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North American ‘League of Legends’ Championship Series Finals

North American ‘League of Legends’ Championship Series Finals

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor

April 25, 2017


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League of Legends has ended their North American Championship Series in Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum in British Columbia, Canada. Sunday April 23 is a day many LoL fans will remember as the two finalists, Team Solo Mid and Cloud 9, face off in an epic five game series. Before we talk about the match,...

Writes of Spring

Writes of Spring

Danielle Anzures, Reporter

April 25, 2017


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Rio Hondo’s annual two day event, Writes of Spring, which celebrates writers and writings at the Wray Theater took place April 19 and 20. The free event featured Lissa Price, Gustavo Arellano, and Phranc on the 19, and Siel Ju, Bill Shaikin, and Jeff Garvin on the 20. Price, an author known prim...

Local High School Artists Receive Congressional Recognition

Local High School Artists Receive Congressional Recognition

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Print

April 18, 2017


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The 15th Annual 38th Congressional District High School Art Competition took place at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts April 13. This competition required High School students in the district to submit their work so that panels of local district artists could select the winning entries. ...

‘Fate of the Furious’ Fufills Expectations and More

‘Fate of the Furious’ Fufills Expectations and More

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Print

April 18, 2017


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As someone who has never seen a Fast and Furious movie, there is this continuous thought in my head asking if I'm even qualified to judge it. At the same time though, I feel that movies shouldn’t require homework and if there is any explanations due, I can pick them up along the way. Going into ...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Danny Celiz, Station Manager

April 17, 2017


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Back in January 2013, Nintendo announced that a new Legend of Zelda game was in development on their personal “podcast like” event simply called the Nintendo Direct. The Legend of Zelda  series producer  Eiji Aonuma proclaimed that the development team's focus was mainly "rethinking the conventions ...

‘Power Rangers’ is Lackluster Fun

‘Power Rangers’ is Lackluster Fun

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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Power Rangers, the franchise that spawned new iterations for every generation since the 90’s, released its 2017 theatrical movie March 24 and the film has its hits and misses. The movie managed to create characters that are charming and interesting, but its problems come on later as the plot progr...

Killing a Whitewasher: Ghost in the Shell

Killing a Whitewasher: Ghost in the Shell

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Digital

April 17, 2017


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It’s always satisfying to find meaning in a film, especially when you had no preconceived notions  going into it. After watching the film Ghost in the Shell, I had my own personal realization about the film that I didn’t expect. This is the type of film which is crafted to be visually stunning but lac...

Mother Mare: Up and Coming Artists from L.A.

Mother Mare: Up and Coming Artists from L.A.

Luis Gutierezz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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Mother Mare is a dynamic duo that consists of two talented people Robyn Maya the lead singer and guitarist and Julio Quijano the back up singer, guitarist and mixer. These two lovely people here sing straight from their soul in hopes of tugging at your heart. So that way you could connect with there...

Universal CityWalk’s cinema is an innovative masterpiece

Universal CityWalk’s cinema is an innovative masterpiece

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 14, 2017


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The movie-going experience is something cherished by many for a variety of reasons. Immersing one's self into a films story is one; experiencing it with an audience is another. In my own experience, the modeling and design of a theater is something many people in this era (including myself) look over. After...

Riopalooza

Riopalooza

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


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Gazebos filled the mid and lower quad at Rio Hondo for its first ever music festival titled Riopalooza, an event for Rio Hondo students to show their musical talents on stage to the attendees. One problem it faced was that not many students attended the event at steady numbers. Even with clubs like...

Running From a World of Dreams: Black Cloud #1 Review

Running From a World of Dreams: Black Cloud #1 Review

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


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There is something incredibly gratifying about a story that seems to understands how to be complex. A lot of writers today try their best to craft a complex story, e.g. layered and specific, that they basically suffocate themselves and collapse under their own story details. The comic that’s able to corr...

Japandroids Declaration of War on Doubts and Fears

Japandroids Declaration of War on Doubts and Fears

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The vibrations, notes, lights, and guitar flourishes: all converging as an exaltation of the senses. This musical wave, a euphoria that slapped me and wrapped around my very being came from the Indie rock band Japandroids. The opening act, Craig Finn and The Uptown Controllers, were slightly underwhelming....

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