Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Mural at Rio Hondo Park in Pico Rivera, California

Hispanic Heritage Month Excludes Parts of Latin America

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor September 29, 2021

There is something extraordinarily odd about the word “Hispanic” in Hispanic Heritage Month. The word is exclusionary but also ironically Eurocentric during a month-long celebration and recognition of the independence of Latin American countries from European imperialism. The same can be said...

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Why An Abled Actor Shouldn’t Play a Disabled Character

Danielle Anzures, Reporter September 21, 2018

In the modern day world, most people would be outraged if the role of a colored person was given to a white actor. In fact, we’ve seen cases of outrage at casting mistakes not even more than a couple of years ago. Films like Ghost in the Shell, Netflix’s Death Note, and Pan experienced backlash...

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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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The FBI Agent In Your Webcam Is Not The Only Imaginary Entity To Fear

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor March 19, 2018

I think that perhaps everybody’s scared. Can you truly say that tape has never been over your webcam? Today, webcams are now seen as invasive threats. Truly, if the FBI were Roko’s henchmen and a Basilisk anything but mythological, could hefty middle-aged men be watching our secrets? kept and archived?...

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Why There Isn’t Much Coverage of the Syrian Civil War

Dante Lopez-Bennett, Copy Editor March 12, 2018

If I were to be the grandest architect of a scheme in which I Madoff with the spoils of war, I wouldn’t tell a soul. As if things were about to play out on stage, the curtains would remain closed so as to heighten the anticipation for all of those in attendance. As director of the newest newsworthy...

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It’s All About Experience

“Age is just a number”
Danielle Anzures , Reporter October 25, 2017

This phrase tends to be used as a rebuttal when debating whether if people should date someone older than themselves and to some extent it’s true. Age isn’t necessarily a problem for everyone, as long as everyone in the relationship is consenting and of legal age, but issues can come later on....

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