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Californians complain of contaminated tap water

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under News

Thousands of Californians have recently begun to complain about their water being contaminated. NBC 7 news had discovered that more than 3,000 people in the San Diego area are without safe tap water. State investigations showed high levels of arsenic, uranium, nitrates and lead in the tap water supply...

Northern California University Tour

Northern California University Tour

Jonathan Manjarrez, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under News

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 ...

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer
May 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo’s Beach volleyball team journeyed to El Camino College as their post-season continued with matches against Pierce College on April 27. Music played as the sun beamed down on a windy afternoon to add to the challenge of serving to many opponents who on average stood much taller than the...

RHC students can earn a $20 giftcard by taking a test

RHC students can earn a $20 giftcard by taking a test

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
April 23, 2016
Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

RHC students can be a part of California Community College History. Rio is now testing the new Common Assessment test that includes content in both English and math. Students who partake in the test will receive a $20 gift card to the RHC bookstore. The test is open to all admitted students...

The Griffith Observatory and why you should pay it a visit

The Griffith Observatory and why you should pay it a visit

Pete Escobar, Staff Writer
November 17, 2015
Filed under A&E

Whether you are an astronomy lover that is always looking towards the stars, or somebody who knows as much about astronomy as they do about the explanation of sailing stones, the Griffith Observatory is educationally fascinating, offering a variety of things available to people who wish to cognitively...

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Armand Santos, Senior Staff Writer
October 23, 2015
Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News, Top Stories

The Taste of Soul Family Festival turned 10 this year. This is the largest festival in Los Angeles, with crowds approaching 400,000 for the single-day event. Crenshaw Blvd. was closed to vehicular traffic between Stocker St. and Rodeo Rd. Oct. 17 for the event. Boasting four full stages,  h...

New workshop series available for freshmen

New workshop series available for freshmen

Yiyun Zhang, Senior Staff Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The First-Year student success center hosted a workshop on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in room 201 of the Student Union. For the new students attending Rio Hondo College, the first year workshop is a good chance for every freshmen to learn about the campus and know what to expect during and after attending school. ...

Local organization brings mobile showers to homeless

Carlos Alvarado Jr., Staff Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Los Angeles City Council members along with Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced the $100 million proposal that will promote shelters and permanent housing for those in need on Sept. 22. First, it will be brought up to the entire City Council and needs to be approved by unanimous vote. If approved, the first distri...

Rio Hondo Offers A ‘Pathway to Law School’

Rio Hondo Offers A ‘Pathway to Law School’

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
September 26, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Pathway to Law School program had a meeting on Sept. 22 for students that are interested in the field of law. The meeting was hosted by Rudy Santacruz, who is a counselor and a coordinator for the Pathway to Law School program and discussed the general information about the program. The Pathway ...

Speak Out: Should student/teacher relationships be okay on a college level?

Speak Out: Should student/teacher relationships be okay on a college level?

Alexandra Del Salto, Staff Writer
September 25, 2015
Filed under Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

“On a college level I guess it’s okay because by then students are adults. So you know what to do, what’s wrong, what’s right. If you want to tell other people, that should be your decision. I think its fine as long as they know how to handle it properly and the teacher is not biased....

A team’s success starts with its coach

A team’s success starts with its coach

Crystian Mendoza, Staff Writer
September 23, 2015
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

The Lady Roadrunners soccer team have started off the 2015-2016 season in great shape and got an important home win at Smith Park vs Moorpark on Sept 18. Sabrina Gonzalez scored the first and only goal with an assist by Janeth Acuna in the close match up between the two sides. The Lady Roadrunners held the lea...

Rio Hondo Spanish Instructor working with Poetry.LA

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer
September 22, 2015
Filed under News

Mariano Zaro is a full time Spanish teacher at Rio Hondo with a passion for poetry and the lead interviewer for Poetry.LA’s video series focusing on in-depth interviews of relevant and prominent LA poets. Zaro first met with Poetry.LA around seven years ago as a poet they were interested in covering. After...

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