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Seattle’s Space Needle with Mount Rainier in the distance – Wikimedia.org

Treat yourself in Seattle while on a budget

  There are about 46,000 Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Washington, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, with much of the population concentrated in the Seattle metropolitan area. In the event that you are drawn to Seattle like so many other Hawai‘i locals, here are some low budget attractions […]

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What about your cultural heritage are you most proud of?

  I’m proud of my Mexican heritage because it’s something that’ll always be a part of me. My values growing up were really similar to the way my mom and dad grew up, both in Mexican households. It’s made me a very sweet and considerate person because of how my […]

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What lessons have you learned from someone who is an immigrant?

What lessons have you learned from someone who is an immigrant?

  One of the most important lessons learned is that people from other countries look at the U.S. as the “land of dreams” or opportunity. Many quickly discover that the grass is not always greener on the other side. Iʻve talked with many who are wondering where are all the […]

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Follow Cynthia around the world

Follow Cynthia around the world

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Sustainability Matters

… with Christian Palmer   Improving Campus Recycling   In this monthly column, anthropology instructor and faculty chair of the sustainability curriculum committee Christian Palmer shares with us the latest developments WCC is taking toward becoming a more sustainable campus.   Serious efforts to increase recycling in Hawai‘i only started […]

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What ideas do you have to increase enrollment at WCC?

What ideas do you have to increase enrollment at WCC?

  I think a way to increase enrollment at WCC would be to have more  options as in the hours and days that the classes are available. – Evelyn Gallardo   My idea to increase enrollment at WCC is perhaps offer free laptops or iPads for students. A lot of […]

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What do you think the minimum wage in Hawai‘i should be and why?

What do you think the minimum wage in Hawai‘i should be and why?

  People always complain about living here and the high prices but never think about the minimum wage. I think the government should lower its base pay to $6.75. The only reason I don’t think they should keep raising minimum wage is because of inflation. The government is tricking more […]

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