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Rio Hondo’s Premiere Student Festival

Jake Laurell, Reporter

April 21, 2019


Filed under News

Jason Reyes Firetech major and Center Chairman for campus engagement for ASRHC said when asked about his thoughts on the turn out of this event. Reyes stated that he was overall really happy about the aesthetics and the turn out for Riopalooza. “I wanted Riopalooza this year to have bubbles, h...

Stop The Bleed

Stop The Bleed

Leo J. Villanueva, Science and Tech Editor

April 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Rio Hondo Nursing Club held a “Stop The Bleed” event April 13th in the lower quad, this is part of a nationwide effort to promote and teach first aid to the public. In response to a mass shooting that occurred in Newtown, CT., the American College of Surgeons (ACS) formed a joint committee lead by trauma s...

Riopalooza Lifts Spirits

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

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 with a food truck on sta...

Record Breaking Flu Season Is Predicted to Linger On

Madelyn Gastelum, Writer/reporter

April 18, 2019


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The Center for Disease Control, CDC, has reported that the 2018-19 flu season has lasted 27 weeks surpassing the previous 20-week record of the 2014-15 season. On average a typical flu season lasts about 13-19 weeks. The starting mark of the flu season is a prevalence of outbreaks of influenza and f...

Riopalooza: the Live Concert of the Semester!

April 15, 2019


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Music, News

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...

Queer Visibility Day

Diana Juarez, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019


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Rio Hondo’s Queer Initiative hosted Queer Visibility Day at the student union on April 3rd, 2019. Siblings and hosts of the podcast Café Con Chisme, Yasmin and Sebastian Ferrada, joined students for an afternoon of chisme with a side of education and a dash of heart to heart storytelling that ende...

Four Legged Whale Fossil Found Off the Coast of Peru

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Science & Tech, Top Stories

A Whale That Could Walk! New species Peregocetus Pacificus Latin for "the traveling whale that reached the Pacific," is making its way onto shore! A fossilized whale discovered in 2011 is now making waves bringing new insight into the whale species. This new webbed foot, hoofed toed animal swam a...

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

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Magazine, News

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...

The Popppypalooza Shutdown

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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Post rainfall in SoCal. Poppy's flourished along the hillsides. Therefore, in the last few weeks. Tourism inflated in Lake Elsinore, CA. Thousands arrived for scenic overlooks. People favored social media pictures. Parking and walking instructions were neglected as a result. On the ot...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Dead at 33

David Ibarra, Reporter

April 1, 2019


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Hip Hop artist and social activist Ermias Asghedom, known as Nipsey Hussle, died Sunday afternoon in South Los Angeles, Calif. after being shot six times. The Grammy-nominated artist was shot in the parking lot of his store, Marathon Clothing, at around 3:25 p.m., police sources say. He was pronounc...

What To Expect From The Recent Apple Event

Madelyn Gastelum, Social Media Director

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Science & Tech, Top Stories

Monday morning, March 25, at 10am Apple hosted an event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino California to talk about the exciting new things with Apple. The event started out with Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, who spoke about the things that Apple has brought to the world thus far. The...

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