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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A model of an early Russian T72 tank, one of the many vehicles operating in both Ukrainian and Russian armies. Many have been abandoned due to mechanical breakdown or lack of fuel.

Ukraine Holds Strong Against Russian Onslaught

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 1, 2022

The Conflict Escalates The Ukrainian people have held off the Russian Army with the support of much of the free world; However, Putin has put his nuclear missiles on high alert in response to worldwide uproar over his actions. A 40 mile long convoy of Russian Vehicles and artillery travels to join the...

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Compton At Rio Hondo

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter February 25, 2022

Last Game Recap Male Roadrunners visited Long Beach in a game which was heavily in their favor. The first half was controlled by the roadrunners but as the match concluded the game ended with LB in favor by a score of 89 to 79. Leaving on a good note, the roadrunner left that match with three of its...

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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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Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted of All Charges

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor November 28, 2021

On November 19, 2021, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges for killing two and injuring another in August 2020. His acquittal has created controversy and mixed feelings in an already tense nation .  In the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting, unrest engulfed Kenosha, Wisconsin after footage...

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Rio Hondo College received $28 million from Congresswoman Linda Sanchez as part of a COVID-19 relief fund that will be used to assist students with tuition costs and more.

Students at Rio Hondo College May Be Eligible for COVID-19 Related Financial Assistance

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor November 15, 2021

Over the last week, several students at Rio Hondo College received an email. The subject line read: "Student Balance write-off." Students across Calif., including those within the 38th Congressional District, who received the notice are eligible for financial assistance through the COVID-19, Higher Education...

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Biden’s Infrastructure bill may be followed with a scaled-down version of his “Build Back Better” plan.

President Biden’s Bill Passes Congress

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor November 10, 2021

On Nov 5, Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan finally passed after months of deliberation in congress with bipartisan support. According to The Wall Street Journal, the bill passed 228-206, with the approval of 13 Republicans.  Six progressive Democratic members also apposed the bill. What’s...

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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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Now hiring signs can be found at many storefronts across the country.

Labor Shortages and Labor Strikes Are Taking Over

Cassidy Anderson November 8, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the job market has fluctuated quite a bit. Now hiring signs can be seen at many storefront locations throughout the whole country. One question can be asked: Why are there so many job openings and so little available workers? Labor Strikes and Shortages The...

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Gender Neutral Passports are Finally Here

At Least They are in Select States
Christopher “Luci” Elias November 2, 2021

The third gender option on our passports is finally a reality, one that has been long awaited and much overdue. The first recipient being Dana Zzyym, an intersex military veteran and the associate director of the Intersex Campaign for Equality. Who has been fighting and waiting for this to happen for...

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Colin Powell, a retired four star general who had become the countrys first black US Secretary of State died on Monday October 18.

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies at 84

John Rodriguez October 29, 2021

Colin Powell, a retired four star general who had become the country's first black US Secretary of State died on Monday October 18. According to his family's post on Facebook, Powell had died due to COVID 19. “We’ve lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, godfather, and a great American,”...

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Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California ranked in three categories for Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics.

Rio Hondo College Ranks in the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor October 27, 2021

Rio Hondo College ranked in three categories in the 2019-2020 Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. The categories Rio Hondo College ranked in are: Total Enrollment 4-year School, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Degrees, and Total Associate...

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