Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Come Home The Kids Miss You is Jack Harlows second studio album.

Jack Harlow’s new album “Come Home The Kids Miss You” offers new sound for young artist

Matthew Medina, Online Sports Editor May 10, 2022

Jack Harlow released his second studio album “Come Home The Kids Miss You” on Friday night after going viral for his second single off the album “First Class.” While original fans of his were hoping to see his old sound come back, Harlow showed off his new sound for this record. The 15 song...

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The first round of the NFL Draft saw the first 5 picks be defensive players.

2022 NFL Draft 1st Round Breakdown

John Edeson Sayoc, Matthew Medina, Photo Editor, Online Sports Editor May 3, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft kicked off in Las Vegas Thursday night and it was full of surprises. Blockbuster trades for draft picks and surprise top ten picks gave many teams opportunities to take advantage of their draft capital. Here is everything you need to know about the 2022 NFL Draft and the grades of...

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The 2022 NFL Draft will be held in Las Vegas for the first time ever.

What to Expect for the 2022 NFL Draft

Matthew Medina, Online Sports Editor April 25, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft is set to kickoff in Las Vegas this Thursday! The offseason was drama filled and full of insane trades and signings, but can we expect the same excitement on Thursday?  With the first round around the corner, NFL analysts and enthusiasts are making their own mock draft projections....

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Roadrunners dropped game 2 versus Mt. SAC on Thursday.

Roadrunners recent struggles lead to a 10-4 loss against Mt. San Antonio

Matthew Medina, Online Sports Editor March 21, 2022

Rio Hondo Baseball struggles to stay in the win column after dropping another conference series against the Mounties on Thursday.  The Roadrunners have lost five of their last six games and drop to 14-9 on the season. Thursday afternoon did not help their cause, losing 10-4 at Rio Hondo.  A poor...

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Whittier Blvd. street sign in East Los Angeles, Calif.. The community of East Los Angeles is the setting of 1980s Mexican-American movies like Born in East L.A. and Stand and Deliver.

Mexican-American and Chicano Movies of the 1980s: From Zoot Suit to Stand and Deliver

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor March 17, 2022

Four of the most important and influential Mexican-American and Latinx movies came out in the 1980s. The movies “Zoot Suit,” “La Bamba,” “Stand and Deliver,” and “Born in East L.A.” captured life in the San Fernando Valley and the rest of Greater Los Angeles, Calif. The 1980s especially...

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Sunset at Pismo Beach from Waterfront Resort, one of the most popular spring/summer vacation destinations.

Best Ways to Spend Spring Break 2022!

Beatriz A. Martinez, Lifestyles Editor March 14, 2022

Spring break is just around the corner and although it is a short vacation period, many students look forward to it as this is when we finally have some free time to enjoy away from student responsibilities. If you haven't decided what to do yet, here's a list of some activities and places you can visit...

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Lady Roadrunners secure a well fought victory.

Rio Hondo Versus Antelope Valley

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter March 11, 2022

Rio Versus Antelope Valley The Roadrunners last result was a very tight game coming to a final result of five-to-four. Overall, with some missing players, Rio almost pulled it off but came short against Antelope Valley. In a brief response from Antelope, they commented that Rio was no exception so both...

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Women’s Volleyball At San Diego City

Carlos Jimenez, Reporter March 10, 2022

The lady Roadrunner Volleyball team is returning with the game in hand just in another scene. This time we see these ladies going out and playing in the sand which for some Roadrunners is a new segment for a title for Rio. Rio Hondo is returning to the season with a sense of redemption in seeking...

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On-the-Spot Contest winners (left to right) Fernando Ramos, Ryan Leon, Brayan Altamirano and Raymond Luna share a victory after receiving their awards at JACC in Long Beach, Calif. Saturday. The four student journalists worked hard all weekend to bring more awards back to the El Paisano Newsroom.

El Paisano Sweeps JACC 2022

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

Despite stiff competition, there are more awards heading back to the newsroom at Rio Hondo College. El Paisano Media won nine out of 11 contests at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference in Long Beach, Calif.! This year, ACP teamed up with JACC to bring student journalists from northern...

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#21 Tiah Sherman drives to the basket and scores an easy layup.

Women’s Basketball suffers a first round loss against Cerritos College to end their 2021-22 season.

Matthew Medina, Online Sports Editor March 7, 2022

The Roadrunners lost to Cerritos College Tuesday night in the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs 54-47. This was the third meeting between these two squads this season after splitting the first two games. Miscues and missed opportunities hurt the Roadrunners all night long, only...

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A model of an early Russian T72 tank, one of the many vehicles operating in both Ukrainian and Russian armies. Many have been abandoned due to mechanical breakdown or lack of fuel.

Ukraine Holds Strong Against Russian Onslaught

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 1, 2022

The Conflict Escalates The Ukrainian people have held off the Russian Army with the support of much of the free world; However, Putin has put his nuclear missiles on high alert in response to worldwide uproar over his actions. A 40 mile long convoy of Russian Vehicles and artillery travels to join the...

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Russia Invades Ukraine; US Responds with Sanctions as the World Watches

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 25, 2022

On Feb 24, President Vladimir Putin announced Russian troops are undertaking what he calls “special military action” across Ukraine. This is the largest invasion of any European country since WW2. What’s Going on and Why?  Cities like Kharkiv, Odessa, and Sumy have come under heavy artillery...

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