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  • Campus News Rain Bird to launch newest edition

    Rain Bird to launch newest edition

    On Tuesday, May 6, WCC’s Rain Bird staff is throwing a launch party for their newest edition, “Appetite for Evolution,” in Pālanakila courtyard at 11:30 a.m. The festivities will include character actors playing the parts of historical figures such as Margaret Thatcher, a video produced by student Kainoa Makua titled “Illuminated Pinecone” based on her published story, and a monkey [...]

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  • Community News Going beyond the human canvas

    Going beyond the human canvas

    When you walk into Koi Tattoo, you’ll see owner and versatile tattoo artist Dodge Distad hard at work. There are two chairs in which Distad and long-time friend and coworker Lisa Filmore create their permanent art designs. The teal walls are lined with Distad’s paintings as well as a wall mural of samurai and dragons. With the buzz of the [...]

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  • News Of The Day Boarding with stolen identities

    Boarding with stolen identities

    Have we been lulled into a false sense of security when it comes to airline safety? When it was revealed that two passengers boarded the ill-fated Malaysian Flight 370 with stolen passports, alarms went off concerning how this could have happened in a post-9/11 world. According to Interpol, the international criminal law enforcement organization, one of the biggest reasons for [...]

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  • Arts Palikū Arts Festival

    Palikū Arts Festival

    WCC’s 4th Annual Palikū Arts Festival April 5 drew students, faculty, staff and community members to participate in a variety of creative and fun activities in and around Palanakila. Photos by Jessica Crawford, Libby Young and Yvonne Hopkins

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  • Campus News Student Veterans Organization to offer support

    Student Veterans Organization to offer support

    The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) welcomed its new chapter at WCC this semester. The club’s mission is “to provide military veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.” WCC student and club president Joel Harding agrees the club was long overdue. Having served as a medic in the U.S. Army from ’05 [...]

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  • Community News Sustainability Summit highlights the ‘aina

    Sustainability Summit highlights the ‘aina

    “Hawai‘i has a chance to have a stunning impact on sustainability.” Those encouraging words came from Vice Chancellor of the University of California Wendell Brase at this year’s 2nd Annual Sustainability Summit. Faculty, students and administrators organized the three-day conference March 13-15 at WCC. The summit highlighted the importance of building effective strategies for more sustainable campuses in Hawai‘i. Networking, [...]

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  • Entertainment Pāʻani Nane Huaʻōlelo (Crossword Puzzle)

    Pāʻani Nane Huaʻōlelo (Crossword Puzzle)

    No Ka Loko Iʻa E hoʻopihapiha i nā hakahaka o luna aʻe nei i nā hua palapala pololei. Mai poina, he hua‘oko‘a ka ‘okina. E nānā hou paha i ka ‘atikala o kēlā mahina aku nei i kōkua. Laki maikaʻi! (Fill in the blanks above with the correct letters. Don’t forget, the ‘okina is a separate letter. Refer back to [...]

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  • Campus News A call to animal lovers

    A call to animal lovers

    A Pet Hui to bring together those with a passion for animals is being formed on campus. Pet owners from the student body, faculty and staff will have a chance to talk about their four-legged and feathery friends while sharing information. The next meeting of the group will be set for either April 17 or 24. At an introductory session [...]

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  • News Of The Day The Glades:  Another lifestyle for another life

    The Glades: Another lifestyle for another life

    “Judge me not by the color of my skin, but by the quality of my character.” ­— Martin Luther King As part of the Women’s History Month series, filmmaker Connie Florez came to WCC March 20 to talk about a documentary she’s been working on for a decade. For Florez, “The Glades Project” is more than a film about a [...]

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  • Campus News Rediscover the world with GEOG 151

    Rediscover the world with GEOG 151

    WCC will be bringing back a course this fall that has not been taught on campus in more than a decade: GEOG 151, Geography and Contemporary Society. Sarmina Rutter, a current LCC lecturer, will be teaching the course. Rutter, whose parents are originally from Bangladesh, was born in Scotland and studied at Ohio State University and Virginia Commonwealth University. In [...]

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