Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Cadets from the Rio Hondo Fire Academy graduated at the Santa Fe Springs facilities on Thursday May 27.

Class 96 Rio Hondo College Fire Academy 2021 Graduates

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 29, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Rio Hondo’s College Regional Fire Academy held a ceremony for the graduating Class 96. Starting with 60 Cadets, 48 of them, two being women will move on as firefighters in the field as graduates. The Dean of Public Safety Division Mark Yokoyama congratulates Class 96 Fire Academy,...

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The first encounter of protest during the Summer Olympics was in 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico.

2020 Summer Olympics Ban Slogan “Black Lives Matter” in Tokyo

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 10, 2021

With less than 80 days away, summer Olympics 2020 have pushed forward with their event. Located in Tokyo, Japan, the postponed Olympics are continuing their plan within the current pandemic. With the variety of social injustices around the world, Olympics will be banning any Black Lives Matter apparel. Problematic...

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While multiple states are considering their steps towards transgenders, the transgender community has been around for many years. In 1952, Christine Jorgensen is the first publicized person to undergo sex reassignment surgery, being the first transgender woman.

Alabama Bans Transgender Girls from Competing in Female Sports, Florida following Their Footsteps

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 3, 2021

While the many controversies arise within the past year, LGBTQ+ community are pulled into another dispute. On April 23, Alabama becomes one of the first states to ban transgender girls from participating in women sports. Alabama's Reason Reasoning that Alabama is one of the conservative states, Republican...

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According to a 2011 report, Arsenal recorded over a 100 million fanbase worldwide that made them third-largest fan base for their team.

Six English Teams Withdraw from European Super League After Receiving Backlash

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 21, 2021

With the various restrictions made in the European Super League, the teams took a surprising turn. Six English clubs announce withdrawing participation from this league. The sudden exit could be a downfall for the ESL this year. Although the European Super League contains multiple clubs across Europe,...

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Formula 1 was founded in 1950. It is the highest international auto racing class for formula racing cars. It is also sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile.

Will Netflix Release Season 4 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive?

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 20, 2021

With multiple new movies and originals Netflix released, they continue to expand their categories, touching bases in the sports realm. Formula 1: Drive to Survive makes their headstrong comeback with  three seasons. With the rapid release of their seasons being one year apart, there are speculations...

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Angela Slader Williamson is an instructor in the C & L Department at Rio Hondo College.

Rio Talks Speaker Series Event with Dr. Angela Williamson

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief February 19, 2021

Rio Hondo College is excited to announce our RIO Talks Speaker Series Event "Activism Never Sleeps" with Dr. Angela Sadler Williamson. She will be speaking on February 22nd from 3:30-4:30 pm. About Her Williamson earned her doctorate in Human Services from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota....

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Graduating in 2017 from West Covina High School, Serina Vargas made Varsity for four years and played 37 games total. Continuing her soccer career at Rio Hondo, she helped her team gain an overall record of 15-2-3 in the 2019-2020 season.

Serina Vargas Earns Female Athlete of the Year 2020

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 halting all sports since early March, this stopped athletes from excelling on the pitch. Since soccer season lands in the fall, Rio Hondo’s women’s soccer team has not played a seasonal game since 2019. But, it did not stop sophomore soccer athlete, Serina Vargas. Winning It All Graduating...

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Rio Hondo starter Steven Alvarez pitched 3.2 innings in his outing against Long Beach City College, keeping the game level.

Roadrunners Lose Tough Fought Opener vs LBCC

Enrique Medina , Broadcast Director March 5, 2020

The Roadrunners came up short by a score of 5-2 in a match-up against an undefeated Long Beach City College Baseball club on Tuesday afternoon, Feb.26. The match was the first of a three-game series against Long Beach City College and their second series of the SCC season.  The pitching match-up...

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Taste of Rio , 2019

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor July 3, 2019

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Members of the Rio Hondo staff, Black Student Union members and guest speakers pose after the Black Excellence event speeches.

Rio Celebrates Black Excellence

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 28, 2018

Rio Hondo’s Black Student Union held a Black Excellence event at the school’s lower quad, Wednesday, Feb. 28. There were painting booths, spoken-word artists and guest speakers present to celebrate Black history. “Just to show culture for Black History Month, today’s the last day of Black...

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Rio Hondo sophomores Emily Mercedes, Destinee Garr and Maggie Lamas smile for friends, teammates and family before Friday night's matchup against Pasadena City.

Basketball: Rio Ladies Push Through Sophomore Night

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 16, 2018

The Lady Roadrunners fell to the Pasadena City College Lancers Friday, Feb. 16 at Rio Hondo. Pasadena City spoiled Sophomore Night at The Hondo as they defeated the Rio Ladies, 76-50. Rio fell behind quickly Friday night. They trailed PCC by 15 after the first quarter and 21 at the half. The Rio...

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