Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Professor and Learning Assistance Center Coordinator, Tyler Okamoto, lectures his students on a new essay topic during class on Zoom. Zoom has helped students and instructors stay connected and complete courses during the pandemic.

Online vs. In-Person Learning

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2021

In Mar 2020, both public and private school systems were flipped upside down after the Coronavirus pandemic established itself. World health officials decided that it was too dangerous to allow in-person classes to continue. So, in an effort to protect students and faculty, all forms of education were...

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Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted Into Human

Christopher “Luci” Elias October 26, 2021

With a title as strong as the one given there should be some shock. However, not mistitled, Dr. Montgomery and his team at N.Y.U Langone Health have done it. They have successfully transplanted a pig kidney into a human, but what does this mean? The success of the procedure now brings up many questions....

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Twitch usually serves a good gauge for a games general popularity. While interest in Call of Duty, one of Activisions spearhead series, its still very popular. Its hard to say if the drop has to do with the details of the lawsuit coming to light, or if it has to do with waning interest due to competition. Regardless, its telling when considering the impact of the lawsuit.

California Lawsuit Against Activision Blizzard Complicates Following Federal Settlement

Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor October 25, 2021

The lawsuit filed against games company Activision Blizzard by the California Department for Employment and Housing (DFEH) has been strained following the results of a separate lawsuit by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The DFEH ran a two year long investigation of the...

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Weekly Horoscopes: October 25-31

Weekly Horoscopes: October 25-31

Valeria Yanez October 25, 2021

Taurus  This week you will notice that you made a very great impression on some important people. These people might be influential in some way. Due to your outstanding first impression they might seek you out because of it. What you bring to the table is in high demand therefore pay close attention...

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The 2021-2022 season started off with a bang with two intense matchups for the season opener

NBA Season Opener

Justin Gomez October 22, 2021

On Oct 19, the NBA season started back up for their 75th anniversary. For opening night they showcased two western conference teams and two eastern conference teams. For the west side, it would be the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the Golden State Warriors. On the east side, it would be the reigning champs...

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Vegan Fashion Leads the World in the Right Direction

Vegan Fashion Leads the World in the Right Direction

Madeline Torres and Jasmine Soria October 20, 2021

Vegan Fashion Week made its return this Oct for the first time after two years. The event took place in downtown Los Angeles showing guests new, ethical and sustainable clothing. Founder of Vegan Fashion Week, Emmanuelle Rienda, shares her excitement towards the event, hoping that this will be a...

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Congress has passed a bipartisan legislation creating only a three-digit national suicide hotline (988) back in Sept. 2020.

988 National Suicide Prevention

John Rodriguez October 20, 2021

Congress has passed a bipartisan legislation creating only a three-digit national suicide hotline (988) back in Sept. 2020. It is similar to 911, to help with health emergencies. During a medical crisis, the hotline is intended to make it easier to seek help. Citizens would be able to use this three-digit...

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Ruben Salazar Park in East Los Angeles, California was the sight of the Chicanx Moratorium in 1970. Photo by Jeffrey Barragan

The Chicana/o/x Identity and the 20th Century Movement

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor October 20, 2021

The Chicanx movement of the 1960’s created solidarity among Mexican-Americans in the Southwest. The movement pursued to change and improve education, politics, and civil rights for Mexican-Americans and Latin Americans during a critical period in United States history. Over the last decade, gender-neutral...

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DC FanDome 2021 Highlights

What's to come out of DC in the upcoming year.
Christopher “Luci” Elias October 20, 2021

No More Comic-Con? In the midst of a pandemic DC decided to make all of their big announcements on their own. Out of that idea DC FanDome 2020 was born. A completely virtual event centered around all upcoming DC comic, EU, cartoon, and video game projects. With DC FanDome 2021 coming out last Saturday...

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Apples Latest Release: The New MacBook Pro

Apple’s Latest Release: The New MacBook Pro

Cassidy Anderson October 19, 2021

It’s that time of year again, the time for Apple’s new releases in technology. At the Apple Event on Monday, Apple revealed its first look into the new 2021 Macbooks. Apple will be releasing two Macbook Pros, the 14-inch 2021 and its larger version, the 16-inch 2021. The release of the 14-inch model...

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Rio Hondo Men Soccer vs Cerritos College

Rio Hondo Men Soccer vs Cerritos College

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter October 19, 2021

Compton at Rio Hondo Coming into this match Rio was favorite on paper coming into this match with a record of 8-1-3. But now with a win over Compton college the Roadrunners improve to 9-1-3 which is impressive. But also they are in good ratio when it comes to Conference wins. Overall men soccer at Rio...

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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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