Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Mass being given at Saint Ignatius of Antioch NYC on Monday, Oct.4, 2020. The mass was socially distanced.

Blessing of the Animals

Yasmine Poot , Podcast Editor October 8, 2021

The blessing of the animals began in honor of the feast of St Francis of Assisi who is known as the saint of animals and environment. The blessing is on Oct 4th of every year. This year and the year before have all been socially distanced due to the pandemic. And many precautions have taken place. There...

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A model of an M1A1 Abrams tank used in Iraq by the USMC. These vehicles also saw service in Afganistan

Editorial: Some Things will Never Change

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor October 8, 2021

A Hopeful Viewpoint   Weeks ago, a discussion board was assigned . It asked students to analyze a speech from Barack Obama. He addressed a crowd in Kenya about the changing morals in America and how other countries can do the same as well.  Obama said, “Every country and every culture has unique...

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The Dodgers were able to take out the streaky St. Louis Cardinals with a walkoff homerun by Chris Taylor

Dodgers NL Wild Card Game Magic

Justin Gomez October 7, 2021

On Oct 6, the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the St. Louis Cardinals in a one game elimination matchup. The winner will move on to the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers had the second most wins after the regular season ended, only one win behind the team with the...

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Pearl Milling Company - formerly known as Aunt Jemima - has been the household name for pancakes in millions of homes for generations. The name may have been changed, but the sweet delicious flavor is still the same.

Should More Food Products be Rebranded?

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

In the year 2020, things took a turn for the worse. Systemic racism and hate consumed the United States. Society was a broken shell of itself, and people everywhere felt it. Not just those living in America, but also people on the other side of the world in different countries. In conjunction with the...

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The Last time Barcelona failed to make it past the round of 16 in the Champions League was back in the 2006/07 season

Fc Barcelona Crisis

Fernando Ramos, Reporter October 6, 2021

Fc Barcelona Downfall It is no surprise to say that Fc Barcelona has not been the same after their Champions League win in 2015. With many of their star players leaving the club, Barcelona has been in their biggest crisis in years.  Fc Barcelona has for the last 20 years been seen as a juggernaut...

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A Worn pair of Center Hi P.F. Flyers.

P.F. Flyers are Coming Back With a New Focus

Christopher “Luci” Elias October 6, 2021

The Acquisition “80 years of iconic American style. Founded in 1937, and reborn in 2021”. This is the message we are greeted with when we visit the newly updated P.F. Flyers website. For those who might not have known, early this year the website was emptied and taken down with no explanation. Later...

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DEA has launched One Pill Can Kill Public Awareness Campaign to educate the dangers of counterfeit pills to the Public. For more information on One Pill Can Kill, visit https://www.dea.gov/onepill.

DEA warns increase of Fentanyl and Meth in Fake Prescription Pills

John Rodriguez October 6, 2021

An increase of fake prescription pills has been discovered that fentanyl and methamphetamine have been laced to many of the fake prescription pills.  Numbers of COVID 19 numbers weren’t the only numbers that had increased in the year 2020. Last year, drug overdose deaths hit the highest number...

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to go back to back after winning the super bowl last year

Richard Sherman Signs to the Buccaneers

Justin Gomez October 5, 2021

On Oct 29, Richard Sherman announced that he will be joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This veteran cornerback announced it on The Richard Sherman Podcast. He signed a one-year contract for $2.25 million. He also mentioned that he had offers from the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks for possible...

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 Dr. Shum credits his staff with much of what he and The Oncology Institute have accomplished. The staff at The Oncology Institute clinic in Whittier are the backbone of patient treatment, as they attend to patients receiving treatments.

Oncologist Dr. Merrill Shum Named Top Doctor 2021

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter October 4, 2021

Local Oncologist and Hematologist Dr. Merrill Shum awarded Top Doctor 2021 by California Magazine and 2021 Super Doctor in his respective category by Los Angeles Magazine. Working out of The Oncology Institute clinic in Whittier, he also sees patients at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) also...

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Weekly Horoscopes: October 4-10

Weekly Horoscopes: October 4-10

Valeria Yanez October 4, 2021

Capricorn This week doing a good deed might not be the most pleasant thing to do. Following your conscience can be rewarding. Doing what is right is very fulfilling. Therefore be ready to be rewarded back for your good deeds. Pisces This week will be a great time to reflect on what is holding you...

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12 year old feeling exhausted after being on her phone the entire day.

Editorial: Social Media is a Nightmare

Jasmine Soria, Print Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2021

Social Media has been around for only 24 years. Those with phones and computers brought to light Six Degree, a social media platform common in the late 1900s.  Platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter have taken over the media industry since the early 2000s. While they have done much good to...

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The ozone layer sits 9 to 22 miles above our Earth and protects us all from ultraviolet rays coming from the Sun. Without it, we are toast, literally.

The Large Hole over the South Pole is Earth’s Ozone

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor October 1, 2021

There is a hole in Earth’s Ozone layer, larger than Antarctica, over the South Pole and it is not getting smaller.  The Hole of Depletion During the Southern hemisphere’s Springtime, which is from Aug - Oct, the ozone depletion forms a hole over the South Pole. This hole grows to its largest size...

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