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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...

“Neighborhood” Writing Club invited Rio Hondo community into their “homes”

“Neighborhood” Writing Club invited Rio Hondo community into their “homes”

Jake Laurell, News Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

A reading presentation of the Creative Writing Club’s published work for the second year in a row occurred in room LR 106 of the Rio Hondo Campus, Friday 2:30 pm, May 11. The reading was held to celebrate the second annual publication of the club’s book titled Neighborhood. The Writing Club has existed ...

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...

5th Annual ‘A Taste of Rio’ Continues to Raise Funds for Students at Rio Hondo

5th Annual ‘A Taste of Rio’ Continues to Raise Funds for Students at Rio Hondo

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

A Taste of Rio, a yearly event where members of the community pledge themselves to the enjoyment of food, drink and the promise of a future for Rio Hondo students. This year’s sold out event had a mix of local restaurants, silent auctions and celebrity guests including Senator Tony Mendoza and Teresa...

Long Time Administrator, VPAA, Dr. Joanna Schilling Becomes Cypress College’s President

Long Time Administrator, VPAA, Dr. Joanna Schilling Becomes Cypress College’s President

Zachary Mejia, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under News

This semester Rio Hondo College not only bids farewell to Spring 2017 graduates but also to Interim Vice President Dr. Joanna Schilling. After meeting with Cypress College’s board of trustees, and addressing the college’s campus community at an open forum, with five other finalists, Schilling was ...

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Roadrunners baseball team lose opening game of series against Chaffey College

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo College’s baseball team hosted Chaffey College April 25 for the first game of a three-game series as the Roadrunners closed out their conference play. After snapping El Camino’s 25 game winning streak  with back to back wins April 18 and April 20, Rio Hondo looked to keep up the momentum ...

Rio Hondo’s Baseball Team Defeats Chaffey College in Final Game of the Series and Season

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Another high scoring game between Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College saw the Roadrunners beat the Panthers in their final home game of the season April 28. Rio Hondo closed out their season with an overall record of 19-17 and an 11-11 record in conference play. The Roadrunners opened the scoreboard in the...

‘Museum’ and the Art of Life

‘Museum’ and the Art of Life

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under A&E

The proper definition for the word “Museum” reads as follows: A building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited. Whatever lies within the grand halls and rooms of said museum ultimately relies on the Museum Director. The Museum Director i...

Faculty Spotlight: Sergio Cabral

Faculty Spotlight: Sergio Cabral

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

“Work Hard, stay Humble.” Faculty custodian, Sergio Cabral, 60, is one of many to truly define this quote above. He is always eager to bring a helping hand to Rio Hondo College community. Three years as a custodian, Cabral had been granted an opportunity to work part-time here at Rio since a year...

Student Spotlight: Crystian Mendoza

Student Spotlight: Crystian Mendoza

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

“What I aspire to be is a journalist somewhat like American journalist Edward Snowden. I feel like journalism is getting out important information.” said Mendoza.

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Rachel Bustillos signs National Letter of Intent to Bethel College, while Paula Alferez and Carleigh Cruz commit to Hope International University

Rachel Bustillos signs National Letter of Intent to Bethel College, while Paula Alferez and Carleigh Cruz commit to Hope International University

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Rachel Bustillos, a two-year sophomore indoor and beach volleyball player for Rio Hondo College, signed her National Letter of Intent April 17 and will be transferring to Bethel College in Kansas in the Fall of 2017 where she will continue playing indoor volleyball at the next level. Alongside Busti...

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