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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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

Epic Games Caught Stealing Your Steam Data

March 24, 2019


Filed under A&E, News

Epic games, the creators of Fortnite, have has been caught in a bad spotlight this week. A post from Reddit User Notte_m_portent made a post on the PhoenixPoint subreddit detailing on how the company maybe tracking you. The post highlighted a few implications; It highlighted board file and network access...

A Doctor in California Used a Video Link Robot to Tell a Patient he was Going to Die

A Doctor in California Used a Video Link Robot to Tell a Patient he was Going to Die

Diane Chau, writer/reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News

Machine Delivers Sad News to Patient In San Francisco, Ernest Quintana, was dying due to chronic lung disease. The Quintana’s family is  was very devastated after a machine came into the patient’s room in the intensive care unit and told the 78 years old man that he only has a few days to live wit...

Son of California Councilwoman Shot Near USC Campus

Jake Laurell, reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Victor McElhaney, a 21 year old student at USC was shot to death last weekend near the Los Angeles campus.  The victim's mother, Oakland Councilwoman, Lynette McElhaney, is heartbroken and issued a statement Sunday. Statement from the Parents, Police & University Officials "It is with the utmost sad...

157 Dead After Plane Crash Shortly After Takeoff in Africa

Jake Laurell, Writer/reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

157 people have been confirmed to be dead after an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff. The incident occurred on Sunday from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. Amongst the 157 dead eight Americans lost were among the lost reported by USA Today. The fairly new 4 month old Boeing 737-8 MAX plane crashed at 8:44 AM local time. The plane crashed six minutes into its f...

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