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Rio Hondo Speech & Debate Finish 4th out of 24 Universities

Rio Hondo Speech & Debate Finish 4th out of 24 Universities

Grant Tovmasian, Contributor

January 31, 2019

The Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate team competed at the 2019 Jannese Davidson Invitational at Concordia University Irvine on January 26 to 27. With over 24 Universities and Colleges represented, Rio Hondo Speech and Debate Team brings home 4th place sweeps in debate. Please join us in congratulating...

Clinton vs.Trump: The Qualifier

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent

October 18, 2016

The October 8 debate occurred after a controversial week for both presidential candidates. Donald Trump was under heavy criticism for coarse sexual remarks made about women in a leaked video from 2005. Hillary Clinton was under scrutiny after Wikileaks released transcripts of paid speeches she made to...

The Coin Toss Election: First Presidential Debate

The Coin Toss Election: First Presidential Debate

Zachary Mejia, Managing Editor

September 26, 2016

The Rio Hondo Forensics department, in conjunction with Student Life and Leadership and the Associated Students of Rio Hondo College, held a viewing in SU-201 for the Monday night presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This was the first of three debates between the two candidate...

Rio Hondo’s forensics team wins four awards

Malea Meza, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

Rio Hondo's Speech and Debate Team returned from their first tournament of the semester that took place at El Camino College, with four awards of "Excellency" on Sept. 25. Rio Hondo sent a total of 21 students to compete which consisted of 10 teams competing in the National Parliamentary Debate As...

Abortion, legal or illegal

Abortion, legal or illegal

Teresa Maldonado, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Abortion is a delicate, yet epidemic and controversial topic throughout our country. An abortion consists of a woman terminating her pregnancy. Many argue that abortion should be illegal because of the fact that abortion is considered murder. Murdering an unborn child is committing sin. Although, abortion...

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