Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The first encounter of protest during the Summer Olympics was in 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico.

2020 Summer Olympics Ban Slogan “Black Lives Matter” in Tokyo

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 10, 2021

With less than 80 days away, summer Olympics 2020 have pushed forward with their event. Located in Tokyo, Japan, the postponed Olympics are continuing their plan within the current pandemic. With the variety of social injustices around the world, Olympics will be banning any Black Lives Matter apparel. Problematic...

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While multiple states are considering their steps towards transgenders, the transgender community has been around for many years. In 1952, Christine Jorgensen is the first publicized person to undergo sex reassignment surgery, being the first transgender woman.

Alabama Bans Transgender Girls from Competing in Female Sports, Florida following Their Footsteps

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 2, 2021

While the many controversies arise within the past year, LGBTQ+ community are pulled into another dispute. On April 23, Alabama becomes one of the first states to ban transgender girls from participating in women sports. Alabama's Reason Reasoning that Alabama is one of the conservative states, Republican...

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Tokyo, Japan will be the first Asian Country to host the Summer Olympics twice since 1964.

COVID-19 Cases Rise in Japan, Will the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Continue?

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 26, 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics Pending Since the multiple strands of COVID-19 have been plaguing the earth, sports events risk their continuation. With the Olympics being postponed to this July, there are still concerns of possible cancellation. The Liberal Democratic Party’s No.2 Torisho Nikai says the games...

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Boston Pride forward Carlee Turner played in the JWHL with the Winter Hawks from 2013-2017. She first signed a one year deal with Boston Pride and one of the first timers to be an Isobel Cup Champion.

NWHL: Boston Pride First Two-Time Winning Isobel Cup Champions

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief April 5, 2021

As the NWHL continue their Isobel Cup, Boston Pride take home their second Isobel Cup win since 2016. On March 26, the NWHL finally finish their long-awaited tournament season. With semi finals and finals being televised, they were also broadcasted by an all-female crew. As Boston advanced to the final...

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Volunteers at Mcclellan park in Sacramento County providing vaccines to those who qualify for it.

Northern California in Red Tier, SoCal counties maybe Next

John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor March 8, 2021

Southern California is close to reaching the red tier to reopen. However other countries have a head start. Just a couple of days ago counties in Northern California have risen to red tier. San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Napa counties are some of the seven counties in California to be in the red tier.  What...

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A two-part documentary on Tiger Woods called “Tiger” aired on HBO last month detailing his life.

Tiger Woods Severely Injured in Car Crash

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2021

Yesterday morning, golf prodigy Tiger Woods sustained major injuries after his suv veered off the road into brush in Ranch Palms Verdes.  Despite being alert and aware of the situation, he was unable to move.  Woods was extracted from the car after it was pried open with the jaws of life and was immediately...

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Nintendo announces all new games during their Nintendo Direct event.

Nintendo Direct 2021 Recap

Super Nintendo Letdown?
Luke Perez, Reporter February 19, 2021

February 17, 2021, Nintendo ended their silence and announced upcoming games during their Nintendo Direct event. Although some games were well received, gamers and Nintendo fans were ultimately left disappointed. Here are the happy's and crappy's of Nintendo Direct 2021. The Happy's The revival of...

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Alabama Sheriff Buys Beach House With Inmates’ Food Funds

Autumn Lewis, Reporter March 19, 2018

Alabama sheriff  Todd Entrekin legally used more than 750,000 dollars from funds meant to feed inmates to buy his self a beach house. The Etowah County sheriff told news sources that he follows a state law passed before World War II that allows him to pocket "excess" inmate feeding funds for himself. And...

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