Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

“Justice for J6” Rally Mostly Uneventful

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2021

The right-wing “Justice for J6” event scheduled for Sept 18 ended without major incident. A large law enforcement presence met the smaller than expected crowd. Police arrested two armed individuals. Most of the crowd consisted of media.  Ahead of the event, the fences and a barricade of dump...

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Donald Trump Acquitted a Second Time

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2021

Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial ended in his acquittal on Feb 13. His accusations of inciting a mob of his followers to attack the Capitol last month ended in bloodshed. Despite most senators voting to convict Trump, the number was not enough to bring about a conviction. Trump...

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2020 First Presidential Debate

Lorenzo Arce and Sam Garcia September 30, 2020

Last night, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden exchanged heated words in their first presidential debate. The 95 minute discussion, mediated by Chris Wallace, featured fiery exchanges between the two presidential candidates. Appointing a New Supreme Court Justice There was the...

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Los Angeles has one of the most dense populations of immigrant communities that have been consistently criticized by Donald Trump.

The Donald Is At It Again

Gerardo Hernandez, Reporter March 5, 2020

The leader of the free world seems to relish the opportunity to display his xenophobia. This time, it came at the expense of the Oscar winning film, “Parasite.” Although the news of Donald Trump criticizing a foreign film is not surprising, it’s his audacity to do so in a ridiculing manner that...

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CNN Sues White House Over Banning of Acosta

Anamaria Aparicio, Reporter November 19, 2018
CNN filed a lawsuit against The White House over the recent suspension of Jim Acosta's press pass. The lawsuit alleged that Acosta and CNN's First and Fifth Amendment were being violated, but as of recent
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Nikes Colin Kaepernick ad sends a controversial message

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad sends a controversial message

Alex Abad-Santos/ Vox September 5, 2018

Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike's new ad campaign and rises a controversy Read Full Story at Vox (Click Here) 

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Kanye vs. The People

Kanye vs. The People

New song "Ye Vs. The People" by Kanye West fuels controversy.
Sabrina Torres Soto May 11, 2018

Ever since Kanye West's return to Twitter, he has become the topic of discussion on an almost daily basis. From fashion, where he debuted some ideas for his newest Yeezy collection to his support for Trump when he shared his MAGA hat. Fans were confused and some enraged. People are baffled as to...

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Trump Takes on Amazon

Trump’s War on Amazon

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief April 2, 2018

Early Thursday morning, President Donald Trump began to wage war on an enemy the United States has never battled: Amazon.com. Continuing through Monday, the president attacked the e-commerce retailer for its effect on the United States Postal Service. "I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before...

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Students filled the Student Union at Rio Hondo to discuss the DACA elimination announcement.

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor September 5, 2017

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 on Tuesday afternoon. The event, which was open to students...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the extermination of the DACA program early Tuesday morning.

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

Ramon Alvarado and Noah Garcia September 5, 2017

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...

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

Juan Fernandez , Staff Writer May 16, 2017

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...

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New presidential executive orders

Diego Crespo , Editor- in- Chief May 16, 2017

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 Infrastructure....

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