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El Paisano

The Secret To The Brow

Marlene Espinoza, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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“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


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“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.

Target goes full Nintendo

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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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


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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


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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...

Student Spotlight: Pete Escobar

Student Spotlight: Pete Escobar

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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Every moment matters, it’s just how the story is told and captured, which brings us to El Paisano’s Arts and Entertainment Editor, Pete Escobar. In his second year and ready to transfer out, the 20-year-old became aware of major by great work of writing. “In high school, we had to do a senior pro...

‘Rad Coffee’ Upland’s Punk Rock Coffee Shop

‘Rad Coffee’ Upland’s Punk Rock Coffee Shop

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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Rad coffee is a fresh, off the grind coffee shop in the city of Upland. It caters to everyone, with drinks for the whole family. Walking in you'll notice a punk-rock-emo theme with music playing at an upbeat tone. It prides itself on being the first Punk Rock coffee shop in the world and the creators...

Traveling on a Budget

Ashley Lopez, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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Traveling can be viewed as a distant luxury, especially being a college student. Planning a trip can initially be thought of as expensive, but can actually be the opposite if the right tools and tips are used. The first destination to search cheap flights is Skyscanner.com or the Skyscanner app. The w...

YSL Ad Controversy

YSL Ad Controversy

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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Yves Saint Laurent is causing controversy in France and around the world with their latest ad. The French ad campaign features women opening their legs wide and sexy and bending over contemporary furniture and looking like they want it badly from behind. A French woman's group called la feminise m...

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