Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo at Irvine Valley

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter November 17, 2021

El Camino at Rio Hondo As the season continues for our lady roadrunners we are slowly looking forward to the season. Rio came into this match with two wins and four loses which in their heads it was a win-win situation. Nevertheless our roadrunners put on quite a show and secured the victory in a close...

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Lady Road Runners are heading to the Finals

Lady Road Runners are heading to the Finals

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter November 9, 2021

Season Wrap-up The Roadrunners finish up their extraordinary season with a record of 13-1-1. Very impressive and also not to forget the Roadrunners secured a Conference title for the second consecutive season. Also to mention their last game was very decisive for the division title. These Roadrunners...

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Mt.Sac at Rio Hondo

Mt.Sac at Rio Hondo

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter November 2, 2021

Rio Hondo at East LA Looking at each team record we can clearly see the roadrunners are favorites. Nevertheless in soccer nowadays anyone can win. Back to the match Rio came in with over five games in conference games. Only suffering 1 loss in over seventeen games is impressive which c;ear;y states...

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Pfizer and Moderna are the most popular types of vaccinations people can choose to receive in order to be better protected from COVID-19. It is now more important than ever to be vaccinated due to the recent vaccine mandates that have been ordered in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Vaccine Mandates: Good or Bad?

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

On Wednesday Oct 6, the Los Angeles City Council approved a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will require proof of vaccination at most public places beginning on Nov 6. The cities of New York and San Francisco were the first to incorporate vaccine mandates earlier this year. Mandate Backlash This decision...

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 Dr. Shum credits his staff with much of what he and The Oncology Institute have accomplished. The staff at The Oncology Institute clinic in Whittier are the backbone of patient treatment, as they attend to patients receiving treatments.

Oncologist Dr. Merrill Shum Named Top Doctor 2021

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter October 4, 2021

Local Oncologist and Hematologist Dr. Merrill Shum awarded Top Doctor 2021 by California Magazine and 2021 Super Doctor in his respective category by Los Angeles Magazine. Working out of The Oncology Institute clinic in Whittier, he also sees patients at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) also...

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Drawing of a frustrated high school student trying to take a math test.

Editorial: Are Schools Doing their Jobs Post Pandemic?

Jasmine Soria, Print Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

After more than a year of distance learning, schools K-12 are fully reopening, and students are more frustrated than ever. The cause of this; the American school system, 8 hours a day, 6 classes, 7 days a week. As of March 2020, most schools transitioned to virtual learning, a new and difficult concept...

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The white button mushroom is accesible for everyone. As pictured above the mushroom can be found in the backyard and the market. This is another reason why the white button mushroom is used during these trials.

White button mushroom tablets used to slow the advancement in prostate cancer

Yasmine Poot , Podcast Editor September 24, 2021

There are over 14,000 known species of mushrooms, many still unknown. Mushrooms hold a valuable place in our environment. These species hold a key to our future. However, can they do the same in modern medicine?  City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center that houses the Beckman Research institute...

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Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021

Luke Perez April 29, 2021

April 22, 2021, local congresswoman Linda Sánchez and other 41 congress members made Earth Day special by sponsoring The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021. The bill plans to decrease pollution, boost the economy, and improve Americans’ health. The Carbon Fee Now fossil fuels like...

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Graphic image of new COVID cases in the state of California given by The New York Times.

California has lowest COVID case rate in US

John Rodriguez April 27, 2021

The state of California now has the lowest COVID case rate in the United States as of the third week of April.  California Beginning of the Year In the beginning of the year, California had one of the highest rates of COVID cases. On January 1st, the state had an average of 37,957 cases of the coronavirus....

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Cancer treatments shots may soon be available to cancer patients to avoid the long journey of chemotherapy.

COVID-19 Scientists Tackle to Create Cancer Shots Next

Gabi Ortiz March 25, 2021

Immunizations are medicines that help the body battle sickness. They can prepare the invulnerable framework to discover and eliminate unsafe germs and cells. There are numerous immunizations that you get for the duration of your life to prevent catching regular sicknesses. A New Solution  The scientists...

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Scientists and doctors of Pfizer work relentlessly during Phase 3 of the vaccine

Coronavirus Vaccine Is on the Way

Luke Perez November 18, 2020

Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, and their partner BioNTech, a German biotech company, have created a vaccine to battle the coronavirus. They have reported that it is 90% effective and that their late-stage trials were a success. The FDA is waiting to call for distribution until test patients receive...

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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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