Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Arroyo High School in El Monte, California is one of thousands of High Schools in the State that will have to add ethnic studies courses to its curriculum.

Ethnic Studies Will Be in California High Schools, and It’s Mandatory

October 17, 2021

Ethnic studies courses are now a requirement for all high school students in California. On Friday, Oct 8, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom passed Assembly Bill AB 101, a bill that makes ethnic studies classes a graduation requirement. California is the first state in the United States to pass a mandatory...

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Women Volleyball at Compton College

Women Volleyball at Compton College

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter October 13, 2021

Rio Hondo Volleyball vs Santa Barbara Coming into the match Rio Hondo was coming out from 3 losses. Coming into this match they surely were not the favorite on paper. This did not stop these Rio Hondo women to battle it out with Santa Barbara Who have an expressive record and surely can be favorites...

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Los Angeles Fashion Week makes a show-stopping return at The Petersen Museum

Los Angeles Fashion Week makes a show-stopping return at The Petersen Museum

Jasmine Soria , Print Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

  Los Angeles Fashion Week made a return for the first time since 2019, featuring four days of Cars and Fashion, Red Carpet, Contemporary, and Street Wear looks. That is to say, each day, four international/ LA-based designers showcased their collections. A total of 16 different designers...

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President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor October 11, 2021

On Oct 8, President Joseph R. Biden proclaimed Monday, Oct 11 as Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day. For the last 50 years, the second Monday of October has been observed as Columbus Day. It became a federal holiday in 1934. But for the first time, a US President has also proclaimed Oct. 11...

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 Dr. Shum credits his staff with much of what he and The Oncology Institute have accomplished. The staff at The Oncology Institute clinic in Whittier are the backbone of patient treatment, as they attend to patients receiving treatments.

Oncologist Dr. Merrill Shum Named Top Doctor 2021

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter October 4, 2021

Local Oncologist and Hematologist Dr. Merrill Shum awarded Top Doctor 2021 by California Magazine and 2021 Super Doctor in his respective category by Los Angeles Magazine. Working out of The Oncology Institute clinic in Whittier, he also sees patients at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) also...

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12 year old feeling exhausted after being on her phone the entire day.

Editorial: Social Media is a Nightmare

Jasmine Soria, Print Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2021

Social Media has been around for only 24 years. Those with phones and computers brought to light Six Degree, a social media platform common in the late 1900s.  Platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter have taken over the media industry since the early 2000s. While they have done much good to...

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Isabella Ayala #4 is freshman at Rio Hondo and her position is Utility/ Attacker.

Meet Rio Hondo Women’s Water Polo 2021 Team

Molly McCormick, Sports Editor September 29, 2021

  I had the pleasure of meeting Coach Lim and the rest of the Women’s Water Polo team. They are a hard-working and determined team with one common goal. For such a young team they are very passionate about their sport.  Coach Todd Lim As I spoke with Coach Todd Lim, you could see the love...

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Apex Legends implements a seasons system, where each season brings big updates that can impact the metagame. This constantly evolving format also brings special events like season eights War Games event.

Live Services : The Future of Video Games

Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor September 28, 2021

What and Where Within the last decade, the face of the games industry has changed and shifted in a multitude of ways. The current state of the industry is inundated with forms of interaction, monetization, and play that were either entirely unavailable a decade ago, or at least not as widely used. A...

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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...

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Covid-19 Essentials: Mask, Insurance Card, and Vaccination Card. Civilians now need to wear a mask to protect themselves, an insurance card to maintain their health, and vaccination card to attend local outings.

Vaccine Mandate in Los Angeles County

Marina Gutierrez September 21, 2021

     Health officials have been contemplating whether or not to make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for weeks now.      Los Angeles County Health Officials have given the executive order that Los Angeles County will now require the Covid-19 vaccine for all indoor bars, nightclubs, wineries, and...

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Speculation that Activision Blizzard stock is going to rebound has begun as the stock has began to stabilize, despite the lawsuit from shareholders.

State Of California Sues Activision Blizzard

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter September 20, 2021

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing is suing games publisher Activision Blizzard after a two year investigation. The suit was filed on July 20, alleging that Activision Blizzard was violating California’s workplace protections. The suit brings to light the “frat boy” culture...

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Cancer treatments shots may soon be available to cancer patients to avoid the long journey of chemotherapy.

COVID-19 Scientists Tackle to Create Cancer Shots Next

Gabi Ortiz March 25, 2021

Immunizations are medicines that help the body battle sickness. They can prepare the invulnerable framework to discover and eliminate unsafe germs and cells. There are numerous immunizations that you get for the duration of your life to prevent catching regular sicknesses. A New Solution  The scientists...

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