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Mamba Forever: Rio Hondo Holds Touching Tribute for Kobe Bryant

Mamba Forever: Rio Hondo Holds Touching Tribute for Kobe Bryant

Enrique Medina, Reporter

February 5, 2020

Monday afternoon, Rio Hondo College’s student life and psychological services held an emotional tribute in Student Union 201, celebrating the life of NBA legend and sports icon Kobe Bryant. The tribute was held as a commemoration for remembering Kobe’s life and legacy along with remembering the live...

Time for LAFC to go ‘BOOM’

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

January 25, 2020

Saturday, January 25, Los Angeles Football Club’s twitter page sent out a friendly reminder to its followers -- “We’re back at The Banc tonight, come prepared.” Football in LA is back. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday night, Uruguay’s most storied team Club Atlético Peñarol will join LAFC at Banc...

Women’s Soccer: Saddleback surprise the SCC Champions

Women’s Soccer: Saddleback surprise the SCC Champions

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 26, 2019

The 2019 Rio Hondo women's soccer season came to an end as Saddleback bested the Roadrunners 2-1 on Saturday, November. 24 in the first round of the postseason. It was a match that started well for the home side but ended as a nightmare for the 2019 SCC Champions. The Gauchos came back after losing ...

Music Professor Gives Students a Chance to Succeed with ‘Frank and Friends’ Concert

Music Professor Gives Students a Chance to Succeed with ‘Frank and Friends’ Concert

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

November 22, 2019

If one were to ask Professor Frank Accardo the year “Frank and Friends” started, there would be no definite answer. However, he could easily state why he brings it back year after year: for the students. “We don’t really have a guitar ensemble or a guitar studio class where [students] have...

W Basketball: Hopeful Start, Improvements on Offense Necessary

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 19, 2019

“Playing back to back is hard. But if we want to be a good team, we have to be tough and grind it out.” Those were the words of Rene Herrera, head coach of Rio Hondo’s women’s basketball team, following the Roadrunners 88-66 loss to Southern California’s no. 7 ranked Irvine Valley last Friday....

Women’s Soccer: The Lady Roadrunners are SCC Champions

Women’s Soccer: The Lady Roadrunners are SCC Champions

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Rio Hondo women's soccer team are SCC Champions after a perfect 8-0 conference run. The Lady Roadrunners defeated Pasadena City 5-0 in their last conference game on Friday, November 15. After a perfect season, they are now on their way to the Southern Regional Playoffs that will start on November 23....

How Unions at Rio Collaborate to Work Hard & Have Fun!

How Unions at Rio Collaborate to Work Hard  & Have Fun!

Yolanda Ramirez

November 18, 2019

The end of the fall semester showcases the efforts and collaboration of the two unions at RIO, the Classified School Employees Association (CSEA) led by President Sandra Rivera and the Rio Hondo College Faculty Association (RHCFA) led by Professor Rudy Rios. Together, the two UNIONS provide morale-boosting...

Women’s Basketball Win First of Back-to-Back Games

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 15, 2019

Women’s Basketball at Rio Hondo is in full swing. The second of a two home-game stand on back-to-back nights tips off Friday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Rio Gymnasium. The Roadrunners defeated Mira Costa 78-64 Thursday but now face Irvine Valley -- no. 7 in Southern California’s California Community...

Women’s Soccer Sophomore Night Precedes Playoff Seeding

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

November 15, 2019

Today, Nov. 15, Rio Hondo women’s soccer is ready to make history. As Pasadena City rolls into Rio for a South Coast Conference matchup at 6 p.m., the Roadrunners have an opportunity at perfection for the second season in three years. Been There, Done That In 2017, head coach Jennifer Tanaka was the ...

LA Walkout for DACA

LA Walkout for DACA

Gerardo Hernandez, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Hundreds of students in the LA Unified school district participated in the Rise For DACA walkout rally. The event occurred on Tuesday, November 12 at MacArthur Park to demonstrate the impact of undocumented immigrants in our society. Surprising Result Kathia Garcia, the Lead Youth Organizer, had been...

Transgender Day of Resistance

Transgender Day of Resistance

Jake Laurell, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Transgender Day of Resistance, a workshop focused on educating and highlighting the major success stories in the transgender community, went on from 4 pm to about 5:30 pm in the student union building at Rio Hondo College, Wednesday, November 6.  The first part featured a lecture alongside pamphlets that were ...

Sounders Rob The Banc, Eliminate LAFC

Sounders Rob The Banc, Eliminate LAFC

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

October 31, 2019

In Seattle Sounders 3-1 road victory at Banc of California Stadium Tuesday, Nicolas Lodeiro’s first half go-ahead goal flipped the script on LA Football Club. The win put Seattle in Sunday’s MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC. Unlikely Underdog Going into the match, Seattle wasn’t the better t...

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