Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Lady Roadrunners secure a well fought victory.

Rio Hondo Versus Antelope Valley

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter March 11, 2022

Rio Versus Antelope Valley The Roadrunners last result was a very tight game coming to a final result of five-to-four. Overall, with some missing players, Rio almost pulled it off but came short against Antelope Valley. In a brief response from Antelope, they commented that Rio was no exception so both...

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Lina González Granados has become an artist recognized worldwide for her ability to create lightning changes in tempo, meter, and effect. With her career, she wants to convey the message that you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

LA Opera named a Latina as its Next Resident Conductor

Beatriz A. Martinez, Lifestyles Editor March 10, 2022

The national and international music industry has recognized Lina Gonzalez-Granados for her talent in classical music. And now, she will be the resident director of Los Angeles Opera for the 22-23 season. Gonzalez was born and raised in Cali, Colombia. From a very young age, she began to study music...

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Christmas is just around the corner. Make it merry and bright!

Songs to listen to to get into the Christmas spirit

Yasmine Poot , Podcast Editor November 30, 2021

   1. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey        This is the most iconic song for christmas. It is a must listen to, especially to start the month of December or like many, right after Halloween. Mariah Carey along with Michael Buble  are the rulers of Christmas.      2....

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MGK and Slipknot feud, Lil Peep and xxxtentacion being sued

Music Review: MGK vs Slipknot, Deceased Artists sued

Gilbert Lazo September 23, 2021

MGK vs Slipknot Rapper and rockstar Machine Gun Kelly looks to be getting into a feud with a band. It seems that front man for heavy metal band Slipknot Cory Tayler had a few things to say. “I (hate) the artists who failed in one genre and decide to go rock and I think he knows who he is, but that...

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Daft Punk Announces Retirement

Gabi Ortiz February 21, 2021

Daft Punk Announces Split The legendary group broke the news to the world on Monday. A 7-minute video was posted to Youtube titled "Epilogue," that pays homage to their 2006 film Electroma.  The breakup was confirmed by the duo's publicist Kathryn Frazier, however no other comments have been made regarding...

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Graphic by Vincent Franco

Five Movies and Albums to Help You Get through this Quarantine

Vincent Franco , Digital Photo Editor April 1, 2020

Times are hard and anxieties are high during these seemingly unrealistic events. To help “get away"  I’ve come up with a list of some of my favorite movies and albums, both recent and old, to watch and listen while in distress and help ease the nerves a bit.   Movies Paranorman (2012) From...

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The Anaheim Convention Center where The NAMM Show takes place every year. Though the event is a trade-show, the organization also aids in helping the future of music by funding charities and educational programs.

NAMM Show Makes Its 2020 Debut

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 27, 2020

NAMM kicked off its annual celebration of music on Thursday to an intense crowd of industry veterans, newcomers and hopefuls. The convention, full name the National Association of Music Merchants, takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California and is one of the world’s largest music product...

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Professor Frank Accardo on stage in the Wray Theater on Nov. 12. Accardo opened his concert, Frank and Friends, with a composition by J.S. Bach.

Music Professor Gives Students a Chance to Succeed with ‘Frank and Friends’ Concert

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 22, 2019

If one were to ask Professor Frank Accardo the year “Frank and Friends” started, there would be no definite answer. However, he could easily state why he brings it back year after year: for the students. “We don’t really have a guitar ensemble or a guitar studio class where [students] have...

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Dr. Argelia Andrade (far right) teaches students choreography for Mexican folk song, El Carretero.

Nuestras Raíces Returns to Rio for Master Class in Folklórico

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 10, 2019

For the third time this semester, Dr. Argelia Andrade and Professor Xocoyotzin Herrera visited campus to bring Mexican culture to students through music and dance. The event took place in the Lower Quad Wednesday morning and was one in a series of performances and master classes Rio Hondo has hosted...

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The country music festival will take place in Indio, CA.

StageCoach 2020 Lineup

Kaitlyn Leyva, Print Associate Editor October 18, 2019

California's biggest country music festival has finally released its 2020 lineup. The three day music event is returning for its 14th year in Indio California from April 24-26, 2020. Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Eric Church will be the opening acts on each of the three days. This will be Thomas...

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Guitarist Josh Brazil on stage at the Continental Room on Sept. 17.

King’s Prophet: Harmonious Complexity That’s Simply Meant to Be

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 9, 2019

Rock and roll can be simple in many cases – mix the drums, bass and guitar together, then throw in some vocals and you’re set. The formula is simple, effective, and doesn’t need much more added to the recipe. But even complex can be extraordinary, especially if the puzzle pieces fall effortlessly...

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Green Day Partner with NHL Under Two-Year Contract

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 2, 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) officially announced a 2 year contract with pop-punk band Green Day on Monday. The partnership will include performances, appearances, and other promotional collaborations for NBCSN's Wednesday Night Hockey. Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President Steve...

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