Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under News, Top Stories

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was found guilty March 15 on obstructing a federal investigation into corruption within county jails and lying to cover up the interference as reported by the Los Angeles Times. The verdict, that jurors reached on their second day of deliberations, leaves a ...

Jose Antonio Vargas Holds Exclusive Q&A with Rio Hondo Faculty

November 17
Filed under KRHC VIDEO

Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas discussed how faculty at Rio Hondo can help ensure a safe learning environment regardless of student citizenship status....

El Paisano Staff Competes at JACC

El Paisano Staff Competes at JACC

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Top Stories

Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) hosted at Cerritos College, was held last Saturday, October 29 for student attending community colleges in southern California. The competition had five on-the-spot writing contests and featured workshops with experienced journalists. The workshops...

Farewell John Francis

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor
May 24
Filed under News

Since its inception, Rio Hondo College has seen students come and go, making an impact in their lives and forever shaping their future. Few students have had their adult lives guided by the school like Professor John Francis. The 20th student to enroll in Rio Hondo, Francis has spent 50 years of h...

Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

Rafael Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 4
Filed under Opinion

People might go to the movie theaters to watch a film based on fan-base hype or the famous people cast in the film to draw the audience in. However, famous films are not only known for the people involved or their fantastic story lines, but by the films’ amazing, memorable scores. Scores can help boost...

Review: ‘Only the Dead’ masterfully depicts the grim war in Iraq

Review: ‘Only the Dead’ masterfully depicts the grim war in Iraq

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 29
Filed under A&E

“Only the dead see the end of war” is a quote attributed to the Greek philosopher Plato, whose most famous student, Aristotle, would go on to mentor Alexander of Macedonia. Without a doubt, through his military campaigns in West Asia, Alexander knew Plato’s proverb by heart. As his successors...

How the River Deep Student Film Festival and River’s Voice reading empowered students and their creativity

How the River Deep Student Film Festival and River’s Voice reading empowered students and their creativity

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 25
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Writes of Spring event, hosted from April 20-21, featured seven guest speakers from different writing backgrounds, as well as the River Deep Student Film Festival and River’s Voice reading. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the event that celebrates the appreciation of the arts, whether it ...

Student election registration open

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 15
Filed under News, Top Stories

Applications for the Associative Students of Rio Hondo College, are available to all eligible students as of April 4. Those interested in running for office can go to their Rio Hondo email and open the “ASRHC Elections- Applications Open!” copy the Orgsync URL and head to the website to fill out...

#FreePalestinianIgnorance

#FreePalestinianIgnorance

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
March 25
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Taylor Force, an American tourist was killed this Tuesday by a Palestinian terrorist in the Israeli port city of Jaffa. The suspect was shot and killed by Israeli police, a common fate of the numerous lone attackers that have instigated a five month long terror spree in Israel and the Palestinian territories....

Forensics Showcase featured special guest Felicity Huffman

Forensics Showcase featured special guest Felicity Huffman

Stephanie Lopez, Contributor
March 23
Filed under KRHC VIDEO

The 6th annual Forensics Showcase took place at the Wray Theater on March 2. Director Libby Curiel and Coach Grant Tovmasian hosted the event. There were live performances by the debate team and an interview with Golden Globe winning actress, Felicity Huffman.

Rio Hondo College Newspaper
El Paisano