El Paisano

Serina Vargas Earns Female Athlete of the Year 2020

Graduating in 2017 from West Covina High School, Serina Vargas made Varsity for four years and played 37 games total. Continuing her soccer career at Rio Hondo, she helped her team gain an overall record of 15-2-3 in the 2019-2020 season.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 halting all sports since early March, this stopped athletes from excelling on the pitch. Since soccer season lands in the fall, Rio Hondo’s women’s soccer team has not played a seasonal game since 2019. But, it did not stop sophomore soccer athlete, Serina Vargas. Winning It All Graduating with an ...

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana

Holly Holm and Irene Aldana face off for the first time at a Main Card Event. Aldana won 5 of her last 6 fights and has the 2nd highest Striking Rate in UFC Bantamweight History. Holly Holm is not only former 3-Division Boxing World Champion, but has the 3rd highest Takedown Defense in UFC Bantamweight History.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

October 6, 2020

While Germaine de Randamie was putting Julianna Peña, the Venezuelan Vixen, to sleep, Holly Holm and Irene Aldana were preparing for the Main Card Event. This past Sunday, 18-time winning champion Holly Holm took on new blood in Irene Aldana for the Main Card Event. Competing in the bantamweight division,...

Elizabeth Warren Speaks at ELAC Day Before Super Tuesday Primary Vote

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren engages the crowd as she addresses her plans for the Green New Deal.

Clarissa Martinez and Gerardo Hernandez

March 4, 2020

Senator Elizabeth Warren held a speech Monday night at East Los Angeles College. The event was to highlight Warren's Democratic presidential candidacy platform . Students, families and Warren supporters gathered to listen to the candidate. She spoke on climate change policies, equal pay rights, LGB...

Women’s Basketball: Rio Hondo Vs. Cypress

Donteylor Maxwell (right) helped power the Lady Roadrunners to a three quarter lead. It wasn't enough as Rio Hondo fell to visiting Chargers of Cypress College 73-66

Stephinie Phan, Co-Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Last Friday, Feb.28, was an eventful day for the Rio Hondo College women’s Basketball team. They held on strong against the Cypress College Chargers, the No. 9th seed in the Southern California Regional Playoffs. They were ahead for three quarters before falling short and suffering a loss in the fin...

Time-Management Workshop for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Time-Management Workshop for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 9, 2018

On Saturday a workshop for women of color entrepreneur was hosted by 22-year-old Reyna Marrufo in Downtown LA at the Women’s Center for Creative Work. The workshop focused on how aspiring entrepreneurs can diligently manage their time in order to complete their projects and goals. The event was...

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

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

October 12, 2017

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

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

The Rio Hondo Lady Roadrunners showed heart and resilience in their matchup against Los Angeles Harbor.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017

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...

Rihanna brings BMX and the X-Games to NY Fashion Week

Rihanna brings BMX and the X-Games to NY Fashion Week

Anthony Moreno, Staff writer

September 17, 2017

Rihanna's been in close connection with Puma since her two-year contract as their creative director was signed a while back. Although they have done amazing unique looks and collabs, it is also rumored that her closing of the show was a hint that this fourth line collab could be the last we see from...

Hello? Girls We Run the World

Hello? Girls We Run the World

Jennifer España, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

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 recently introduced their

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

March 15, 2017

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

Beach Volleyball player Tanya Metchkoff serves the ball to her Pierce College opponent on April 27 at El Camino College.

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer

May 8, 2016

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...

Rio Hondo College Newspaper