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Whittier’s Brand New News Publication

Whittier’s Brand New News Publication

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor

December 12, 2019

Whittier's brand new print publication,  GreenLeaf Guardian, considers itself the watchdog of the city. Through its paper, it's determined to foster the growth of its readers the city it calls home. 

River’s Voice

River’s Voice

Jesus Manriquez, Editor-In-Chief

November 26, 2019

The 21st annual publication of River's Voice, Rio Hondo College's literary and visual art journal, is accepting submissions. The deadline is on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2020)! The journal welcomes submissions in poetry, drama, memoir, short fiction, and art. Student literary works are eligible ...

Two killed and three more injured in 16-second shooting attack in Santa Clarita school

Jesus Manriquez, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

Two students were killed and three more were injured after a student opened fire at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita on Thursday morning. The attack began at 7:30 a.m. when the gunman opened fire in the quad area. Paramedics quickly got to the scene, treating the wounded, while federal official...

LA Walkout for DACA

LA Walkout for DACA

Gerardo Hernandez, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Hundreds of students in the LA Unified school district participated in the Rise For DACA walkout rally. The event occurred on Tuesday, November 12 at MacArthur Park to demonstrate the impact of undocumented immigrants in our society. Surprising Result Kathia Garcia, the Lead Youth Organizer, had been...

Rio Hondo College accepts $477k grant to expand online education

Rio Hondo College accepts $477k grant to expand online education

November 13, 2019

The California Virtual Campus Online Education Initiative chose Rio Hondo College for a 447k grant. This will go towards help with online certificate programs offered at the college. A total of 16 programs will be added or updated creating more opportunities for certificates and degrees. The chosen certificates...

Nursing Program Hosts ‘Spooky Open House’

Nursing Program Hosts ‘Spooky Open House’

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 23, 2019

Faculty and students of the Associate Degree Nursing Program, or ADN, hosted a Spooky Open House Tuesday evening. The event was held in the Halloween-embellished Tech Quad, and all were welcomed to participate in festivities. Groups of student nurses gathered around tables and sold nachos, pizza, chips, and candy apples. All funds earned go towards graduation next year. They also took time ...

Debate Team Success Out The Gates

Debate Team Success Out The Gates

Jesus Manriquez, Editor-In-chief

October 8, 2019

Forensics Speech & Debate News The Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate team competed at the Aztec Invitational held in San Diego State University on October 5-6. With 26 Universities and Colleges represented, the Rio Hondo debate team was able to advance 100% of our parli teams, a great season opener...

Rio Hondo Remembers

Rio Hondo Remembers

Kaitlin Leyva, Associate Editor

September 12, 2019

Opening with the Star-Spangled Banner, Rio Hondo students and faculty members gathered around the Veterans Memorial in the lower quad of the Rio Hondo campus on Wednesday, September 11 to embark on the 18th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Superintendent Arturo Reyes lead a moment of silence shortly bef...

Bernie Sanders Unveils Plans to Save Journalism

September 3, 2019

In an op-ed written by Bernie Sanders himself posted to the Colombian Journalism Review, he revealed his plans to combating the failing state of journalism. The 4th Estate is failing Sanders stated that Google and Facebook control 60% percent of the digital advertising and use that to monopolize the mark...

Taste of Rio , 2019

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

July 3, 2019

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No Home, No Help, No Hope

No Home, No Help, No Hope

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019

the residents of the Whittier Greenbelt have been cleared out by a combination of  law enforcement, social services and Caltrans , April 22, 2019. With the 38 tent community disassembled, many of the residents have been sent off, either on their own accord or to accept Whittier Area First Day two month hotel vouchers.It’s been weeks since the clean out and Whittier has already begun plans to make sure such an encampment would never form again.

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

Teresa Dreyfuss and Rio Hondo have always had intersecting goals; those being the flourishing of its students and the betterment of its community. After 32 years of dedicated service, Superintendent/ President Dreyfuss is retiring from her position, a time capped by her Retirement Celebration Dinner at the Doubletree Hotel in Whittier, Thursday May 9, 2019.

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