Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

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 4, 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 21, 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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Xbox    Some forms of monetization differ from the loot box system. One way is through

Study Finds Link Between Loot Boxes And Gambling

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor April 14, 2021

A recent study carried out by the universities of Plymouth and Wolverhampton found a direct link between loot boxes and gambling. The study found “ that relationships between loot box engagement and problem gambling have been robustly verified”. This comes after years of public outcry at the severity...

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Games developers who had recently released games now have only a limited release, and will be some of the last games to release on Vita. The closure was done without the developers knowledge, meaning these limited releases were entirely unintended.

Sony To Close Legacy Playstation Stores

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor April 8, 2021

In late March, Sony confirmed it plans on closing legacy Playstation Stores. An announcement stated “We are closing PlayStation Store on PlayStation 3 consoles on 2nd July 2021 and on PlayStation Vita devices on 27th August 2021. Additionally, the remaining purchase functionality for PSP (PlayStation...

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There are around 5 earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.o or higher each year in California

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Huntington Park

Fernando Ramos, Executive Sports Editor April 7, 2021

On Thursday, many citizens were surprised and woken up with a 3.2 magnitude earthquake just 1 mile off Huntington Park. The earthquake was felt a little less than 9 miles away from the epicenter of the earthquake. In a state that is constantly under the threat of a big earthquake happening at any time...

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Cancer treatments shots may soon be available to cancer patients to avoid the long journey of chemotherapy.

COVID-19 Scientists Tackle to Create Cancer Shots Next

Gabi Ortiz, Lifestyles/A&E Co-Editor March 25, 2021

Immunizations are medicines that help the body battle sickness. They can prepare the invulnerable framework to discover and eliminate unsafe germs and cells. There are numerous immunizations that you get for the duration of your life to prevent catching regular sicknesses. A New Solution  The scientists...

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Blizzard Entertainment has seen some success since going to online play but they believe they can see more success. This of course comes from the Overwatch League and the Call of Duty League.

Activision Blizzard Esports Layoffs

Justin Gomez, Reporter March 23, 2021

On March 16, 2021, Activision Blizzard Esports announced that they will be reconstructing how they run things which resulted in laying off about 50 employees. Tony Petitti is the Activision Blizzard President of Sports and Entertainment. In an interview he didn’t mention what position or who exactly...

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Scientists and doctors of Pfizer work relentlessly during Phase 3 of the vaccine

Coronavirus Vaccine Is on the Way

Luke Perez, Reporter November 18, 2020

Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, and their partner BioNTech, a German biotech company, have created a vaccine to battle the coronavirus. They have reported that it is 90% effective and that their late-stage trials were a success. The FDA is waiting to call for distribution until test patients receive...

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Xbox on iPhone

Xbox on iOS?

Alyson Gonzalez, Print Editor in Chief October 13, 2020

Last month, the Xbox game-streaming service, Game Pass, was released for Android phones. It hasn’t been available for iOS yet because Apple prohibited it from the App Store. Apple wants the games to be listed individually instead of all of them together. Now Microsoft is planning a web-browser version...

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Largest Arctic Ozone Hole Ever Recorded Has Closed

Jesus Marquez, Reporter May 10, 2020

The largest arctic ozone hole ever recorded, that formed over the Arctic, has reportedly closed on Thursday, Apr.23. Scientists at the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), who were tracking the unprecedented hole, announced its closure this spring. Researchers state the reason of the closure...

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Mount Shasta is a active volcano at the southern end of the Cascade Range in Siskiyou County, California. This beast hasn't erupted since 1786. More than 60 volcanoes erupt around the world every day.

Ring of Fire: Home of Many Active Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Jesus Marquez, Reporter April 27, 2020

The Ring of Fire is home for the most active volcanoes and earthquakes on the edges of the Pacific Ocean. This term describes an area on the Earth that holds most of the world's earthquake sites and active mountains. Frequently, small and big quakes occur around the belt while volcanoes erupt everyday....

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