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Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?

Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is coming up, but why do we celebrate our mothers? Here’s what started the tradition and how some in our community celebrate their mothers. According to AmericasLibrary.gov, the U.S. celebrated its first official Mother’s Day on May 14, 1914. President Woodrow Wilson declared it an official holiday and […]

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Creative Media takes center stage at upcoming conference

Creative Media takes center stage at upcoming conference

Creative Media at WCC started in fall 2016, and in that short time has had impressive success, having had one of its alumni, Sky Bruno, accepted into a prestigious fellowship at the Sundance Institute. The program’s latest endeavor, however, is closer to home. On Thursday, April 26, it will host […]

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America’s gun control struggle continues

America’s gun control struggle continues

Gun control in America has been a controversial topic over the past decade. The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which was ratified in 1791,  grants citizens the right to keep and bear arms. Though technology and society have changed since then, the laws have not. In an interview on […]

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The timeline above shows the history of when the most popular social media platforms were introduced – Graphic by Kalā Lindsey

Social media goes from blogging to business

Since the dawn of social media, the idea of sharing one’s story with millions of people has appealed to users around the world. Here’s a look back on social media’s evolution. Social media was born in 1997 when a website called Six Degrees was launched. Six Degrees introduced blogging and […]

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Screen shot of the movie Ella es el Matador –Gemma Cubero del Barrio

Women take the spotlight during March

March is Women’s History Month and the time when the nation celebrates the lives and achievements of women who have broken social barriers and propelled the women’s rights movement forward. Feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem once said: “Women are always saying, ‘We can do anything men can do.’ But men […]

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Mumps outbreak reaches the islands

The mumps, formerly thought of as an archaic disease that was suppressed in the mid-1900s, has made its way back into our communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 5,833 confirmed cases of mumps in the United States last year, up from 450 cases […]

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False missile alert rattles students

False missile alert rattles students

On Jan. 13, tourists and residents of Hawai‘i had just begun their Saturdays. On that sunny morning, they were hitting the waves in Waikīkī, watching cartoons with their kids or enjoying some extra sleep. At 8:07 a.m., however, they received a mass text alert, warning them of an incoming ballistic […]

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