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‘Artivist’ Julio Salgado Turns Negatives into Positives Through Art

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 19, 2019

Visual artist Julio Salgado brought laughter and knowledge to campus with his lecture, “I’m a Queer Artist of Color and I’m Still Alive.” The event took place at the Campus Inn October 10 as a part of Rio Hondo’s National Coming Out Day event. Salgado, who is also undocumented, travels to...

StageCoach 2020 Lineup

Kaitlin Leiva, Assosiate Editor

October 18, 2019

California's biggest country music festival has finally released its 2020 lineup. The three day music event is returning for its 14th year in Indio California from April 24-26, 2020. Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Eric Church will be the opening acts on each of the three days. This will be T...

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 9, 2019

Rock and roll can be simple in many cases – mix the drums, bass and guitar together, then throw in some vocals and you’re set. The formula is simple, effective, and doesn’t need much more added to the recipe. But even complex can be extraordinary, especially if the puzzle pieces fall effortlessly...

East Whittier Middle School Harvest Festival 2019

October 7, 2019

10th Annual House of Horror Harvest festival 2019 JONATHAN FLORES/EPM "Halloween's" Michael Myers walks around scaring attendees at the 10th Annual House of Horrors at East Whittier Middle School.  East Whittier Middle School kicked off the 10th annual House of Horrors at East Whittier Middle Sch...

Green Day Partner with NHL Under Two-Year Contract

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 2, 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) officially announced a 2 year contract with pop-punk band Green Day on Monday. The partnership will include performances, appearances, and other promotional collaborations for NBCSN's Wednesday Night Hockey. Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President Steve Ma...

Beloved Horror Icon, Sid Haig, Dies at 80

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 27, 2019

Horror icon Sid Haig passed away due to a lung infection on Saturday, September 21. The actor, famous for his roles in films such as Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses, was 80 years old. The heartbreaking news came just one week after the release of his latest film, “3 From Hell.” "My heart,...

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 19, 2019

World-renowned Trío Chicontepec introduced their unique sound and skill to students in the Wray Theater on September 23. The trio (comprised of founder Rolando Hernandez, his son Jorge Hernandez, and Dr. Edgar Hernandez) shared the history and technique of Son Huasteco, a type of Mexican folk music. Dr. ...

Thrilling Highlights: 2019’s Halloween Horror Nights

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2019

Universal Studios kicked off its scare season on Friday, officially opening the gates to Halloween Horror Nights. The chilling event will be opened on select nights until November 3. Attendees will have a variety of cult and classic horror experiences to choose from. This year the park has a full...

A Ticket to Scare: Behind the Scenes of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights with Creative Director John Murdy

Megan De Lara, Reporter

September 10, 2019

It’s September and the HorrorDay season is upon us! That means the return of Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights is near. The event happens annually and features hair-raising mazes that are a must for lovers of all things spooky. Last week, Creative Director John Murdy took us behind the...

Goth-Rocker Peter Murphy Makes Full Recovery After Heart Attack

Megan De Lara, Reporter

September 3, 2019

Legendary “godfather of goth” Peter Murphy, 62, has made a full recovery after suffering a heart attack earlier last month. The singer experienced shortness of breath prior to a performance and was rushed to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Once there, Murphy was treated by cardiologist Dr....

Shudu: A CGI Model

Lucia Penate, Writer

September 3, 2019

The modeling agency is a hard industry for plenty of women and men to get into. A lot of hard work and dedication goes into becoming a model, from working hard to maintain their incredible physique, to working on their angles and being under extreme conditions for their shoots. What if there was a supermodel...

Godzilla King of the Monsters: A Legacy Reborn

Godzilla King of the Monsters: A Legacy Reborn

Daniel Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2019

No reasonable film critic would call Godzilla: King of the Monsters a good movie. The movie is a sequel to the 2014 reboot Godzilla and the latest entry in a franchise spanning 35 movies and 64 years. Despite having amazing actors, the dialogue is lifeless and cliched. The movie’s environmental theme...

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