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Makana Tani is WCC’s student employee of the year - Patrick Hascall

Makana Tani honored as Student Employee of the Year

  During National Student Employment Week, Makana Tani was named WCC’s Student Employee of the Year. The Kāne‘ohe resident, who works for WCC Student Affairs, is a junior at UH West Oʻahu studying education. As a peer mentor, his primary duties include managing the Student Activity Center, planning and executing […]

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MJ Lewis was a long-time speech instructor at WCC. - Courtesy of Desi  Poteet

Language arts raises funds for Vet Tech in honor of colleague

In Fall 2014, WCC’s language arts department initiated a fundraiser for the Vet Tech program to honor long-time speech instructor MJ Lewis, who passed away in May 2014. “MJ loved animals and supported WCC’s Vet Tech program, so this seemed like a perfect way to honor her,” said language arts […]

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ASUH proposes increase to student activity fee

ASUH proposes increase to student activity fee

  For 20 years, every student at Windward Community College has contributed a $10 semesterly student activity fee that goes to the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i at WCC (ASUH-WCC). Also known as student government, ASUH-WCC uses the funds to plan and execute events on campus from festivals, […]

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ASUH collects shoeboxes for local homeless

ASUH collects shoeboxes for local homeless

  This semester, the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i-Windward Community College (ASUH-WCC) collected 100 boxes filled with donated goods for the homeless. The project came about in January at ASUH-WCC’s welcome back event when student life coordinator Kaahu Alo was approached by student Stephanie Castaneda with the idea […]

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Each gate on the fence is secured with a combination lock, and every gate is located under a street light - Deborah Higa

New fence aims to deter elopement

  With the start of spring semester, the long-awaited fence that runs between WCC’s upper campus and the Hawai‘i State Hospital’s lower parking lot was completed. The $25,000 fence was a collaboration between WCC and the hospital to increase security on both campuses and was funded solely by the hospital […]

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Panelists discuss the late Patsy T. Mink and Title IX in Paliku Theatre - Leighland Tagawa

WCC highlights the achievements of women and impact of Title IX

  On March 23, WCC’s Women’s History Month program and Ka ‘Ohana co-hosted a special event with Honolulu Civil Beat titled “Civil Cafe: The Legacy of Patsy Mink and Why Title IX Matters.” About 90 people gathered in Palikū Theatre to see the documentary Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority, […]

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Cynthia Lee Sinclair enjoys a delicious breakfast on the train - Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Traveling through Europe on just $80 a day

  If you live on a tight budget, you might think you can’t afford to travel. But I’ve found that you can make it through Europe on just $80/day, if you plan carefully. If you want fancy hotels, you will not be able to make it. But if you are […]

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