Editorial

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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What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

  My personal New Year’s resolution is to become more involved within the community and volunteer more of my time to help others. Looking at 2017 with hope, encouragement, and opportunity. – Amber Kaonohi   My New Year’s resolution for 2017 is to stop procrastinating with school work. – Deandra […]

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What do you think the outcome of the presidential election says about America?

What do you think the outcome of the presidential election says about America?

  The outcome has shown that anything is possible. During the entire campaign, majority of Americans were confident that Hillary was going to win. However, America proved them wrong and Trump won. – Emilia Voinovich   I think the outcome says that more and more people are getting tired and […]

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Sustainability Matters

… with Christian Palmer The need for a new geological epoch: The Anthropocene   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.   What is the Anthropocene? […]

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What are your favorite Thanksgiving traditions?

What are your favorite Thanksgiving traditions?

Thanksgiving has always been special to me because that is when I would go and see my extended family. My mom and grandma cooked all kinds of foods from sweet potato pie to roast turkey. I can still taste the memories. My family would always catch up on what we’ve […]

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What do you see as the benefits and downsides of the rail project?

What do you see as the benefits and downsides of the rail project?

I do not know much about the rail project, however, I do know it’s not very popular. The rail project is extremely expensive, meaning higher taxes and debt. The rail project’s location also won’t benefit most locals. However, if we were to stop the rail project now, we’d already be […]

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