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James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 21
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“Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.” A famous line from a famous show, Star Trek. This show stands as one of the few...

Birds use their beaks as air conditioners

Birds use their beaks as air conditioners

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 21
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Birds’ beaks have evolved in many ways for many different situations. They can dig deep for food, some can poke deep into flowers. These different uses vary quite vastly around the world. In a new study published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances, the journal of The American Ornithologists’ Union shows th...

Protests at Dakota Pipeline Lead to Arrests

Protests at Dakota Pipeline Lead to Arrests

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
November 21
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Deia Schlosberg, a journalist, was arrested and is facing felony charges in North Dakota over taping the unrest over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Schlosberg, who filmed the critically acclaimed How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change documentar...

Georgia pushes to ban burqas on muslim women

Diana Juarez, Copy Editor
November 21
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Georgia State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) is retracting House Bill 3 that would have potentially heavily restricted the use of traditional Muslim garb for women. HB 3 was to be an amendment to an existing article that had previously banned men from wearing a mask, hood, or any device...

Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate team co-hosts annual CalRio Forensics tournament

Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate team co-hosts annual CalRio Forensics tournament

Libby Curiel
November 15
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The Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate team co-hosted the annual CalRio Forensics tournament with California High School in Whittier, on Friday, November 4th. Hundreds of students from nine high schools including La Puente, La Serna, Gabrielino and New Design Charter School Watts, competed against...

White Nationalists Plan Show of Force on Election Day

White Nationalists Plan Show of Force on Election Day

Xavier Alatorre, News Editor
November 15
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White nationalists plan a “show of force” to monitor polls throughout the country on Election Day, according to Politico.com. Andrew Anglin, a Neo-Nazi leader, has shared plans to set up cameras and hand out drugs and alcohol in city ghettos, drawing on stereotypes to suppress minority voter tur...

Veteran’s Week at Rio Hondo College

Veteran’s Week at Rio Hondo College

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent
November 15
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Rio Hondo College is celebrating Veterans Day with a week full of activities in the lower quad, adjacent to the Veteran Memorial from Nov. 7-10. The four day event is scheduled to have an array of activities, including a twenty-two push challenge that aims to promote awareness to veteran suicide, a free barb...

Parental Age Linked to Autism

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
November 15
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A child’s development can be affected by many things, but new studies have linked autism to parents’ age. According to new studies, kids born to parents with ages of 35 years or older have higher chances of autism.   As reported by spectrumnews.org, a large scale study was conducted by researchers from Copenh...

CSU/ UC Application Workshops on Campus

Rose Loza, Staff Writer
November 14
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The application period to apply to a CSU and UC for the fall 2017 semester began Oct. 1 and will continue until the deadline date Nov. 30. Workshops to help better structure and organize your application(s) to the universities are available at the Transfer Center in room SS250. The workshops don...

Uber: The Quicker Picker Upper

Uber: The Quicker Picker Upper

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 3
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Uber has just announced that it will make their app more intuitive for both the rider and driver experience. Uber made a post on their website November 2 outlining their new features and explained the reasoning behind them. The hope is that they make the app less cluttered and aesthetically simple...

California Propositions Explained: A Preview of the Ballot Measures

California Propositions Explained: A Preview of the Ballot Measures

Angelo Torres, Co- Editor- in- Chief
November 3
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In addition to deciding the 45th president of the United States, Californians will be also voting for seventeen propositions that will affect every household. Taxes, marijuana, and the death penalty are just a few controversial topics on this year’s ballot, and it is important for voters to educate...

Archaeologists Discover Cannabis use in Ancient Sacrament

Archaeologists Discover Cannabis use in Ancient Sacrament

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer
November 3
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Marijuana has been used for many reasons throughout the past decades, mainly for one’s necessity, but also for a spiritual purpose to get closer to a higher being. The National Geographic reports having found cannabis buried in the ground next to a presumed 35 year-old deceased male with 13 cannabis pla...

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