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Empty Bowls filled with love

April 22, 2013


Filed under News, Top Stories

by Michelle Torres The Ceramic Course of Rio Hondo College participated for the second consecutive year in the Empty Bowls event. Event created a few years ago to raise awareness of homelessness, for support of the Family Promise non-profit organization. Empty bowls is an event that invites independent...

Immigration awareness from undocumented students

Lady Tellez, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Top Stories

Students Without Borders club will bring awareness to immigration issues this month by hosting their “Coming Out of the Shadows” events, which will represent undocumented students as immigration issues and personal experiences will be discussed. The first event that the club held was a film screening...

Nuts to Die For – Rio Theater department serves comedy

Nuts to Die For – Rio Theater department serves comedy

Krystyn Bristol, Staff Reporter/Photographer

April 10, 2013


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

by Krystyn Bristol This past weekend, the theater department of Rio Hondo College successfully produced their very first “Murder Mystery Dinner” event in the Campus Inn. Developed by the Artists Creating Theater (ACT) club and the Improv team, the dinner showcase built a relationship between...

Loss to Kings Drops Clippers to Fourth in West

Loss to Kings Drops Clippers to Fourth in West

March 20, 2013


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The Los Angeles Clippers have been on a hot and cold streak as of late. They have one every other of their last six games, and lost the games in between. It seems as if they are successful when matched up against teams below .500 averages, but they have excessively struggled against title contending...

Skid Row Scandal

jacob chavira, staff writer

March 13, 2013


Filed under News, Top Stories

As we all know times are hard and only getting harder.If you think it is hard maintaining a house and not knowing if your going to be able to make next months rent, try being homeless and not knowing if your gonna be able to come back to what you consider home after a stroll in the park. This is a struggle...

All About Fees

Jacob Chavira, staff writer

March 13, 2013


Filed under News

Students often wonder about the college fees, not including tuition, due before the beginning of every semester. “Where does my College Services fee go? Do I really have to pay the Student Health fee in order to not get dropped? Is this $1 Student Rep fee a joke?” We decided to take a closer look...

Sketch of Suspect in Whittier Kidnapping

Steven Ward, Opinion Editor

February 27, 2013


Filed under News

Investigators have released an early sketch of the man being sought for an attempted kidnapping of two young girls in Whittier on Thursday afternoon, as well as two additional abduction attempts that might be linked to the same man. The unidentified man left the city after the failed attempt on Th...

Missing Rio Hondo Student

February 27, 2013


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Rio Hondo Student, Magdalena Ruiz, 19, went missing on Friday, Feb. 22 from Rio Hondo College. Sources are giving conflicting reports as to whether she was waiting for the tram or was down the hill waiting for the bus. Her mother Laura Santiago became concerned when Ruiz did not return from school that ...

Rio Hondo Blood Drive

Michelle Torres, Staff Writer

February 25, 2013


Filed under News

Veteran Service Center

Steven Ward, Staff Writer

February 13, 2013


Filed under News

The Veteran Service Center is sending out a newsletter to inform veteran students of the opportunities and benefits available on campus. All veteran students must submit a Work in Progress form each month to validate to the Veterans Administration that they are still attending and progressing in their...

Club Rush- A New Beginning

Erik Buelna, Calendar Editor

February 11, 2013


Filed under News, Top Stories

Club Rush/Student Services Fair occurred on February 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the Middle Quad on the Rio Breezeway. The theme for the 2013 Club Rush was “A New Beginning,” as way to celebrate the survival of the “not-so-end-of-the-world” that happened in 2012. The Associated Studen...

Phi Beta Lambada

Jacob Chavira, Staff writer

February 6, 2013


Filed under News

Are you an individual that is interested in business? Are you looking for people with common mindsets as yourself to help you peruse your dreams? If you are, Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is an ideal club to get yourself involved in.This organization is housed by Rio Hondo College and has interest in helping...

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