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‘The Gifted’ Brings Mutants to FOX

‘The Gifted’ Brings Mutants to FOX

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Fox and Marvel are releasing a new television series. The Gifted takes place in the X-Men Universe and revolves around a family on the run from the government. X-Men is a comic book property that began in the early sixties and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The X-Men is an allegorical story...

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In a ruling a Brazilian judge approved gay conversion therapy which has sparked outrage and fear around the world. Last week, Waldemar de Carvalho, a federal judge in the capital of Brasília, overturned a 1999 decision by the Federal Council of Psychology that banned psychologists from offering cures...

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners volleyball squad and the Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks faced off in what ended up being a thrilling matchup on Friday night at Rio Hondo. It took the Rio Ladies all five sets to put out the Seahawks, 3-2.   Rio Hondo found themselves in a back-and-forth affair right from...

Justin Valero Aims to Make a Difference

Justin Valero Aims to Make a Difference

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Justin Valero, who is campaigning to become California’s 57th District Assembly representative, held a meet and greet at his home in Whittier on Saturday. The purpose of the meet and greet was to provide an opportunity to tackle the problems at hand with the public. El Paisano was luckily able to si...

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo College has four teams that have begun their season with three sports beginning by the end of this month. Volleyball and Soccer have begun for the women’s with water polo and soccer having started for the men’s. Men’s basketball, wrestling, and women’s water polo will follow suite...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

American Horror Story: Cult made its premiere on Tuesday, September 5, just in time to keep viewers spooked all Fall. The first episode used the 2016 election to set up the events for the seventh season of the award-winning show. The first episode, titled “Election Night,” kicks off with Donald T...

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

Ramon Alvarado and Noah Garcia

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (better known as DACA) Tuesday morning. DACA protected around 800,000 “Dreamers” from being deported. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was the man that announced the final decision Tuesday. Stating that...

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under News

The first ever Classified Employee Award was granted to Yolanda Ramirez, Secretary in the Math and Science Division, by President Teresa Dreyfuss and the Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees April 12, at Rio Hondo College. The award commends a person who is a shining example of professionalism in their...

Uber CEO under fire for breaching Apple’s privacy guidelines

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under News

Uber’s C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, has recently risked having the Uber app removed from the Apple App Store after it was discovered that Uber had been secretly identifying and tagging iPhones long after the app had been deleted from one's phone— violating Apple’s privacy guidelines. This illegal act...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

After his sister, Chyna Thomas, passed away in a terrible car accident last month, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas said he "wanted to give up and quit." There was no quit in his game against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night, though. On what would have been his late sister's 23 birthday, Thomas...

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

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