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@LibrarianTara on …    Video Love

@LibrarianTara on …    Video Love

  I love videos, and I hate commercials. I’m also a bit of an info-junkie. Happily, the WCC Library has about, oh, half a gazillion streaming videos, including documentaries, concerts, debates, tutorials and historical footage. A majority of those videos (over 45,000) are found in the database Films on Demand […]

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From left to right: Keith Schiller, George Gigicos, Daniel Scavino and John McEntee - Courtesy of Ap

Trump assembles his round table

  A major factor in every new presidency is figuring out who has direct access to the president. In the weeks leading up to Trump’s inauguration, the incoming president’s top aides hurried to figure this out in time for the big day. Outside of Trump’s cabinet is a private coterie, […]

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Sustainability Matters, with Christian Palmer

Sustainability Matters, with Christian Palmer

  In this monthly column, anthropology instructor and faculty chair of the sustainability curriculum committee Christian Palmer shares with us his thoughts related to Hawai‘i’s environment. No Trespassing: A Guide to Illegal Hiking in Hawai‘i   A friend of mine once said, “If you’re looking for a trailhead, it’s always […]

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Abortions make up only 3 percent of Planned Parenthood's services –Courtesy of Planned Parenthood

House Republicans target Planned Parenthood

  During the Obama administration, states were prohibited from withholding federal Title X funds from health centers like Planned Parenthood that provided abortion services. However, on Feb. 16, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted 230 to 188 against funding for Planned Parenthood. As House Speaker Paul Ryan stated during […]

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Cynthia Lee Sinclair stands at the entrance of a marae, a sacred meeting grounds for Maori –Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Examining domestic violence in New Zealand

  My passion is helping domestic violence (DV) and child abuse (CA) victims. It is the impetus for my study abroad adventure this semester. My first stop is New Zealand where ironically there is a very high incidence of DV and CA. I say ironically because Maori culture places a […]

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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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