 2013
Filed under News

Veteran Service Center

Steven Ward, Staff Writer
February 13, 2013
Filed under News

The Veteran Service Center is sending out a newsletter to inform veteran students of the opportunities and benefits available on campus. All veteran students must submit a Work in Progress form each month to validate to the Veterans Administration that they are still attending and progressing in their...

Club Rush- A New Beginning

Erik Buelna, Calendar Editor
February 11, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Club Rush/Student Services Fair occurred on February 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the Middle Quad on the Rio Breezeway. The theme for the 2013 Club Rush was “A New Beginning,” as way to celebrate the survival of the “not-so-end-of-the-world” that happened in 2012. The Associated Studen...

Phi Beta Lambada

Jacob Chavira, Staff writer
February 6, 2013
Filed under News

Are you an individual that is interested in business? Are you looking for people with common mindsets as yourself to help you peruse your dreams? If you are, Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is an ideal club to get yourself involved in.This organization is housed by Rio Hondo College and has interest in helping...

AGS; Club Rush

Steven Ward, Staff Writer
February 6, 2013
Filed under News

Rio Hondo students who are in search of a club that will improve their college transcripts through academic progress and extracurricular activities need to look no further than Alpha Gamma Sigma, or AGS. The academic honor society and service organization of the California Community Colleges, AGS is...

Project TEACH

Jacob Chavira, staff writer
February 6, 2013
Filed under News

Project TEACH, what is this program you ask? Project TEACH is a sure track transfer program designed to increase retention and transfer to a four year university/college . Its main purpose is to help students succeed in achieving their educational and personal goals. As a student here at a community...

Free Tax Preparations

Jacob Chavira, staff writer
February 4, 2013
Filed under News

As we all know Rio Hondo is always trying to find a convenient way to accommodate it's students. With a new semester rolling around things can get a little hectic and not to mention time consuming. If you are an individual with a busy schedule and does not have time to do your taxes, Rio Hondo has IRS-certified...

Suspicion of gunman leads to campuswide evacuation

Suspicion of gunman leads to campuswide evacuation

Melissa Cano, Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2012
Filed under News

A Rio Hondo College student was detained on the main campus in Whittier, Calif. today around 11:20 a.m. under the suspicion of possessing a concealed weapon. Students, faculty, and staff were instructed to exit all buildings and evacuate to their designated assembly points throughout the campus. A...

Spring 2013 registration changes

Jacob Chavira, Staff Writer
November 13, 2012
Filed under News

It is that time again to get ready and start applying for a new semester, starting a new journey. The spring semester of 2013 is requiring returning students to submit a new, updated application in order to register. New students must submit an application as well in order to register. High...

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