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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

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Mia Alvarez

Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief

Mia Alvarez is a Journalism for Transfer major. This is Mia's second year at Rio Hondo College and she plans to transfer to a 4-year university in the fall of 2023. Mia got her love for Journalism from the movie "13 going on 30" where the main character is an editor at her favorite fashion magazine. Mia wants to be a media journalist. In her free time, Mia enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her hamsters, and shopping for Loungeflys.  This year is Mia's second time being part of El Paisano and she can't wait for what the future holds.

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Denis Bouanga scores on Philadelphia last minute to lead his team to the CCL Final, where LAFC is set to face-off against a Liga MX team; Leon or Tigres.

LAFC beats Philadelphia Union to return to CONCACAF Champions League final

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2023

The Los Angeles Football Club went up against Philadelphia Union in a heated match for the 2023 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Semi Finals on Tuesday night with a score of 3-0 at BMO Stadium. First...

Its A Berry Special Time at Knotts Boysenberry Festival

It’s A Berry Special Time at Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Apr 20, 2023

What is a Boysenberry? A boysenberry is a dark purple hybrid berry that is made up of three different types of berries.The boysenberry is a cross between a loganberry, red raspberry, and blackberry.   The...

LAUSD Breaks Their Silence and Works Together Against Superintendent Carvalho

LAUSD Breaks Their Silence and Works Together Against Superintendent Carvalho

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Apr 13, 2023

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the second largest school district in the nation. As rain pummeled the sidewalks and wind bent back umbrellas LAUSD held a three-day strike that closed...

Los Angeles Football Clubs captain Carlos Vela fighting for the ball in oppositions area while the score was 1-1 at the BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. on Saturday, March 25.

[Photo] LAFC Holds Off FC Dallas to Secure a Late Winner

Mar 26, 2023

Los Angeles Football Club's captain Carlos Vela fighting for the ball in oppositions area while the score was 1-1 at the BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. on Saturday, March 25.

BMO Stadium Name Changed

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Mar 7, 2023

Los Angeles FC’s home arena changed its name from Banc of California Stadium to BMO Stadium. BMO, which stands for Bank of Montreal, is a Canadian financial institution. BMO is moving into the U.S by...

Tuesday Feb.14 Reggie Diaz-Clemente and Pamela Nunez distributed pastries for students at Rio Hondo College upper quad. The event D.I.Y Valentines Day was hosted by ASRHC.

[Photo] D.I.Y Valentine’s Day Brings Out The Love On Campus

Feb 15, 2023

Tuesday Feb.14 Reggie Diaz-Clemente and Pamela Nunez distributed pastries for students at Rio Hondo College upper quad. The event D.I.Y Valentine's Day was hosted by ASRHC.

From Left to Right:

Edgar Minasyan: Rio Hondo Graduate, Transferred to UC IRVINE. Getting Ready for Law
School
Alexander Cadena: Rio Graduate, Transfer Student University of Utah, MA in Communication
CSUN. Part Time Faculty at Rio
Edward Minasyan: Rio Graduate, Transfer to UC Irvine, Coach at Rio Hondo
Ryan Serrano: Rio Graduate: Transferred to UC Davis, Graduated!
Diana Macias: Rio Graduate, Student Trustee: Transferred to UC Davis
Carolina Campillo: Rio Graduate, Student Trustee. Transferred To UCLA, Graduated!
Patricia Hughes: Rio Graduate, Transfer Student CSULB, MA in Communication CSUF. Full
Time Faculty at Rio’
Melissa De Leon: Rio Graduate, Student Trustee: Transferred to CSULA. MA in
Communication. Full time at CSULA

Forensics Speech & Debate Team

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Feb 27, 2023

The Rio Hondo Forensic Speech & Debate team competed at the 13th tournament of the season, Tabor-Vanitsky and Southern California IPDA Championship, held at Cerritos College Feb. 17-19.    Grant...

BLACK FRIDAY DEALS 2022

BLACK FRIDAY DEALS 2022

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Nov 23, 2022

Black Friday used to be a one day event where shoppers can find the best deals on just about any product in-stores. Some of the products consist of mattresses, laptops, big screen TVs, clothing, kitchen...

The Lady Roadrunners are overjoyed after scoring their winning point.

