Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Though President Elect Trump has incited controversy throughout his campaign, he still acquired the necessary 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency.

It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

Zachary Mejia , Political Correspondent November 9, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has clinched the 2016 presidential election after a tight battle to the last minute with his opponent, Hillary Clinton. His victory marks the closest election since Bush v Gore, and like the 2000 elections, third party candidates played a key role in the outcome. While...

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Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer May 16, 2016

The Democratic primary elections have been interesting to watch. The most entertaining part has been Bernie Sanders' rise in momentum. It must be extremely disappointing for Hillary Clinton to have lost to Obama, and now, even when using the first female president card, Sanders is still giving her a...

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The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer April 18, 2016

Last month’s terrorist attack in Brussels is yet another unintended consequence of the West’s dreadful diplomacy in the Middle East, specifically, the Obama Administration's use of unconventional hard power diplomacy. Despite the unavoidable controversy that plagues any world leader in regard to...

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Zackary Mejia

A Failing Party

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer February 23, 2016

Not since the 1912 presidential elections has the Republican Party been so partitioned. The unnatural phenomenon that is Donald Trump has ruined the party's "establishment" and moderates chances of winning the presidential election. Instead, as it is with Trump in the lead with 67 delegates and...

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