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“I Have Had 8 or 9 Miscarriages” Says Actress Gabrielle Union

“I Have Had 8 or 9 Miscarriages” Says Actress Gabrielle Union

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Magazine, Opinion, Top Stories

The "Being Mary Jane" star opens up about her life in her upcoming book titled "We're Going To Need More Wine." In the book, Gabrielle Union talks race, sexual assault, family, and fertility complications with her husband and basketball star Dwayne Wade. "I have had eight or nine miscarriages....

What is Amber Rose’s Slut Walk For?

What is Amber Rose’s Slut Walk For?

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, Opinion, Top Stories

Celebrity Amber Rose held her second annual SlutWalk Sunday, October 1st at 11: oo A.M. in Downtown Los Angeles, Pershing Square, with over 15,000 registered participants. But what exactly is the "SlutWalk" and what is it for? The Amber Rose SlutWalk is an event started to "take the power away f...

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners volleyball squad and the Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks faced off in what ended up being a thrilling matchup on Friday night at Rio Hondo. It took the Rio Ladies all five sets to put out the Seahawks, 3-2.   Rio Hondo found themselves in a back-and-forth affair right from...

Hello? Girls We Run the World

Hello? Girls We Run the World

Jennifer España, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

March 7, a day women are celebrated for being totally awesome. It’s an important day, but, why should we be celebrated just one day out of 365? Being a woman at times isn’t the easiest when the media tries to define and categorize you into something that’s generally impossible, often told that the...

Nike develops sports hijab for Muslim women

Nike develops sports hijab for Muslim women

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Digital

March 15, 2017


Filed under News

Nike released its plans to internationally produce athletic Hijabs for their spring 2018 clothing line. This project was announced after releasing a commercial that displayed a female professional and everyday athletes from different parts of the Arab world. The product is supposed to be designed...

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer

May 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Rio Hondo’s Beach volleyball team journeyed to El Camino College as their post-season continued with matches against Pierce College on April 27. Music played as the sun beamed down on a windy afternoon to add to the challenge of serving to many opponents who on average stood much taller than the...

RHC hosting Women Empowered meetings every Friday

RHC hosting Women Empowered meetings every Friday

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

RHC is currently hosting Women Empowered meetings every Friday through the end of April. Facilitated by Dawn Glover, a graduate intern, each meeting will focus on topics ranging from self esteem and confidence, dating and hooking up, and healthy relationships. Other topics will include "Is Love...

‘Womyn’s Herstory Month’ activities to be held on campus

‘Womyn’s Herstory Month’ activities to be held on campus

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

March 20, 2016


Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

RHC will be holding a variety of on-campus activities in honor of "Womyn's Herstory Month" on March 23. The mid quad area will feature activities such as games, giveaways, photos, and much more from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and again from 3 - 6 p.m. The student lounge in SU201 will host a Womyn's Herstory...

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo women's tennis team got a strong win versus Long Beach City College on March 3 with a final score of 9-0. The team currently has an overall record of 2-6. This is only their second win of the season, but the Lady Roadrunners showed exactly what they're capable of against LBCC as they mercilessly...

Women’s basketball team lose play off game 65-54 at PCC

Women’s basketball team lose play off game 65-54 at PCC

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A remarkable season for the Rio Hondo women's basketball team has come to an end after losing to Pasadena City College on Feb. 24 in the first round of the Southern California Regional playoffs 65-54. The Lady Roadrunners, who had an overall record of 14-13 qualified for the tournament with a 7-3...

California Highway Patrol holding ‘Women in Law Enforcement’ seminar

California Highway Patrol holding ‘Women in Law Enforcement’ seminar

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is hosting a 'Women in Law Enforcement Career Seminar' on Mar. 5 to reach out to women who are interested in diversity, challenges, and opportunities. The seminar will be held at the Boy Scouts of America Building (Los Angeles Council) at 8 a.m. Although this...

‘Women and War’ brings forth heartfelt emotions

‘Women and War’ brings forth heartfelt emotions

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer

November 15, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Rio Hondo featured a new one act play entitled "Women and War" on Nov. 11 and 12 at the Campus Inn Theater in part of the Veteran's Week celebrations held on campus. Written by Jack Hilton Cunningham and directed by Gabriel Carrasco, "Women and War's" main focus of the play was to portray the di...

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