Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

All content by Krystyn Bristol

Outside Lands Review: Music, food, entertainment, and more music

Aug 27, 2014

The seventh annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival took place at Golden Gate Park of San Francisco, from Aug. 8-10. Over one hundred artists took to one of the five stages in the woodlands during...

RHC Fire Academy deploys to Colby fire

Feb 10, 2014

On Jan. 18, members of our Wildland Fire Academy Crew, formally known as the “Roadrunners”, were deployed to the Colby Fire in the foothills above Glendora, CA. Many of the firefighters who responded...

Rio tax document deadline approaching for students

Dec 10, 2013

Each year, colleges and universities are required to send to their students a tax document called the 1098-T. The 1098-T is a summary of tuition/fees you have been billed by the college during the calendar...

Drop for non-payment deadlines for Spring 2014 are implemented

Dec 10, 2013

Don’t lose your classes for Spring 2014! The Drop for Non-Payment process will begin on January 9 and continue until January 23. If you don’t pay on time, all your classes will be dropped. Please...

ASRHC aids students during finals weeks

Dec 10, 2013

With finals around the corner and stress levels rising among students, ASRHC hosted the Roadrunner Relief Pack to support students during finals. This Roadrunner Relief Pack took place Tues. Dec. 3,...

Theatre Fall production ‘Out of the Frying Pan’ in progress

Nov 16, 2013

This year’s Rio Hondo Theatre Department­­­ annual Fall production will be the hilarious farce, “Out of the Frying Pan.” Directed by course instructor Bill Korf, the Theatre 170 students make...

ASRHC holiday canned food drive in full swing

Nov 16, 2013

In spirit of the holiday giving season, the Associated Students of Rio Hondo College are hosting an annual canned food drive to help needy families this Thanksgiving. This fundraiser will be taking...

St. Lucia opens their biggest show yet with Capital Cities and Two Door Cinema Club at Greek Theatre

Nov 6, 2013

After a long and fantastic season of live music, the Greek Theatre had to end the highly entertaining 2013 season on a high note. How? With an outstanding and memorable lineup of St. Lucia, Capital...

Knotts Scary Farm gets it’s 41st ­­annual freak on

Nov 4, 2013

When most individuals think of Knott’s Scary Farm, haunted mazes immediately come to mind.  Foggy alleyways with sinister monsters around every corner are the quintessential image from the world’s...

Nightmare’ festival at Pomona FEARplex

Nov 4, 2013

The Fairplex of Pomona got a million times more terrifying on Oct. 10 when Rob Zombie, horror genius and production partner Steve Kopleman introduced the scariest fair to hit So. Cal - Rob Zombie’s Great...

MESA/TRiO SSS STEM program greatly awarded

Nov 1, 2013

Rio Hondo College’s MESA/TRiO SSS STEM PROGRAM was honored Oct. 1, in Washington D.C. as one of America’s top programs that increase academic opportunities and increase achievement for Latino students...

CSU and UC Fall 2014 transfer workshops

Oct 20, 2013

Students interested in transferring to four-year universities for the Fall 2014 term must submit their applications by Nov. 30. The CSU time period is between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30, while the UC period...

ASRHC to hold events of Domestic Violence and Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 20, 2013

ASRHC­ will soon charitably provide insight on the two awareness themes that associate with the month of October: domestic violence and breast cancer. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, there will be an informative...

Student One-Acts enthrall audiences

Oct 18, 2013

The Rio Hondo theater department produced yet another successful variety of eight stellar one-act plays in the Campus Inn Theatre. Guests had three opportunities to watch the set of shows  between...

Apple Releases the new LiePhone 318,972s

Oct 2, 2013

Apple’s hotly anticipated iPhone 5s and 5c were released Friday Sept 20 with assumptions that society’s technological fanatics would go insane. Well Apple, you got your wish. Fights broke out...

Local Natives rock the Greek at homecoming show

Oct 2, 2013

The Greek Theatre of Hollywood hosted uprising band  Wild Nothing and Los Angeles darlings, Local Natives on the evening of Friday the 13. Wild Nothing opened the show with a 45-minute set that gave...

