Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief

Ryan Leon is a Journalism major who aspires to work in the video games industry as a games journalist. In his spare time, Ryan loves to play video games, watch sports, read, watch movies, and spend time with family and friends. This is Ryan’s second semester writing for El Paisano and he has taken on the responsibility of being the Online Editor-in-Chief. Ryan is also in his final semester at Rio Hondo College. He will be transferring to a California state university where he will obtain a Bachelors degree in journalism in order to achieve his dreams.

All content by Ryan Leon

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review

May 9, 2022

Six years after “Doctor Strange” hit theaters, its sequel, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”, is now playing. While Marvel Studios has been on a roll producing high quality films to...

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Review

Apr 11, 2022

The newest Lego game from developer TT Games, “Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga”, is here at long last. All nine films in the main Star Wars timeline are available to play through in this latest...

All-new PlayStation Plus Coming Soon

Apr 6, 2022

Sony Interactive Entertainment is releasing a new and improved version of their PlayStation Plus subscription this June. The updated subscription service will merge the current version of PlayStation Plus...

Why Journalism Still Matters

Mar 25, 2022

The Associated College Press held a conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel March 4, 2022 in Long Beach, Calif. This is where keynote speaker Rick Green shared an important story about a terrible issue in...

Try Harder! Review

Mar 18, 2022

Directed by Debbie Lum, “Try Harder!” is a documentary film that follows a group of high school students struggling with the college admissions process. The film centers around Lowell High School,...

El Paisano Sweeps JACC 2022

Mar 8, 2022

Despite stiff competition, there are more awards heading back to the newsroom at Rio Hondo College. El Paisano Media won nine out of 11 contests at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference...

Horizon Forbidden West Review

Feb 28, 2022

With the success of “Horizon Zero Dawn,” developer Guerrilla Games has proved to be one of the best development studios. Now, with the release of their sequel, “Horizon Forbidden West,” that has...

The Art of the Photo Walk

Nov 19, 2021

Watching “Berlin Street Photography” by Robin Schimko from the_real_sir_robin on YouTube really impressed me. I’ve never been into photography, so this was my first time seeing a video like this....

Marvel’s Eternals Review

Nov 10, 2021

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” premiered Nov 5 and is the latest addition in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film opens with the Eternals getting ready to go on some kind of mission. Eternals...

PlayStation 5: One Year Later

Nov 9, 2021

Nov 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Sony PlayStation 5 console’s release. Debuting with two different versions (disk and digital) the PS5 allowed gamers to choose what console they wanted more...

Holidays Feel Different

Nov 4, 2021

With the passing of yet another Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. Thanksgiving is great and all thanks to the food people get to eat, but Halloween and Christmas have always...

Online vs. In-Person Learning

Oct 26, 2021

In Mar 2020, both public and private school systems were flipped upside down after the Coronavirus pandemic established itself. World health officials decided that it was too dangerous to allow in-person...

Halloween Kills Review

Oct 19, 2021

"Halloween Kills," the sequel to the 2018 revival film "Halloween," is the latest installment in the long running "Halloween" franchise. It premiered on Oct 15, is currently playing in a theater near you,...

Vaccine Mandates: Good or Bad?

Oct 14, 2021

On Wednesday Oct 6, the Los Angeles City Council approved a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will require proof of vaccination at most public places beginning on Nov 6. The cities of New York and San Francisco...

Should More Food Products be Rebranded?

Oct 7, 2021

In the year 2020, things took a turn for the worse. Systemic racism and hate consumed the United States. Society was a broken shell of itself, and people everywhere felt it. Not just those living in America,...

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Review

Sep 27, 2021

Developed by Ember Lab, Kena: Bridge of Spirits is a new action/adventure video game. It is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC (personal computer). In this adventure, you play as Kena,...

Streaming Services Hurt Movie Theaters

Sep 22, 2021

As we continue to grapple with the never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters are slowly making a comeback. In March 2020, movie theaters across the country were forced to shut down, which caused concern...