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Verbal Abuse: A Silent Suffering

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Although relationships are based on communication with one another, disagreements can occur often. Some therapists may recommend discussing disputes, as the first step to a healthy relationship. But, what exactly determines a healthy relationship? Miscommunication between couples can either alter,...

Mr. Porter

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Not since the 2000’s have trends gone from runway to shipping boxes in such short a time. Fast fashion executives continue to slip onto first rows and into showrooms to quickly, and cost effectively, as fast as it takes to send a text message. For every season, with designers from Gucci, Valentino...

Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor/ Co EIC
May 9, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Taking residence in one of the four original brick buildings of Uptown Whittier, Lift Coffee roasters is here to fill the void of hunger that resides in all of us; from foodies to the Mcdonald's regular. The place itself is incredibly open, with free space to switch from the open kitchen, the side bar, t...

The Secret To The Brow

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

For centuries, beauty in such places as the Middle East and Asia has been a mystery to many. In fact, it still remains questionable to the human mind. However, what was once a secret has been practiced for centuries and is known as, an ancient hair removal technique. Not only is this technique the...

Relying On Danger: America’s Coffee Addiction

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

For some college students, arriving to class on time can be a struggle. In fact, finals can demand twice the effort. Although most students rely on coffee for stimulation, it can be harmful to the human body. According to the International Coffee Organization, approximately 1.6 billion cups of coffee...

Charlie Murphy passes away at age 57

Charlie Murphy passes away at age 57

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Comedian and voice-over artist Charlie Murphy passed away April 12 at age 57 in a New York City hospital after losing his battle with leukemia. The statement came from his publicist, Domenick Nati. Hours before he passed away Murphy tweeted, “One to Sleep On: Release the past to rest as deeply as p...

Faculty Spotlight: Sergio Cabral

Faculty Spotlight: Sergio Cabral

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

“Work Hard, stay Humble.” Faculty custodian, Sergio Cabral, 60, is one of many to truly define this quote above. He is always eager to bring a helping hand to Rio Hondo College community. Three years as a custodian, Cabral had been granted an opportunity to work part-time here at Rio since a year...

Student Spotlight: Crystian Mendoza

Student Spotlight: Crystian Mendoza

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

“What I aspire to be is a journalist somewhat like American journalist Edward Snowden. I feel like journalism is getting out important information.” said Mendoza.

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Target goes full Nintendo

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Are you a fan of Mario Kart? Are you an avid shopper of Target? Well do I got some news for you! Target has just announced they will be turning over 650 stores across the US into a giant mario race track. The reasoning behind this awesome idea, is to help promote Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which will be out ...

Spotlight: Broadcast News

Spotlight: Broadcast News

Ashley Lopez, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

The number one quality to have in any demanding career field is experience. A career in broadcast is no exception, which is why it is important to start now.  The Rio Hondo broadcast program makes it possible to gain experience before moving on to the next step.    Students who intend on pursuing a career in...

Jeff Garvin: Art Hurts

Jeff Garvin: Art Hurts

Diego Crespo, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

It takes a moment for our interview to start as fans filter in and out, wanting to stop by for a quick chat with Garvin. He mentions having a cold but you wouldn’t be able to tell given the extensive appreciation he shares with everyone coming to his table. On stage at Rio Hondo’s Wray Theater, Garv...

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