Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College softball teams starting pitcher, Brenae Martinez winds up a powerful pitch towards her LBCC opponent on March 18.

Softball team comes up short against LBCC 11-4

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer March 21, 2016

After a week-long rest, the Rio Hondo softball team dropped a non-conference game against Long Beach City College 11-4, and now have an overall record of 7-17. The team last played on Mar 11 against Victor Valley in a dominating 12-2 win, but after the break, Head Coach Bianca Urquidi said that...

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Womyns Herstory Month activities to be held on campus

‘Womyn’s Herstory Month’ activities to be held on campus

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor March 20, 2016

RHC will be holding a variety of on-campus activities in honor of "Womyn's Herstory Month" on March 23. The mid quad area will feature activities such as games, giveaways, photos, and much more from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and again from 3 - 6 p.m. The student lounge in SU201 will host a Womyn's Herstory...

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Choir members performing for members of the audience and judges at the Wray Theater on Tuesday, March 15.

SCVA festival held at Wray Theater

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer March 20, 2016

The Southern California Vocal Association’s Choral Festival was held on March 15 at the Rio Hondo’s Wray theatre. The event was hosted by Rio Hondo College Choirs, more specifically, the chamber singers This is the first year that Rio Hondo has hosted a SCVA festival. The competition was directed...

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Rio Hondo tennis player Alejandra Vasquez returning a hit back at her LBCC opponent on March 3.

Women’s Tennis team fall 8-1 to El Camino College

Crystian Mendoza , Sports Editor March 14, 2016

The Rio Hondo Women's Tennis team faced El Camino College at home on March 10, but only won one out of nine of their matches and lost the game by a score of 8-1.  Rio Hondo currently has an overall record of 2-7, as they struggle to pick things up in the second half of the season. Meanwhile, El...

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Mens baseball team watching the game from the dug out of The Jungle on Feb. 27 vs. PCC.

Rio Hondo Baseball team drops games at Chaffey and Desert

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer March 14, 2016

The Rio Hondo baseball team faced Chaffey away from home on March 10 and lost by a score of 10-3. As Rio Hondo reaches the midway point of their season with only conference games left to play, they currently have an overall record of 7-9. The Roadrunners came into the game having tied their second...

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RHC offering PACT two year program

RHC offering PACT two year program

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor March 12, 2016

Rio Hondo will be offering a Professional Automotive Career Training (PACT) two year program once again beginning this upcoming Summer semester. The Automotive Technology Honda Professional Career Training Program Specialization is a two year program designed to prepare graduates to work as an Automotive...

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Managing Stress For College Success: A Workshop Series to be held on campus

Managing Stress For College Success: A Workshop Series to be held on campus

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor March 11, 2016

The Center for Career and Re-Entry Services will be hosting a Managing Stress For College Success workshop series on Mar. 21 and Apr. 4. The workshops are intended for students who are currently feeling stressed and overwhelmed with work, school, and family responsibilities. Students will participate...

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First Year Success Center holding Student Success Workshops throughout March

First Year Success Center holding Student Success Workshops throughout March

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor March 8, 2016

The First Year Success Center (FYSC)is holding Student Success Workshops throughout the month of March in order to introduce new students to knowledge, skills, and campus resources. The FYSC helps students by creating a smooth and successful transition to the RHC campus and promotes future success...

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Monica Rojas getting ready to strike the ball in her singles match against Long Beach City College.

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer March 7, 2016

The Rio Hondo women's tennis team got a strong win versus Long Beach City College on March 3 with a final score of 9-0. The team currently has an overall record of 2-6. This is only their second win of the season, but the Lady Roadrunners showed exactly what they're capable of against LBCC as they mercilessly...

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Danna Robles and Leo Maidana signed their letters of intent on March 4.

Rio Hondo Basketball Players Danna Robles and Leo Maidana Sign their Letters of Intent

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer March 6, 2016

Rio Hondo basketball players Danna Robles and Leo Maidana both spent Mar. 4 signing their letters of intent to continue their education and play basketball at four year colleges. Danna Robles signed to San Diego Christian College and Leo Maidana signed to Hope International University. Danna Robles,...

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Alexis Hernandez 22, shoots a free throw vs Pasadena City College at the Southern California Regional play offs.

Women’s basketball team lose play off game 65-54 at PCC

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer February 28, 2016

A remarkable season for the Rio Hondo women's basketball team has come to an end after losing to Pasadena City College on Feb. 24 in the first round of the Southern California Regional playoffs 65-54. The Lady Roadrunners, who had an overall record of 14-13 qualified for the tournament with a 7-3...

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Brenae Martinez, 13, ready and focused on throwing her pitch.

Softball team remains positive while aiming for progress

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer February 15, 2016

Rio Hondo's softball team had a tough game, as they unfortunately could not keep up with the Lady Monarchs of Los Angeles Valley losing 12-3 in five innings. The now 3-6 Lady Roadrunners have lost their last four out of five games coming into this game, with a win last coming against San Diego...

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