Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College received $28 million from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez as part of a COVID-19 relief fund that will be used to assist students with tuition costs and more.

Students at Rio Hondo College May Be Eligible for COVID-19 Related Financial Assistance

Jeffrey Barragan, Reporter November 15, 2021

Over the last week, several students at Rio Hondo College received an email. The subject line read: "Student Balance write-off." Students across Calif., including those within the 38th Congressional District, who received the notice are eligible for financial assistance through the COVID-19, Higher Education...

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Biden’s Infrastructure bill may be followed with a scaled-down version of his “Build Back Better” plan.

President Biden’s Bill Passes Congress

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

On Nov 5, Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan finally passed after months of deliberation in congress with bipartisan support. According to The Wall Street Journal, the bill passed 228-206, with the approval of 13 Republicans.  Six progressive Democratic members also apposed the bill. What’s...

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Call of Duty just released their new game called Call of Duty Vanguard and people have been waiting for this moment for a while and it is finally here

Call of Duty Vanguard Released

Justin Gomez, Reporter November 6, 2021

This year's new Call of Duty is called Call of Duty Vanguard and was released Friday, November 5th. They introduced a new campaign, zombies mode, and 16 different multiplayer maps. This has the scene excited to play with a lot of new things coming out this year. Along with these new modes there is a...

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Dune had a hybrid release, also premiering on HBO Max. Regardless, its box office earnings have been good.

A Review of Dune

But I haven't Seen the 1984 Movie or Read the Book
Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor October 27, 2021

Unprepared Dune: Noun, a mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by the wind, especially on the sea coast or in a desert. An incredibly fitting title given a large part of this film takes place on a planet that would make Tatooine blush. Dune 2021, directed by Denis Villenueve, is based...

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Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California ranked in three categories for Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics.

Rio Hondo College Ranks in the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics

Jeffrey Barragan, Reporter October 27, 2021

Rio Hondo College ranked in three categories in the 2019-2020 Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. The categories Rio Hondo College ranked in are: Total Enrollment 4-year School, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Degrees, and Total Associate...

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Congress has passed a bipartisan legislation creating only a three-digit national suicide hotline (988) back in Sept. 2020.

988 National Suicide Prevention

John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor October 20, 2021

Congress has passed a bipartisan legislation creating only a three-digit national suicide hotline (988) back in Sept. 2020. It is similar to 911, to help with health emergencies. During a medical crisis, the hotline is intended to make it easier to seek help. Citizens would be able to use this three-digit...

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A Home Away From Home Ronald McDonald House Of Pasadenas SHINE Gala  raises funds to continue providing for families

A Home Away From Home Ronald McDonald House Of Pasadena’s SHINE Gala raises funds to continue providing for families

Jasmine Soria , Print Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

 This past Saturday, board members, donors, and members of the Pasadena community gathered at the Annandale golf course to celebrate the annual Ronald McDonald House of Pasadena SHINE GALA, a night of outdoor dining and full of bidding. Most importantly, to celebrate the work of the House and raise...

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Nuns and other missionaries are easy targets for kidnapping in Haiti

Missionaries Kidnapped by Haitian Gang

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

Authorities from Haiti and the United States are scrambling to save a group of missionaries and their families. This is just the latest tragedy that has rocked the island nation in recent times.   Kidnapped by 400 Mawozo gang members were 17 American and Canadian priests, nuns, and children. The...

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Women Volleyball at Compton College

Women Volleyball at Compton College

Carlos Jimenez, Digital Sports Editor October 13, 2021

Rio Hondo Volleyball vs Santa Barbara Coming into the match Rio Hondo was coming out from 3 losses. Coming into this match they surely were not the favorite on paper. This did not stop these Rio Hondo women to battle it out with Santa Barbara Who have an expressive record and surely can be favorites...

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Los Angeles Fashion Week makes a show-stopping return at The Petersen Museum

Los Angeles Fashion Week makes a show-stopping return at The Petersen Museum

Jasmine Soria , Print Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

  Los Angeles Fashion Week made a return for the first time since 2019, featuring four days of Cars and Fashion, Red Carpet, Contemporary, and Street Wear looks. That is to say, each day, four international/ LA-based designers showcased their collections. A total of 16 different designers...

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President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

Jeffrey Barragan, Reporter October 11, 2021

On Oct 8, President Joseph R. Biden proclaimed Monday, Oct 11 as Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day. For the last 50 years, the second Monday of October has been observed as Columbus Day. It became a federal holiday in 1934. But for the first time, a US President has also proclaimed Oct. 11...

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Clasico During the Pandemic

Clasico During the Pandemic

Carlos Jimenez, Digital Sports Editor October 8, 2021

What an amazing game between these two teams Club Americas put on an impressive win over Pumas. The result was a 2-0 win but what mattered was the fans and people who enjoy the sport of Soccer. Club America is finishing the week being on top of the leader boards, With over 5 games left of the season...

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