Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Blanca Martin, Copy Editor

Blanca has been passionate about journalism since she was in grade school. She was often the only grade school student who looked forward to tuning in to the nightly news. When she is not reporting you will find her reading true crime books or watching the real housewives. Blanca hopes to start a career in National Public Radio reporting all over the world. She is a triple major at RHC and a broadcast radio major at University of La Verne. Her goal is to transform into a respected and well-known journalist.

All content by Blanca Martin

Spotlight: Interim Dean Dale Harvey

Mar 8, 2017

Rio Hondo College Alumni, Dale Harvey began his career as a part-time professor fresh out of graduate school. A year later, in 1974 he was teaching full-time at RHC. Harvey retired from teaching five...

Keystone XL Pipeline Resumes Construction

Mar 8, 2017

Despite what President Trump said at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Keystone XL pipeline is being built using non-American steel. Trump announced at CPAC Feb. 24, “If they want...

Emergency Medical Services Respond to Call at Rio Hondo College

Mar 8, 2017

Campus security was called to the RHC Bookstore at 11:15 a.m. March 8 due to an individual’s concerning behavior. The school’s psychologist and authorities were contacted to respond to the situation,...

Whittier Police Department Mourns Fallen Officer

Feb 27, 2017

A gunfire exchange involving two Whittier police officers and a “known gang member,” leave one dead. On Feb. 20, Keith Boyer, a Whittier Police officer succumbed to his injuries after being...

Spotlight: Laura Verdugo

Feb 25, 2015

The classified staff of Rio Hondo College reflect those of all backgrounds and unknown challenges, Laura Verdugo is living proof that dreams do come true and it all started for her at Rio Hondo. She...