Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

A model of an early Russian T72 tank, one of the many vehicles operating in both Ukrainian and Russian armies. Many have been abandoned due to mechanical breakdown or lack of fuel.

Ukraine Holds Strong Against Russian Onslaught

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 1, 2022

The Conflict Escalates The Ukrainian people have held off the Russian Army with the support of much of the free world; However, Putin has put his nuclear missiles on high alert in response to worldwide uproar over his actions. A 40 mile long convoy of Russian Vehicles and artillery travels to join the...

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Russia Invades Ukraine; US Responds with Sanctions as the World Watches

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 25, 2022

On Feb 24, President Vladimir Putin announced Russian troops are undertaking what he calls “special military action” across Ukraine. This is the largest invasion of any European country since WW2. What’s Going on and Why?  Cities like Kharkiv, Odessa, and Sumy have come under heavy artillery...

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A model of an M1A1 Abrams tank used in Iraq by the USMC. These vehicles also saw service in Afganistan

Editorial: Some Things will Never Change

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor October 8, 2021

A Hopeful Viewpoint   Weeks ago, a discussion board was assigned . It asked students to analyze a speech from Barack Obama. He addressed a crowd in Kenya about the changing morals in America and how other countries can do the same as well.  Obama said, “Every country and every culture has unique...

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Should the president be presented as infallible?

Jennifer Espana , Managing Editor April 25, 2017

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 president...

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Does the government use propaganda to enlist young citizens into joining the military?

Does the government use propaganda to enlist young citizens into joining the military?

Rick Loza, Staff Writer October 26, 2015

In today's society, young adults are joining the army because they are being manipulated on what the media portrays in video games. Video games such as "Call of Duty", "Battlefield", and "Halo" use terrorism propaganda to make a profit on these games and cause young citizens to enlist into the army. I...

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