Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Physics Nobel Prize Decides Climate Change is Worth the Fight

Physics Nobel Prize Decides Climate Change is Worth the Fight

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor November 15, 2021

Climate change is a steep hill battle, but the tree on the hill bears the sweetest fruit.  The Prize Winners The Nobel Prize is five separate prizes that are awarded to ”those who, during the preceding year, have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind,” according to Sir Alfred Nobel’s will...

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Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted Into Human

Christopher “Luci” Elias, Reporter October 26, 2021

With a title as strong as the one given there should be some shock. However, not mistitled, Dr. Montgomery and his team at N.Y.U Langone Health have done it. They have successfully transplanted a pig kidney into a human, but what does this mean? The success of the procedure now brings up many questions....

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Apples Latest Release: The New MacBook Pro

Apple’s Latest Release: The New MacBook Pro

Cassidy Anderson, Digital Photo Editor October 19, 2021

It’s that time of year again, the time for Apple’s new releases in technology. At the Apple Event on Monday, Apple revealed its first look into the new 2021 Macbooks. Apple will be releasing two Macbook Pros, the 14-inch 2021 and its larger version, the 16-inch 2021. The release of the 14-inch model...

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Battlefield 2042 introduces the next step in the dynamic weather systems and levelution systems of past titles by having large, game impacting events happening at random, like tornadoes that can suck up players and throw them around.

Battlefield 2042 Beta: Concerned and Hyped

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor October 12, 2021

Access to the Battlefield 2042 Beta began on Oct 6 through Oct 9. The first two days were only open for people who preordered the game, with the open beta beginning on the latter two. 2024 is set to be released in Nov, but the beta gives fans a chance to experience a slice of the game before the official...

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The ozone layer sits 9 to 22 miles above our Earth and protects us all from ultraviolet rays coming from the Sun. Without it, we are toast, literally.

The Large Hole over the South Pole is Earth’s Ozone

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor October 1, 2021

There is a hole in Earth’s Ozone layer, larger than Antarctica, over the South Pole and it is not getting smaller.  The Hole of Depletion During the Southern hemisphere’s Springtime, which is from Aug - Oct, the ozone depletion forms a hole over the South Pole. This hole grows to its largest size...

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A junk drawer full of wires.

EU Makes Proposal to Make USB-C Mandatory On All Electronics

Christopher “Luci” Elias, Reporter September 30, 2021

The Proposal The European Commission has made a proposal in attempts to reduce electronic waste in Europe. The proposal being to eliminate all other cable types aside from USB-C to make a “universal” cable for all electronics. This not only includes phones but as well as: cameras, tablets, headphones,...

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Apex Legends implements a seasons system, where each season brings big updates that can impact the metagame. This constantly evolving format also brings special events like season eights War Games event.

Live Services : The Future of Video Games

Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor September 28, 2021

What and Where Within the last decade, the face of the games industry has changed and shifted in a multitude of ways. The current state of the industry is inundated with forms of interaction, monetization, and play that were either entirely unavailable a decade ago, or at least not as widely used. A...

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The white button mushroom is accesible for everyone. As pictured above the mushroom can be found in the backyard and the market. This is another reason why the white button mushroom is used during these trials.

White button mushroom tablets used to slow the advancement in prostate cancer

Yasmine Poot , Reporter September 24, 2021

There are over 14,000 known species of mushrooms, many still unknown. Mushrooms hold a valuable place in our environment. These species hold a key to our future. However, can they do the same in modern medicine?  City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center that houses the Beckman Research institute...

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A modern art piece of an art piece from the past, the woolly mammoth.

Woolly Mammoths May Return to Earth

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor September 23, 2021

  Hieroglyphics have been drawn, fossils have been found, stories have been told, but the legend of woolly mammoths may not end there as we head toward the future.  A Colossal Idea After having been extinct for 10,000 years, woolly mammoths could potentially walk the Earth again. Bioscience...

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Some of former President Donald Trump’s latest post on his new platform.

Donald Trump Launches His Communications Platform

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

Former president Donald Trump launched a communications platform to relay messages to his followers on May 4. The site “From The Desk Of Donald J. Trump” has gained criticism ever since the idea of it was first conceived.   Trump has touted the idea of his own social media site since his...

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According to Science News, researchers have counted 14 diagnosed disorders. This ranges from mental illnesses to neurological events such as brain bleeds six months after the virus infection.

COVID-19 Severe Long Term Effects of the Mind, Muscles, and Organs

Some people who had COVID-19 can experience long-term conditions due to it.
Viviana Reyes, Host of Rio Round Up May 3, 2021

As of now, there has been a reported of 151.8 million COVID-19 cases in the world. About 3.2 million people have died due to COVID-19 since the first case on November 17, 2019. Some people could and have recovered quickly, others have not. Typically it takes about a few weeks to months for people to...

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The study found the motivations for purchase vary.

The Effects of Loot Boxes on Mental Health

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor April 20, 2021

Background The recent study done for the UK House Of Lords went over the harms of gaming loot boxes. The effects of loot boxes are both psychological and monetary. The results showed a disproportionate amount of spending on loot boxes from a small percentage of purchasers. It noted that in the dataset...

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