[Photo] RHC Women’s Volleyball Spikes A Win During Sophomore Night

Nov 10, 2022

The Lady Roadrunners are overjoyed after scoring their winning point.

[Video] RH Sports Zone – Ep 4. – Nov 7, 2022.

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Nov 7, 2022

RH Sports Zone - Ep 4. - Nov 7, 2022.

These Lady Roadrunners are determined to defend their side of the court against their opponent.

[Photo] RHC Women’s Volleyball Adds Another Win To Their Streak

Nov 4, 2022

These Lady Roadrunners are determined to defend their side of the court against their opponent.

[Video] Rio Talk – Study Abroad Madrid – Oct. 31, 2022

Written by Christopher Villaseñor, Broadcast Director Oct 31, 2022

Rio Talk - Study Abroad Madrid - Oct. 31, 2022

[Video] RH Sports Zone – Ep.3 – Oct. 31, 2022.

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Oct 31, 2022

RH Sports Zone - Ep.3 - Oct. 31, 2022.

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) celebrates their victory of the Western Conference Final against Austin FC at  the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The match took place on Sunday, Oct.30, 2022

[Photo] LAFC Push Aside Austin FC in Dominating Win

Dec 5, 2022

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) celebrates their victory of the Western Conference Final against Austin FC at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The match took place on Sunday, Oct.30, 2022

Outside Hitter Nadine Oronoz #7, sophomore at Rio Hondo College serves the ball against Desert College on Oct. 26, 2022.

Rio Hondo’s Women’s Volleyball Dominates A Win Against Desert College

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Oct 26, 2022

The Lady Roadrunners swept the floor against the visiting Roadrunners of Desert College with a score of 3-1 in Whitter on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. They just came back from dominating a 3-2 win against...

Coach Esko is a professor in the Kinesiology department and the head coach of the womens volleyball at Rio Hondo college.

Coach Esko Gets Featured On RH Sports Zone Podcast

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Oct 25, 2022

RH Sports Zone is a new sports podcast that gets released every Monday for Rio Hondo College (RHC) students and staff to get information on the sports that are going on at the college. We also give our...

[Video] RH Sports Zone – Oct. 24th 2022

Oct 24, 2022

In this episode of RH Sports Zone we talked about upcoming RHC games for the week of Oct 24-28. We had the chance to interview our volleyball coach Mrs. Esko on her thoughts on how the season is going...

[Video] RH Sports Zone – Oct. 17, 2022

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Oct 17, 2022

RH Sports Zone will focus on certain sports that our roadrunners play throughout the fall season.

Attacker Aaron Ayala #11, sophomore at Rio Hondo College gets rid of the ball against Mt.SAC player on Wednesday, Oct.12, 2022

RHC Men’s Water Polo Gets Drenched By Mt. SAC

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Oct 13, 2022

The Roadrunners lost against the visiting Mounties of Mt. San Antonio College with a score of 3-16 in Whittier on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. This was a huge conference game loss for the Roadrunners. They...

Smile movie poster seen outside of Harkins theater in Cerritos on Oct. 8, 2022.

Smile: Your Worse Nightmare Becomes Reality

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Oct 13, 2022

The movie topping the charts for October, “Smile,” directed by Parker Finn, was released on Sep. 30, 2022. “Smile” is unpredictable. All those moviegoers out there, this movie will for sure have...

[Video] Rio Round Up (RRU) Week of Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.

Oct 10, 2022

Welcome our new host Marilin Campos, as she updates the Rio Hondo College community with the latest news and events around campus.

Models walked the runway at the LAFW DEMOBAZA which focused on clothing that had a minimalistic  and futuristic look for the designers, Demo and Tato, on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. All the wardrobe was designed to express the concept of deconstructed clothing.

[Photo] LA Fashion Week Returns

Oct 10, 2022

Models walked the runway at the LAFW DEMOBAZA which focused on clothing that had a minimalistic and futuristic look for the designers, Demo and Tato, on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. All the wardrobe was designed...

Rio Hondo’s Women’s Volleyball Spikes A Win Against Cerritos College

Rio Hondo’s Women’s Volleyball Spikes A Win Against Cerritos College

Written by Mia Alvarez, Online Editor-in-Chief Sep 28, 2022

The Lady Roadrunners swept the floor against the visiting Falcons of Cerritos College with a score of 3-0 in Whitter on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. This was a huge conference game win for the Roadrunners....

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