Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

One of the last photos of Amazon Books open in Los Cerritos Center.

Amazon Stores Permanently Closing, What Now?

John Edeson Sayoc, Photo Editor March 20, 2022

End of an Era As of Sunday, March 20, most of or all Amazon Books, Amazon 4-Star, and Pop Up shops will be closed down permanently. This means 68 stores that are located in the United States to the United Kingdom. There were 24 bookstores, over 30 other retail stores, and around 10 pop-up shops. Stores...

Continue Reading
Superior Grocers is one of many grocery stores that accepts EBT Cards as a form of payment. Superior Grocers in South El Monte, Calif.

Rio Hondo College Will Begin Promoting Calfresh to Students

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor September 27, 2021

Rio Hondo College recently announced it will receive a $432,726 grant from the Calfresh program beginning in Oct until Sept of 2024. Calfresh is part of a federal program that assists low-income individuals and households purchase food and groceries. The school will use the grant to advocate the Calfresh...

Continue Reading
Cinepolis in Pico Rivera, CA - Cinepolis was opened earlier this year for moviegoers who want to experience that special feeling of watching a movie inside a theater that you cant get anywhere else.

Streaming Services Hurt Movie Theaters

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief September 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 for many. The Cause At the beginning of the pandemic, movie theaters had no choice but to close...

Continue Reading

Amazon makes AirPods Competitior using Alexa

April 17, 2019

Amazon already has its foot in the electronic's door with items like Alexa. They have decided to transform this device into their own versions of the Apple AirPods. Bloomberg sources claim that it is one Amazon's most important projects. "The headphones will look and act similar to AirPods" Amazon...

Continue Reading

Amazon Working With ICE Agents

Vincent Franco , Digital Photo Editor November 20, 2018
An open letter had been sent out by Amazon employees calling out Chief Executive Jeffrey P. Bezos on their sale contracts with ICE for AWS Rekognition, or powerful facial recognition
Read Story
Associated Student Service giving out raffle tickets for prizes on Sep. 4 and 5 that include a graphing calculator and a Amazon Tablet.

Rio’s Club Rush brings over 20 clubs to explore on Sep. 4 and 5

Rio Hondo's annual Club Rush is here! Over 20 Clubs to join and explore. 
Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief September 4, 2018

  Club Rush's lively event presents you with Power 106. Bringing everyone together with Hip-Hop and captivating students with giveaways for Beyonce and Jay-Z's On the Run II Tour. Meanwhile, a Student Message Board of Hope is displayed to encourage students to write sincere words for...

Continue Reading
Amazon, You Need to Take Cosby Off Prime Video Right Now

Amazon, You Need to Take “Cosby” Off Prime Video Right Now

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2018

Someone at Amazon missed a very important memo. One week ago, Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault. Earlier today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to expel Cosby and Roman Polanski, another convicted rapist. Yet inexplicably, three of Cosby's television shows are still available...

Continue Reading
Trump Takes on Amazon

Trump’s War on Amazon

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief April 2, 2018

Early Thursday morning, President Donald Trump began to wage war on an enemy the United States has never battled: Amazon.com. Continuing through Monday, the president attacked the e-commerce retailer for its effect on the United States Postal Service. "I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before...

Continue Reading