Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Passengers should wear masks anytime they are inside any public transport service, as they are two to three times more likely to get infected due to the tight space on planes and buses. If they refuse to wear masks, services will also be denied.

CDC Extends Mask Mandate on Planes and Public Transit

Beatriz A. Martinez, Lifestyles Editor April 18, 2022

Last Wednesday, the mask mandate on planes and public transportation would extend across the country for two more weeks. The centers for the control and prevention of diseases (CDC) announced that this measure will be valid until May 3. This decision is due to the increase in new cases of COVID-19 across...

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Just days before The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) became law on March 27, 2020, the Federal Student Aid office began providing Emergency COVID-19 Relief Flexibilities starting March 20.

President Joe Biden Extends Pause on Student Loan Payments

Beatriz A. Martinez, Lifestyles Editor April 12, 2022

Last Wednesday, the Biden administration announced that there would be another pause in student loan payments. This extension is the sixth of the program in the two years of the pandemic. And comes less than a month before payments were scheduled to restart on May 1. Biden had been facing pressure...

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Biden’s Infrastructure bill may be followed with a scaled-down version of his “Build Back Better” plan.

President Biden’s Bill Passes Congress

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor November 10, 2021

On Nov 5, Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan finally passed after months of deliberation in congress with bipartisan support. According to The Wall Street Journal, the bill passed 228-206, with the approval of 13 Republicans.  Six progressive Democratic members also apposed the bill. What’s...

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The US-Mexico Border Crisis

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 28, 2021

Larger numbers of immigrants have flooded the US-Mexico border than ever before since the beginning of the year. Activists and members of the Latino community have looked to put blame on someone for the crisis. What Exactly are the Cages for? The surge began amid former president Donald Trump’s campaign...

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Donald Trump Acquitted a Second Time

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 15, 2021

Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial ended in his acquittal on Feb 13. His accusations of inciting a mob of his followers to attack the Capitol last month ended in bloodshed. Despite most senators voting to convict Trump, the number was not enough to bring about a conviction. Trump...

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2020 First Presidential Debate

Lorenzo Arce and Sam Garcia September 30, 2020

Last night, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden exchanged heated words in their first presidential debate. The 95 minute discussion, mediated by Chris Wallace, featured fiery exchanges between the two presidential candidates. Appointing a New Supreme Court Justice There was the...

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