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Uptown Whittiers Los Muertos Festival

Uptown Whittiers Los Muertos Festival

Noah Garcia, Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Thousands gathered in Uptown Whittier on October 8 for the annual  Los Muertos Uptown Art & Music Festival. The event incorporated a tribute car show, Catrin and Catrina contest, Dozens of artist/vendors booths, Singer/band performances, Altar contests, face painters, food trucks and traditional cer...

Eminem Slams President Trump in 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Freestyle

Eminem Slams President Trump in 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher Freestyle
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Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News, Opinion, Top Stories

In his freestyle entitled "The Storm," Detroit rapper Eminem did not hold back his feelings for our current president in office, Donald Trump. The pre-recorded freestyle was delivered in a Detroit parking structure where Eminem stood with several men in black hoodies in the background. In the cypher,...

Mother Sent to Jail for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Child

Mother Sent to Jail for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Child

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A Michigan judge sentence mother, Rebecca Bredow, to seven days in jail after failing to follow a court order to vaccinate her nine-year-old son. While parents in Michigan are allowed to delay or skip their kids’ vaccination due to personal the mother of two was taken to court by her ex-husband...

Trump Has Us “On the Path to WWIII” Senator Bob Corker Says

Trump Has Us “On the Path to WWIII” Senator Bob Corker Says

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Republican Senator Bob Corker made a few controversial remarks about the President following a heated Twitter exchange with him on Sunday morning. Senator Corker said that President Trump was treating his job like a reality show, a nod to Trump's old television program "The Apprentice." According...

Judge rules Black Lives Matter Can’t be Sued

Judge rules Black Lives Matter Can’t be Sued

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A Middle District federal judge ruled September 28 that the Black Lives Matter movement cannot be sued. Judge Brian A. Jackson then dismissed the case of a police officer injured during a protest after fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in July 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Judge Jackson said the...

Twitter May Roll Out a 280 Character Limit Instead of 140

Twitter May Roll Out a 280 Character Limit Instead of 140

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Opinion, People Speak, Top Stories

A tweet that may change the Twitter world forever has been tweeted. The message came from the official account of Twitter, asking users, "Can’t fit your Tweet into 140 characters? We’re trying something new with a small group, and increasing the character limit to 280!" That means double the...

Woman Arrested for Killer Clown Cold Case

Woman Arrested for Killer Clown Cold Case

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Police in Florida arrested a woman accused of dressing like a clown and fatally shooting her would-be future husband’s wife twenty-seven years ago. Sheila Keen Warren, 54-years-old, was arrested September 26 in Washington County, Virginia, without incident and was charged with first-degree murder, s...

DACA/DREAMer Advocacy Workshop Held at Rio Hondo

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On September 21st Rio Hondo held a new workshop for students. The DACA/DREAMer Legislative Advocacy Workshop was held in the Student Lounge and lasted from noon to 1:30pm. Hosted by Russel Castaneda-Calleros, Dr. Juana Mora, and RHC alumni Angel Garcia, the group taught tips and tricks on ways to advocate...

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In a ruling a Brazilian judge approved gay conversion therapy which has sparked outrage and fear around the world. Last week, Waldemar de Carvalho, a federal judge in the capital of Brasília, overturned a 1999 decision by the Federal Council of Psychology that banned psychologists from offering cures...

Rio Holds Transfer Fair in Lower Quad

Rio Holds Transfer Fair in Lower Quad

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Rio Hondo held a Transfer Fair in the lower quad on Thursday, September 21. The Transfer Fair, held by the Rio’s Transfer Center, gave students the opportunity to talk to representatives of four-year universities.   Students were able to gather information from plenty of universities and...

Justin Valero Aims to Make a Difference

Justin Valero Aims to Make a Difference

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Justin Valero, who is campaigning to become California’s 57th District Assembly representative, held a meet and greet at his home in Whittier on Saturday. The purpose of the meet and greet was to provide an opportunity to tackle the problems at hand with the public. El Paisano was luckily able to si...

Woman Arrested for Killing Husband and Dismembering him with a Machete

Woman Arrested for Killing Husband and Dismembering him with a Machete

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A Texas woman was arrested and charged with the murder of her boyfriend, 32-year-old Steven Coleman. 30-year-old Cierra Alexis Sutton fatally shot Coleman as he slept and then dismembered him inside their home, according to Baytown Police Department from a KHOU report. The crime took place on Augus...

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