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To beat the coronavirus, keep sports on hold

Ryan Lewis, Guest Writer March 12, 2021

The month is March in California, and in any normal year, high school spring sports would just be kicking off.  Did you get the catch though?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably already...

Editorial: Why Rio needs to return to in-person learning

Editorial: Why Rio needs to return to in-person learning

Editorial Board March 10, 2021

About a year ago COVID-19 hit the United States by storm, and many students, including myself, were thrust into the world of social distancing and online learning. At first I was excited to take some time...

Anime show is emotional masterpiece.

“Your Lie in April” is a soul-consuming tale of young love

Dean Dudzik, Reviewer March 6, 2021

A decade has passed since the debut of Your Lie in April, a soul-consuming tale of young love told through animated TV, and I think that the tears of those who watched it on those first few days may finally...

Lindsey Marr is a Rio graduate and an engineering professor at VT with expertise in airborne transmission of viruses, air quality, nanotechnology.

Rio grad Linsey Marr explains the science of virus spread to TV news viewers nationwide

Ajeeth Iyer, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

More than half a million deaths later, Dr. Linsey Marr is still in front of her computer, answering questions about COVID-19 for yet another media interview. Since the start of the pandemic, Dr. Marr has...

“Podcast: The Ride” is just as fun as a day in Disneyland

“Podcast: The Ride” is just as fun as a day in Disneyland

Isa Searle, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

One thing is clear when you’re listening to “Podcast: The Ride” and that is that Mike Carlson, Jason Sheridan, and Scott Gairdner are no rookies in theme park exploration and research. You’d be...

Taylor Swift's

Taylor Swift’s “Evermore” is a ‘lifesaver’ during pandemic lockdown

Lydia Ellis, Guest Reviewer February 24, 2021

Most surprises during COVID-19 have been deadly. However, Taylor Swift’s surprise new album “Evermore” is life-saving. After releasing “Folklore” in July 2020, Swift dropped “Evermore” in...

Why President Donald Trump should be Impeached 

Sam Thompson, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

After the riot at Capitol Hill on January 6th, 2021, many Americans believe that former President Donald Trump should be impeached for inciting the attack on the nation's capital. While the president did...

Outdoor dining area at Danielle's Creperie

Danielle’s Creperie: Simple French meals and friendly service

By Sumaya Albadani, Reviewer February 6, 2021

Danielle’s Creperie is a French American cafe that serves crepes, breakfast, and brunch, which are offered all day. When the creperie first opened in 1984, it was a to-go-only French creperie and had...

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Miley Cyrus’ ‘Plastic Hearts’ embodies ‘fiery spirit’

Mika Edwards, Reviewer February 1, 2021

To match the new rocker persona fans have seen from Miley Cyrus in the past months, on Nov. 27 Cyrus released her latest album “Plastic Hearts.” Given that this album comes right after her recent divorce...

Blueprint Coffee Project has welcoming atmosphere in Old Sacramento

Blueprint Coffee Project has welcoming atmosphere in Old Sacramento

Abby O’Brien, Contributor January 15, 2021

Located in Old Sacramento, Blueprint Coffee Project is making a difference for the community one coffee at a time. Partnered with Project Church, a space that is on the backside of the coffee shop for...

2020 Yearbook News

2020 Yearbook News

October 16, 2020

Rio Americano will have a yearbook in 2021! We are looking forward to presenting our students with a book in May that covers this unprecedented and historic year. We want to cover all Rio students in all...

2020 Nobel Winner Rice One of Many Notable Rio Alumni

2020 Nobel Winner Rice One of Many Notable Rio Alumni

October 14, 2020

Charles M. Rice, who last week became the first Nobel Prize winner to graduate from Rio Americano, is not the only famous alumnus of the Sacramento high school. In fact, during his four years at Rio,...

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