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Think PINK: Meet Michael Medrano

Think PINK: Meet Michael Medrano

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

“Men can’t wear pink.” Pink has been a color attributed to mainly femininity for a very long time. If a guy wears pink, there is usually a negative stigma surrounding it. 20-year old Theater major and avid pink-wearer Michael Medrano is no exception to this. When asked what people think...

DACA/DREAMer Advocacy Workshop Held at Rio Hondo

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On September 21st Rio Hondo held a new workshop for students. The DACA/DREAMer Legislative Advocacy Workshop was held in the Student Lounge and lasted from noon to 1:30pm. Hosted by Russel Castaneda-Calleros, Dr. Juana Mora, and RHC alumni Angel Garcia, the group taught tips and tricks on ways to advocate...

Ensembling Emotion

Ensembling Emotion

Pete Escobar, Arts & Entertainment

May 16, 2017


Filed under A&E

The performances were all equally powerful and refreshingly unique. -Pete Escobar

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Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez sign National Letter of Intent to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

After formerly committing to Hope International University April 20, both Carleigh Cruz and Paula Alferez of the Rio Hondo College Beach Volleyball team officially signed their National Letters of Intent May 11 to play volleyball in Fullerton next fall where they will continue their studies while pl...

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

RHC Women’s Soccer bid farewell to sophomores

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team had their annual sophomore farewell and signing party, May 4, as the Lady Roadrunners said their goodbyes while sharing their experience playing for Rio Hondo as well as giving advice to the incoming group of student-athletes. Of those sophomores, Melissa Go...

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Yolanda Ramirez Dedicates Award to All Classified Staff

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under News

The first ever Classified Employee Award was granted to Yolanda Ramirez, Secretary in the Math and Science Division, by President Teresa Dreyfuss and the Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees April 12, at Rio Hondo College. The award commends a person who is a shining example of professionalism in their...

The Rio Promise: Free Tuition for a Priceless Future

The Rio Promise: Free Tuition for a Priceless Future

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor/ Co EIC

May 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Rio Promise had its official announcement and launch at the RHC Campus May 4th. The program provides free tuition, priority registration, and a comprehensive educational plan for graduating High School seniors. The V.I.P. reception took place at the Administration's Board room where district officials...

Riopalooza

Riopalooza

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under A&E

Gazebos filled the mid and lower quad at Rio Hondo for its first ever music festival titled Riopalooza, an event for Rio Hondo students to show their musical talents on stage to the attendees. One problem it faced was that not many students attended the event at steady numbers. Even with clubs like...

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