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Playwright Moises Kaufman receives National Medal of Arts

Playwright Moises Kaufman receives National Medal of Arts

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
October 12
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Moisés Kaufman, writer of the The Laramie Project, the play currently in pre-production by the Theatre Department, was one of the few awarded with the 2015 National Medal of Arts, for his contributions to American Theatre at the White House on September 22. President Obama presented awards to over ...

Wing Stop Opens in El Monte

Wing Stop Opens in El Monte

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer
October 11
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Southern California opened a brand new Wingstop in El Monte, and their residents were standing in line at 10:30 in the morning for its grand opening. From free hot wings to live music; El Monte residents were enjoying an amazing Saturday watching football with their families and eating wings. Many of them ...

Developing story, RHC student may be affected by Tyson chicken nugget recall

Developing story, RHC student may be affected by Tyson chicken nugget recall

Zachary Mejia, News Editor
September 28
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Crystian Mendoza, El Paisano sport’s editor, is suffering from chronic abdominal pain that may be in direct relation to the recent Tyson Food Inc.’s nationwide chicken nugget recall. Mendoza stated that the abdominal pain first occurred only at night, but gradually began to bother him during the...

‘End Malaria Now’ extends awareness to Rio Hondo

‘End Malaria Now’ extends awareness to Rio Hondo

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
September 28
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Volunteers from the organization End Malaria Now plan to have a continued presence on Rio Hondo College to further relief efforts. End Malaria Now is a non-profit organization located in Manhattan Beach. The organization provides disadvantaged people in areas of Africa with bed nets to prevent the s...

Soccer players collide on field, leaving one student with stitches

Soccer players collide on field, leaving one student with stitches

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
September 28
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Rio Hondo student Mayra Chulo suffered a head injury during soccer class on the field Monday morning. Chulo was hit on the head by a male soccer player after both ran for the ball. Chulo suffered an open wound and the other player walked without injuries. “I got a cut and was bleeding a lot,” s...

Professor Gilda Ochoa speaks at Rio Hondo

Professor Gilda Ochoa speaks at Rio Hondo

Xavier Alatorre, News Editor
September 28
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Professor Gilda Ochoa spoke at Rio Hondo College about academic profiling and how it impacts students of color, specifically Latinx* students in secondary school. She is a professor at Pomona College where she teaches sociology and Chicanx*/Latinx studies. Her research “focuses on academic profilin...

Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Stir Controversy and Criticism

Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Stir Controversy and Criticism

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
September 28
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Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline continues to be problematic to all parties involved, with over 70 protester arrests in Iowa alone, and court decisions temporarily ceasing progress. The pipeline, with an estimated cost of over $3.7 billion, is designed to transport large amounts of crude ...

University Transfer Day at Rio Hondo

University Transfer Day at Rio Hondo

Jon Hernandez, Reporter
September 28
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Twice every semester various colleges all around California and nearby states come to the annual University Transfer Day at Rio Hondo College. The colleges that attend vary between Universities of California, such as Santa Barbara and Davis, to California State Universities, such as Los Angeles and ...

Wells Fargo bank under fire for scamming customers since 2011

Wells Fargo bank under fire for scamming customers since 2011

Crystian Mendoza and Diana Juarez
September 28
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Wells Fargo is accused of opening over two million fraudulent bank accounts under existing customers’ names causing those customers to be charged with fines. Senator Elizabeth Warren, among other members of the senate, are pushing for CEO John Stumpf’s resignation. Among the list of accusations against Wells ...

Biotech GMO Giants Monsanto merge with Bayer

Biotech GMO Giants Monsanto merge with Bayer

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
September 27
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Bayer and Monsanto announced they have agreed to a $66 billion merger which would see the German pharmaceutical and chemical company partner with the leading biotech GMO and seed producer, Monsanto. When the merge is completed, the new combined company will become one of the largest agrochemical companies...

Disneyland College Program Internship

Disneyland College Program Internship

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
September 14
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Rio Hondo College hosted a Disneyland Internship Information Session Aug. 31 in room number SS305 at 1:30 p.m. The information session was led by Mauricio Cedillos, who is the Student Services Assistant at Rio Hondo College. The information session provided information on how to get into the Disney I...

Student Equity Provides Students with Textbooks

Student Equity Provides Students with Textbooks

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
September 13
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The Student Equity Textbook Assistance Program allowed a limited amount of both part-time and full-time Rio Hondo College students to purchase RHC Bookstore textbooks, rentals, and access codes for the Fall 2016 semester. The purchased text materials are to be returned at the end of the semester, to ...

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