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RHC winning streak: Speech and Debate wins at national tournament

Rudolfo Pinedo, Guest Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under News

A team of eight represented Rio Hondo college for a week at the national Phi Ro Pi tournament held in Washington D.C. The team went up against opponents from all around the nation. Melissa De Leon, Patricia Hughes, Jonathan Kaldas, Kevork Abechian, Rodolfo (Rudy) Antonio Juarez-Pinedo, Tyerra Boyd, Sum...

Lady Roadrunners softball team fall out 16- 5 against Mt. SAC in last home game of the season

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

With a well-balanced game played by Mount San Antonio College, the Rio Hondo Softball team could not keep up with the best team in the South Coast Conference, losing by a score of 16-5 in five innings in their final home game. After winning their last two of three games, the Lady Roadrunners look...

Writes of Spring

Writes of Spring

Danielle Anzures, Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under A&E

Rio Hondo’s annual two day event, Writes of Spring, which celebrates writers and writings at the Wray Theater took place April 19 and 20. The free event featured Lissa Price, Gustavo Arellano, and Phranc on the 19, and Siel Ju, Bill Shaikin, and Jeff Garvin on the 20. Price, an author known prim...

Roadrunners Baseball Team Suffers Close Loss in Extra Innings Against Antelope Valley College

Roadrunners Baseball Team Suffers Close Loss in Extra Innings Against Antelope Valley College

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo baseball team fell short in a fourteen inning loss to Antelope Valley College April 11 at The Jungle. The Roadrunners tallied up ten runs on nineteen hits but couldn’t hold off the Marauders. RHC trailed behind AVC the entire game starting off in the top of the first inning. Second...

Lady Roadrunners Softball Team Com from Behind to Beat Chaffey College in the Bottom of the 7th Inning

Lady Roadrunners Softball Team Com from Behind to Beat Chaffey College in the Bottom of the 7th Inning

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College softball team hosted Chaffey College April 11 in a game that would see the Lady Roadrunners come from behind to win the game 4-3 after a stellar performance from sophomore pitcher Brenae Martinez. Martinez only allowed one earned run in the seventh-inning rally between both s...

Pizza & Politics: Ian Calderon Speaks at RHC

Pizza & Politics: Ian Calderon Speaks at RHC

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon of California State Assembly, and representative of the 57th district spoke at a Pizza and Politics event in the student lounge April 13. Calderon is a democrat, a Whittier native, and the youngest Majority Leader in the history of California. His youth was a...

Student Spotlight: Pete Escobar

Student Spotlight: Pete Escobar

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Every moment matters, it’s just how the story is told and captured, which brings us to El Paisano’s Arts and Entertainment Editor, Pete Escobar. In his second year and ready to transfer out, the 20-year-old became aware of major by great work of writing. “In high school, we had to do a senior pro...

EOP&S Scholarship Winners

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under News

Soroptimist International of Whittier is honoring and naming five students from Rio Hondo College as winners of $15,000 in Live Your Dreams scholarships. This program focuses on assisting single mothers who are focusing on pursuing higher education dreams. This year’s winners were commemorated at a...

Rio Hondo College’s softball team gets win against ELAC after 10 innings

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College softball team went all the way to 10 innings before coming back to pick up their first conference win of the season against East Los Angeles College April 6 after a series of 10 consecutive losses. The Lady Roadrunners have endured a tough season so far, with a current overall...

Roadrunners baseball team get back to back conference losses against PCC

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

After a three game series against Pasadena City College the Rio Hondo College baseball team has an overall record of 16-13 and a conference record of 8-9. They end their series against Pasadena City College with a two game losing streak. April 8 the Roadrunners had a noon start time home game against ...

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