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DACA/DREAMer Advocacy Workshop Held at Rio Hondo

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On September 21st Rio Hondo held a new workshop for students. The DACA/DREAMer Legislative Advocacy Workshop was held in the Student Lounge and lasted from noon to 1:30pm. Hosted by Russel Castaneda-Calleros, Dr. Juana Mora, and RHC alumni Angel Garcia, the group taught tips and tricks on ways to advocate...

Ensembling Emotion

Ensembling Emotion

Pete Escobar, Arts & Entertainment

May 16, 2017


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The performances were all equally powerful and refreshingly unique. -Pete Escobar

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Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


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After formerly committing to Hope International University April 20, both Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez of the Rio Hondo College Beach Volleyball team officially signed their National Letters of Intent May 11 to play volleyball in Fullerton next fall where they will continue their studies while pl...

Puppy Stress Therapy at Rio

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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Puppy Therapy returned to Rio Hondo for another semester of fun in the sun with students in the lower quad, all thanks to Associated Student Senator Kiara Rolon of Student Success. The last month of school can be very chaotic for people who are reaching the end of their journey here at Rio Hondo or ...

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


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The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team had their annual sophomore farewell and signing party, May 4, as the Lady Roadrunners said their goodbyes while sharing their experience playing for Rio Hondo as well as giving advice to the incoming group of student-athletes. Of those sophomores, Melissa Go...

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor

May 10, 2017


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The first ever Classified Employee Award was granted to Yolanda Ramirez, Secretary in the Math and Science Division, by President Teresa Dreyfuss and the Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees April 12, at Rio Hondo College. The award commends a person who is a shining example of professionalism in their...

The Rio Promise: Free Tuition for a Priceless Future

The Rio Promise: Free Tuition for a Priceless Future

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor/ Co EIC

May 9, 2017


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The Rio Promise had its official announcement and launch at the RHC Campus May 4th. The program provides free tuition, priority registration, and a comprehensive educational plan for graduating High School seniors. The V.I.P. reception took place at the Administration's Board room where district officials...

5th Annual ‘A Taste of Rio’ Continues to Raise Funds for Students at Rio Hondo

5th Annual ‘A Taste of Rio’ Continues to Raise Funds for Students at Rio Hondo

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2017


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A Taste of Rio, a yearly event where members of the community pledge themselves to the enjoyment of food, drink and the promise of a future for Rio Hondo students. This year’s sold out event had a mix of local restaurants, silent auctions and celebrity guests including Senator Tony Mendoza and Teresa...

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo College’s baseball team hosted Chaffey College April 25 for the first game of a three-game series as the Roadrunners closed out their conference play. After snapping El Camino’s 25 game winning streak  with back to back wins April 18 and April 20, Rio Hondo looked to keep up the momentum ...

Rio Hondo’s Baseball Team Defeats Chaffey College in Final Game of the Series and Season

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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Another high scoring game between Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College saw the Roadrunners beat the Panthers in their final home game of the season April 28. Rio Hondo closed out their season with an overall record of 19-17 and an 11-11 record in conference play. The Roadrunners opened the scoreboard in the...

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