Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The Tesla START ceremony at Rio Hondo was just the second such ceremony in history. Only one other school in the country has the Tesla program.

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor May 23, 2018

Rio Hondo’s Tesla START program now has its first batch of graduates. Ten students received recognition for completing the 12-week course this spring at a ceremony held in Rio’s automotive shop Wednesday, May 23. The ten graduates have been hired at various Tesla locations in California and one in...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the extermination of the DACA program early Tuesday morning.

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

Ramon Alvarado and Noah Garcia September 5, 2017

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...

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Apolo Ayala, 18, left, and Tiffany Guerra, 32, take notes during a class at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, as part of the new Pathways to Law School initiative that aims to connect more California community college students to law schools in the state. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

Rio Hondo Offers A ‘Pathway to Law School’

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer September 26, 2015

The Pathway to Law School program had a meeting on Sept. 22 for students that are interested in the field of law. The meeting was hosted by Rudy Santacruz, who is a counselor and a coordinator for the Pathway to Law School program and discussed the general information about the program. The Pathway...

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Summer Bridge program continues to strive

Lauren Heffington, Staff Writer June 25, 2013

Rio Hondo's Summer Bridge program began June 21 for the incoming freshman that recently earned their high school diplomas. Nearly 100 students visited to get a feel of the campus for their very first time. Students also got the chance to take their assessment tests for future math and English classes...

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