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SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E

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

American Vandal: A True-Crime Satire

Anthony Moreno

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E

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


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

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


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top Stories

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...

MTV to Reboot TRL

MTV to Reboot TRL

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

MTV is reviving the hit TV series 'TRL'. Total Request Live was a staple for the Music Television Channel in the early 2000's. Each day a top 10 list of the most popular music videos of the week would air.  Hosted by many VJ's most notably, Carson Daly who is now host of Emmy Winning singing competition,...

FIDM Associate Curator to Hold Presentation and Film at Whittwood Branch Library

FIDM Associate Curator to Hold Presentation and Film at Whittwood Branch Library

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

Christina Johnson, Associate Curator of FIDM, is set to talk and present a film at the Whittwood Branch Library in Whittier on September 21 at 6:30 pm. Tickets are free and available now!

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

American Horror Story: Cult made its premiere on Tuesday, September 5, just in time to keep viewers spooked all Fall. The first episode used the 2016 election to set up the events for the seventh season of the award-winning show. The first episode, titled “Election Night,” kicks off with Donald T...

Game of Thrones Season 7 Comes to an End; Are You Caught Up?

Game of Thrones Season 7 Comes to an End; Are You Caught Up?

Estephany Rodriguez, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

What a breathtaking 7 season finale of Game of Thrones! If you have not watched it...what are you waiting for!? I won't spoil the ending of the season for those who have not watched it yet. I do want to share with all the new viewers, who have yet to even start the show for the very first time, that...

Netflix debuts new trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist

Netflix debuts new trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist

Ramon Alvarado, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under A&E

Marvel just doesn’t stop. And with numerous movies and shows in their seemingly never-ending cinematic universe already out, their plans for the future show that they have no intentions of slowing down. Today, February 7, Netflix has debuted the new trailer for Iron Fist, the latest installment in Marve...

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo women's tennis team got a strong win versus Long Beach City College on March 3 with a final score of 9-0. The team currently has an overall record of 2-6. This is only their second win of the season, but the Lady Roadrunners showed exactly what they're capable of against LBCC as they mercilessly...

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Taste of Soul celebrates 10th anniversary

Armand Santos, Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2015


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News, Top Stories

The Taste of Soul Family Festival turned 10 this year. This is the largest festival in Los Angeles, with crowds approaching 400,000 for the single-day event. Crenshaw Blvd. was closed to vehicular traffic between Stocker St. and Rodeo Rd. Oct. 17 for the event. Boasting four full stages,  h...

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

Armand Santos, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News

Rio Hondo College focused the spotlight on aspiring student filmmakers with its 5th Annual River Deep Student Film Festival, a joint collaboration between the Division of Communications and Languages and the Division of Arts and Cultural Programs. The festival is the brainchild of professors Tom Callinan...

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