Editorial

What do you think government’s role should be in protecting the environment?

What do you think government’s role should be in protecting the environment?

The government should play an active role in protecting the environment. I think that they should enforce littering laws more. If they don’t feel like doing that, then they should think of ways where we can make most items biodegradable. This could be costly, but it will help in the […]

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The Wellness Corner,

The Wellness Corner,

by Karla Silva-Park, LMHC, NCC Mental Health vs. Mental Illness: Is it one in the same? May is Mental Health Awareness Month and has been recognized as such since 1949 when Mental Health America organized it. But how many of us actually know what “mental health” is? And how is […]

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Homemade pickled mango – Courtesy of Christian Palmer

Sustainability Matters

by Christian Palmer Aloha ‘Āina Earth Week In the week leading up to Earth Day on April 22, Windward Community College celebrated by having a series of Aloha ʻĀina Earth Week activities sponsored by Ke Kumu Pali and the Sustainability Curriculum Committee. Students, faculty and staff got together to do […]

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Sustainability Matters

Sustainability Matters

Pura Vida:  A WCC Study Abroad Trip explores ecotourism in Costa Rica   A group of Windward Community College students spent their spring break exploring ecotourism in Costa Rica as part of Special Topics in Anthropology 296: Tourism and Conservation. The course looked at anthropological literature on ecotourism and Costa […]

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Should military-style assault rifles (i.e. AR-15, AK-47) be banned from private  ownership and use? Why or why not?

Should military-style assault rifles (i.e. AR-15, AK-47) be banned from private ownership and use? Why or why not?

  I believe that military-style assault rifles should be banned from private ownership and use because there is no need for them to be used in everyday society, especially automatic weapons. The sad truth is guns have been a part of American society since day one, but we need to […]

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The Wellness Corner

The Wellness Corner

APRIL IS #SAAM (Sex Assault Awareness Month)   Sexual assault resources on campus:  Where can you go? According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, but the vast majority of sexual assault crimes on college […]

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What do you think of the March for Our Lives movement?  What impact do you think it will have on American politics?

What do you think of the March for Our Lives movement? What impact do you think it will have on American politics?

  The March for Our Lives movement is a great idea because it shows the government that we will not take it no more and show them that they need to do something about these shootings. I think it is a great idea that kids from schools all over the […]

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