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Rio Hondo Students Gather in Lower Quad to View Solar Eclipse

Rio Hondo Students Gather in Lower Quad to View Solar Eclipse

Ramon Alvarado, EIC/Print
August 21, 2017
Filed under News, News Briefs & Upcoming Events, Top Stories

August 21 marked the first Monday of the Fall semester for students at Rio Hondo. It also happened to be the day of the first total solar eclipse since 1979. Rio Hondo students gathered under the sun in the lower quad to view the eclipse with some help from the school’s President and the Mathematics...

NASA Plans to Put a Magnetic Shield Around Mars

NASA Plans to Put a Magnetic Shield Around Mars

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

The current state of Mars is known to be dry, cold and unlivable, but a new idea from scientist may have found a way to change these conditions with the help of a magnetic shield reported by phys.org. The idea came from NASA’s Planetary Science Division, PSD, during their community workshop called...

Powered by a Sea Breeze: Wind turbines at sea

Andrew Rudin, Science & Technology Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under News

Energy is heading seaside as companies search for more efficient ways to produce power. This renewable energy resource comes from wind at sea. Developers have been building wind turbines out at sea and the technology has become increasingly cheaper over the years, coming down 22 percent in the last year...

Birds use their beaks as air conditioners

Birds use their beaks as air conditioners

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under News

Birds’ beaks have evolved in many ways for many different situations. They can dig deep for food, some can poke deep into flowers. These different uses vary quite vastly around the world. In a new study published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances, the journal of The American Ornithologists’ Union shows th...

Classes still open for Spring semester

Classes still open for Spring semester

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
February 6, 2016
Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

A variety of classes at Rio Hondo are still currently open for the current Spring semester. Among them are classes such as Elements of Calculus, Survey of Western Art, History of Rock and Roll, and Intro to Cultural Anthropology. Below you can find a full list of open classes.               &...

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