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The Exceptional Cruelty of a No-Hugging Policy

The Exceptional Cruelty of a No-Hugging Policy

Ashley Fetters / The Atlantic, Staff Writer / The Atlantic

June 20, 2018


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Fire Breaks Out at Rio Hondo Parking Lot

Fire Breaks Out at Rio Hondo Parking Lot

Luis Gutierrez, Reporter

June 19, 2018


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Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 19 a loud boom was heard coming from the student parking lot area at Rio Hondo College. At first, the sound could be mistaken for a loud gunshot or a car crash, but upon further inspection, it was neither of those. It was a parked BMW X 5 that had caught flames in student pa...

Fire at Bosque Del Rio Hondo in S. El Monte

Fire at Bosque Del Rio Hondo in S. El Monte

Aaron Martinez

May 30, 2018


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A fire was contained as Bosque Del Rio Hondo in South El Monte was burning, the cause is still unknown. The smoke could be seen from all of it's surroundings, such as Rio Hondo College, Montebello Mall and Whittier Narrows Legg Lake on May 30. Brayan Altamirano...

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


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Rio Hondo’s Tesla START program now has its first batch of graduates. Ten students received recognition for completing the 12-week course this spring at a ceremony held in Rio’s automotive shop Wednesday, May 23. The ten graduates have been hired at various Tesla locations in California and one in Arizon...

Farewell to Executive Dean of Counseling, Dr. Mike Munoz

Farewell to Executive Dean of Counseling, Dr. Mike Munoz

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

May 22, 2018


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Dr. Mike Munoz, Executive Dean of Counseling and Student services said farewell to Rio Hondo College May 10. Munoz is leaving Rio Hondo after 11 years to become Long Beach City College’s new Vice President of Student Support Services. “This opportunity was a professional growth opportunity and...

Farewell Dr. Mike Muñoz

May 22, 2018


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Whittier Hosts Super Hero Movie Night

Whittier Hosts Super Hero Movie Night

Anthony Moreno

May 14, 2018


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The City of Whittier hosted its first Super Hero Movie Night recently. Held at Parnell Park families got to enjoy a special night under the stars! The Whittier Youth Network (WYN) Club screened Disney/Pixar's The Incredibles. Just in time for the superhero family sequel which has been 14 years in the...

Jean Hegland Speaks at Writes of Spring 2018

Jean Hegland Speaks at Writes of Spring 2018

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Rio Hondo College’s Writes of Spring Festival concluded today with many great authors and speakers. Raised in Washington about eight miles from the Ohio border Hegland knew she loved reading at a young age. The now college professor said she felt “lucky to be born into a family of readers.” Hegland teaches...

ASRHC Student Government Elections Currently Taking Place

ASRHC Student Government Elections Currently Taking Place

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018


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Elections for The Associated Students of Rio Hondo College are happening now. The ASRHC student government is the students' voice among the Rio Hondo administration. Seventeen candidates are running for eight offices, including president. El Paisano News and its staff do not endorse any candidate in ASHRC. On Monday, ni...

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