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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

A insurrectionist pepper sprays  police officers in front of the Capitol on Jan 6.
“Justice for J6” Rally Mostly Uneventful
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • September 18, 2021

The right-wing “Justice for J6” event scheduled for Sept 18 ended without major incident. A large law enforcement presence met the smaller...

Due to the pandemic, ballots were sent out months in advance.
California Says “No” to the Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • September 15, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom remains in office after the special recall failed tonight. With 65% of the vote in his favor, Newsom succeeded in stopping...

On June 24th, 2021, the eastern side of the Champlain Towers South condo in Miami-Dade County, FL collapsed. As of Independence Day, there have been 27 known casualties and 115 people still missing.
Storms and Rubble: Inside the Miami Building Collapse
Ethan Huang, Contributor • July 6, 2021

The Cause After further inspection, signs of potential collapse began to show early on. This became most apparent in 2018 when engineer Frank...

Cadets from the Rio Hondo Fire Academy graduated at the Santa Fe Springs facilities on Thursday May 27.
Class 96 Rio Hondo College Fire Academy 2021 Graduates
Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief • May 29, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Rio Hondo’s College Regional Fire Academy held a ceremony for the graduating Class 96. Starting with 60 Cadets, 48 of them,...

The Greater Idaho
The Greater Idaho
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • May 26, 2021

Five counties of Oregon have become the latest to support seceding to Idaho.  In total seven counties, Union, Baker, Grant, Lake, Malheur,...

A map showing the shootings that have happened in the past couple weeks in Los Angeles.
Freeway Shootings Throughout Los Angeles
John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor • May 26, 2021

There have been multiple shootings along the 91 freeway over the last couple of weeks. They have happened across Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange...

Mass cremation sites such as this one burn deceased individuals day and night.
India’s Second COVID-19 Surge is the Worst Yet
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • May 6, 2021

India has been overwhelmed with record breaking numbers of COVID 19 cases. This is the worst surge of the pandemic to date. The Surge According...

Coronavirus Vaccine Is on the Way
Luke Perez, Reporter • November 18, 2020

Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, and their partner BioNTech, a German biotech company, have created a vaccine to battle the coronavirus....

California Issues Travel Advisory in Light of Recent COVID-19 Spikes
Ethan Huang, Reporter • November 15, 2020

The Advisory On Nov. 13, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a travel advisory by live your aloha in light of recent coronavirus spikes....

Some of former President Donald Trump’s latest post on his new platform.
Donald Trump Launches His Communications Platform
Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief • May 14, 2021

Former president Donald Trump launched a communications platform to relay messages to his followers on May 4. The site “From The Desk Of Donald...

COVID-19 Severe Long Term Effects of the Mind, Muscles, and Organs
Viviana Reyes, Host of Rio Round Up • May 4, 2021

As of now, there has been a reported of 151.8 million COVID-19 cases in the world. About 3.2 million people have died due to COVID-19 since the...

The Effects of Loot Boxes on Mental Health
Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor • April 21, 2021

Background The recent study done for the UK House Of Lords went over the harms of gaming loot boxes. The effects of loot boxes are both psychological...

Study Finds Link Between Loot Boxes And Gambling
Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor • April 14, 2021

A recent study carried out by the universities of Plymouth and Wolverhampton found a direct link between loot boxes and gambling. The study found...

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Forward and Captain Carlos Vela made four assists and scored the winning goal against Real Salt Lake. LAFC currently stands in fifth place, with 21 points in the Western Conference.
LAFC Dominates on their Home Field
Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief • July 19, 2021

On July 17, LAFC met with Real Salt Lake at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. Meeting for the second time this season, LAFC looks for a second victory against RSL and a third straight win. While Jesùs Murillo (94) sits on a yellow card, and Kim Moon-Whan (33) recovering from a knee...

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Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights: Giving Us the Comeback we Have All Been Waiting For
Valeria Yanez and Yasmine Poot September 10, 2021

Covid Precautions Halloween Horror Nights 2021 is back this year with its greatest comeback yet. Last year's Covid-19 pandemic forced...

Lady Gaga Opens Up About Traumatic Past
Viviana Reyes, Host of Rio Round Up • May 25, 2021

Recently, singer, songwriter and actress Lady Gaga opened up about her traumatic experience that happened to her when she was younger. Lady...

Doppelgänger
Justin Gomez, Reporter • May 24, 2021

English professor William Curington from Rio Hondo College decided to write a book called “Doppelgänger”. It took Curington nine months...

Jaden Smith Opening a Restaurant to Feed the Houseless in LA
Viviana Reyes, Host of Rio Round Up • May 20, 2021

Jaden Smith is not just any actor, singer, rapper, or songwriter. He’s not just the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. He’s a humanitarian....

Epic v. Apple
Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor • May 19, 2021

Open Secrets All bets are off. The open secrets of the games industry that were brought up in the loot box hearings continue to be dredged up...

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Weekly Horoscope May 24-30
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • May 24, 2021

Pisces This week you find yourself dreaming and imagining a lot, this is nothing new for you. But Pisces you are going to have to pull yourself...

Weekly Horoscope: May 17-23
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • May 17, 2021

Pisces This week the universe will help you evolve in anything you want to pursue. You have been thinking a lot about money pisces. You aren’t...

Weekly Horoscope: May 10-16
Valeria Yanez, Reporter • May 10, 2021

Pisces: This week you’ll derail from your very well thought out plan. Do not be afraid this is a good thing. This will help you be more open...

Summer 2021 Must Haves
Luke Perez, Reporter • May 5, 2021

The world is slowly opening up and it's looking like there will be a Summer in 2021! After a full year of being in doors here’s a list of must-haves...

Starbucks face Oat Milk Shortage
Luke Perez, Reporter • May 4, 2021

The super popular Starbucks started offering oat milk back in January 2020 to only their midwest locations. After expanding the dairy alternative...

A really good way to gauge interest in these big intellectual properties while also get a feel for numbers is by looking at Twitch. Each of the games listed are cross platform, and allow for crossplay. And, they only represent views streams of these games were getting, but they
Epic v. Apple
Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor • May 19, 2021

Open Secrets All bets are off. The open secrets of the games industry that were brought up in the loot box hearings continue to be dredged up...

The Virtual World
Raymond Luna, Social Media • April 28, 2021

The Bad Video games are often depicted as harmful and manipulative. The bad rep comes from the country's problem of mass shootings, depression,...

The Weird World Of Old Video Game Ads
Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor • April 28, 2021

In the 90’s and 00’s, video games were building to the world-encompassing business we know now. Back then, things were different. The shift...

Life: One year into Covid
Raymond Luna, Social Media • April 22, 2021

D-Day March 13, 2020 is a day I can remember so vividly in my mind as if it was yesterday. I wouldn't have known that would be the last day...

Monster Hunter Rise
Raymond Luna, Social Media • April 15, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise released on the Nintendo Switch March 26, 2021. For $59.99 you get the standard edition (just a copy of the game). For $69.99...