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Hilo senator Kaiali’i Kahele and students continue a conversation outside of the library after the Q & A event -Eliana Christianson

Senator speaks at WCC about reality of rising tuition costs

Senator Kaiali‘i Kahele, chair of the Senate Committee on Higher Education, met with WCC students and faculty on campus on Oct. 30. The visit was part of the committee’s statewide higher education tour of University of Hawai’i (UH) campuses. Fifteen faculty members and eight students attended the sessions held in […]

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From left to right: Cynthia Lee Sinclair leads Senator Kaiali‘i Kahele, Rep. Angus McKevley and Senator Stanley Chang in the White Ribbon pledge - Eliana Christianson

Attitudes change about domestic violence

Many people have heard about the new hashtag campaign, #metoo, sweeping social media. It is a grassroots movement that started as a reaction to the prolific problem of sexual harassment in the movie industry and specifically in response to the multiple accusations of sexual harassment and sexual assault by movie […]

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Windward Gaming Group members play the game of Life -Leighland Tagawa

Windward Gaming Group plays into the night on Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, WCC’s Windward Gaming Group meets in Hale Kuhina 112 to hang out and play board games. The doors open at 3:30 p.m. and don’t close until around 10 p.m. While there might only be a few members present in the afternoon because people are still in class or […]

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Club co-founder Jeff Ho, officer Hannah Bailey and member Michael Macintosh jam together outside the cafeteria in Hale‘ Akoakoa - Justice Denis-Lui

Kanikapila Club resurfaces for the fall semester

The Kanikapila Club, formerly known as The Garage Band Club, was started in spring 2016 to bring music to students and to brighten their days with popular songs. The club is now back this semester, and its main purpose is to bring people together through the love of music. “When […]

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Feiruz Garrison recites her own poem at the Open Mic session in the library - Hannah Baily

WCC Writing Club launches Open Mic sessions in the library

The  WCC Writing Club hosted its first Open Mic in the Library on Sept. 26. According to club member Alfred Cerraro, the open mics are aimed at helping student and faculty writers become more confident sharing their work. “I think there’s a lot of talent and skill here that just […]

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Students and faculty exercise their right to read

Students and faculty exercise their right to read

On Sept. 27, WCC library and the language arts department hosted the third-ever Banned Books Read-Out in the library breezeway. The event was part of Banned Books Week, an annual national celebration of the freedom to read. The week was dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of censorship and […]

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WCC theatre students worked and played hard in the U.K. this summer - Courtesy of Nicolas Logue

WCC theatre students take London by storm

Nine theatre students from WCC participated in a two-week study abroad experience in the United Kingdom (U.K.) this summer focused on Shakespeare. Led by Windward theatre faculty Nicolas Logue and Taurie Kinoshita, every day was filled with workshops and hands-on training by some of the best theatre instructors in the […]

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