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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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Climate change will greatly affect Hawai‘i. A majority of the state’s beaches will be lost due to rising sea levels - Leighland Tagawa

WCC students learn how climate change will affect the islands

On Sept. 28, about 60 students and faculty members crowded into ‘Ākoakoa room 103 for a climate change forum featuring Charles “Chip” Fletcher. Fletcher is the associate dean for academic affairs and professor of geology and geophysics at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at the […]

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This year's theme is the elements: water, wind, fire, and earth - Courtesy of  Audrey Badua

International Education Week invites WCC students to experience new cultures

This year’s annual International Education Week (IEW), which takes place Nov. 13 to 17, will center around the elements of earth, wind, water and fire. “International Education Week is a celebration of cultural awareness where we learn to appreciate similarities and differences of cultures and education, which will hopefully increase […]

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On August 9, the Honolulu City Council honored VGM with an Outstanding Community Service award - Courtesy of VALOHA.ORG

Local group takes fresh approach to homeless

As Hawai’i continues to struggle with homelessness, local grassroots group Valoha Giving Movement (VGM) aims to rehabilitate O‘ahu’s houseless. In December 2015, VGM began as the vision of O’ahu local Christina Bush. After abruptly losing her job as a college counselor, Bush saw the setback in her life as an […]

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President Donald Trump greets British Prime Minister Theresa May at the White House - wikimedia

British citizens express uncertainty about Trump

Over this past summer, I spent three weeks in England. During my stay, I was curious to see what ordinary British citizens thought of the United States, especially given the deep bond our two countries have had–at least in the past. British Prime Minister Theresa May was the first foreign […]

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Trump signs the revised Executive Order 13780 in the Oval Office - Wikimedia Commons

Trump’s travel ban: What you should know

After the backlash that he received when Executive Order 13769 was released on Jan. 27, President Donald Trump rolled out Executive Order 13780 on March 6 that makes significant revisions to guard against legal challenges. When Trump issued the original travel ban, it took effect immediately. Pre-approved refugees, students and […]

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