WCAF awards art advocates during annual ‘Honors Night’

Sep 18, 2013

The Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation (WCAF) presented its 11th annual “Honors Night” on June 26 at the Radisson Hotel in Uptown Whittier. Hosted by chairman Roberto Chavez, this celebratory dinner...

Man in La Mancha

Sep 16, 2013

Whittier Community Theatre opened its 92nd season last week with a fine presentation of the Broadway musical "Man of La Mancha,"  and one of the highlights was the wonderful set of Miguel deCervantes'...

Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more rock Outsidelands in San Francisco

Aug 13, 2013

A stellar lineup and an abundance of alcoholic and delicatessen options were topped with the cherry of perfect weather this past weekend after Golden Gate Park delivered yet another successful Outsidelands...

The Wanted makes OC fans “glad they came”

Aug 8, 2013

Orange County's very own Pacific Amphitheater welcomed UK-pop sensations, The Wanted, as well of thousands of squealing fans and a plethora of light-up signs, fan posters, and glow sticks on Wednesday...

Chinese transfer students explore Rio’s amenities

Jul 24, 2013

Crowds of foreign exchange students are flooding Rio Hondo’s campus in hopes to gain more knowledge of the American culture and advance their English-speaking skills as a part of the International Study...

Quarterly meeting of Bond Oversight Committee

Jul 2, 2013

On Thursday evening, members of the Rio Hondo College Citizens Bond Oversight Committee met for an update on Measure A projects. These projects included a tour of the new El Monte Education Center....

WCAF awards art advocates during annual “Honors Night”

Jun 30, 2013

The Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation (WCAF) presented its 11th annual "Honors Night" on Wednesday, June 26 at the Radisson Hotel in Uptown Whittier. Hosted by chairman Roberto Chavez, this celebratory...

Instagram’s attempt to steal Vine’s thunder

Jun 27, 2013

Instagram's long-term popularity has depleted extensively over the past several months due to the success of other social media applications, such as the 6-second video app, Vine. Vine is a social network...

Monsters University thrives as Pixar’s first prequel

Jun 22, 2013

The long awaited prequel to Disney's 2001 classic Monsters, Inc. hit theaters this past weekend with anticipation from a mass fan base who were highly knowledgeable of Pixar's ability to produce stunning...

Pico Rivera crash kills three, including two children

Jun 20, 2013

A head on collision between a speedy driver's Honda Civic and a unfortunate woman's Nissan Sentra has left three dead, including two children, as well as three hospitalized in critical condition. All...

Trilogy of One Acts brings laughs to Rio

May 9, 2013

by Krystyn Bristol This past weekend, the theatre arts department held it’s bi-annual One-Act festival in the Campus Inn Theater. The show featured three published plays directed by theater students,...

Students win big at local high school art competition

May 2, 2013

By Krystyn Bristol The 11th annual 38th Congressional District High School Art Competition was recently in full swing as students from local high schools submitted their best work in hopes...

Theater students attract crowds to “their town”

May 2, 2013

by Krystyn Bristol The students of Rio Hondo’s performing arts department presented the 1938 Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Our Town” to several maximum capacity crowds in the Campus Inn this past...

Theater students to re-produce classic play “Our Town”

May 1, 2013

by Krystyn Bristol Rio Hondo students in the theater 170 course, rehearsal and perform, have been rehearsing excessively throughout the spring semester to produce and perform the classic play and Pulitzer...

Nuts to Die For – Rio Theater department serves comedy

Apr 10, 2013

by Krystyn Bristol This past weekend, the theater department of Rio Hondo College successfully produced their very first “Murder Mystery Dinner” event in the Campus Inn. Developed by the Artists...

Oz’s Great and Powerful Prequel

Mar 20, 2013

The funny, warm-hearted "Wizard of Oz" prequel, "Oz the Great and Powerful", veers far enough from the Yellow Brick Road paved by the original film to avoid dangerous direct comparisons. With a pull of...

Disney’s Very First Valentines Celebration

Feb 11, 2013

Valentines week is quickly approaching, and many people are still clueless as of how they are going to celebrate. For those couples whom are Disney fans or annual pass holders like myself, the Disneyland...