Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Drawing of a frustrated high school student trying to take a math test.

Editorial: Are Schools Doing their Jobs Post Pandemic?

Jasmine Soria, Print Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

After more than a year of distance learning, schools K-12 are fully reopening, and students are more frustrated than ever. The cause of this; the American school system, 8 hours a day, 6 classes, 7 days a week. As of March 2020, most schools transitioned to virtual learning, a new and difficult concept...

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Since the beginning of September, the number of new COVID 19 cases have been decreasing in California.

California has Lowest COVID 19 Case Rate

John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor September 30, 2021

It has been almost two years since the start of COVID 19, and yet it won’t be gone anytime soon. However for California, one of the country’s most populated states officially has the lowest COVID 19 cases in the US. The CDC has provided information about the latest data on the state’s COVID 19...

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Superior Grocers is one of many grocery stores that accepts EBT Cards as a form of payment. Superior Grocers in South El Monte, Calif.

Rio Hondo College Will Begin Promoting Calfresh to Students

Jeffrey Barragan, Reporter September 27, 2021

Rio Hondo College recently announced it will receive a $432,726 grant from the Calfresh program beginning in Oct until Sept of 2024. Calfresh is part of a federal program that assists low-income individuals and households purchase food and groceries. The school will use the grant to advocate the Calfresh...

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Covid-19 Essentials: Mask, Insurance Card, and Vaccination Card. Civilians now need to wear a mask to protect themselves, an insurance card to maintain their health, and vaccination card to attend local outings.

Vaccine Mandate in Los Angeles County

Marina Gutierrez, Reporter September 21, 2021

     Health officials have been contemplating whether or not to make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for weeks now.      Los Angeles County Health Officials have given the executive order that Los Angeles County will now require the Covid-19 vaccine for all indoor bars, nightclubs, wineries, and...

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India’s Second COVID-19 Surge is the Worst Yet

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2021

India has been overwhelmed with record breaking numbers of COVID 19 cases. This is the worst surge of the pandemic to date. The Surge According to Reuters, more than 300,000 people a day have been infected for over a week straight. Every day breaks each previous day’s record. As of April 30, India...

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Tokyo, Japan will be the first Asian Country to host the Summer Olympics twice since 1964.

COVID-19 Cases Rise in Japan, Will the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Continue?

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 27, 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics Pending Since the multiple strands of COVID-19 have been plaguing the earth, sports events risk their continuation. With the Olympics being postponed to this July, there are still concerns of possible cancellation. The Liberal Democratic Party’s No.2 Torisho Nikai says the games...

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