Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

All content by Diana Juarez

Whittier City Emergency Meeting: Closure of Parnell Park after a homeless woman’s death

Jan 9, 2020

City council of Whittier called a city emergency meeting to address the closure of Parnell Park after the death of a 22-year-old homeless ensued safety concerns in the community.

Park Closed After Emergency City Council Meeting

Jan 8, 2020
Mayor Joe Vinatieri of the city of Whittier called for an emergency city council meeting January 6th, 2020 after a 22 year old woman was found dead at Parnell Park on New Year’s morning.

Started Rio, Going to Harvard

Apr 18, 2019

Start Rio, Go Anywhere. We’ve all heard that slogan at different times and from different people. The goal is to inspire us to start our education at Rio and, with hard work and determination, go anywhere....

Queer Visibility Day

Apr 13, 2019

Rio Hondo’s Queer Initiative hosted Queer Visibility Day at the student union on April 3rd, 2019. Siblings and hosts of the podcast Café Con Chisme, Yasmin and Sebastian Ferrada, joined students for...

LP’s Sold Out Wiltern Concert Was Not Lost On Us

Mar 15, 2019

LP brought the sold out Wiltern to its feet during her unforgettable homecoming concert March 9. After a rocky start to the first leg of her “Heart to Mouth” tour when illness forced her to reschedule...

Jorge Ramos Detained by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Feb 26, 2019

Jorge Ramos and his reporting team of five were briefly detained by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Ramos, 60, and five other Univision reporters were at the presidential palace to interview Maduro...

La Casa De San Gabriel

Feb 1, 2019

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Now is All That Matters: Maura Bendett

Nov 28, 2018
The concept of time is a tricky one. On the one concrete and practical hand we have dedicated our lives to the concept of timeliness and finding ways of marking the passing of time

The Blood of Kings: A Look at Culture With Ofelia Esparza

Nov 28, 2018
When culture is a priority to someone there is no way to hide it.

Rio Hondo Board of Trustees Say Goodbye to Mary Ann Pacheco and Madeline Shapiro

Nov 21, 2018

After losing their bid for re-election Board of Trustee President Madeline Shapiro (Area 5) and Trustee Member Mary Ann Pacheco (Area 3) attended their last board meeting Nov. 14th in the boardroom. Newcomers...

A History of Printmaking

Nov 2, 2018
Reflection and Futurity: 45 years of Dia de Los Muertos reception was hosted at the gallery Oct. 25th at 7 p.m. Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) showcased various colorful prints and

Speaking Out for Those Who Can’t

Oct 15, 2018

The Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter (WCCS) of Whittier hosted its 4th annual Lip Sync Event this past Oct. 4th at the Whittier Community Theater. The event was created to kick off Domestic...

RoadRunner Radio: Suicide Awareness

Oct 1, 2018

If you or anyone you know is dealing with suicidal thoughts and is in need of help, don't hesitate to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 Available 24 hours every day.

William Lane: Then and Now Art Exhibit at Rio

Feb 9, 2018

Walking into the reception for William Lane’s Then and Now show at the art gallery on campus you’re met with a buzzing of energy. Friends, old and new, clamoured into the gallery to experience the...

Over 20 Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Nov 5, 2017

   At least 20 dead and dozens more injured in a church shooting in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas. The shooting, which occurred Sunday at 11:30 am local time during Sunday service, comes just over...

Shooting spree throughout Whittier, Pico Rivera and La Mirada

May 2, 2017

One person died and three were wounded when an unidentified gunman went on a shooting spree through the cities of Whittier, Pico Rivera, and La Mirada on Saturday, April 29. The dead victim was only specified...

’13 Reasons Why’: Was Hanna Baker’s Final Scene Necessary?

Apr 18, 2017

Netflix has released yet another amazing series, “13 Reasons Why” is based on the best selling novel by Jay Asher. The story follows the aftermath of a suicide, and if you haven’t watched the show...

Georgia pushes to ban burqas on muslim women

Nov 21, 2016

Georgia State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) is retracting House Bill 3 that would have potentially heavily restricted the use of traditional Muslim garb for women. HB 3 was to be an amendment...

‘The Laramie Project’ delineates heavy emotion

Nov 15, 2016

The Laramie Project play premiered at the Wray Theater Nov. 3, running through Nov. 6, and did not hold back in stirring up emotions. It held up a mirror to our society, forcing the viewer to self-reflect. The...

Trump Supporters on Campus: Why He Has My Vote

Nov 15, 2016

As I write this article, the election hasn’t happened yet. We sit here with knots in our stomachs and a nervous energy that makes us restless about the results. Regardless of who your candidates are...

Halloween Family Film Fest held at Rio

Oct 26, 2016

The Arts and Cultural division hosted a Halloween themed film festival, kicking off its first event of three scheduled for this month. The event was geared towards families and community members alike,...

‘Luke Cage’ is the zenith of black heroism

Oct 18, 2016

Marvel Television and Netflix continue their coordinated effort of bringing comic books to life by releasing its third installment of the Marvel Knights Series: Luke Cage. Unlike with its two predecessors,...

Wells Fargo bank under fire for scamming customers since 2011

Sep 28, 2016

Wells Fargo is accused of opening over two million fraudulent bank accounts under existing customers’ names causing those customers to be charged with fines. Senator Elizabeth Warren, among other members...