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Taking a Fall this Semester

September 7, 2012

To be honest, I never really knew how much school and education really meant to me until it came the time to register for classes at Rio Hondo Community College. I had never felt the amount of stress, frustration, and desperation that I did in trying to register for classes. Not only was I trying...

Hybrid all the way

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer

September 7, 2012

A couple years ago, when I heard about cars that can help the environment, I was pretty happy because I care for our world. Ever since I took an environmental class in high school I have cared for the future generation of our world. I was pretty astonished that something such as hybrid cars existed,...

The geeks control hollywood now!

Kevin Moreno, Opinion Editor

July 27, 2012

The critically acclaimed superhero The Avengers was released earlier this year and quickly became the second highest grossing film ever released, just behind James Cameron’s Avatar, and earned an estimated $615,058,425 according to the websiteIMDB.com. Just recently the film The Dark Knight Rises was r...

Build-a-Bear Gone Wild

Kevin Paez, Staff Writter

July 27, 2012

Ted, the story of a child's wish bringing his teddy bear to life. As the grew up togther, Ted, became Thunder buddies for life. After watching Ted to me it would happen to be one of the best starts of Seth McFarlane's motion picture to be a sort of a family movie where teens and their parents can go...

The amazing spider-man review

Jesus Soriano, Staff Writer

July 21, 2012

Having been a huge Spider-Man fan my whole life, I've always looked forward to anything Spider-Man related-movies, shows, video games, etc. This movie brought me many expectations, hearing about how it was going to be different, how it was going to be another origin story but add different elements from...

Cutting Spending, The Wrong Way…

Kevin Moreno, Opinions Editor

July 8, 2012

Rio Hondo College is planning on cutting security and tram driver services dramatically by this years fall semester. Other services that will be cut include parking lot and traffic control, security at satellite locations, special event security patrol, and escort services. The problem with the proposed...

You look beautiful

Vanessa Gonzalez, Staff Writer

June 18, 2012

Women and men seem to obsess on weight these days. Being too fat is always the worry. "Am I getting too fat? Do I need to lose weight? Does this make me look big?" Being bigger than average shouldn’t play a part in someone’s social life. Just because someone is bigger than a certain group of individuals...

Freshman 15: MYTH or FACT?

Kathleen Mendoza, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2012

As high school comes to an end, adjusting to college becomes priority for many recent graduates. The start of college welcomes new friends, experiences, and memories as well as the unfortunate weight-gain commonly known as Freshman 15. For some, joining a sports team undermines the saying of Freshman...

The Video Game Revolution is upon us…

Kevin Moreno, Opinions Editor

June 14, 2012

This year I had the privilege of attending the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short, for the first time. For those who don't know, E3 is the worlds largest video game convention thats was held in the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 4th though the 7th , and it has been my dream to...

La Cima 2012

April 17, 2010

The 2012 Rio Hondo College magazine, 'La Cima' can currently be found on campus. Get your copy today!

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