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Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

With the Trump Administration announcing the elimination of the DACA program, many undocumented students are left wondering what’s in store for them now. Keeping this in mind, Rio Hondo held a Healing Circle inside the school’s Student Union. The event, which was open to students and staff, provided...

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

Ramon Alvarado and Noah Garcia

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (better known as DACA) Tuesday morning. DACA protected around 800,000 “Dreamers” from being deported. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was the man that announced the final decision Tuesday. Stating that...

The bill that can put President Trump’s border wall in jeopardy

Juan Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under News

Councilman Gil Cedillo said that he plans to introduce a bill this Friday at the Los Angeles city council meeting that would require the names of the companies bidding to make President Donald Trump’s Mexican border wall be seen by the public. As Cedillo’s office released a statement as to why the bill ...

New presidential executive orders

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under News

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced two executive orders from President Donald Trump Thursday morning, May 11. Sanders brought up the Homeland Security Advisor, Tom Bossert, to present the executive order, now known as the Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastru...

Trump to Comey: You’re Fired

Corbin Boone, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under News

President Trump decided to Fire James Comey, the head director of the FBI Tuesday, May 9. The President gave his reasoned that Comey was being dishonest and showing a disregard for the bureau when handling Hillary Clinton’s private email server during the U.S. presidential election. Many political com...

North Korea Warns of “Super-Mighty” Preemptive Strike

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

Tensions are reaching a fever pitch on the Korean Peninsula between the United States and North Korea as the isolated nation threatened the U.S. with a “super-mighty preemptive strike” after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was looking to increase pressure on the North Korean regime. The...

Should the president be presented as infallible?

Jennifer Espana, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s always best to know what’s actually going on in our country, especially when it’s got to do with a neighboring country. At times even I get freaked out by the things the media shares with us but, they’re the ones who are brave enough to tell us what’s actually going on. I want my presiden...

DACA recipient sues Trump administration after being deported

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under News

Juan Manuel Montes, a 23-year-old DACA recipient, is suing the Trump Administration following his deportation back in February. Montes was granted permission to stay in the United States under the Obama-era program that protects young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally from deport...

Trump Supporters and Opponents Brawl at California Park

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News

Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies April 15 at a Berkeley, California park when a fight broke out which resulted in at least 20 arrests as cops attempted to keep the groups apart according to Reuters. As fist fights between people broke out there were can...

Constituents of the 38th District Meet with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Constituents of the 38th District Meet with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Zachary Mejia, News Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under News

Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies April 15 at a Berkeley, California park when a fight broke out which resulted in at least 20 arrests as cops attempted to keep the groups apart according to Reuters. As fist fights between people broke out there were can...

United States Drops “The Mother of all Bombs” in Afghanistan

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News

The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan Thursday April 13, the Pentagon said. It is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal. The bomb is so massive that it has to be delivered via cargo plane and dropped from the rear of th...

Net Neutrality: Days are Numbered

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News

Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has quickly moved to remove all of previous President Barack Obama’s net neutrality rules, according to Reuters. Under Obama’s 2015 approved FCC rules, broadband providers were prohibited from giving or selling faster internet to c...

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