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Why Buy Local?

Why Buy Local?

Ella blu Pakele, Reporter

December 6, 2019

From bumper stickers to coffee mugs, the message is abundantly clear. We should be eating local. But have you wondered the reasons why local is the way to go? “This movement has gained tremendous momentum over the past decade, as reflected in menu trends from all over the country,''according to small bus...

Connecting keiki with culture

Connecting keiki with culture

Gwen Kava, Reporter

October 29, 2019

In more ways than not, our connections to culture contribute heavily to the subsequent result of our lives. We watch as younger generations of ethnic communities distance themselves further from their roots. Hispanic, African, Latino, Polynesian and Micronesian cultures are examples of communities tha...

Editorial Cartoon: A heavy high school load

Editorial Cartoon: A heavy high school load

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

March 11, 2019

Before putting on that graduation cap, high school seniors are faced with an overwhelming load of responsibilities, ranging from part-time jobs to extra-curricular activities. Add to that, the pressure from loved ones to succeed, and they’re left with little hope of an end in sight. Illustrated by Milena Ordonez....

Comic: Making Mother Earth Happy

Comic: Making Mother Earth Happy

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

March 11, 2019

Pollution is among the many factors contributing to the degradation of the environment. If we each make small changes to our everyday lives, like choosing to recycle, then we can all make Mother Earth happy again. Illustrated by Milena Ordonez.  ...

Illustration: Cracked

Illustration: Cracked

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

February 15, 2019

While social media is a way for us to stay connected, it is also what consumes our lives. Every like, every post and every mindless scroll draw us deeper into the depths of the digital world, as if becoming an extension of ourselves. Thus, it is important to find balance in our useage; otherwise, ...

Social media is consuming our lives—and we love it.

Social media is consuming our lives—and we love it.

Monica Kenny, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Over the past decade, the rapid rise of social media has undeniably changed American culture. It birthed trends, careers, memes and social movements. It changed the way we interact with one another and how we consume pop culture and media, as well as altering how these things are marketed toward us. T...

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