Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Jaime Aparicio, Science and Technology Editor

All content by Jaime Aparicio

Son of Forgotten World War II Hero Shares His Story to The World

Oct 23, 2019

Important details of events can be forgotten if not properly documented. Such an event that may not be so well-known to the public is the story of Peno Lella. Lella Sr. was an Italian soldier who was forced...

Sam Raimi, Director of The Original Evil Dead Says Another Is On The Way

Oct 23, 2019

Fans of the original Evil Dead franchise rejoice. Sam Raimi, director of the original 1981 film says another installment is on the way. During a Q and A panel at this years New York Comic-Con, Raimi gives...

I Like Scary Movies Opens in Los Angeles for Some Early Scares

Apr 11, 2019

The thrill from watching horror films is usually reserved for the Halloween season, but this year, horror fans get to experience the thrill earlier than usual. Held at the art deco building The Desmond,...

Joaquin Phoenix Tries to Make The World A Better Place in “Joker” First Look

Apr 8, 2019

Since the characters' creation on April 25, 1940, The Joker has been portrayed in many different ways and forms. Known as the Clown Prince of Crime, The Joker is considered Batman's greatest villain, and...

2019 Academy Awards Recap

Feb 24, 2019

The 2019 Academy Awards caught a little bit of controversy heading into the week of live taping. Many on social media were wondering if the Academy would reverse their decision to award technical awards...

Faculty Art Show Open to All at Rio Hondo Gallery

Feb 10, 2019

Although the art show has been open since February 5, Rio Hondo's Faculty Art Show held it's reception Thursday, February 7 to a full house. The art show welcomed both students from art classes coming...

The Fight to Ensure Citizenship and Liberty

Nov 8, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, President Donald J. Trump was featured in an interview with Axios that has gathered quite the controversy. Residents in the United States born from those with illegal citizenship consider...

Fathom Events Presents: Superman: The Movie and Batman: Mask of The Phantasm

Oct 24, 2018

This November, Fathom Events will be re-releasing two highly praised films within the DC Comics Universe, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Superman: The Movie. The long-lasting Reputation of The Phantasm Showing...

Review: Venom

Oct 12, 2018

Marvel brings a new universe in the film Venom. Most of the box-office success belongs to Marvel Studios. While Spider-Man is linked with Marvel Studios from Sony Pictures. Sony decides to take a different...

Warner Bros. Presents Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights

Oct 4, 2018

The backlot of Warner Bros. Studios held last night's press preview event at Horror Made Here attraction. Filled with people of the press, including El Paisano Media. Guests were given front of the line...

“Kingdom Hearts 3” to Feature Original Voice Actor

Oct 3, 2018

After a 13 year wait since the last numbered installment, the "Kingdom Hearts" franchise is finally having a proper sequel next Spring. Actor Hayley Joel Osment, now 30 years old, is confirmed to return...

“Walking Dead” Star to Possibly Return as Director in Season 10

Oct 3, 2018

Actor Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) from The Walking Dead is leaving the series. Lincoln will move on to other things in his career such as directing. His final appearance will be this month in season...

Loki and Scarlet Witch Series Potentially Making Their Way Onto Disney Streaming Service

Sep 19, 2018

Expected to launch some time in 2019, the people behind the Disney streaming service are fully underway to offer fans quality content. A couple of projects that the juggernaut company is developing are...

Rio Talk: Is Tipping Mandatory?

Sep 17, 2018

In this week's Rio talk, we discuss the debatable topic of tips. Do you believe tipping should be mandatory at a restaurant in the United States?

Rio Talk : Computer Mouse

Sep 17, 2018

Who has the better mouse, Apple or Windows? None the less both have their benefit considering the consumer's purpose. What's your opinion?

Halloween Horror Nights 2018: Scares and Treats Gallore

Sep 15, 2018

With another Halloween season quickly approaching, theme parks are beginning to showcase their annual scare mazes for the new year. This year is no exception with Universal Studios Hollywood presenting...

