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Rapper Nipsey Hussle Dead at 33

David Ibarra, Reporter

April 1, 2019

Hip Hop artist and social activist Ermias Asghedom, known as Nipsey Hussle, died Sunday afternoon in South Los Angeles, Calif. after being shot six times. The Grammy-nominated artist was shot in the parking lot of his store, Marathon Clothing, at around 3:25 p.m., police sources say. He was pronounc...

MTV Reviving Spring Break

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

As 2019 approaches, MTV is planning to breathe life back into Spring Break. This new incarnation of the once popular program will take place and air March 19th through the 21st at the Grand Oasis Hotel in Cancún, Mexico. While the event will still have its common celebrity guests and music perfo...

A History of Printmaking

A History of Printmaking

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

November 2, 2018

Reflection and Futurity: 45 years of Dia de Los Muertos reception was hosted at the gallery Oct. 25th at 7 p.m. Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) showcased various colorful prints and

“Brown Baby” is Coming to The Wray Theatre!

Leo Villanueva, Contributor

November 1, 2018

The Wray Theatre brings you an original play called "Brown Baby," showing this December. The play brings you a tragic tale of human trafficking. Taking place south of the American border. Produced by Carlos Morton, Professor of the University of Texas at Austin. It is truly a must see! Carlos Morton...

She’s Up To Bat: Batwoman On CW

Arrow star Stephen Amell shared the big news at The CW’s upfront presentation on  Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Noah Garcia, News Editor

May 17, 2018

At the CW Networks Upfront Presentation,  Arrow star Stephen Amell and the CW president Mark Pedowitz announced the details of their yearly superhero crossover event, May 17, 2018. This years 'Arrowverse' crossover event is planning to introduce the Dc comic character BatWoman for the first ti...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

From comedic skits to an Oscar for best screenplay. Jordan Peele has come a long way since his days on Mad TV.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were ...

Rio Celebrates Black Excellence

Members of the Rio Hondo staff, Black Student Union members and guest speakers pose after the Black Excellence event speeches.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2018

Rio Hondo’s Black Student Union held a Black Excellence event at the school’s lower quad, Wednesday, Feb. 28. There were painting booths, spoken-word artists and guest speakers present to celebrate Black history. “Just to show culture for Black History Month, today’s the last day of Black ...

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

SZA's Debut Album 'CTRL' Goes Gold

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 12, 2017

SZA just hit a huge milestone in her career for her debut album. CTRL  released back in June to rave reviews was just certified gold by the RIAA. SZA posted multiple photos on her Instagram celebrating this achievement. The 'Love Galore' singer also received a platinum plaque for her second single featuring...

American Vandal: A True-Crime Satire

Photo used from Netflix

Anthony Moreno

October 12, 2017

Netflix released a new series on its streaming platform: American Vandal. The series is a satire comedy that takes cues from many true-crime drama television shows. One of the most notable shows that American Vandal imitates is another hit Netflix series that took the country by storm: Making a Murderer....

‘The Gifted’ Brings Mutants to FOX

'The Gifted' Brings Mutants to FOX

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 11, 2017

Fox and Marvel are releasing a new television series. The Gifted takes place in the X-Men Universe and revolves around a family on the run from the government. X-Men is a comic book property that began in the early sixties and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The X-Men is an allegorical story...

Miley Cyrus ‘Younger Now’ Album Review

Miley Cyrus 'Younger Now' Album Review

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 10, 2017

Miley Cyrus just released her sixth studio album on Friday. 'Younger Now' has a country pop feel and is definitely a departure from all past iterations of Cyrus. We all know Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana. The hit Disney series went for four seasons and spawned a music superstar. After Hannah Montana...

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