Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

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

Started Rio, Going to Harvard

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

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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...

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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.
Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief 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...

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

Microsoft closes it's e-book stores, will this hurt Microsoft
Jake Laurell, Tutor 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...

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Top 5 Baseball Movies

Sam Garcia, News Editor 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...

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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. Students...

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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...

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The Young Financial Advisor Empowering Women

Sara Cozart, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

Tori Dunlap is a twenty-four year old saving $100,000 prior to age twenty-six. She's the owner of, "Her First $100K." A career and financial advisory business targeted towards women. Using a Utah County recruiting company, she found employees that helped her business succeed. It helps create life...

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National Day of Unplugging: Lets Make it a Habit

National Day of Unplugging: Lets Make it a Habit

I challenge everyone to unplug and connect with yourself, for once
Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief March 7, 2019

National Day of Unplugging took place from March 1 to March 2. This national day is described as a "24-hour global respite from technology." The project came up by the Sabbath Manifesto, which was a project of the organization called Reboot. In the Manifesto 'An adaption of our ancestors' ritual of carving...

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Wiggle & Work. For the modern parents and kids.

Sara Rose, Staff Writer February 20, 2019

Let’s take a moment to shine a spotlight on an amazing place called Wiggle & Work. For those with children in need of a break look no further. It's not the typical play place for kids. It’s a coworking space for adults that need some personal or work time. It’s ideal to bring children...

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Identifying and Overcoming Procrastination

Cynthia, Reporter February 19, 2019

Why Do We Procrastinate It’s 8 pm on a Sunday Night and your five-page paper is due at midnight, but you only have your name down. Why did you procrastinate and what went wrong? According to speaker Piers Steel, 95 percent of people procrastinate to a certain extent. One thing to keep in mind is...

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A Bit of CBD in Your Latte Can Have Beneficial Effects

CBD might be the cure for taming the high coffee rush.
Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief February 18, 2019

CBD oil is elevating in 2019 and people are drawing to its THC and stress-free form. The cannabis blend has been shown to reduce anxiety, help you sleep, reduce inflammation, and more positive health effects, sources from Bustle's article on new research of CBD. Edibles such as gummies or something...

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