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Here to Help: Rio’s Learning Assistance Center

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Often times as a college student, we find it difficult to ask for help in the classes we struggle in. Lack of resources or knowledge of them stops us from taking advantage of what is available to us. Many students at Rio Hondo are not aware of the Learning Assistance Center located in the Learnin...

DSPS Roadrunners Recognition Awards

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

The Disabled Student Programs and Services Department hosted their 2nd annual Roadrunner Recognition Awards. The director of  DSPS Mark Matsui explained that the awards were about recognizing the efforts of our faculty so every student can be just as successful. Before awards were distributed,...

Time-Management Workshop for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Time-Management Workshop for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, News

On Saturday a workshop for women of color entrepreneur was hosted by 22-year-old Reyna Marrufo in Downtown LA at the Women’s Center for Creative Work. The workshop focused on how aspiring entrepreneurs can diligently manage their time in order to complete their projects and goals. The event was...

The Spanish Language is NOT Dying

The Spanish Language is NOT Dying

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

My childhood and home life is mainly centered on traditional westernized cultural values by only speaking English and ignoring Mexican traditions. Although, I may not look Hispanic I identify myself as thusly regardless of others judgment. My family threw away their Mexican culture even though their...

Samba Entertainment & More

Samba Entertainment & More

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Journalism Club and Public Relations, Lifestyles

Samba Capoeira Performers Share Their Musical Culture during RioPalooza By: Cesar E. Gonzalez         Wednesday, March 21- Rio Hondo College was able to have a live performance by “Samba And More Entertainment.” The performers specialized in Afro-Brazilian style music called Samba Cap...

Off-White founder Becomes First Black Man in Men’s Design

Off-White founder Becomes First Black Man in Men’s Design

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion

Virgil Abloh becomes first black Men’s Wear Designer of Louis Vuitton By: Cesar E. Gonzalez   A shift in the fashion world occured when  urban-wear founder Virgil Abloh, who founded the haute street label Off-White, was named the newest men’s wear Artistic Director of Louis Vuitto...

Motivation

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

The greatest challenge that we can ever face in life is, well, basically life itself and staying motivated throughout everything it throws at us. Some of those challenges could be passing classes for school, getting promoted at work, choosing what we want to do with our lives, or just about any ot...

The Daily Brew Open Mic

The Daily Brew Open Mic

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

On the first Wednesday and third Friday of every month, a little coffee shop at the corner of Montebello and Whittier Boulevards hosts a showcase of local talent for its customers. The Daily Brew Coffee Bar in Montebello holds an “open mic,” a variety show where people perform music, poetry, and com...

Studying Among A Younger Generation

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

My biggest regret to date is not studying for my potential career right after high school graduation. Granted I did study for a couple of different possible careers, but at the end of it all, I found my passion with writing in a journalistic style. My name is Jaime Aparicio and I’m 31 years old studying...

Why I Post

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

The social media I use are Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Tumblr.  I have been using social media since I was in elementary school. It all started with MSN messenger and MySpace. I enjoyed MSN because I was able to speak to my cousins from Mexico and Guatemala as well as my best friend at the time w...

“Doctor Rules Menstrual Cramps as Painful as Heart Attacks”: Well DUH!

“Doctor Rules Menstrual Cramps as Painful as Heart Attacks”: Well DUH!

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, People Speak

A professor of reproductive health at University College London and doctor, John Guillebaud, stated that patients have described cramping pain, also known as Dysmenorrhea, as 'almost as bad as having a heart attack.' Yes, folks. Something that women have known since the beginning of time itself...

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