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Five Movies and Albums to Help You Get through this Quarantine

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Vincent Franco, Digital Photo Editor

April 1, 2020

Times are hard and anxieties are high during these seemingly unrealistic events. To help “get away"  I’ve come up with a list of some of my favorite movies and albums, both recent and old, to watch and listen while in distress and help ease the nerves a bit.   Movies Paranorman (2012) From the creators of “Caroline,” this ani...

Uptown Whittiers Farmers Market Is As Real As It Gets

David Medina, Editor In Chief

March 8, 2020

Historic Uptown Whittier hosts their very own Farmers Market every Friday.  Located on Bright and Philadelphia street the markets hours are 8am- 1pm. The Farmers market is a community gathering place for locals to personally meet the Farmers who grow the produce. We have the opportunity to learn how a...

Shudu: A CGI Model

Lucia Penate, Reporter

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...

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

Teresa Dreyfuss and Rio Hondo have always had intersecting goals; those being the flourishing of its students and the betterment of its community. After 32 years of dedicated service, Superintendent/ President Dreyfuss is retiring from her position, a time capped by her Retirement Celebration Dinner at the Doubletree Hotel in Whittier, Thursday May 9, 2019.

Kim Kardashian Accused of Cultural Appropriation

Ashley Lozano, Reporter

April 20, 2019

Model and reality TV star, Kim Kardashian West, is being accused of cultural appropriation after posting a photo to her Instagram wearing an Indian headpiece she wore to her husband, Kanye West’s, Sunday Service this past Sunday. In the photo captioned “Sunday Service Vibe”, depicts Kardashian West...

Started Rio, Going to Harvard

Andrew Guerrero struggled to reach his dreams but was recently accepted to Harvard's PhD program. Once a Rio student, Guerrero is now finishing up his bachelor's degree at UCLA.

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

April 18, 2019

Start Rio, Go Anywhere. We’ve all heard that slogan at different times and from different people. The goal is to inspire us to start our education at Rio and, with hard work and determination, go anywhere. That’s exactly what Andrew Guerrero did. Guerrero, now 28 years-old, grew up and spent most of his time i...

Riopalooza: the Live Concert of the Semester!

April 15, 2019

The Santa Ana winds could not stop Riopalooza, Wednesday, April 10, from blowing in a wonderful show. The concert lasted between 11 a.m. and two p.m. , taking place in the lower quad near the LRC building - the festival area filled with activity booths and places to grab snacks as well as a food truck. “I...

Safety Tips: Ride Safe When Riding with Uber or Lyft

Erika Suarez, Podcast Director

April 10, 2019

Awareness has elevated for ride-sharing safety after the death of Samantha Josephson. A 21-year-old college student dies last weekend after getting into a car she mistook as her Uber driver. In recent years, at least two dozen women have been attacked after making a similar mistake, according to the...

Microsoft is Closing Its eBook Store, Deleting Your Books With It

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

Purchased any books through the Microsoft Store? You will need to find new e-copies. Microsoft has closed down its e-book platform. All books will be deleted from the tech giant's cloud, including ones bought by consumers, by July 2019. Everything Is Gone! It is not all doom and gloom for Microsoft thoug...

Top 5 Baseball Movies

Sam Garcia, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Baseball: America’s favorite sport. It’s also a favorite of Hollywood, as there have been many, many movies based on the sport. So your friendly neighborhood writer thought to himself, Hm, what’re some of my favorite baseball movies? So now here we are, two hours later. The timing couldn’t be be...

Incentives to Prevent Student Absences.

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

Public schools are offering washing machine usages for kids. Colorado, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Missouri, are some states that offer this service. Generally, targeting areas of low income students. Therefore, in Louisville Kentucky at Fern Creek High School "Laundry and Loot"was implemented. S...

5 things to do in LA on St. Patrick’s Day

Ashley Lozano, Writer/reporter

March 14, 2019

The St.Patricks day at the farmers market The original farmers market in Los Angeles will host an all day event in celebration of the holiday. Irish folk bands and bagpipers will be roaming the area. The restaurant, Magee’s Kitchen, will be serving traditional Irish foods. They will serve corned be...

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