Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Mass Shooting Committed by Former NFL Player, Philip Adams; Later Commits Suicide

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 8, 2021

Former NFL cornerback Philip Adams killed five people and later died of a self inflicted gunshot in Rock Hill, South Carolina on April 7. He shot six people, including two children, with 45. Caliber AND 9mm handguns with no apparent motive.  Adams stormed into the home of Dr. Robert Lesslie, a doctor...

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

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

Homes of 60,000 students were destroyed by Hurricane Maria.
Gilberto Espana, Reporter 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....

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RHC offers support and resources on Suicide Prevention Day

Michael Martinez, Print Photo Editor September 10, 2018

Suicide Prevention Day at Rio Hondo is offering help for students in room SS230 provided at no charge to registered students. Students will encounter stress for a variety of reasons including; academics, family problems, responsibilities, social life, work, and financial concerns. The services help provide...

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Aaron Hernandez was grooming into a star for the New England Patriots before things started falling apart for him.

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 19, 2017

The once tight-end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez, committed suicide early Wednesday morning, according to the Department of Correction. A statement from the department said the former Patriot was found hanging by a “bedsheet that he attached to his cell window” at approximately...

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13 Reasons Why is now streaming on Netflix.

’13 Reasons Why’: Was Hanna Baker’s Final Scene Necessary?

Jennifer Espana and Diana Juarez April 18, 2017

Netflix has released yet another amazing series, “13 Reasons Why” is based on the best selling novel by Jay Asher. The story follows the aftermath of a suicide, and if you haven’t watched the show I suggest you stop reading now since there are major spoilers in the rest of the article. You have...

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Murder- Suicide at San Bernadino Elementary

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer April 17, 2017

Two adults and one student were killed and another student was left wounded following an apparent murder-suicide that occurred at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino Monday morning. The shooter, 53-year-old Cedric Anderson entered a special ed class for students with intellectual disabilities,...

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