Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Alyssa Lopez

“Mad Max: Fury Road” loaded with steampunk revolution

May 18, 2015

Review Rating: 4.5/5 The fourth installment of the Mad Max Trilogy is an action packed movie guaranteed to have your attention captivated by ruthless mongrels and fearless heroes. It features many compelling...

Many students aren’t happy about graduation ceremony being moved to parking lot

May 13, 2015

A graduation ceremony is an epitome moment to celebrate your academic achievements with friends and family. You look forward for a memorable and beautiful ceremony which is traditionally located in RHC's...

ABC’s “The Whispers” shocks with imaginary friend

May 4, 2015

Parents hide your children because ABC network just released their first promotional poster for the new summer TV show, "The Whispers." The posters, conveniently located everywhere, show a little girl...

Tarnished reputation of pop music

Apr 13, 2015

In pop music, the central focus is to include numerous sexual references and as a result, cheapens this genre as a whole. For awhile, this narrow definition of pop has been dominating the music scene. On...

New book club in half off books store

Mar 11, 2015

Attention fellow bookworms! Come join a new book club in Half Off Books, created and hosted by a friend of mine, Justin Lemus who is a former Rio Hondo Student and was published in River's Voice. In this...

Shakespeare(ish): remixed rogue style play

Mar 11, 2015

Shakespearean plays continue to inspire artists to interpret his works into their own unique style. One of them is the Rogue Artists Ensemble theatre group with their comical play, based upon Shakespeare's...

Chapel Hill Murders Controversy

Feb 25, 2015

Murders occur daily although a small fraction appeals to the media to report on. A smaller amount attracts thousands of people's attention but often it's not for the right reasons. Eventually, this kind...

Souplantation: a start to healthy restaurant dining

Feb 18, 2015

When you're searching for a healthy alternative restaurant, it is a difficult mission to find food you would be willing to eat. You should expect an everyday boring prepackaged salad with mediocre cold...

Fifty shades of taboo, curiosity, and ambivalence

Feb 7, 2015

The controversial movie Fifty Shades of Grey, an adaptation of a novel by E.L. James, is finally releasing on Valentine's Day. Last year, the news of a possible adaptation of this book has had mixed reactions,...

Netflix’s 100 billion dollar long – term budget: overly ambitious or genius?

Feb 6, 2015

  When a business has grown successfully over the years, the only option is to expand. In a statement to the press, according to, "Netflix formally announced it is seeking to offer...