Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

12 year old feeling exhausted after being on her phone the entire day.

Editorial: Social Media is a Nightmare

Jasmine Soria, Print Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2021

Social Media has been around for only 24 years. Those with phones and computers brought to light Six Degree, a social media platform common in the late 1900s.  Platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter have taken over the media industry since the early 2000s. While they have done much good to...

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Donald Trump Launches His Communications Platform

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor May 14, 2021

Former president Donald Trump launched a communications platform to relay messages to his followers on May 4. The site “From The Desk Of Donald J. Trump” has gained criticism ever since the idea of it was first conceived.   Trump has touted the idea of his own social media site since his...

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How to Cope with Social Stress

How to Cope with Social Stress

John Rodriguez March 18, 2021

Everyone at some point or another has dealt with social stress. We have dealt with stress that may stem from one's relationships with other people. We may have also dealt with stress from our social environment in general. It is without doubt that social stress is a growing problem in our society. When...

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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...

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Say “No-no to Momo”

What is the Momo Challenge & why kids should be supervised while browsing YouTube.
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,...

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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)

5 Ways to Unplug From Social Media

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...

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Bark an App That Sees All Your Kids Texts

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

Bark allows parents to monitor any dangers such as bullying.
Gilberto Espana, Reporter 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 billion...

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Hackers arent the only people you have to look out for. There are firms being given your private information, but can they be trusted?

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

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...

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Why I Post

Sabrina Torres, Editor-In-Chief 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...

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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...

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

Starbucks red cups cause controversy on social media

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 Christmas...

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Dr. Kimberly Shediak

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

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...

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