Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Adam Calleja

Lonzo Ball’s ‘Big Balla Brand’ releases $495 ZO2 signature shoe

May 16, 2017

“What kid do you know at 19 years old could make his own shoe the way he wants it, how he wants it to feel, it’s a dream come true for me,” said Lonzo Ball in an interview on ESPN, with Ramona Shelburne...

Student Spotlight: The musical magnetism of Freddy Vasquez

Nov 21, 2016

One of the biggest and charismatic personalities walking around the Rio Hondo campus, the young and talented Alfredo Vasquez Jr., better known by his stage name Freddy Vasquez, is a striving rap artist...

Rio Hondo women’s volleyball team continue to improve on their season

Nov 3, 2016

The Rio Hondo women’s volleyball earned two strong conference wins against Cerritos College and LA Trade-Tech College, but struggled against El Camino and ended last week with a tie against Long Beach...

Rio Hondo women’s volleyball team gets win at L.A. Harbor, 3-1

Oct 19, 2016

The Rio Hondo women’s volleyball team recovered from a hard fought home loss against the number one team in the conference, Mt. San Antonio College, as they traveled to the city of Wilmington to earn...

Vegas under 21 is possible

Oct 18, 2016

Las Vegas is always the desired destination to get away and celebrate with a group of friends, when one finally reaches the legal drinking age of 21. Although, there are those who are eager to party at...

RHC women’s basketball team competes at Santa Ana College Fall showcase

Oct 17, 2016

The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team participated in their final fall showcase at Santa Ana College as they prepare for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners finished the showcase with a solid 2-2 record,...

Rio women’s basketball shows promise in Fall Showcase

Oct 5, 2016

The Rio Hondo women’s basketball team showed promising potential as they competed in a Fall Showcase at Ventura College preparing for the upcoming season. The Roadrunners went 3-1 on the weekend with...

Soccer players collide on field, leaving one student with stitches

Sep 28, 2016

Rio Hondo student Mayra Chulo suffered a head injury during soccer class on the field Monday morning. Chulo was hit on the head by a male soccer player after both ran for the ball. Chulo suffered an open...

Student Spotlight: Bryan Marquez, Hard Work Personified

Sep 15, 2016

During the summertime students endure the engrossing struggle of deciding whether to work or attend school. Most choose to either work part-time and attend school full-time or perhaps work full-time and...

Rio Hondo Sports Programs Join New Conference

Sep 15, 2016

Each Rio Hondo College sports program will join a new conference for the 2016-2017 school year. Rio Hondo will no longer be a member of the Foothill Conference and is now a member of the South Coast Conference. In...

Women’s Volleyball and Basketball Players Sign Letters of Intent

May 8, 2016

Four more talented female athletes from the Rio Hondo basketball and volleyball programs signed their letters of intent on April 28 to continue their collegiate careers at the four-year university level. Volleyball...

Justine Manjarrez to join teammate Vargas at York College

Apr 27, 2016

Rio Hondo College Women’s basketball player Justine Manjarrez signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday afternoon and will join teammate Julissa Vargas to continue her collegiate basketball career...

Julissa Vargas Signs LOI to York College

Apr 11, 2016

Rio Hondo College Women’s Basketball player Julissa Vargas signed her national letter of intent on Friday afternoon to play basketball at York College in York, Nebraska. Vargas, a five-foot-five guard...

March Madness and Bracketology Madder than Ever

Apr 10, 2016

The most exciting time of the year for not only college basketball fans but sports fans in general has finally come to an end as we experienced one of the most exciting endings to an NCAA tournament in...

Rio Hondo Basketball Players Danna Robles and Leo Maidana Sign their Letters of Intent

Mar 6, 2016

Rio Hondo basketball players Danna Robles and Leo Maidana both spent Mar. 4 signing their letters of intent to continue their education and play basketball at four year colleges. Danna Robles signed to...

Rio Hondo softball team kicks off Conference with a split vs SBVC

Feb 28, 2016

The Rio Hondo College softball team is nearing the halfway point of what has been a tough season so far. This past week, they lost at home against Pasadena City College 6-3. They also started conference...

Was Aaron Gordon Robbed of a Dunk Title?

Feb 28, 2016

Scoring incredible TV ratings, this past NBA All-Star Weekend may have held arguably the most entertaining, yet controversial dunk contest in NBA dunk contest history. Zach Lavine ended up taking home...

Women’s Basketball team end season with 3 game winning streak

Feb 22, 2016

The Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team have won their last three Foothill Conference games, most recently at home on Feb. 20 against San Bernardino Valley 86-79. As they near the end of a hard...

Staying Fit or Staying Trendy?

Feb 15, 2016

A gym membership and an organized meal plan has never been so popular as it is today. The fitness and health lifestyle has never been embraced as much as it is today either. What is so attractive about...