Hagop Najarian: Guiding Future Generations to Art

Sep 5, 2018

The art gallery located in the business building is hosting a special collection by artist Hagop Najarian. Arts and Cultural Programs Director Robert Miller introduces Najarian Tuesday evening to a collecting...

A Healthier Alternative to The Norm

Aug 29, 2018

Prior to the beginning of the summer semester, the Rio Café introduced a healthy fruit smoothies. Located near the Wray Theater, students can now head over and purchase these healthy additions . New and...

Ten Years Plus in the Making: My Childhood Leading Up to “Infinity War”

Apr 8, 2018

This coming July marks the tenth anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Back in  2008, a newly branded Marvel Studios took a chance and released the first film, in what would later be followed...

Gaming Developers Now Have Access to Google Maps to Create the Next “Pokémon Go”

Apr 5, 2018

In an attempt to create the next big thing in gaming, the people at Google are allowing gaming developers to integrate Google Maps into their mobile video games. Since the debut of “Pokémon Go,” location-based...

Studying Among A Younger Generation

Mar 12, 2018

My biggest regret to date is not studying for my potential career right after high school graduation. Granted I did study for a couple of different possible careers, but at the end of it all, I found my...

Longtime “Star Wars” Composer Exits After Episode IX

Mar 12, 2018

Famous music writer and composer John Williams plans to move on from the “Star Wars” series after he writes the score for the last installment of the current trilogy. When asked about being involved...

Guillermo del Toro to Launch Scholarship that Helps Mexican Filmmakers

Mar 12, 2018

Oscar winning writer and director Guillermo del Toro will launch a scholarship that will help all  aspiring Mexican directors. Along with fellow directors Alfonso Cuaron and Alejandro G. Inarritu, del...

Russian Spies Hacked Winter Olympics as Payback

Mar 7, 2018

Under a “false-flag” operation, Russian spies were found to be responsible for hacking the games of last year’s Winter Olympics. The cyber-attack, to which the games were held in South Korea, was...

The Weather in the Arctic Hotter Than in Europe

Mar 7, 2018

As seen by climatologist Dr. Judah Cohen and the rest of the scientific community, they have recorded that the temperatures of the arctic North Pole were warmer than that of Europe. Within the current...

Study Shows That E-Cigarettes Leak Toxic Metals

Mar 7, 2018

Electronic cigarettes that are considered to be a safer substitute than normal cigarettes have been found not to be as safe as once thought. A study conducted earlier in February has shown that certain...

To Fandoms: Don’t Disrespect, Try Understanding First

Mar 5, 2018

To paraphrase an intelligent and articulate YouTube personality by the name of Chris Hartwell, we live in an age of extremes. All too often do I visit the comments section of a Facebook post or a tweet...

Coveted Award Goes to Metal Legends

Mar 5, 2018

The Polar Music Prize, which is known to be a coveted Swedish award, has been recently given to the famed metal band Metallica. The band, which was first formed back in 1981 by founding members Lars Ulrich...

Insel Terminates Employees Who Don’t Provide Positive Reviews

Mar 5, 2018

In a recent email uncovered within the Steam forums belonging to video game company Valve, a much-heeded email was worded and aimed towards the employees of video game studio Insel Games stating, “Of...

The “Transformers” Franchise Being Rebooted After “Bumblebee?”

Mar 5, 2018

Being helmed by Travis Knight, who directed the 2016 stop-motion animated film “Kubo and The Two Strings,” the “Transformers” spin-off “Bumblebee” will be the next film in the successful line...

Disney Working Their Magic on Another Animated Classic

Mar 5, 2018

Continuing to remake their entire animated classics into live-action films, Walt Disney Studios has hired director Paul King to take on the latest adaptation of “Pinocchio.” Being produced by Chris...

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

Feb 14, 2018

A healing circle and empowerment session for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA for short, was held Thursday, February 8 at the Student Union Center to help those who are undocumented on the...