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Rain Bird reigns no more; Pueo has risen … and he’s hungry!

Rain Bird reigns no more; Pueo has risen … and he’s hungry!

One night, Professorial Overlord Barclay looked to the starry heavens (because it was nighttime), searching soulfully for an answer to life’s deepest question: what should the new name of our literary and art publication be? Out of the corner of his eye, he noticed a massive and culturally significant owl […]

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The Debate Club discusses relevant topics and lets the audience decide who won the argument - Courtesy of WCC Debate Club

Speak your mind, debating matters

Every year, WCC’s Debate Club hosts and participates in numerous speech and debate activities around the island. Each event gives club members the opportunity to share in the joy of victory or the disappointment of a loss, as well as the benefit of learning something new. Debate Club coach and […]

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‘Uala Leaf Café opening soon in Hale ‘Ākoakoa

‘Uala Leaf Café opening soon in Hale ‘Ākoakoa

Plans are underway to open a lunchroom on the first floor of Hale ‘Ākoakoa. Students enrolled in Hi‘ilaniwai Food Service Innovation Training will prepare and serve lunch for WCC students, faculty, staff and the general public from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The new food service training […]

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Celebrating banned books

Celebrating banned books

This year’s WCC Out Loud event will feature something new: banned books. “It’s a way to celebrate the freedom to read,” said English instructor Jenny Webster. The event will take place in the atrium of the library Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 4-5 p.m. Students and members of the public will […]

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The journey from filmmaker to teacher

The journey from filmmaker to teacher

For WCCʻs new journalism instructor and Ka ‘Ohana faculty adviser Kimberlee Bassford, the journey to becoming a storyteller began with a single film, a short documentary about Hawaiian history called “Then There Were None.” Bassford saw the film as an undergraduate at Harvard University, a time when she was looking […]

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