Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Alexandria Urzua

Boyle Heights’ Dia de los Muertos 40th annual celebration

Nov 16, 2013

Self Help Graphics held their 40th Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration in Boyle Heights on Nov. 2. The festival commemorates the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos ( translated to English as, Day...

‘Gravity’ pulls audiences in for a high-atmosphere adventures

Oct 20, 2013

Director Alfonso Cuarón’s new thriller Gravity broke records with its opening weekend of $55.6 million, while the digitally shot film’s budget was only $100 million. Alfonso Cuarón not only directed...

Rio Hondo: Death trap on a hill

Oct 2, 2013

Terrorist shootings at public places are unpredictable and can happen anywhere at anytime. In the past, we have seen such tragedy’s leaving many innocent people dead and all we have learned from these...

‘Insidious 2’ double the scare

Oct 2, 2013

Insidious: Chapter 2 proves once again that James Wan and Leigh Whannell can produce a horror film that’s relevant to current audiences and can still maintain a classic horror film feel. Released...

Remembering a Rebel

Oct 2, 2013

The 58th anniversary of the death of actor, James Dean, will be this coming Monday. On Sept. 30 1955 Dean met his demise on a late afternoon in Cholame, California. Accompanied by mechanic Rolf Weutherich,...

“Eating Animals” intrigues readers in library

Aug 7, 2013

American writer, Jonathan Safran Foer’s non-fiction book “Eating Animals”, published in 2009, is an examination of the production of meat products and the effects that eating animals has on animal...

James Dean movie in the works

Jul 22, 2013

A movie in preproduction titled “Life” will be the film industry’s next attempt at capturing the late actor, James Dean in his personal life. A long list of movies have already failed...

Sexual assaults in Egypt protest everyday problems

Jul 16, 2013

The worldwide interest on Egypt’s revolution has brought to light the appalling number of 99.3 percent of women reported as victims of sexual harassment and violent acts and the lack of prosecution...

Same-sex marriage gets ban lifted in California

Jul 9, 2013

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and also ruled that Proposition 8 was unconstitutional on June 29. Thus allowing for same-sex marriage in California to resume...

Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital invites students to donate blood this summer

Jul 9, 2013

Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) will be sponsoring the Rio Hondo College summer blood drive for two days, July 24 and 25 in the business breezeway on campus from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. PIH will...

Board of Rio Hondo implements new changes

Jul 2, 2013

The Board of Rio Hondo recently recognized the retirement of Judith Rodman, Classified Employee, after her 40 years of service to the District. Congratulations Judy, we wish you the best for a fun...

“Bling Ring” hits theaters and lands in mediocre category

Jun 27, 2013

The Bling Ring opened to audiences in the Los Angeles area on June 14, and is getting mixed reviews; just like all of director Sofia Coppola’s films. The Bling Ring, based off of true events, stars...

LACMA’s Kubrick exhibit attracts film fanatics

Jun 25, 2013

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is getting ready to say goodbye to the Stanley Kubrick exhibit, celebrating one of film’s most influential directors. The exhibit opened back...