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Where’s My Water?

Where’s My Water?

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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One of the phrases that students athletes hear most often is, “Drink water and stay hydrated,” but few take it seriously. Whether it’s in the classroom or on the field, the effects of dehydration are detrimental to students academic and athletic performance. Dehydration is the result of the body not ha...

Feminism for dummies

Feminism for dummies

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter

October 4, 2017


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Using the word “feminism” is guaranteed to get a response from people. Some people, often men, believe that women have little use for the word today. Others ardently defend feminism or use it as a marketing strategy to target women. This leads to even more people reacting with confusion. With ho...

Bittersweet: Fate of the honeybees

Bittersweet: Fate of the honeybees

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor

May 2, 2017


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Honeybees are vital to our survival. It’s a phrase that may sound trite, considering its newfound popularity. It’s also something found everywhere from the back of cereal boxes to the reusable bags at grocery stores. But is this enough to save the tiny forces behind human civilization? History and Cau...

Waste In Paradise

Waste In Paradise

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor

April 24, 2017


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We live in Paradise. It’s something we’re told from the endless days of summer that grace our islands and the sound of waves just a few minutes away from home. The only drawback about Hawaii? The prices. Most will agree that the cost of living is astronomical. Graphiq found that Hawaii is 36 ...

Oahu’s two-year-old plastic bag ban: Is it working?

Oahu’s two-year-old plastic bag ban: Is it working?

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter, Feature Editor

March 28, 2017


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On July 1, 2015, Hawaii became the first state to issue a ban on plastic bags.   Almost two years later, however, how effective has the ban been? It was apparent shortly after the ban was put into place that there were numerous loopholes in the law.   Chapter 9, Article 9 of the Revised O...

General etiquette necessary for youth

General etiquette necessary for youth

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter, Features Editor

March 1, 2017


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Some consider teenagers and young people to be among one of the more disrespectful age groups in school, in the community and in the workplace. They point to their youth or naivete as the common culprits. That is where having proper etiquette comes into play. It is something that needs to be imp...

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