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Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Son Huasteco group Trío Chicontepec: Founder Rolando Hernandez, Jorge Hernandez and Dr. Edgar Hernandez.

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 19, 2019

World-renowned Trío Chicontepec introduced their unique sound and skill to students in the Wray Theater on September 23. The trio (comprised of founder Rolando Hernandez, his son Jorge Hernandez, and Dr. Edgar Hernandez) shared the history and technique of Son Huasteco, a type of Mexican folk music. Dr. ...

International Friendly: Mexico vs Argentina Preview

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Mexico national team will face off against Argentina in a friendly match today at Alamodome Stadium in Texas. The Mexicans are unbeaten in 2019 with eleven wins and won the Gold Cup in the summer in the United States. "El Tri" are playing well with their new players Uriel Antuna and Erick Gutierrez,...

World Cup: Neymar inspires Brazil as Belgium comeback

Neymar Jr. dazzled on the pitch but annoyed many during his sideline antics of exaggeration. Photo credit: Getty Images.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

July 2, 2018

Brazil (La Selecao) were comfortable winners in Samara as Mexico’s (El Tri) journey ends after a 2-0 loss. Belgium (Red Devils) also advanced to the quarter-finals after a 3-2 victory over Japan (Blue Samurai). The Belgians will face La Selecao next after coming back from 2-0 down to shatter Blue Samurai...

“AMLO” New Elected Mexican President

Aaron Martinez, Managing Editor

July 1, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is the new elected Mexican president. This was the third time that AMLO ran for Mexican presidency, he had run back for the first and second time with PRD party in 2006 against former president Felipe Calderon and in 2012 against the current president Enrique Pena Nieto. This...

World Cup: Group F drama, Brazil and Switzerland discover opponents

In Kazan, Ju Sejong of South Korea (red) celebrates the win which sent Germany packing. The German loss also meant Mexico were given a life-line despite losing to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. Photo credit: Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 27, 2018

Group F was settled Wednesday with Sweden and Mexico (El Tri) advancing to the World Cup’s Round of 16. Defending champions Germany were eliminated in group stages after losing 2-0 to South Korea. The Asians defeat of the Germans lifted Mexico to second place despite losing 3-0 to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. In...

Mexico continue to roll as Kroos wins it late

Germany made things interesting in Group F after Toni Kroos (center) scored a late winner. Photo credit: theguardian.com

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 23, 2018

Germany’s (1-0-1) Toni Kroos scored a game-winning goal in stoppage time to cap a dramatic comeback against Group F foes Sweden (1-0-1) in Sochi. The win puts Kroos' clan in contention for a place in the knockout round after losing to Mexico (El Tri) Sunday. Their match against South Korea (0-0-2)...

El Paisano in Russia

Thursday Moscow will kickoff the World Cup in Russia where the host country looks to start off with the win. Photo credit: fifaliveupdates.com

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 13, 2018

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is hours away from kicking off. Host nation Russia will battle Saudi Arabia in the tournament’s opening match in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. This summer, El Paisano Online will be your guide throughout the duration of the event. Time Difference Usu...

Is Mexico World Cup ready for Russia 2018?

Juan Carlos Osorio seemed confused as he sent out another variation of his unusual formations just weeks away from Russia 2018, in the game agaisnt Wales at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on May 28.

Aaron Martinez

May 28, 2018

Mexico’s National soccer team started their preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “El Tri” faced the Wales National soccer team at the Pasadena Rose Bowl where more than 80,000 fanatics congregated for the game. This was the first of three games that Mexico is using for preparation before...

Clashes between soldiers and gasoline smugglers leave 10 dead in Mexico

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Clashes between Mexican troops and gasoline smugglers leave at least 10 people dead, including four soldiers, in Puebla state, said Mexican officials May 4. The incidents took place May 3 between Mexican law enforcement authorities and fuel smugglers known as huachicoleros. The clashes occurred in the...

Journalist Killed In Mexico, The Fourth in Six Weeks

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

A Mexican journalist, Maximino Rodriguez Palacios, was shot dead outside of a shopping center Friday April 14 in La Paz, a coastal city in the state of Baja California Sur. He was 72 years old. Palacios wrote about politics and crime for the Pericu Collective. He had previously worked as a spokesma...

Immigrants face wall even before election day

Names of Rio Hondo faculty and staff who proudly advocate a safe and respectful environment for every member of the Rio Hondo community.

"Paco", Guest Writer

November 16, 2016

Rio Hondo College sophomore, Paco, 26, experienced life changing events when his mother made the choice to move from Mexico to the United States. It was 1999, and Paco was nine years old. On a hot summer day 17 years ago, Paco’s mother, Rosa, and his uncle Gerardo packed their bags, handed Paco a b...

Abortion, legal or illegal

Abortion, legal or illegal

Teresa Maldonado, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Abortion is a delicate, yet epidemic and controversial topic throughout our country. An abortion consists of a woman terminating her pregnancy. Many argue that abortion should be illegal because of the fact that abortion is considered murder. Murdering an unborn child is committing sin. Although, abortion...

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