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Choosing Your First Car as a College Student

When you start college, you are probably thinking of owning your own car. There are many things to keep an eye out for when choosing the right vehicle.
December 1, 2020

The beginning of college can be a difficult transition for many students. At this point in their lives, students are becoming more independent and taking on responsibilities, like finding a job and paying...

Thanksgiving Dinner: Traditional Foods and Alternatives

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful to others over a nice meal. There are many ways to prepare for this holiday, not just the traditional way.
November 23, 2020

Thanksgiving is a day for family and friends to get together and enjoy each others company. But it would not be  Thanksgiving if there wasn’t a grand feast at dinner. The dining table should be filled...

Halloween Drive-Thru Events To See

Monte Revolta is your devilish host for the night at the Haunted Hayride
October 26, 2020

Haunted maze events like Halloween Horror Nights, Knott's Scary Farm, Queen Mary's Dark Harbor are very popular in October. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many events were cancelled. In Los Angeles, the...

What to Do for Halloween During a Pandemic?

While trick or treating may not be appealing this year, there are still plenty of fun activities to do this Halloween season.
October 23, 2020

Halloween is known for many things: trick or treating, scary movies, and costume parties with friends, just to name a few. It is a time where we enjoy the thrills of getting scared, have mischievous fun,...

Five Movies and Albums to Help You Get through this Quarantine

Graphic by Vincent Franco
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...

Uptown Whittiers Farmers Market Is As Real As It Gets

March 7, 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...

Shudu: A CGI Model

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...

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party
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

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...

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.
Andrew Guerrero always dreamt of going to Harvard. Now, this Rio alumni will be achieving his goals in the fall.
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....

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...

Safety Tips: Ride Safe When Riding with Uber or Lyft

Caution is emphasized when ordering a ride after the recent death of a college student who got into a car she mistook for an Uber.
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...

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