Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Diego Crespo

Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jun 21, 2018

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New presidential executive orders

May 16, 2017

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced two executive orders from President Donald Trump Thursday morning, May 11. Sanders brought up the Homeland Security Advisor, Tom Bossert, to present the executive...

‘Guardians 2’ Turns Up the Volume

May 2, 2017

After breaking box office, critical, and audience expectations back in 2014 with “Guardians of the Galaxy,” James Gunn’s lovable team of misfits return to the big screen in a manner unfamiliar to...

Jeff Garvin: Art Hurts

Apr 25, 2017

It takes a moment for our interview to start as fans filter in and out, wanting to stop by for a quick chat with Garvin. He mentions having a cold but you wouldn’t be able to tell given the extensive...

Apple Apologizes for Mac Mistakes

Apr 17, 2017

As Apple products continue dominating the technological pop culture zeitgeist, issues still manage to present themselves in their products both new and old. Referencing specifically the Mac Pro, Apple...

Movie Review: “Personal Shopper”

Mar 20, 2017

Kristen Stewart stars as Maureen, a medium and personal shopper whose twin brother recently passed away. A hollowed shell of her former self, Maureen lives a life of impersonal fabric. She works as a personal...

Three Car Collision Adds to Parking Woes First Week of Semester

Feb 2, 2017

A three-car collision involving Rio Hondo students occurred on Wednesday morning, February 1 at 11:15 a.m. The first vehicle, a Ford Cruze, drove East, up College Drive, trying to make a left turn....

‘Jackie’ is a meditation on death and legacy

Nov 15, 2016

At one point in Pablo Larraín's "Jackie," the titular First Lady discusses funeral plans for her late husband and send best sympathy flowers, President John F. Kennedy, with Jack Valenti. She subtly usurps...

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Jun 29, 2016

Directed by Rio Hondo's own John Francis, "The Music Man" is a charming musical playing at the La Habra Depot Playhouse. When "Professor" Harold Hill comes to town to run a game over the people of River...

Farewell John Francis

May 24, 2016

Since its inception, Rio Hondo College has seen students come and go, making an impact in their lives and forever shaping their future. Few students have had their adult lives guided by the school like...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ breaks ground in concept and execution

May 8, 2016

Following the devastating events of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" the third, and possibly final installment of the ultimate American trilogy, "Captain America: Civil War" opens with the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

‘Zootopia’ is an important discussion on race relations in America

Apr 14, 2016

Disney's animated properties tend to be generally well received regardless of actual quality. Not to say any of their films are individually terrible or subpar, but some have been significantly better...

10 Cloverfield Lane reveals the truth of the Cloverfield franchise

Mar 14, 2016

Back in 2008, a movie called "Cloverfield" took the world by storm. Utilizing found footage and digital cinema to immerse the viewer in a disaster heavily inspired by our post-9/11 fears, "Cloverfield" was...

Whittier Community Theatre’s ‘Tom Jones’ is a must-watch

Mar 9, 2016

Theatrical plays have an incredible advantage over film when it comes to telling their stories. Because of the close proximity and real-time performances, there is an immediacy to productions that movies...

‘The Witch’ lives deliciously

Mar 2, 2016

Following in the footsteps of recent critical darling horror movies, "The Witch" burst onto the film festival circuit to near unanimous acclaim. Everyone fell in love with the family that was tormented...

Creed: The most inspirational movie of 2015

Nov 24, 2015

Technically the seventh installment in the Rocky franchise while starting its own titular series, Creed is the next rejuvenated studio property. Much like the upcoming Star Wars sequel and the infinite...

Veteran journalist Dan Ehrlich speaks to Rio Hondo journalism students

Nov 17, 2015

Dan Ehrlich, a journalist in both the United States and United Kingdom, visited Rio Hondo's journalism and photojournalism classes Nov. 16. The veteran journalist came to talk to the students about a career...

‘Spectre’ is the biggest disappointment of the year

Nov 15, 2015

*Writers Note* Few spoilers lie ahead and my sincere apologies if you disagree with my review of the latest Bond film. In the shadow of its much more ambitious and noteworthy big brother, the 24 Bond...

‘Halloween 3: Season of the Witch’ Deserves Our Attention

Nov 1, 2015

Children with creepy masks and witch outfits walk across the screen as the sunset looms over the orange tinted hills. A man in a suit commits murder and suicide by self-immolation. Halloween is coming...

Halloween Star Wars Day of Unity

Oct 23, 2015

The Deep River Galaxy invites you to join them to celebrate a day of unity. The event will take a place on Oct. 30  from 11:30 am - 1 p.m. at Boardroom A-102. It includes a Halloween luncheon and a...

Texas Hold’Em Charity Tournament

Oct 23, 2015

Join Rio Hondo College in supporting the Soroptimist International of Whittier, Texas Hold'em Charity Tournament! The tournament will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. There is a $150 buy-in...

Pathway to Law School program to hold panel on campus

Oct 23, 2015

The Pathway to Law School program invites Rio Hondo students interested in learning more about pursuing careers in the legal field and going to law school to attend a law panel discussion. The panel will...

LAPD Hiring Over 300+ Police Officers, workshop to be held on campus

Oct 23, 2015

The Los Angeles Police Department will be hosting an open hiring workshop at Rio Hondo on Oct. 30, directly on campus. The workshop will be held in room S121, with the entrance exam in the same location...

Pan: You need to see it to believe it – Not in a good way

Oct 14, 2015

Pan is burdened by an obligatory “chosen one” story and blatant prequel syndrome. Prequel syndrome is what happens when an original story decides to tie in every possible footnote from the popular...

‘The Martian’ is optimistic as it is exciting

Oct 4, 2015

Review Rating: A+ There is no single point during the run-time of "The Martian" where the audience will feel Ridley Scott's survival-space-comedy dragging its feet. It hits the ground running and doesn't...

Sicario Immerses Viewers into the War on Drugs

Sep 21, 2015

Denis Villeneuve's Sicario is a tense and messy critique of the drug war on the border of Mexico. When the movie isn't casting dark silhouettes of men and women, courtesy of acclaimed cinematographer...