Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Nuns and other missionaries are easy targets for kidnapping in Haiti

Missionaries Kidnapped by Haitian Gang

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor October 18, 2021

Authorities from Haiti and the United States are scrambling to save a group of missionaries and their families. This is just the latest tragedy that has rocked the island nation in recent times.   Kidnapped by 400 Mawozo gang members were 17 American and Canadian priests, nuns, and children. The...

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Weekly Horoscopes: October 18-24

Weekly Horoscopes: October 18-24

Valeria Yanez October 18, 2021

Scorpio This week as it begins you might want to try out a relaxing technique. Find a warm and cozy place to take in a deep breath, and slowly exhale. All while letting go of that anxiety and baggage. Turn on music that you find relaxing and allow yourself to lay back. Taurus This week you may have...

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Dodgers vs Giants had a historic game 5 that will go down in history.

Dodgers vs Giants Historic Game 5

Justin Gomez October 18, 2021

On October 14th, 2021 the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the San Francisco Giants. The winner of this game would advance to the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves. Including regular season and postseason, both teams have 109 wins so whoever gets that 110th win will...

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Arroyo High School in El Monte, California is one of thousands of High Schools in the State that will have to add ethnic studies courses to its curriculum.

Ethnic Studies Will Be in California High Schools, and It’s Mandatory

October 17, 2021

Ethnic studies courses are now a requirement for all high school students in California. On Friday, Oct 8, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom passed Assembly Bill AB 101, a bill that makes ethnic studies classes a graduation requirement. California is the first state in the United States to pass a mandatory...

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Pfizer and Moderna are the most popular types of vaccinations people can choose to receive in order to be better protected from COVID-19. It is now more important than ever to be vaccinated due to the recent vaccine mandates that have been ordered in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Vaccine Mandates: Good or Bad?

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

On Wednesday Oct 6, the Los Angeles City Council approved a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will require proof of vaccination at most public places beginning on Nov 6. The cities of New York and San Francisco were the first to incorporate vaccine mandates earlier this year. Mandate Backlash This decision...

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Women Volleyball at Compton College

Women Volleyball at Compton College

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter October 13, 2021

Rio Hondo Volleyball vs Santa Barbara Coming into the match Rio Hondo was coming out from 3 losses. Coming into this match they surely were not the favorite on paper. This did not stop these Rio Hondo women to battle it out with Santa Barbara Who have an expressive record and surely can be favorites...

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Los Angeles Fashion Week makes a show-stopping return at The Petersen Museum

Los Angeles Fashion Week makes a show-stopping return at The Petersen Museum

Jasmine Soria , Print Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

  Los Angeles Fashion Week made a return for the first time since 2019, featuring four days of Cars and Fashion, Red Carpet, Contemporary, and Street Wear looks. That is to say, each day, four international/ LA-based designers showcased their collections. A total of 16 different designers...

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Battlefield 2042 introduces the next step in the dynamic weather systems and levelution systems of past titles by having large, game impacting events happening at random, like tornadoes that can suck up players and throw them around.

Battlefield 2042 Beta: Concerned and Hyped

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter October 12, 2021

Access to the Battlefield 2042 Beta began on Oct 6 through Oct 9. The first two days were only open for people who preordered the game, with the open beta beginning on the latter two. 2024 is set to be released in Nov, but the beta gives fans a chance to experience a slice of the game before the official...

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A pumpkin and cobwebs signifying the start of the Halloween spooky season.

2021 Halloween Events in Southern California

Cassidy Anderson October 11, 2021

Spooky season is here, and every year the Halloween holiday brings loads of fun events to participate in. From pumpkin-carving to horrifying mazes, the options are endless. Here’s a list of the top attractions to bring friends and family to this season.  Halloween-Themed Concerts “The Nightmare...

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President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor October 11, 2021

On Oct 8, President Joseph R. Biden proclaimed Monday, Oct 11 as Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day. For the last 50 years, the second Monday of October has been observed as Columbus Day. It became a federal holiday in 1934. But for the first time, a US President has also proclaimed Oct. 11...

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Weekly Horoscopes: October 11-17

Weekly Horoscopes: October 11-17

Valeria Yanez October 11, 2021

Scorpio This week expects sparks flying between you and someone else. This can be a romantic interest. But it can also be someone you connect with intellectually. This is a relationship worth working towards. Take it slow, get to know this person. Aries This week you will face frustration. This might...

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Clasico During the Pandemic

Clasico During the Pandemic

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter October 8, 2021

What an amazing game between these two teams Club Americas put on an impressive win over Pumas. The result was a 2-0 win but what mattered was the fans and people who enjoy the sport of Soccer. Club America is finishing the week being on top of the leader boards, With over 5 games left of the season...

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