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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Raymond takes his rollerblades to an empty hockey rink to practice

Life: One year into Covid

Raymond Luna, Social Media April 22, 2021

D-Day March 13, 2020 is a day I can remember so vividly in my mind as if it was yesterday. I wouldn't have known that would be the last day the world seemed normal. No masks, no social distancing and most importantly no worries. I remember everyone watching the news and trying to understand what's going...

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Monster Hunter Rise is an action RPG that sends players off to hunt monsters, equip weapons and upgrade armor. The game is currently available where video games are sold and on Nintendo’s Eshop.

Monster Hunter Rise

A definite must-buy video game for 2021.
Raymond Luna, Social Media April 15, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise released on the Nintendo Switch March 26, 2021. For $59.99 you get the standard edition (just a copy of the game). For $69.99 is the deluxe edition (includes the game and DLC). The collector's edition retails for $99.99 and comes with pins, stickers, DLC and a Magnamallo Amiibo figure. Synopsis “Monster...

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Carey Mulligan as Cassandra in the film Promising Young Woman.

Promising Young Woman Movie Review

Valeria Yanez, Reporter April 5, 2021

“Promising Young Woman'' is about a medical school drop out named Cassandra that is 30 years old. The movie shows the realities of sexual assault and how men have been excused for thier predatory behavior, all while showing the hardships of being a woman in society these days. The main character...

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The Game of Thrones Season 8 Playlist on Spotify is Here

Created by co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Cesar E. Gonzalez, Reporter April 11, 2019

The final countdown to the last season of Game of Thrones featured on HBO is finally upon us! What better way to guess an outcome of the finale with the announcement of a music playlist. Titled, "Game of Thrones: The End is Coming," was put together by the two co-creators of the show and is a total of...

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A San Bernardino sign shows snow along the northbound 15 Freeway at the Cajon Pass

Snow Arrives in Malibu, Pasadena, West Hollywood

Sunny California is immensely cold these days and bringing in snow to L.A.
Podcast Director , Erika Suarez February 25, 2019

Waking up to a cold toilet seat has been a morning routine and consistently having the heater on is not ideal for a broke college student living in Los Angeles. The real question is, when will this freezing cold weather stop? Because I'm missing our sunny California. Recently, Los Angeles is...

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Ben Affleck in

Why Ben Affleck is the Greatest Live Action Batman

Sam Garcia, News Editor February 11, 2019

Christian Bale. Michael Keaton. These are the first names to come to mind when you think of Batman. Or more specifically, who the BEST Batman is. Even Adam West's iteration of the Dark Knight, in all its campy glory, is given as much reverence. But there's one name that should - or actually, needs...

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There have been 307 mass shooting in 2018, according to the Gun Violence Archive, including the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting in Thousand Oaks.

Guns & Violence: Are We Really Ready?

Cesar Gonzalez, Opinion / Lifestyles Editor November 13, 2018

At any given time or place, an active gun-shooting can happen. Whether it be at your local corner store, favorite family restaurant,  the movie theatre, workplace, or in school. This is the startling truth of the matter.  In the state of California, there have been reports of 31 shootings this...

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Anime Wars: Sub or Dub?

Anime Wars: Sub or Dub?

Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief October 26, 2018

There’s nothing like a good old war between anime sub or dubs. Who is the better successor? Anime fans have battled through this discussion, quite too many times. Both have its advantages, but can one actually be better than the other? Let’s look at the benefits of subtitles: You don’t lose...

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When it comes to casting herself as the villain, Azealia Banks has raised her wand of opinions against Lana Del Rey. Both women are known to have affiliation with using witchcraft.

The Battle of Words & Witches: Banks vs Del Rey

When it comes to controversy in the tabloids, one name always comes to mind, Azealia Banks.
Cesar E. Gonzalez, Opinion Editor October 18, 2018

Azealia Banks is a well-known music artist, producer, and rapper. After her 2017 album, Slay-Z, she worked in releasing her top singles, “Treasure Island” and “Anna Wintour.” She has also made a debut in the documentary, “Love Beats Rhymes” and has been featured on tracks with several...

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Shortly after his arrest, high school people who knew him took on social media to voice their opinions.

Could High School Bullying Help Create A Killer?

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director October 9, 2018

Full disclaimer: murder is never okay no matter what you’re going through. This is the writer's own opinion on what he believes the outcomes of being bullied can escalate to. This is not blaming anyone or any entity, the examples used are just that, examples.  Joseph Ramirez Perez, a Downey High...

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The Problem with Men Dating Older Women

The Problem with Men Dating Older Women

Danielle Anzures , Reporter August 31, 2018

There’s always been this knee jerk reaction people have when they find out a man is dating an older woman. When it comes to telling family members this reaction can be more prominent. The idea that a young man would want to date an older woman is typically met with negative feelings. Women dating...

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Childish Gambino “This Is America” Message

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor July 9, 2018

This week Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover: rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, director, etc. released his “This Is America” single with a mind-blowing visual to accompany it. Literally. The video, complete with all sorts of demise and chaos rampant throughout, is one of the most important...

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