Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Russia Invades Ukraine; US Responds with Sanctions as the World Watches

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 25, 2022

On Feb 24, President Vladimir Putin announced Russian troops are undertaking what he calls “special military action” across Ukraine. This is the largest invasion of any European country since WW2. What’s Going on and Why?  Cities like Kharkiv, Odessa, and Sumy have come under heavy artillery...

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Boston Pride forward Carlee Turner played in the JWHL with the Winter Hawks from 2013-2017. She first signed a one year deal with Boston Pride and one of the first timers to be an Isobel Cup Champion.

NWHL: Boston Pride First Two-Time Winning Isobel Cup Champions

Mimi Castellanos April 5, 2021

As the NWHL continue their Isobel Cup, Boston Pride take home their second Isobel Cup win since 2016. On March 26, the NWHL finally finish their long-awaited tournament season. With semi finals and finals being televised, they were also broadcasted by an all-female crew. As Boston advanced to the final...

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris made history, with Harris becoming the first woman to be elected Vice President of the U.S.

Joe Biden to Become the 46th President of the United States

Kamal Harris Makes History as First Woman Elected Vice President
Sam Garcia, News Editor November 7, 2020

It’s a historical event. It's projected that Joe Biden will win the 2020 presidency and become the 46th President of the United States, according to The Associated Press and NBC News.  While ballots continue to be counted, Biden (290) surpassed the necessary 270 Electoral College votes needed to...

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Super Bowl 54 Preview

Will the 49ers bring home #6 or will the Chiefs end their 50 year drought?
Enrique Medina , Broadcast Director February 1, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will face off Sunday night in Super Bowl LIV in Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium. Super Bowl LIV will mark the seventh time the 49ers reach the big game in their franchise history and first appearance since 2012. As for the Chiefs, this marks their second time...

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Champions League Quarterfinals First Leg Recap

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 11, 2019

The first legs of the Champions League quarterfinals concluded Wednesday, April 10 as Europe's biggest soccer competition continued. All four matchups were even and low scoring ties which have left everyone wondering anything that can happen next week. Here's what happened Tuesday and Wednesday in the...

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The Shanghai Dragon waited over a year for their first match victory.

The Worst Losing Streak in Sports History Finally Ends

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-In-Chief March 11, 2019

When you think of the worst losing streaks in sports history you may think of teams like the Cleveland Browns from the NFL or the 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers after losing Lebron James. In the realm of esports the worst losing streak, in an over 30-year history across multiple titles, belongs to the Shanghai...

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The Fight to Ensure Citizenship and Liberty

Jaime Aparicio, Science and Technology Editor November 8, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, President Donald J. Trump was featured in an interview with Axios that has gathered quite the controversy. Residents in the United States born from those with illegal citizenship consider this a national issue. President Trump wants to abolish birthright citizenship to control what...

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One of the greater mysteries in aviation history may have been solved. Bones found in 1940 have been re-examined and are now beloved to be those of legendary pilot Amelia Earhart.

Bones Found in 1940 Likely Those of Amelia Earhart

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 12, 2018

Bones found in a remote South Pacific island in 1940 have been reexamined and are now believed to belong to legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart. The bones were first examined in 1940 by physician D.W. Hoodless. The only conclusion Hoodless made was that the bones belonged to a man. University...

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

Rio Celebrates Black Excellence

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor 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...

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Professor Dower, also known as Mama D lecturing students about gangs influence on Hip Hop culture

“You Gotta Take This Class”: History of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

Autumn Lewis, Reporter February 26, 2018

Looking to fulfill your arts requirement in your general education while learning about the kind music you listen to on a daily basis? This is the class for you. With Rap music and Hip Hop Culture being so prominent in today's society, especially with the millineal generation, its only right that...

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While the Thunders Russell Westbrook roars after his game-winning three, fans in Denver are struck with disbelief behind him.

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 42nd triple-double

April 10, 2017

Russell Westbrook has been on a tear all season long, doing anything and everything to lead his Thunder to victory. With his amazing athleticism, skill, and hustle comes amazing stats. Stats that have inked his 2016-2017 season in the history books. Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's single season triple-double...

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Farewell John Francis

John Francis retires after 36 years, -30-
Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor May 24, 2016

Since its inception, Rio Hondo College has seen students come and go, making an impact in their lives and forever shaping their future. Few students have had their adult lives guided by the school like Professor John Francis. The 20th student to enroll in Rio Hondo, Francis has spent 50 years of his...

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