Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

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

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor 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...

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

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

Rihanna has been quite a bit busy lately. With the release of her new makeup line ‘Fenty Beauty’ this past week and the launch of her fourth fashion collection in collaboration with Puma two days later.
Anthony Moreno, Reporter 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...

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Hello? Girls We Run the World

Hello? Girls We Run the World

Jennifer España, Managing Editor 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...

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Nike recently introduced their Nike Pro Hijab.

Nike develops sports hijab for Muslim women

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor 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...

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

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

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...

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RHC hosting Women Empowered meetings every Friday

RHC hosting Women Empowered meetings every Friday

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor March 22, 2016

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...

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Womyns 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

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...

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Monica Rojas getting ready to strike the ball in her singles match against Long Beach City College.

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer March 7, 2016

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...

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Alexis Hernandez 22, shoots a free throw vs Pasadena City College at the Southern California Regional play offs.

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

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer February 28, 2016

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...

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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

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...

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Helen and Buddy, played by Justine Gonzales and Jose Barajas, announce their wedding after the end of WWII in Women and War. (Noah Cervantes/El Paisano)

‘Women and War’ brings forth heartfelt emotions

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer November 15, 2015

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 different...

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Kassandra Casas, going up to hit against Chaffey College for the point. (Arlene Torres/El Paisano)

Rio Hondo Women’s Volleyball team hope to continue its winning streak

Arlene Torres, Staff Writer October 23, 2015

Rio Hondo's Women's Volleyball team seems to have what it takes to make it to the Foothill Conference finals as they posted wins in their last four games upping their record to 6-7, but more importantly, 3-0 in the conference. The Lady Roadrunners defeated a tough Moorpark team in five sets as its...

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