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Virtual Decision Week:Celebrate your Success-Transfer Class of 2020

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Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

April 21, 2020

Due to Covid-19, Rio Hondo's “Decision Day” event has been converted to a virtual celebration titled “Decision Week- Celebrate your Success”.  This is an event that is composed of utilizing the college's social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, to recognize students'...

LA Walkout for DACA

Members of the Los Angeles community gathered around to show their support for DACA.

Gerardo Hernandez, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Hundreds of students in the LA Unified school district participated in the Rise For DACA walkout rally. The event occurred on Tuesday, November 12 at MacArthur Park to demonstrate the impact of undocumented immigrants in our society. Surprising Result Kathia Garcia, the Lead Youth Organizer, had been...

Incentives to Prevent Student Absences.

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

Public schools are offering washing machine usages for kids. Colorado, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Missouri, are some states that offer this service. Generally, targeting areas of low income students. Therefore, in Louisville Kentucky at Fern Creek High School "Laundry and Loot"was implemented. S...

A Friendsgiving at the Campus Inn

Cynthia Olvera, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

The Associated Student of Rio Hondo College (ASRHC) will be hosting a free Friendsgiving event for the students of Rio Hondo this upcoming Monday, November

The Maria Generation: Young people are dying and suffering on an Island

Families believed Hurricane Maria played a role in the deaths of their children.

Gilberto Espana, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017 and noticed as the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Jean in 2004. The Category 4 hurricane left millions without electricity or running water. Children suffered from depression and worsened after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and Dominica. Su...

Avengers: Infinity War Certainly Is A Marvel

Avengers: Infinity War Certainly Is A Marvel

Noah Garcia, News Editor

May 2, 2018

Avengers: Infinity War is the “foot past the finish line” celebration for those who have invested 10(+) years of their life to this property. This movie is-and plays out as- a huge celebration of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s existence, as well as an amalgamation of everything that works within it.

DACA/DREAMer Advocacy Workshop Held at Rio Hondo

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

September 27, 2017

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...

EOP&S Scholarship Winners

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

Soroptimist International of Whittier is honoring and naming five students from Rio Hondo College as winners of $15,000 in Live Your Dreams scholarships. This program focuses on assisting single mothers who are focusing on pursuing higher education dreams. This year’s winners were commemorated at a...

GO RIO fees pass in the ASRHC Spring Ballot

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Students voted for two GO RIO fees that will now affect bus users and non-bus users in the next two years on the Associated Students of Rio Hondo College Spring Election Ballot. GO RIO is a program offered by Rio Hondo and gives students access to a Transit Access Pass card to use with certain bus ...

Disabled Students Programs and Services helps students acclimate to mainstream college life

Sandra Reyes, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Rio Hondo College has the Disabled Students Program Services (DSPS) for any of its students with disabilities who require special assistance. Accommodations for students with disabilities are available upon request. Students have to go through the DSPS application process as well as provide medical...

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Eligia Garcia, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016

Healthy eating is very important for many people. Although it can be hard for a college student to actually eat healthy, lets take a look at the budget aspect since most students tend to live on a budget. Most college students have have a job and go to school as well. With all the driving back an...

Rio Hondo College Club Spotlight: Journalism, Communications, & Public Relations

Journalism, Communications and Public Relations club members at Rio Hondo College Boo Bash. (L to R) Diana Juarez, Destiny Lopez, Vice-President Zachary Mejia, Samuel Jimenez, and Secretary Stephanie Lopez.

Armand Santos, Senior Staff Writer

November 16, 2015

There's a new a new club on the hill, and its name is exactly what the club is all about; Journalism, Communications and Public Relations (JCPR). Anyone with an interest in broadcast journalism and public relations, whether it be in front of the camera or behind the scenes, will likely find a home at JC...

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