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The Popppypalooza Shutdown

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

Post rainfall in SoCal. Poppy's flourished along the hillsides. Therefore, in the last few weeks. Tourism inflated in Lake Elsinore, CA. Thousands arrived for scenic overlooks. People favored social media pictures. Parking and walking instructions were neglected as a result. On the ot...

Say “No-no to Momo”

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Reporter

March 13, 2019

In the last several years, social media and the internet have become a power-house pair. Merriam-Webster defines social media as, “Forms of electronic communication (such as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas,...

5 Ways to Unplug From Social Media

Phones and technology in general have become an essential in our daily lives. We interact online for its conveniece and for the sake of busy schdules, but there is a time to destress and unplug from it. Lifehacks reccomends 5 ways to “unplug” from social media, and  for better and health. (Graphic by Erika Suarez)

Betsy Segura, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Finals are approaching quickly and you’re in the midst of a study session and inevitably,  your phone rings. It’s a notification from Twitter and now you are officially distracted. Thankfully, there are 5 ways to unplug from your social media accounts with some recommendations from Lifehack. Have an Agenda ...

“Bark” an App That Sees All Your Kid’s Texts

Gilberto Espana, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

Most children from ages 15 and above have some type of social media application that allows them to interact with people from around the world. Parents unaware that these connections can lead to bullying, talking to predators, and other dangers. An app called Bark claims it has saved more than a b...

Is Your Information Safe? Over 48 Million Online User Profiles Leaked

Hackers aren't the only people you have to look out for. There are firms being given your private information, but can they be trusted?

April 22, 2018

Are you sure your information is safe on the ‘net? Forty-eight million user profiles from the likes of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn had their information leaked, without their knowledge or consent, by a little-known data firm back in February of this year.  The incident just came to light this ...

Why I Post

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 5, 2018

The social media I use are Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Tumblr.  I have been using social media since I was in elementary school. It all started with MSN messenger and MySpace. I enjoyed MSN because I was able to speak to my cousins from Mexico and Guatemala as well as my best friend at the time w...

Grammar hour: What’s the deal with punctuation on social media?

Pete Escobar, Editor, Arts and Entertainment

February 16, 2017

Like most Millennials, you probably have a social media account. Whether it be Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or all of the above, social media plays a prominent role in today’s society. In fact, the Pew Research Center published a 2016 report that shows 90% of American adults aged 18-29 are ...

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

This Starbucks holiday cup this year is causing controversy on social media and the all across the web.

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer

November 15, 2015

One thing that keeps the spirits bright and alive with a little hint of warmth on this year’s holiday season are the much anticipated Starbucks holiday cups that were released on Nov. 1. However, people all over social media are responding to criticism that Starbucks is waging a war on Christma...

Rio Hondo presents the second installment of the Fitness and Sports Talks

Dr. Kimberly Shediak

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

The Fitness Specialist program at Rio Hondo presented their second installment of the Fitness and Sports Talks on Oct. 21 at the Wray Theater. The talk which started at 1 p.m. and lasted until 2 p.m., was hosted by Dr. Kimberly Shediak and presented her topic on Generation C. The talk mostly consi...

Who Cheats More, Men or Women?

Destiny Lopez

Destiny Lopez, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

The real question is, "Why do men cheat more?" Yes, men are the ones that mainly get caught in the act. I’m sorry to have to say this, but men just do not know how to cover up their tracks. What they don't understand is that women know everything; even when we don't try to figure these types...

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