Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Armand Santos

Go old-school for dinner at Clearman’s Steak ‘n Stein

May 23, 2016

A stone's-throw from Uptown Whittier, Clearman's Steak 'n Stein Inn on Whittier Boulevard in Pico Rivera has been satisfying carnivorous cravings long before Uptown became a hipster foodie destination. A...

Rio Hondo College Club Spotlight: Journalism, Communications, & Public Relations

Nov 16, 2015

There's a new a new club on the hill, and its name is exactly what the club is all about; Journalism, Communications and Public Relations (JCPR). Anyone with an interest in broadcast journalism...

Former Rio Hondo student, Board of Trustee member forms task force to steer re-development of America’s largest landfill

Oct 30, 2015

Rio Hondo College has formed a task force to represent the college’s interests in the development process of the new regional park being built on the grounds of the former Puente Hills Landfill. The...

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Oct 23, 2015

The Taste of Soul Family Festival turned 10 this year. This is the largest festival in Los Angeles, with crowds approaching 400,000 for the single-day event. Crenshaw Blvd. was closed to vehicular...

Rio Hondo College hosts inaugural Adult Re-Entry Career Success Conference

Oct 14, 2015

The Center for Career and Re-Entry Services at Rio Hondo College kicked-off its First Annual Adult Re-Entry Career Success Conference on Oct. 18 in the lower quad. Conference participants were welcomed...

Starbucks’ new business model turns ‘Coffee Culture’ upside down

Sep 19, 2015

The term "Coffee Culture" denotes the social atmosphere that has traditionally surrounded the consumption of coffee. The perception of coffeehouses as social hubs where news, information, and ideas were...

Rio Hondo College Club Spotlight: Alpha Gamma Sigma

Sep 14, 2015

" “Add Good Character, Knowledge and Judgement.” This is the motto of Alpha Gamma Sigma (AGS), the California Community College Honor Society. Those three specific Greek letters were selected as...

Rio Hondo College Club Spotlight: Active Minds

Sep 8, 2015

There is more to college than academics, social growth is an important component of the college experience. On-campus clubs play a major role in social development and Rio Hondo college has over 25...

Rio Hondo College Hosts Educational Forum in East Whittier

May 13, 2015

Rio Hondo College concluded its 2014-2015 Educational Forum series on April 23 from 6 to 8  p.m. at East Whittier Middle School. The MC for the evening was Russell Castaneda-Calleros, Director of Government...

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

May 13, 2015

Rio Hondo College focused the spotlight on aspiring student filmmakers with its 5th Annual River Deep Student Film Festival, a joint collaboration between the Division of Communications and Languages and...

Sunshine Gutierrez is baking her cake and eating it, too

Apr 13, 2015

Sunshine Gutierrez is on track to graduate from Rio Hondo College in Spring 2015 with a degree in Administration of Justice. Gutierrez is currently enrolled in 14 units and has an overall GPA of 3.53....

Music for a night of April Showers

Apr 13, 2015

On a cold and rainy Tuesday evening, April 7th, the Wray Theater overflowed with an eclectic blend of music by composers ranging from Antonio Vivaldi to Kurt Weill. The Rio Hondo College Music Faculty...

Two former Rio Hondo Deans head African American Summit

Mar 16, 2015

Close to six hundred college administrators, educators, and students came together March 5th and 6th at the Los Angeles Airport Westin Hotel for the 8th annual African American Male Educational Network...

Campus clubs and Student Services unite for “DiscoveRio”

Mar 2, 2015

DiscoveRio is a joint effort between the Rio Hondo College (RHC) departments of Student Life and Leadership and Student Affairs that combines "Club Rush" and "Student Services Fair". It is a two-day...

Rio Hondo College to offer four-year degree

Feb 25, 2015

Rio Hondo College is set to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Automotive Technology. In 2014 the California State Senate passed legislation creating the state-wide pilot program. The bill opened...

Discover Whittier: Big D’s Burgers

Feb 18, 2015

It is part of our social responsibility to support small, local businesses like Big D's Burgers, but only if they deserve our support. Is there value given for the amount of dollars spent? Is the atmosphere...

Eat at Joe’s

Feb 7, 2015

When it comes to sushi, you either get quality or quantity. All you can eat (AYCE) sushi typically delivers vast quantities of middle of the road Japanese fare at a price that’s easy on the wallet. A...

350 miles to In-N-Out

Feb 7, 2015

Have you ever driven 350 miles and over five hours just to eat a burger and drive back? I have, and I’ll tell you why. You never truly appreciate something until it is gone. I grew up eating In-N-Out...