Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

“Justice for J6” Rally Mostly Uneventful

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor September 18, 2021

The right-wing “Justice for J6” event scheduled for Sept 18 ended without major incident. A large law enforcement presence met the smaller than expected crowd. Police arrested two armed individuals. Most of the crowd consisted of media.  Ahead of the event, the fences and a barricade of dump...

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2020 Summer Olympics Ban Slogan “Black Lives Matter” in Tokyo

Mimi Castellanos May 10, 2021

With less than 80 days away, summer Olympics 2020 have pushed forward with their event. Located in Tokyo, Japan, the postponed Olympics are continuing their plan within the current pandemic. With the variety of social injustices around the world, Olympics will be banning any Black Lives Matter apparel. Problematic...

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The Crackdown at Echo Park

Hundreds of homeless people evicted out of Echo Park.
Viviana Reyes April 6, 2021

Echo Park Lake is a famous Los Angeles landmark with it’s swan boats and beautiful view of the LA skyline. The man-made lake was a reservoir but later turned into a park in 1892. The spot is a popular tourist attraction in movies, tv shows, that  locals love to relax at. The homeless problem became...

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The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall

The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall

July 17, 2020

It’s been more than three weeks since the activist group Heart of Whittier started their 24 hour protest in front of Whittier city hall. The goal of the protest is to have the city open an emergency shelter as soon as possible to house the homeless until the Salvation Army Shelter the city council...

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Anti-Trump Supporter displaying the American Flag as a symbol of Patriotism for undocumented immigrants on May 1st in MacArthur Park

No Hate or Fear, Immigrants Welcome Here!

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor May 1, 2017

Hundreds of people spent their first day of May gathering in Downtown L.A to protest the recent string of anti-immigration policies. Calling it the MayDay March and Rally, taken from their website go.peoplepower.org, all groups participating declared their opposition to President Trump and his policies,...

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April 21 protest by Students on Philadelphia St., spurred by the uncertainty of their future.

Whittier Law School Students Protest Abrupt Termination of Law Program

Noah Garcia and Pete Escobar April 21, 2017

Dozens of Whittier Law School students protested Friday, April 21, over the Whittier College Board of Trustees' decision to terminate the college's law program at the end of the 2017 school year. Centered around the Administration building, disgruntled protesters marched on the corners of Painter and...

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Students March Down Whittier Boulevard from MHS to the Montebello District Office.

Montebello High School Students protest District Policy

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor March 8, 2017

Hundreds of Montebello High School students walked out Mar. 2  to protest the resignation of  Montebello Unified School District’s Chief Financial Officer, Ruben Rojas, claiming he mishandled district funds causing 468 lay offs by the end of this fiscal year. This decision to cut back was reached...

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A protester at the Los Angeles International Airport shows her disapproval with President Trumps executive order.

Thousands Fill LAX In Response To Trump’s Muslim Ban

Pete Escobar , Arts and Entertainment Editor February 2, 2017

Thousands of protesters swarmed Los Angeles International Airport  January 28 in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order that barred incoming refugees from Syria from entering the U.S. indefinitely, any other refugees for 120 days and blocked people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,...

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