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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 […]

· Editorial, Featured
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Valentine’s Day stems from a complex past

  Every February 14 brings an abundance of chocolates, roses and glittery cards. But Valentine’s Day wasn’t always about dinner dates and tokens of affection. The holiday dates back to the ancient Roman festival Lupercalia, a celebration that took place from February 13 to February 15 in which shepherds sought […]

· Arts & Entertainment, Featured
Uala Leaf Café offers local favorites and heart-healthy food options -Photo by Leighland Tagawa

Uala Leaf Café increases prices of menu items

  On Jan. 20, the Uala Leaf Cafe celebrated its one-year anniversary with complimentary cake for diners. It also increased menu prices. “We decided that at this point and time it would be good to increase the prices,” said Charlene Akina, WCC workforce development coordinator. “We are trying to become […]

· Campus News, Featured
Students from JOUR 250, JOUR 270 and JOUR 285V get a behind-the-scenes look of Hawai‘i News Now – Darlene Lee

Journalism students go behind-the-scenes with media

  This semester, WCC journalism students explored various aspects of journalism and media through special events and guest speakers.   Social media strategists September 27 and 28   JOUR 150 and 250 were visited by members of the U.S. Department of Defense social media team, who shared how they use […]

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Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Windward students venture abroad next year

  Students from Windward Community College will go global next year through new study abroad trips to Aotearoa (New Zealand) and England (United Kingdom) as well as through student-initiated independent travel.   Aotearoa The trip to Aotearoa will take place during spring break from March 24 to April 2. Led […]

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The Furtado-Tom ‘ohana was once homeless in Waimanalo – Courtesy of Rachell Furtado-Tom

Local organizations help Windward’s homeless

  As the homeless problem continues to grow on O‘ahu, the Windward Homeless Alliance (WHA), an informal group of non-profits, churches, government officials and community members, works daily to offer services like food drives, emergency shelters, laundry services and more. “We came together from Kāne‘ohe, Kahaluʻu, and Koʻolauloa to help […]

· Community News, Featured, News Of The Day
Anti-Trump protesters marched from Kapi‘olani Park to the International Trump Hotel in Waikiki chanting and holding signs – Courtesy of Austin Weihmiller

Anti-Trump protests mobilize across the country

  As millions of Americans watched the election unfold on Nov. 8, anti-Trump supporters around the country immediately began to demonstrate their disapproval of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. Within 24 hours, protesters took to the streets in at least 25 cities including Portland, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Austin, New Orleans, Washington […]

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