Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are a few of the major holidays celebrated throughout the world. Whether someone is trick or treating, eating a delicious meal, or unwrapping presents, these holidays are sure to bring happiness to all who take part in them.

Holidays Feel Different

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2021

With the passing of yet another Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. Thanksgiving is great and all thanks to the food people get to eat, but Halloween and Christmas have always been my favorite holidays. Not just because of the trick or treating and presents, but because...

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“Halloween Kills” is the newest chapter in the “Halloween” franchise. During its opening weekend, “Halloween Kills” slayed the box office, generating $50.4 million, despite also streaming on Peacock.

Halloween Kills Review

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

"Halloween Kills," the sequel to the 2018 revival film "Halloween," is the latest installment in the long running "Halloween" franchise. It premiered on Oct 15, is currently playing in a theater near you, and streaming on Peacock. Directed once again by David Gordon Green, "Halloween Kills" picks up...

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A pumpkin and cobwebs signifying the start of the Halloween spooky season.

2021 Halloween Events in Southern California

Cassidy Anderson October 11, 2021

Spooky season is here, and every year the Halloween holiday brings loads of fun events to participate in. From pumpkin-carving to horrifying mazes, the options are endless. Here’s a list of the top attractions to bring friends and family to this season.  Halloween-Themed Concerts “The Nightmare...

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Halloween Horror Nights promotion billboard at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights: Giving Us the Comeback we Have All Been Waiting For

Valeria Yanez and Yasmine Poot September 10, 2021

Covid Precautions Halloween Horror Nights 2021 is back this year with its greatest comeback yet. Last year's Covid-19 pandemic forced Universal studios to cancel halloween horror nights last October 2020. Here are some things that have changed. Universal is taking precautions by providing their...

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Monte Revolta is your devilish host for the night at the Haunted Hayride

Halloween Drive-Thru Events To See

Luke Perez October 26, 2020

Haunted maze events like Halloween Horror Nights, Knott's Scary Farm, Queen Mary's Dark Harbor are very popular in October. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many events were cancelled. In Los Angeles, the creation of Drive-Thru events have opened up scary mazes while keeping people safe in their cars. Here...

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While trick or treating may not be appealing this year, there are still plenty of fun activities to do this Halloween season.

What to Do for Halloween During a Pandemic?

Wesley Fukuda October 23, 2020

Halloween is known for many things: trick or treating, scary movies, and costume parties with friends, just to name a few. It is a time where we enjoy the thrills of getting scared, have mischievous fun, and not worry about the condition of our teeth. Now with the whole COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine...

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Professor Matt Schleicher discussing paint techniques with his Stagecraft class. His students helped create this years Halloween maze, Rexs Revenge.

Let’s Get Spooky: The Evolution of Rio Hondo’s Halloween Maze

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 31, 2019

Halloween mazes have become a staple when planning October festivities. Deep within the walls of the M-Building, Rio Hondo has been brewing up their own scares, but it takes a lot of work backstage in order for all the “eeks!” and “ahhs!” to come screaming from the faint-hearted. Two years...

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Outside of the maze Creepshow, which is one of ten that will be featured at Halloween Horror Nights this year.

Thrilling Highlights: 2019’s Halloween Horror Nights

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 14, 2019

Universal Studios kicked off its scare season on Friday, officially opening the gates to Halloween Horror Nights. The chilling event will be opened on select nights until November 3. Attendees will have a variety of cult and classic horror experiences to choose from. This year the park has a full...

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A preview of the maze that will take place in the Wray Theatre this Halloween.

The Multiverse of Film Club is Bringing a Horror Maze to Rio Hondo

Enter the maze, if you dare.
Danielle Anzures , Reporter October 30, 2018
The Pennywise themed maze comes to the Wray theater with help from members of The Multiverse of Film Club.
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Wide shot of the Spooktacular 5k in Whittier California, October 29.

Whittier’s Spooktacular 5k 2018

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor October 30, 2018
Spirits lifted and ghouls exercised at the Whittier Spooktacular 5k walk and run. Where thousands took part of the annual celebration Oct. 27, 2018.
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Review: Halloween

Jennifer España, Managing Editor October 26, 2018

Trick or treat! It’s the boogeyman, returning to the big screen after his theatrical debut back in 1978. The story follows Michael Myers, a six-year-old boy who commits a gruesome murder on All-Hallows-Eve. 15 years after committing the murder of his eldest sister, Myers escapes the mental institution...

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Netlfix brings new chilling movie and TV shows for October and there is a little something for everyone. From vampires, killer dolls, to paranormal.

10 Movies You’ll Regret Watching From Netflix and Chills

Betsy Segura , Staff Writer October 26, 2018

Planning a movie marathon, but not quite sure what to watch yet? There are many classics, remakes, and a few unfamiliar and alluring films that will scare the bejeezus out of you. Not through gore, but through inevitable fear. Here are our top ten picks for you. 1. The Shining A 1980 classic horror...

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