Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Aaron Valdez

Ruiz works hard for his team and his family

May 18, 2015

The Rio Hondo baseball team’s Antonio Ruiz looks to continue his well-earned success down the final stretch of the season. Being the team’s pitcher and right fielder, Ruiz has plenty of work cut...

Athletes sign letters of intent

May 18, 2015

The Rio Hondo Volleyball team was proud to hold letter of intent signings for players Andrea Velasco and Megan Ward on April 16. As friends and family looked on, sophomores Velasco and Ward were ecstatic...

Lujan is just the right fit for the Roadrunners

Apr 22, 2015

The Rio Hondo tennis team’s Mindy Lujan proves to be a stellar performer on the court and in the classroom. A Whittier native, Lujan was eager to be attending Rio Hondo College after hearing the praise...

‘Project Purgatory’ fails to deliver

Nov 16, 2014

Review Rating: 1.5/5 Stars Rio Hondo journalism professor, John Francis, stars in an independent horror/action film entitled “Project Purgatory”, which offers a tantalizing plot but unfortunately...

Veterans honored with four plays that will run for two weekends

Nov 11, 2014

The Division of Arts and Cultural Programs proudly presents two original plays written by members of the college community that explore the experiences of America’s military veterans. Alfred Lugo’s...

Lady Roadrunners set to play SBVC for the conference title

Nov 9, 2014

The Rio Hondo women’s soccer team continues to approach an elusive Foothill Conference Championship as they dominated Victor Valley College, 3-0, on Friday, Nov. 7 at Rio Hondo. The team is currently...

Undefeated Allen continues to shine on the mat

Oct 30, 2014

The old saying of “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” does not seem to apply to Daniel Allen. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Allen was a young Green Valley High School phenom who qualified...

Accreditation Team visits Rio Hondo

Oct 9, 2014

­ The Board of Trustees, Accreditation Team, and other Rio Hondo Community members held a meet and greet to review their self-evaluations on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Board Room. Representatives...

Roadrunners shut out Hancock, 6-0

Oct 9, 2014

The men’s soccer team was running on all cylinders on Tuesday Oct. 7 as they routed Allan Hancock Community College 6-0 at Rio Hondo in their last preseason game. On a warm October evening, the Roadrunners...

Tennis closes season

Apr 14, 2014

As the season comes to a close, the Rio Hondo Women’s Tennis Team fell short against rivals Cerritos College on April 1, but nevertheless continues to improve. In their four home stand appearance,...

Swim team holds first annual Black vs. Gold meet

Mar 22, 2014

The Rio Hondo swim team competed in its first annual Black v. Gold meet on March 7, where they split into two teams and swim against each other. It’s a fresh start to the season and the Rio Hondo...

Tennis team dominates Long Beach College rivals

Mar 22, 2014

The Rio Hondo Women’s team returned home with a bang as they get a convincing win against their rivals from Long Beach Community College on March 6. The Lady Roadrunners didn’t play a home game...

Women’s tennis team off to a bad start

Feb 26, 2014

The Rio Hondo Women’s Tennis Team catches a tough break as they fall to El Camino College on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The Women’s Tennis team tried to bounce back on a chilly Tuesday afternoon after their...