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Netflix debuts new trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist

Netflix debuts new trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist

Ramon Alvarado, Reporter
February 7
Filed under A&E

Marvel just doesn’t stop. And with numerous movies and shows in their seemingly never-ending cinematic universe already out, their plans for the future show that they have no intentions of slowing down. Today, February 7, Netflix has debuted the new trailer for Iron Fist, the latest installment in Marve...

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo women's tennis team got a strong win versus Long Beach City College on March 3 with a final score of 9-0. The team currently has an overall record of 2-6. This is only their second win of the season, but the Lady Roadrunners showed exactly what they're capable of against LBCC as they mercilessly...

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Armand Santos, Senior Staff Writer
October 23
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...

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

Armand Santos, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News

Rio Hondo College focused the spotlight on aspiring student filmmakers with its 5th Annual River Deep Student Film Festival, a joint collaboration between the Division of Communications and Languages and the Division of Arts and Cultural Programs. The festival is the brainchild of professors Tom Callinan...

Fifty shades of taboo, curiosity, and ambivalence

Fifty shades of taboo, curiosity, and ambivalence

Alyssa Lopez, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under A&E

The controversial movie Fifty Shades of Grey, an adaptation of a novel by E.L. James, is finally releasing on Valentine's Day. Last year, the news of a possible adaptation of this book has had mixed reactions, all ranging between hatred, love, or others being on the fence. Some cringe to the obvious sub...

Netflix’s 100 billion dollar long – term budget: overly ambitious or genius?

Netflix’s 100 billion dollar long – term budget: overly ambitious or genius?

Alyssa Lopez, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under A&E

  When a business has grown successfully over the years, the only option is to expand. In a statement to the press, according to variety.com, "Netflix formally announced it is seeking to offer $400 million aggregate principal amount of 10-year-senior notes due 2024...use for acquiring original...

Stan Lee’s Comikaze thrills Los Angeles true believers

Stan Lee’s Comikaze thrills Los Angeles true believers

Christopher Traslavina, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under A&E

The premiere convention for all things sci-fi, comic book, and geek related in Los Angeles took the Convention Center by storm from Halloween until Nov. 2. There were events all weekend ranging from panel discussions with stars from Game of Thrones, True Blood, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and...

Pomplamoose gives the El Rey an amazing show

Pomplamoose gives the El Rey an amazing show

Christopher Traslaviña, Staff Writer
October 31
Filed under Opinion

I have been to a lot of concerts in my time. My very first was seeing "Weird Al" Yankovic when I was 11. Since then, my passion for seeing live music has known no bounds. I've been to seven Coachella festivals, tons of shows throughout L.A. from the Greek, to the Wiltern, and beyond. No one concert that...

’10 Minute Play Festival’ Highlights

Daniel Rodriguez, Video Editor
October 10
Filed under A&E

If you missed out on the '10 Minute Play Festival' then here's quick rundown on a few plays that entertained, and deserve acknowledgment for their well written/witty script as well as some exceptional acting by our fellow Rio Hondo students. To kick things off we have 'Wanderlust,' a story about...

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