Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Halloween Horror Nights promotion billboard at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights: Giving Us the Comeback we Have All Been Waiting For

Valeria Yanez and Yasmine Poot September 10, 2021

Covid Precautions Halloween Horror Nights 2021 is back this year with its greatest comeback yet. Last year's Covid-19 pandemic forced Universal studios to cancel halloween horror nights last October 2020. Here are some things that have changed. Universal is taking precautions by providing their...

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Cadets from the Rio Hondo Fire Academy graduated at the Santa Fe Springs facilities on Thursday May 27.

Class 96 Rio Hondo College Fire Academy 2021 Graduates

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 29, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Rio Hondo’s College Regional Fire Academy held a ceremony for the graduating Class 96. Starting with 60 Cadets, 48 of them, two being women will move on as firefighters in the field as graduates. The Dean of Public Safety Division Mark Yokoyama congratulates Class 96 Fire Academy,...

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One of Jordan Banks closest friends and teammates, CJ speaks out about his death, stating

9-Year Old Soccer Player Struck and Killed by Lightning in Blackpool, England

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 18, 2021

In Blackpool, England a devastating fate of a young soccer players life. Nine-year-old Jordan Banks dies from a fatal strike with lighting. The Dark Incident On Tuesday May 11, Jordan Banks was practicing with his team in Common Edge fields in Blackpool Northwest side. Around 5pm, lightning struck...

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The first encounter of protest during the Summer Olympics was in 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief 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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While multiple states are considering their steps towards transgenders, the transgender community has been around for many years. In 1952, Christine Jorgensen is the first publicized person to undergo sex reassignment surgery, being the first transgender woman.

Alabama Bans Transgender Girls from Competing in Female Sports, Florida following Their Footsteps

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 3, 2021

While the many controversies arise within the past year, LGBTQ+ community are pulled into another dispute. On April 23, Alabama becomes one of the first states to ban transgender girls from participating in women sports. Alabama's Reason Reasoning that Alabama is one of the conservative states, Republican...

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Tokyo, Japan will be the first Asian Country to host the Summer Olympics twice since 1964.

COVID-19 Cases Rise in Japan, Will the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Continue?

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 27, 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics Pending Since the multiple strands of COVID-19 have been plaguing the earth, sports events risk their continuation. With the Olympics being postponed to this July, there are still concerns of possible cancellation. The Liberal Democratic Party’s No.2 Torisho Nikai says the games...

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According to a 2011 report, Arsenal recorded over a 100 million fanbase worldwide that made them third-largest fan base for their team.

Six English Teams Withdraw from European Super League After Receiving Backlash

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 21, 2021

With the various restrictions made in the European Super League, the teams took a surprising turn. Six English clubs announce withdrawing participation from this league. The sudden exit could be a downfall for the ESL this year. Although the European Super League contains multiple clubs across Europe,...

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Formula 1 was founded in 1950. It is the highest international auto racing class for formula racing cars. It is also sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile.

Will Netflix Release Season 4 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive?

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 20, 2021

With multiple new movies and originals Netflix released, they continue to expand their categories, touching bases in the sports realm. Formula 1: Drive to Survive makes their headstrong comeback with  three seasons. With the rapid release of their seasons being one year apart, there are speculations...

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This year’s participants taking a group photo via zoom. The program’s advisor and journalism professor, Wendy Carrera , is in the middle.

El Paisano Takes on JACC Once Again

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

El Paisano’s staff of 2019-2020 participated in JACC 2021 again and won 18 awards overall. JACC  is a state-wide junior college convention that consist of writing, editing, and photography competitions as well as guest speakers giving advice to staff and instructors. The keynote speakers who participated...

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While Houston Dash based in Houston, Texas has been in the NWSL since 2014, Chicago Red Stars based in Bridgeview, Illinois have been in the NWSL since 2013.

NWSL Houston Dash vs. Chicago Red Stars rematch for 2021 Challenge Cup Opening

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 13, 2021

NWSL Challenge Cup 2021 begins with Houston Dash versus Chicago Red Stars. With a rematch from last year’s final, Chicago Red Stars go up against 2020 Challenge Cup Champions. Because of international call-ups and injuries, the rosters shift quite a bit. While the Red Stars are missing Julie Ertz,...

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the conjuring film characters

The Warren Cases

Alyson Gonzalez, Print Editor in Chief April 7, 2021

Story Behind The Conjuring Franchise The Conjuring film franchise gives everyone a real scare in the movie theaters. The best way to overcome the fear from a scary movie is to think it's not real. Although, it's a different case for the The Conjuring films. They are real. Some were based on real events.  The...

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Carey Mulligan as Cassandra in the film Promising Young Woman.

Promising Young Woman Movie Review

Valeria Yanez, Reporter 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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