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Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under News

The first ever Classified Employee Award was granted to Yolanda Ramirez, Secretary in the Math and Science Division, by President Teresa Dreyfuss and the Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees April 12, at Rio Hondo College. The award commends a person who is a shining example of professionalism in their...

Uber CEO under fire for breaching Apple’s privacy guidelines

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under News

Uber’s C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, has recently risked having the Uber app removed from the Apple App Store after it was discovered that Uber had been secretly identifying and tagging iPhones long after the app had been deleted from one's phone— violating Apple’s privacy guidelines. This illegal act...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

After his sister, Chyna Thomas, passed away in a terrible car accident last month, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas said he "wanted to give up and quit." There was no quit in his game against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night, though. On what would have been his late sister's 23 birthday, Thomas...

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

ESPN President Releases Memo; Numerous Employees to be Laid Off

ESPN President Releases Memo; Numerous Employees to be Laid Off

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

ESPN President, John Skipper, released a memo to the company's employees informing them of some changes coming to the network. "The Worldwide Leader in Sports" announced that it will be laying off many of its on-air personalities. In the memo, Skipper says that "ESPN has been actively engaged throughout...

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

Federal authorities knew about hundreds of Wells Fargo whistleblowers

Zachary Mejia, Managing Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under News

New revelations have surfaced in the Wells Fargo fake account debacle, and can be considered the most troubling since the scandal was first uncovered September of last year. A report released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an independent bank regulating bureau within the U.S Treasury,...

Whittier Law School Students Protest Abrupt Termination of Law Program

Whittier Law School Students Protest Abrupt Termination of Law Program

Noah Garcia and Pete Escobar
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Dozens of Whittier Law School students protested Friday, April 21, over the Whittier College Board of Trustees' decision to terminate the college's law program at the end of the 2017 school year. Centered around the Administration building, disgruntled protesters marched on the corners of Painter and P...

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The once tight-end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez, committed suicide early Wednesday morning, according to the Department of Correction. A statement from the department said the former Patriot was found hanging by a “bedsheet that he attached to his cell window” at approximately...

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

United States Drops “The Mother of all Bombs” in Afghanistan

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan Thursday April 13, the Pentagon said. It is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal. The bomb is so massive that it has to be delivered via cargo plane and dropped from the rear of th...

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