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Roadrunner Sports Update

Roadrunner Sports Update

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, both Roadrunner water polo teams fell to Chaffey College at Rio Hondo’s Aquatic Center. The men’s team came close to victory but the Panthers prevailed 9-11. The women’s side fell 4-8 in each team’s first conference matchup. The Lady Roadrunners will have a week until their next match whi...

Game of Thrones Season 7 Comes to an End; Are You Caught Up?

Game of Thrones Season 7 Comes to an End; Are You Caught Up?

Estephany Rodriguez, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

What a breathtaking 7 season finale of Game of Thrones! If you have not watched it...what are you waiting for!? I won't spoil the ending of the season for those who have not watched it yet. I do want to share with all the new viewers, who have yet to even start the show for the very first time, that...

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s always satisfying to find meaning in a film, especially when you had no preconceived notions  going into it. After watching the film Ghost in the Shell, I had my own personal realization about the film that I didn’t expect. This is the type of film which is crafted to be visually stunning but lac...

Nintendo Switch Breakdown

Nintendo Switch Breakdown

Danny Celiz, Podcast Manager

March 15, 2017


Filed under A&E

In November of 2012, Nintendo released the successor to the Wii called the Wii U. The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to support HD graphics alongside debut titles like “Splatoon” and “Super Mario Maker” in conjunction with sequel titles like “Super Smash Brother 4” and “Bayonetta...

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Diego Crespo, Editor-in-chief

June 29, 2016


Filed under A&E

Directed by Rio Hondo's own John Francis, "The Music Man" is a charming musical playing at the La Habra Depot Playhouse. When "Professor" Harold Hill comes to town to run a game over the people of River City, he devotes himself to finding out as much about the town's people as possible. Along the way...

Review: ‘Only the Dead’ masterfully depicts the grim war in Iraq

Review: ‘Only the Dead’ masterfully depicts the grim war in Iraq

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under A&E

“Only the dead see the end of war” is a quote attributed to the Greek philosopher Plato, whose most famous student, Aristotle, would go on to mentor Alexander of Macedonia. Without a doubt, through his military campaigns in West Asia, Alexander knew Plato’s proverb by heart. As his successors...

Agents Mulder and Scully return to ‘The X-Files’

Agents Mulder and Scully return to ‘The X-Files’

Rose Loza, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under A&E

May contain spoilers! Fans were delighted to hear that the beloved 90's paranoia television program, The X-Files, would come back from it’s hiatus, and have a 10th season starting at the beginning of the year. Ending its last episode of the season on Monday, Feb. 22, many were intrigued and e...

Demi Lovato ‘Confident’: Album Review

Demi Lovato ‘Confident’: Album Review

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under A&E

Since her liberation from the Disney Channel’s clutches, Demi Lovato has become one of pop’s leading motivational figures, bawling songs about self-empowerment and talking to Congress about destigmatizing mental illness. The 23-year-old’s smash hit “Cool for the Summer” is the first single...

‘Jane the Virgin’ Season 2 Recap and Review

‘Jane the Virgin’ Season 2 Recap and Review

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2015


Filed under A&E

*WARNING. SPOILER ALERT* THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MANY SPOILERS. READERS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN WATCHING THIS TELEVISION SHOW SHOULD READ AT YOUR OWN RISK.  An American humorous, romantic, and comedy-drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman, debuted season 2 of Jane the Virgin on Oct. 12 o...

*SPOILER ALERT* M. Night Shyamalan shocks viewers again with ‘The Visit’

*SPOILER ALERT* M. Night Shyamalan shocks viewers again with ‘The Visit’

Arlene Torres, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under A&E

*Writers Note* This movie review contains a few spoilers. Writer and director M. Night Shyamalan’s movies have been known to include eerie shot styles, clever storytelling and dramatic plot twists. Movies such as “Signs” and “The Sixth Sense” shocked viewers with unexpected endings and ...

Grape Seed Oil? Oily Face? What?!

Grape Seed Oil? Oily Face? What?!

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer

September 26, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

Ever heard of grape seed oil?, me neither. Not for a long time until I read about it recently. It was this year through beauty blogs, which I stumbled upon it while looking through the various facial oils that were present on the website, totalbeauty.com where I found it. The reason why I happened...

Porto’s Bakery & Café is the local home away from home

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

Rosa Porto, a talented cake maker was the one who established Porto's Bakery & Cafe and brought it from Cuba to California. Customers have traveled from all over, just to have a taste of their legendary potato balls, cheese rolls, red velvet cupcakes and the list goes on and on. Many years...

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