Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted of All Charges
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • November 28, 2021

On November 19, 2021, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges for killing two and injuring another in August 2020. His acquittal has created...

Rio Hondo College received $28 million from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez as part of a COVID-19 relief fund that will be used to assist students with tuition costs and more.
Students at Rio Hondo College May Be Eligible for COVID-19 Related Financial Assistance
Jeffrey Barragan, Reporter • November 15, 2021

Over the last week, several students at Rio Hondo College received an email. The subject line read: "Student Balance write-off." Students across...

Biden’s Infrastructure bill may be followed with a scaled-down version of his “Build Back Better” plan.
President Biden’s Bill Passes Congress
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • November 10, 2021

On Nov 5, Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan finally passed after months of deliberation in congress with bipartisan support. According...

Now hiring signs can be found at many storefronts across the country.
Labor Shortages and Labor Strikes Are Taking Over
Cassidy Anderson, Digital Photo Editor • November 8, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the job market has fluctuated quite a bit. Now hiring signs can be seen at many storefront locations...

United States passport graphic created by Christopher Elias
Gender Neutral Passports are Finally Here
Christopher “Luci” Elias, Reporter • November 2, 2021

The third gender option on our passports is finally a reality, one that has been long awaited and much overdue. The first recipient being Dana...

Colin Powell, a retired four star general who had become the countrys first black US Secretary of State died on Monday October 18.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies at 84
John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor • October 29, 2021

Colin Powell, a retired four star general who had become the country's first black US Secretary of State died on Monday October 18. According...

Pfizer and Moderna are the most popular types of vaccinations people can choose to receive in order to be better protected from COVID-19. It is now more important than ever to be vaccinated due to the recent vaccine mandates that have been ordered in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Vaccine Mandates: Good or Bad?
Ryan Leon, Opinion Co-Editor • October 14, 2021

On Wednesday Oct 6, the Los Angeles City Council approved a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will require proof of vaccination at most public places...

California has Lowest COVID 19 Case Rate
John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor • September 30, 2021

It has been almost two years since the start of COVID 19, and yet it won’t be gone anytime soon. However for California, one of the country’s...

Vaccine Mandate in Los Angeles County
Marina Gutierrez, Reporter • September 21, 2021

     Health officials have been contemplating whether or not to make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for weeks now.      Los Angeles County...

Physics Nobel Prize Decides Climate Change is Worth the Fight
Physics Nobel Prize Decides Climate Change is Worth the Fight
Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor • November 15, 2021

Climate change is a steep hill battle, but the tree on the hill bears the sweetest fruit.  The Prize Winners The Nobel Prize is five separate...

3-D Printed Vaccines Eliminate the Pain
Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor • November 15, 2021

Needles No More The days of long needles, angry nurses, and seeing grown men panic may be over, at least, for the most part.  The Centers...

Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted Into Human
Christopher “Luci” Elias, Reporter • October 26, 2021

With a title as strong as the one given there should be some shock. However, not mistitled, Dr. Montgomery and his team at N.Y.U Langone...

Apple's Latest Release: The New MacBook Pro
Cassidy Anderson, Digital Photo Editor • October 19, 2021

It’s that time of year again, the time for Apple’s new releases in technology. At the Apple Event on Monday, Apple revealed its first look...

Is Kyle Rittenhouse as guilty as his victims for the situation?

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Rio Hondo at Irvine Valley
Rio Hondo at Irvine Valley
Carlos Jimenez, Digital Sports Editor • November 17, 2021

El Camino at Rio Hondo As the season continues for our lady roadrunners we are slowly looking forward to the season. Rio came into this match with two wins and four loses which in their heads it was a win-win situation. Nevertheless our roadrunners put on quite a show and secured the victory in a close...

Lakers Stun the Heat
Justin Gomez, Reporter • November 12, 2021
Lady Road Runners are heading to the Finals
Lady Road Runners are heading to the Finals
Carlos Jimenez, Digital Sports Editor • November 9, 2021
Mt.Sac at Rio Hondo
Mt.Sac at Rio Hondo
Carlos Jimenez, Digital Sports Editor • November 2, 2021
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Christmas is just around the corner. Make it merry and bright!
Songs to listen to to get into the Christmas spirit
Yasmine Poot , Reporter • November 30, 2021

   1. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey        This is the most iconic song for christmas. It is a must listen...

Quick and easy thanksgiving food to bring to the family
Yasmine Poot , Reporter • November 19, 2021

It’s that time of year, and for the first time for many if you skipped out last year. Family gathering for thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is the...

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: Exhibits
November 10, 2021

Want the perfect date, or maybe you’re interested in learning more about movies and animation. This museum has it all, from academy awards...

A Review of Dune
Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor • October 27, 2021

Unprepared Dune: Noun, a mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by the wind, especially on the sea coast or in a desert. An incredibly...

Popular Halloween Costumes on a Budget
October 21, 2021

Halloween is slowly approaching and everyone is brewing up ideas for this year’s holiday. Those that dress up on Halloween, put all...

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Weekly Horoscopes: December 6-12
Weekly Horoscopes: December 6-12
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • December 6, 2021

Sagittarius This week, think about what is important to you. You have many priorities. But one priority must stand above all. Decide what your...

Weekly Horoscopes: November 29 - December 5
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • November 29, 2021

Sagittarius This week there is a lot on your schedule. But in reality, there are two things you should prioritize above all this week. Prioritize...

Weekly Horoscopes: November 22-28
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • November 22, 2021

Sagittarius  Your manifestations will come to light. Anything you speak into the universe will manifest. You will encounter an opportunity...

Weekly Horoscopes: November 15-21
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • November 15, 2021

Scorpio This week you desire a deep connection with someone. This can be a friendship or relationship. You want to feel understood, but also...

Weekly Horoscopes: November 8-14
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • November 8, 2021

Scorpio This week you will have the opportunity to help someone who has helped you in the past before. Do not underestimate what you can do...

The site of Rio Hondo College on the Puente Hills was at one point part of El Rancho Paso de Bartolo.
El Rancho Paso de Bartolo, Before Rio Hondo College, Whittier, and Pico Rivera
Jeffrey Barragan, Reporter • November 20, 2021

The Puente Hills where Rio Hondo College sits was at one point Mexican soil. Juan Crispin Perez owned much of the land that makes up present-day...

The Art of the Photo Walk
Ryan Leon, Opinion Co-Editor • November 19, 2021

Watching “Berlin Street Photography” by Robin Schimko from the_real_sir_robin on YouTube really impressed me. I’ve never been into photography,...

Halo Infinite Came Early
Justin Gomez, Reporter • November 18, 2021

On Nov 15,  Halo Infinite dropped early. Three weeks early to be exact which got a positive reaction by the community. People have been waiting...

Grand Theft Auto Release Disaster
Gilbert Lazo, Reporter • November 18, 2021

Grand Theft Auto Release Disaster Rockstar’s anticipated release of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - Definitive Edition, caused some controversy....

Marvel's Eternals Review
Ryan Leon, Opinion Co-Editor • November 10, 2021

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” premiered Nov 5 and is the latest addition in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film opens with the Eternals...