Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Jacks is one of Whittiers oldest landmark restaurants left.

Jack’s Whittier Resturant

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter May 11, 2022

Many places here in the City are known for many things but nothing beats breakfast here at Jack’s in Whittier. This little restaurant might be on everyone's list here in Whittier to come and eat. The place stands out with a big sign and also the architecture of the places gives out throwback vibes....

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delicious plate of eggs and potatoes to top it off with some decaf coffee

Mexican Central Food Review

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter April 28, 2022

There’s many eateries to cover but with the help of spreading reviews many can soon try them. Mexican Central was an overall amazing experience; very different from other Mexican buisnesses. As soon as customers enter,  you look at the place filled with Mexican decorations and it feels safe. Many...

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Presented at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges for the Critical Review contest March 5, 2022, Try Harder! is a documentary film that showcases the struggle high school students have of getting into the college of their dreams.

Try Harder! Review

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2022

Directed by Debbie Lum, “Try Harder!” is a documentary film that follows a group of high school students struggling with the college admissions process. The film centers around Lowell High School, the number one ranked public high school in San Francisco, Calif, and a student body of mostly Asian...

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Turning Red Review: Embracing Growth

Turning Red Review: Embracing Growth

John Edeson Sayoc, Photo Editor March 14, 2022

The movie, “Turning Red” is a Disney Pixar movie that was recently released on Disney Plus on March 11, 2022.  A Fun Set of Characters The main character of this movie is a thirteen-year-old girl named Meilin (played by Rosalie Chang).  She turns into a red panda when faced with a lot of emotions....

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Dune had a hybrid release, also premiering on HBO Max. Regardless, its box office earnings have been good.

A Review of Dune

But I haven't Seen the 1984 Movie or Read the Book
Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor October 27, 2021

Unprepared Dune: Noun, a mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by the wind, especially on the sea coast or in a desert. An incredibly fitting title given a large part of this film takes place on a planet that would make Tatooine blush. Dune 2021, directed by Denis Villenueve, is based...

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“Halloween Kills” is the newest chapter in the “Halloween” franchise. During its opening weekend, “Halloween Kills” slayed the box office, generating $50.4 million, despite also streaming on Peacock.

Halloween Kills Review

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

"Halloween Kills," the sequel to the 2018 revival film "Halloween," is the latest installment in the long running "Halloween" franchise. It premiered on Oct 15, is currently playing in a theater near you, and streaming on Peacock. Directed once again by David Gordon Green, "Halloween Kills" picks up...

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Protagonist Kena must meditate in the forest to prepare for her next fight with evil spirits. Meditating is crucial to improving Kenas health.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Review

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2021

Developed by Ember Lab, Kena: Bridge of Spirits is a new action/adventure video game. It is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC (personal computer). In this adventure, you play as Kena, a young female lead who is referred to as a spirit guide. The Beauty of Kena Visually, the game...

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Clickbait is currently Number 4 in the Top 10 on Netflix for the US.

Netflix’s ‘Clickbait’ Limited Series: TV Review

Valeria Yanez September 22, 2021

  Clickbait is a limited series that has reached the top 10 most viewed in the U.S. for Netflix. The series consists of eight episodes each being around forty to fifty minutes long. The show gives you a mix of a thriller and drama all in one. Clickbait is the perfect title for this series. It's...

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Monster Hunter Rise is an action RPG that sends players off to hunt monsters, equip weapons and upgrade armor. The game is currently available where video games are sold and on Nintendo’s Eshop.

Monster Hunter Rise

A definite must-buy video game for 2021.
Raymond Luna, Social Media April 15, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise released on the Nintendo Switch March 26, 2021. For $59.99 you get the standard edition (just a copy of the game). For $69.99 is the deluxe edition (includes the game and DLC). The collector's edition retails for $99.99 and comes with pins, stickers, DLC and a Magnamallo Amiibo figure. Synopsis “Monster...

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Carey Mulligan as Cassandra in the film Promising Young Woman.

Promising Young Woman Movie Review

Valeria Yanez April 5, 2021

“Promising Young Woman'' is about a medical school drop out named Cassandra that is 30 years old. The movie shows the realities of sexual assault and how men have been excused for thier predatory behavior, all while showing the hardships of being a woman in society these days. The main character...

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Rio Rewind Ep.2 (Friday 3/12/2021)

March 12, 2021

https://open.spotify.com/episode/30zhRuVjvK9GLmUUYvCUrc?si=RfZ-I0FcTxWKbCClNQs2yA In this episode of Rio Rewind, Brandon Ramirez and Lorenzo Arce discuss Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film, Pulp Fiction. It's unpredictability, uniqueness, and whether it would pass nowadays are some of the interesting discussions...

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Nintendo Direct 2021 Recap

Super Nintendo Letdown?
Luke Perez February 19, 2021

February 17, 2021, Nintendo ended their silence and announced upcoming games during their Nintendo Direct event. Although some games were well received, gamers and Nintendo fans were ultimately left disappointed. Here are the happy's and crappy's of Nintendo Direct 2021. The Happy's The revival of...

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