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Report: Gender-based violence on UH campuses

Approximately 19 percent of UH students have been exposed to intimate partner violence, according to a report released last month by the University of Hawai‘i Office of Institutional Equity. During spring 2017, approximately 6,300 students across all 10 UH campuses completed a survey asking if during their enrollment at UH […]

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Santa Claus is older than you think

Santa Claus is older than you think

It’s that time of year again when the world is full of winter wonderlands, talking snowmen, reindeers with red noses and fairy tales of a large man venturing across the globe to deliver presents to good children. Most people get so caught up in the holiday cheer that they forget […]

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Twitter allows users 280 characters to speak their minds

Twitter allows users 280 characters to speak their minds

On November 7, Twitter officially allowed its users 280 characters per tweet in all languages except for Japanese, Korean and Chinese. These three languages were excluded because they already have the ability to shorten sentences by using different characters or symbols. “I think Twitter adding 280 characters is a good […]

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Hilo senator Kaiali’i Kahele and students continue a conversation outside of the library after the Q & A event -Eliana Christianson

Senator speaks at WCC about reality of rising tuition costs

Senator Kaiali‘i Kahele, chair of the Senate Committee on Higher Education, met with WCC students and faculty on campus on Oct. 30. The visit was part of the committee’s statewide higher education tour of University of Hawai’i (UH) campuses. Fifteen faculty members and eight students attended the sessions held in […]

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Vern Miyagi talks about nuclear preparedness -Susannah Shores

Locals react to North Korea’s nuclear program

In response to recent news regarding North Korea’s advancing nuclear capabilities, there have been a variety of reactions from WCC students and staff, city and county officials, and Kāne‘ohe community members. The reactions range from somewhat concerned to very concerned while some people just don’t care about the issue at […]

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No-Shave November brings attention to men’s health

While October is full of pink ribbons, survivors’ walks and “save the boobies” bracelets for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, many people don’t know that November is Prostate and Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Movember Foundation, a multinational charity that raises awareness of and support for men’s health, 45 […]

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Justin Paz juked out a few defenders during a game - Leighland Tagawa

Intramural football keeps students connected with others

The intramural sports season has begun at WCC. This semester, students have the opportunity to play flag football. Games are played in a 7-on-7 format and take place at Leeward Community College and Moanalua Middle School over the two-month season. “I heard about intramural flag football and just thought that […]

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