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Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor
May 10, 2017
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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...

More than 8 Million Adults have Mental Health Issues

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
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More than 8 million adults, around 3.4 percent of the population in the US, have mental health issues and are 10 times more likely to struggle to pay for health care service. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, conducted their annual national health survey where respondents were a...

Net Neutrality: Days are Numbered

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
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Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has quickly moved to remove all of previous President Barack Obama’s net neutrality rules, according to Reuters. Under Obama’s 2015 approved FCC rules, broadband providers were prohibited from giving or selling faster internet to c...

Bossland Loses $8 Million Lawsuit to Blizzard

Andrew Rudin, Science and Tech Editor
April 17, 2017
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As the competitive scene in video games continues to grow, the demand for “cheats” and “hacks” continue to skyrocket to “help” those combat against those with skill. A corporation that is at the forefront of cheating is the German company Bossland. Bossland has gained notoriety for creati...

Mylan slapped with class-action racketeering lawsuit

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
April 17, 2017
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Mylan, a global pharmaceutical company, was hit with a class-action racketeering lawsuit April 3. The company is charged with intentionally setting up an illegal scheme in which they’ve drastically increased the price of their EpiPen over the past ten years. Roughly a decade ago, consumers were paying ...

Trump Signs to Kill Broadband Privacy Rules

Andrew Rudin, Editor Science and Tech
April 17, 2017
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Trump signed a bill April 3 to repeal the internet privacy rules implemented by the Obama administration. These rules gave consumers control over their data as communication companies would have to ask for permission in order to sell it or use it towards targeted ads. The data includes browsing hist...

Birds use their beaks as air conditioners

Birds use their beaks as air conditioners

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 21, 2016
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Birds’ beaks have evolved in many ways for many different situations. They can dig deep for food, some can poke deep into flowers. These different uses vary quite vastly around the world. In a new study published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances, the journal of The American Ornithologists’ Union shows th...

Risky Learning in Teens

Risky Learning in Teens

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 2, 2016
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When it comes to risk taking, teens and young adults are the typical culprits. There are studies out there to show the negative effects of these tendencies, but what about the positives? What do these qualities bring to teens for them to have such frequency? In a study published in the journal Neuron, ...

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