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Ribbon cutting ceremony for new pasenger drop off

Selina Maturino, Staff Writer
September 28, 2012
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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Rio Hondo at the zone which is located between Parking Lots B and C on Thursday, Sept. 20, in honor of a new drop-off on the the east campus. In Spring 2012, the construction of the east campus drop-off begun and became completed on August 2012. The cost of the...

The Whittier Daily News appoints editorship to former Rio student

September 20, 2012
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Former El Paisano and La Cima Editor-In-Chief Andrew Landeros has been appointed new City Editor of the Whittier Daily News, it was announced by the Los Angeles News Group earlier this week. Landeros, who has been interim city editor since the spring, takes over the post from Tim Traeger, who has ...

The creative writing club opens its doors to students

Vanessa Arellano, Staff Writer
September 19, 2012
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The Rio Hondo College Creative Writing Club is inviting all students with a passion in creative writing to join them.   Whether you write poetry, plays, lyrics, short stories, blogs or scripts, the CWC is the club is for you! The CWC was founded approximately five years ago by a RHC student who...

L.U.V. – Voting Registration Kickoff Event

Erik Buelna, Calendar Editor
September 17, 2012
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Latinos United for Voting (L.U.V.) had their kickoff event for voting registration on Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lower Quad. Latinos United for Voting (L.U.V.), which was founded by Soledad Nunez and Lupe Pasillas, is a club that is committed to registering their Latino community to vote...

RHC recycling program ribbon cutting ceremony

Erik Buelna, Calendar Editor
September 16, 2012
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The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Rio Hondo College’s new recycling program occurred September 13 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Upper Quad. After 20 years of hard work, the recycling program was created, and it was made possible by the Board of Trustees, the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corp (SGVCC),...

Club Rush

Erik Bulena, Calendar Editor
September 9, 2012
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Rio Hondo College hosted their Club Rush and Student Service Fair for the fall semester. It occurred Sept. 5 and 6 from 10a.m.-1p.m. on the Rio Breezeway between the Rio Cafe and the Wray Theater. Members from most of the clubs on campus attended Club Rush, which included, Creative Writing Club, One...

The fall semester’s arrival

September 7, 2012
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With school already closing in on its first month, Rio Hondo College students, both new and returning are still adjusting to the fall semester, which also marks the beginning of the school’s 50th anniversary. Along with some new looks to the familiar campus there are recognizable faces in different...

Student Trustee Resigns, Elections To Be Held

Vanessa Arellano, Staff Writer
August 27, 2012
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Student Trustee Marcus Gomez has resigned from his post in office as student trustee representative.  Gomez's resignation was made official on Aug. 27.  Gomez was elected to a one year term by the Rio Hondo College student body by popular vote; he was to serve in office from 2012-2013. Details regarding...

Volleyball Team Outlet Event

Kevin Paez, Staff Writier
August 7, 2012
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Come out and support the 2012 Rio Hondo College Women's Volleyball Team, as they are selling tickets to their Seventh Annual Classic Outlet "Shopping Extravaganza", which takes place Saturday October 6. Tickets are going out for $25 (Lady Roadrunners's profit twenty dollars of each ticket sold). Registration...

UCLA praises honors transfer students

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer
August 4, 2012
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Judith L. Smith, Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education at UCLA sent a congratulatory letter to Rio Hondo regarding transfer students from the Rio Hondo College Honors/Scholars who are going on to UCLA for the Fall 2012 semester. Smith noted that the excellent progress made by students is being continued...

Facilities Alert- West Road Closure

Erik Buelna, Editor in Chief
August 1, 2012
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The Facilities Department has stated that West Road will be closed from Friday, August 3rd through Monday, August 6th to allow patching of the pavement. Access between North Road and College Drive will be available through Parking Level 4. Barricades and signage will be in place.

RHC transit fee: A solution for the GO RIO Program”

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
July 28, 2012
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Registration for Fall 2012 semester has already begun, yet some students are left puzzled and are questioning the purpose, as well as the cause of the GO RIO transit fee, especially those who are new to Rio Hondo College.      During the May 2012 ASRHC elections, RHC students voted to pass the $7.00 GO RIO transi...

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