Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Halloween Horror Nights promotion billboard at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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 Universal studios to cancel halloween horror nights last October 2020. Here are some things that have changed. Universal is taking precautions by providing their...

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Vimeo's Lady Gaga Experience Grammy's 2016 by Intel.

Lady Gaga Opens Up About Traumatic Past

The poster reveals that she was raped and impregnated by a music producer at the age of 19.
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 Gaga reveals a heavy load in Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s Apple TV+ series “The Me That You Can’t See” pilot episode. She shared that at 19 years...

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English professor William Curington writes another book called


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 to write this book which is a good amount of time spent on this book in his terms. For him, he believes that it shouldn’t take over a year to write a book. Therefore...

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November 4, 2019 Jaden Smith, Co-founder, & JUST water, during the opening night of Web Summit 2019 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.

Jaden Smith Opening a Restaurant to Feed the Houseless in LA

Jaden Smith continues to help those in need.
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. He uses his platform and money on things that truly matter.  In 2012, he co-founded the eco-friendly company JUST Water. He launched the idea after...

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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're really telling when considering how popular they are worldwide. With such large reach it's not surprising Sony pushed Epic for Fortnite.

Epic v. Apple

No Place For Heroes
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 in the Epic v. Apple case. The suit was based around Apple charging commission for use of the App Store, and Epic Games trying to get around it. When the lawsuit...

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Aftermath animated some of the scenes from Episode III of Star Wars. One of them being Palpatine's speech that created the Empire. Others included Grevious' escape from the beginning of the movie.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch On Disney+

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor May 13, 2021

Star Wars day 2021 brought us the much awaited follow up to Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Star Wars: The Bad Batch released on Disney Plus on May 4. The Premiere was a near feature length  75 minutes long. The second episode was released on May 7, with a shorter run time. The new series features the updated...

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After a year long lockdown, we will have a Summer this year.

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 to get you ready for your summer adventures: Speaker The JBL Clip 4 Carabiner Speaker is the best out there today. The compact speaker can hook on to...

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The strange effect in the Mental Wealth commercial was done with 90's CGI and facial tracing. Really impressive, if not off putting.

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 of the console wars had set Sony and Microsoft on a collision course. Technology was advancing fast, and had weird shelf lives. The Internet also started to...

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Formula 1 was founded in 1950. It is the highest international auto racing class for formula racing cars. It is also sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile.

Will Netflix Release Season 4 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive?

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 20, 2021

With multiple new movies and originals Netflix released, they continue to expand their categories, touching bases in the sports realm. Formula 1: Drive to Survive makes their headstrong comeback with  three seasons. With the rapid release of their seasons being one year apart, there are speculations...

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Games developers who had recently released games now have only a limited release, and will be some of the last games to release on Vita. The closure was done without the developers knowledge, meaning these limited releases were entirely unintended.

Sony To Close Legacy Playstation Stores

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor April 8, 2021

In late March, Sony confirmed it plans on closing legacy Playstation Stores. An announcement stated “We are closing PlayStation Store on PlayStation 3 consoles on 2nd July 2021 and on PlayStation Vita devices on 27th August 2021. Additionally, the remaining purchase functionality for PSP (PlayStation...

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the conjuring film characters

The Warren Cases

Alyson Gonzalez, Print Editor in Chief April 7, 2021

Story Behind The Conjuring Franchise The Conjuring film franchise gives everyone a real scare in the movie theaters. The best way to overcome the fear from a scary movie is to think it's not real. Although, it's a different case for the The Conjuring films. They are real. Some were based on real events.  The...

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Every family has secrets. Some people hide things for a long time, but the truth always comes out. A father imprisoned his own daughter for nearly 24 years.

Monster in the Family

Alyson Gonzalez, Print Editor in Chief March 24, 2021

Lifetime has released another “Ripped From the Headlines'' film. The “Ripped From the Headlines'' films are projects based on actual events. The Lifetime film, Girl in the Basement, is about a young girl, looking forward to her 18th birthday, is imprisoned by her own father. It premiered on February...

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