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Theater students attract crowds to “their town”

Theater students attract crowds to “their town”

Krystyn Bristol

May 2, 2013


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by Krystyn Bristol The students of Rio Hondo’s performing arts department presented the 1938 Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Our Town” to several maximum capacity crowds in the Campus Inn this past weekend. Written by Thornton Wilder, “Our Town” features a large cast of individuals who live...

A Fallen Soldier

A Fallen Soldier

Jeff Perez

May 1, 2013


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by Jeffrey Perez After calmly sinking two free throws, he limped to the locker room with a look of displeasure on his face. After carrying the Lakers on his 6'6 205 pound frame all season, the Black Mamba finally collapsed. With 3:08 to go and the Lakers down by 2, Kobe Bryant completed a routine...

Coachella Valley music and arts festival

Coachella Valley music and arts festival

Steven Ward

May 1, 2013


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by Steven Ward The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival closed late Sunday night to the sound of thousands of screaming music fans, all drawn to the southern Californian desert city of Indio. Separated into two long weekends, the festival encompassed the most influential and compelling indie,...

Wild finish to “The Place Beyond the Pines”

Wild finish to “The Place Beyond the Pines”

David Flores

May 1, 2013


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by David Flores In “The Place Beyond the Pines” the audience is taken to places they didn’t expect to go with twists and turns that are truley surprising. With a strong cast that includes Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Ray Liotta every character is potrayed in a beleviable...

I’m a 34-year-old athlete. I’m black, and I’m gay.

I’m a 34-year-old athlete. I’m black, and I’m gay.

May 1, 2013


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by Jeffrey Perez It's astonishing that in this day and age, as a society, it's huge news that an athlete has unveiled his homosexuality openly to the world. A veteran of the NBA for 12 years, who's played for teams like the historic Boston Celtics the Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks, Jason...

Empty Bowls filled with love

April 22, 2013


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by Michelle Torres The Ceramic Course of Rio Hondo College participated for the second consecutive year in the Empty Bowls event. Event created a few years ago to raise awareness of homelessness, for support of the Family Promise non-profit organization. Empty bowls is an event that invites independent...

Festivity of Arts

Festivity of Arts

April 17, 2013


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The 2013 Writes of Spring Festival is waited with anticipation the festival will take place in the Wray Theater. The festival promises success as a warming experience to Rio Hondo College students who are encourage to assist. On April 24 at 8 p.m. there will be a poetry reading by Mariano Zaro a native...

Immigration awareness from undocumented students

Lady Tellez, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013


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Students Without Borders club will bring awareness to immigration issues this month by hosting their “Coming Out of the Shadows” events, which will represent undocumented students as immigration issues and personal experiences will be discussed. The first event that the club held was a film screening...

Nuts to Die For – Rio Theater department serves comedy

Nuts to Die For – Rio Theater department serves comedy

Krystyn Bristol, Staff Reporter/Photographer

April 10, 2013


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by Krystyn Bristol This past weekend, the theater department of Rio Hondo College successfully produced their very first “Murder Mystery Dinner” event in the Campus Inn. Developed by the Artists Creating Theater (ACT) club and the Improv team, the dinner showcase built a relationship between...

Loss to Kings Drops Clippers to Fourth in West

Loss to Kings Drops Clippers to Fourth in West

March 20, 2013


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The Los Angeles Clippers have been on a hot and cold streak as of late. They have one every other of their last six games, and lost the games in between. It seems as if they are successful when matched up against teams below .500 averages, but they have excessively struggled against title contending...

Skid Row Scandal

jacob chavira, staff writer

March 13, 2013


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As we all know times are hard and only getting harder.If you think it is hard maintaining a house and not knowing if your going to be able to make next months rent, try being homeless and not knowing if your gonna be able to come back to what you consider home after a stroll in the park. This is a struggle...

Hillcrest Festival

Robert Sanchez, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013


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by Robert Sanchez La Habra Heights - From ceramics, to jewelry, to even less traditional forms of art. The Hillcrest Congressional Church annually holds the Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, allowing individuals to submit, view, buy and sell artwork of various styles. For the fifty-third year in a row, H...

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