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Men’s Soccer: Time to Shine in South Coast Conference

Men’s Soccer: Time to Shine in South Coast Conference

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

October 11, 2019

The Rio Hondo men’s soccer team go into its regular season opener Friday, Oct. 11 at LA Harbor’s Seahawks Stadium at a modest no. 34 out of 76 schools in the California Community College Athletic Association state power points poll. Following an identity search during a discovery phase preseason,...

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 9, 2019

Rock and roll can be simple in many cases – mix the drums, bass and guitar together, then throw in some vocals and you’re set. The formula is simple, effective, and doesn’t need much more added to the recipe. But even complex can be extraordinary, especially if the puzzle pieces fall effortlessly...

The Black And Gold…. And The Best: LAFC Clinch Their First Ever Title

The Black And Gold…. And The Best: LAFC Clinch Their First Ever Title

Jesus Manriquez, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

Los Angeles Football Club grabbed a 3-1 win against The Houston Dynamo and clinched the Supporters' Shield for the first time in club history. Forwards Carlos Vela, Diego Rossi and midfielder Eduard Atuesta scored for LAFC in a historic night for the club. LAFC quickly took control of the possessio...

As Preseason Continues, Men’s Soccer Search for Identity

As Preseason Continues, Men’s Soccer Search for Identity

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributer

September 20, 2019

A frustrating end to the 2018 season for the Rio Hondo men’s soccer team can be retaliated Friday as College of the Desert, 3-2 winners during last November's regional playoff match in Whittier, return for a 6 p.m. preseason showdown. New Faces, Same Drive The Roadrunners from Palm Desert will ser...

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 19, 2019

World-renowned Trío Chicontepec introduced their unique sound and skill to students in the Wray Theater on September 23. The trio (comprised of founder Rolando Hernandez, his son Jorge Hernandez, and Dr. Edgar Hernandez) shared the history and technique of Son Huasteco, a type of Mexican folk music. Dr. ...

Godzilla King of the Monsters: A Legacy Reborn

Godzilla King of the Monsters: A Legacy Reborn

Daniel Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2019

No reasonable film critic would call Godzilla: King of the Monsters a good movie. The movie is a sequel to the 2014 reboot Godzilla and the latest entry in a franchise spanning 35 movies and 64 years. Despite having amazing actors, the dialogue is lifeless and cliched. The movie’s environmental theme...

League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational: A Historic Final Four

Daniel Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

The League of Legends Mid-Season International has entered it’s final two stages and will begin later this week. MSI brings together 13 regional League of Legends champions from Riot Games’ global professional leagues. The regions involved are North America, Europe, China, South Korea, Oceania, Turkey,...

Julio Flores Aids LifeCycle

Nicholas Juarez, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Enthusiastic counselor, Julio Flores, is known for his big smile and outgoing personality. His big heart has lead him to forgo his 30th birthday and instead, raise money for AIDS/LifeCycle. Flores didn’t want an over the top birthday. He said that he feels truly blessed with everything that...

Whittier Goes Green for Earth Day

Sam Garcia, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Saturday, April 27, the city of Whittier held their annual Earth Day celebration. The event ran from 10 am to 2 pm. Environmental groups, like the San Dimas Forestry Unit and the Beekeepers Association of Southern California, were all in attendance. State Senator Bob Archuleta, one of the keynote ...

Santa Fe Springs Art Fest 2019

Santa Fe Springs Art Fest 2019

Sam Garcia, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Friday, May 3, the city of Santa Fe Springs held its sixth annual art festival. Showcasing the works of more than 200 artists, the event also raises funds for art and creative youth programs across the city. Marie Ortiz, the Media Director/Event Coordinator for the festival, says that the event i...

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 Dracarys

Estevan Macias, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

After the huge war fans had to endure last week we are still reminded that with 3 episodes left, someone still has to be on the throne. This episode is a great reminder of that and we are now prepping for the end. As we triumph over the heartache and insanity of last episode lets get into this one with...

Augustine Dipped In Gold

Augustine Dipped In Gold

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

May 4, 2019

Friday, May 1 Aaron Augustine took gold in the 1-meter diving board competition at De Anza College’s second day of hosting the California Community College Athletic Association 2019 State Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship. The Rio Hondo Roadrunners diver recorded a 287.50 which...

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