Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Masks, sanitizer, and 10-15 student classes become the new norm for students in the U.S.

Schools Brace for Reopening

Ethan Huang, Reporter October 15, 2020

In the seventh month of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation are still discussing how to effectively reopen schools. The top priorities for these schools: being health-conscious while maintaining productivity for students. Experimental Education After the initial shutdown in March, there...

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Player backlash amidst return of European soccer

Gerardo Hernandez, Reporter May 15, 2020

After several weeks of uncertainty as to when the domestic soccer leagues around the globe will return to action, the English Premier League is close to setting a date. The EPL’s board of directors is set to meet with the club presidents on Friday. However, players are unhappy that their health is...

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Soccer making its return around the world

Soccer making its return around the world

Bryan Chavez, Host of Rio Round Up May 14, 2020

Soccer's return around the world gets closer and closer. We begin to see teams around Europe beginning to prepare for the return of their respected league. Teams in England are delighted with the news, the league is set to return Jun.1. La Liga is set to make its return Jun.12. Which is why most...

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Woman falls into hot spring at Yellowstone

Sam Garcia, News Editor May 14, 2020

A woman illegally entered Yellowstone National Park and fell into a hot spring. The incident happened yesterday, according to NBC. Park officials said the woman was backing up to take photos when she fell into a hot spring, near the Old Faithful geyser. Even though she was burned, the woman was still...

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LA County to extend Stay-At-Home orders

Sam Garcia, News Editor May 14, 2020

While Los Angeles County’s stay-at home order technically ends on Friday, residents can expect these restrictions to last through the summer. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged as much during a Board of Directors meeting yesterday.  “We are being guided by science and data...

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California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program

May 13, 2020

The California Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program is a one-time, state-funded disaster relief assistance program for undocumented immigrants impacted by COVID-19. The program will provide $500 in direct assistance to those who qualify, and a maximum of $1,000 in assistance per household....

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Rio Talk: Orange County wants its beaches to re-open during a pandemic

Manny Smith, Enrique Medina, Brandon Garcia, and Jonathan Smart May 5, 2020

Orange County wants its beaches to re-open while the COVID-19 pandemic has everyone in quarantine. Is it early to have people gather at the beach and risk contracting COVID-19?

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COVID-19: Working during quarantine

David Medina, Editor-In-Chief May 4, 2020

Covid-19 has brought closure to many businesses. Here's how a business continues to operate during a pandemic.

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EarthDay At Home With NASA

EarthDay At Home With NASA

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 22, 2020

Fifty years ago, on Apr. 22, 1970, people around the world marked the first Earth Day. Thousands gathered to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our beautiful planet for future generations. On this Earth Day, as we physically separate ourselves by necessity, we can still collectively...

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Virtual Decision Week:Celebrate your Success-Transfer Class of 2020

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 21, 2020

Due to Covid-19, Rio Hondo's “Decision Day” event has been converted to a virtual celebration titled “Decision Week- Celebrate your Success”.  This is an event that is composed of utilizing the college's social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, to recognize students'...

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Rio Talk: Stimulus Check

Enrique Medina, Brandon Garcia, Manny Smith, and Jonathan Smart April 17, 2020

This week we discussed the COVID-19 stimulus check with Enrique Medina, Brandon Garcia, Jonathan Smart, and Manny Smith.

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Angeleno COVID-19 Card For Emergency Financial Assistance

Angeleno COVID-19 Card For Emergency Financial Assistance

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 15, 2020

What is the Angeleno Card? With support from the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles, the Angeleno Card provides financial assistance for in-need households via no-fee prepaid cards provided by Mastercard's City Possible network in amounts determined according to the following...

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