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Police Thwart Shooting Plot at Whittier-Area High School

Police Thwart Shooting Plot at Whittier-Area High School

Michael Khuraibet, Reporter

February 22, 2018


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Authorities announced Wednesday morning that they prevented a student at El Camino High School in Whittier from carrying out a shooting, according to ABC7. The student, described by security officers at El Camino as "disgruntled," was overheard threatening to open fire on the school last Friday. The...

ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate Market

ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate  Market

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018


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Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were expected to investigate the Northgate Market in El Monte early Wednesday, Feb. 21 morning. The agents were to check the Northgate Market’s employees work permits, making sure they were all legally able to work. Police, media and El Monte residents flooded...

A Comedic Call for Equality and Truth

A Comedic Call for Equality and Truth

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


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Chris Rock is back with his first stand-up special in 10 years with the Netflix Original: Tamborine. The Netflix comedy, released Feb. 14 focuses on truth and equality as Rock tackles everything from raising children to American politics. Americans have to be more honest to their children, at least...

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


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The Lady Roadrunners fell to the Pasadena City College Lancers Friday, Feb. 16 at Rio Hondo. Pasadena City spoiled Sophomore Night at The Hondo as they defeated the Rio Ladies, 76-50. Rio fell behind quickly Friday night. They trailed PCC by 15 after the first quarter and 21 at the half. The Rio...

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

February 14, 2018


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A healing circle and empowerment session for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA for short, was held Thursday, February 8 at the Student Union Center to help those who are undocumented on the Rio Hondo Campus. The meeting was conducted by staff who are both documented and undocumented in ...

Just in: Florida Teen Opens Fire on School Grounds

Just in: Florida Teen Opens Fire on School Grounds

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018


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Nineteen-year-old Nicolas de Jesus Cruz was arrested for a shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. early Wednesday, Feb. 14. As of now, responding sheriffs are saying there are "at least 14 victims" with an unknown number of fatalities. For complete coverage of the ongoing...

“House of Cards” actor Reg E. Cathey Passes Away at 59

“House of Cards” actor Reg E. Cathey Passes Away at 59

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2018


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Reg E. Cathey, better known for his roles in HBO’s “The Wire” and Netflix’s “House of Cards,” passed away Friday night in his home in New York. TMZ reports he was surrounded by family and friends at the time of his passing. He had been battling lung cancer, but the cause of death has yet ...

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Basketball: ELAC’s Full-Court Press Fuels Victory Over Rio

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


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East Los Angeles College dominated the Lady Roadrunners in the gym at Rio Hondo Friday night. The ELAC full-court pressure helped the Huskies escape The Hondo with the 81-58, 23-point victory. The Lady Roadrunners offense looked frustrated with themselves trying to break the Huskies’ full-court...

Basketball: Roadrunners Rout Chaffey

Basketball: Roadrunners Rout Chaffey

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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The Rio Hondo Men’s Basketball team were comfortable winners Wednesday night, beating Chaffey College 77-60 at the Rio Gymnasium. A strong finish to the first half saw the Roadrunners take the lead midway and keep it until the end of regulation. Pink hats, shirts, and jackets filled the bleachers...

Upcoming Transfer Center Events at Rio

Upcoming Transfer Center Events at Rio

February 8, 2018


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