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Cerritos College and Norwalk School Threat Not Credible

Cerritos College sent out this safety alert Sunday night warning of unspecified threats made on social media.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018

Cerritos College posted a safety alert warning of an "unspecified threat" made to their campus and another Norwalk school Sunday night. The sheriff's department has identified the source of the social media threats and has deemed them not credible. "As a precaution, Campus Police will have presence...

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Students filled the Student Union at Rio Hondo to discuss the DACA elimination announcement.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2017

With the Trump Administration announcing the elimination of the DACA program, many undocumented students are left wondering what’s in store for them now. Keeping this in mind, Rio Hondo held a Healing Circle inside the school’s Student Union on Tuesday afternoon. The event, which was open to students...

Petitioners: Friend or Foe?

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Joseph Quintana, Staff Writer

May 15, 2016

I understand that some of these petitioners are here to make a change within the government or city we live in, but it does not excuse the abrasive or rude tactics they use to get our attention. As a student here at Rio Hondo, I know that the campus is home to a variety of organizations and stud...

University representatives to visit Rio Hondo campus

University representatives to visit Rio Hondo campus

Yiyun Zhang, Senior Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Students at Rio Hondo College who are interested in applying to California State Universities should know that these universities are currently accepting applications from transfer students and have been since the beginning of October. In order to be better prepared for the application process, the repres...

New workshop series available for freshmen

The First-Year Stuent Success Center open for all first-year students throughout the semester.

Yiyun Zhang, Senior Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

The First-Year student success center hosted a workshop on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in room 201 of the Student Union. For the new students attending Rio Hondo College, the first year workshop is a good chance for every freshmen to learn about the campus and know what to expect during and after attending school. ...

Suspicion of gunman leads to campuswide evacuation

Under the suspicion of an armed-male student at Rio Hondo College, all students, staff, and faculty were directed to evacuate to nearby assembly points while sheriffs searched the campus.

Melissa Cano, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2012

A Rio Hondo College student was detained on the main campus in Whittier, Calif. today around 11:20 a.m. under the suspicion of possessing a concealed weapon. Students, faculty, and staff were instructed to exit all buildings and evacuate to their designated assembly points throughout the campus. A...

Celebrating ‘Latino heritage month’

Erik Buelna, Calendar Editor

October 11, 2012

The Associated Students of Rio Hondo College (ASRHC) helped celebrate Latino Heritage Month by encouraging Rio Hondo College students and staff members to attend events and help support Chicano heritage. The Kick-off Events for Latino Heritage Month occurred on Sept. 19 and 20 from 12:30 p.m. to...

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