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Young chemists find ways to purify water

Young chemists find ways to purify water

Kekaimalie Woods, Reporter
February 7, 2017
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Millions of people across the globe lack clean drinking water, which is a leading factor in increased rates of poverty, hunger and illiteracy. It is also what prompted Sacred Hearts Academy chemistry students’ semester-long project–focused on finding ways to purify water in developing countries. Student w...

Blurring the lines with gender-neutral fashion

Blurring the lines with gender-neutral fashion

Rebecca Meyer, Reporter
February 2, 2017
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Campbell High School senior Bretman Rock struts down the hallways between classes, owning the brightly-colored H&M crop top and ripped skinny jeans he’s sporting; his contour and hair, always on point. And if it weren’t for the 90-degree Ewa Beach weather today, he’d be rocking a Gucci...

Study finds phone use during dinner not OK

Study finds phone use during dinner not OK

Martha Nicholas, Reporter
February 2, 2017
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With society’s growing obsession with mobile technology, many find it difficult to put it down. Such devices, particularly mobile phones, are used everywhere from the car to the classroom, and for some, the dinner table. It’s a growing trend taking over households throughout the world, going aga...

Chinese lion dancing a way of life for junior

Chinese lion dancing a way of life for junior

Rebecca Meyer, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

When junior Brianna Ho isn't dressed in her Sacred Hearts Academy uniform, she's most likely decked out in her purple and yellow frill-laced Chinese lion dance costume. Ho is part of the Nam Sieng Dragon and Lion Dance Activity Centre and has been for the past two years. The tradition of lion da...

‘50s fashion makes a comeback

‘50s fashion makes a comeback

Rebecca Meyer, Reporter
January 31, 2017
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From lace-trimmed bodysuits to velvety off-the-shoulder blouses, clothing so far this year has resembled styles as early as the 1950s. This trend is not only apparent in attire styles but also in the prints and textiles. Stripes and velvet have both made a comeback and can be seen on anything from ...

Hatchimals crack open complaints and lawsuits

Hatchimals crack open complaints and lawsuits

Noe Nekotani, Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Features

Hatchimals, furry robot creatures hatched from eggs, have become the top-selling toy of the holiday season before even making its way onto shelves. But, as many proud Hatchimal owners quickly found out, along with the urgency of obtaining one comes the backlash of actually owning one. Owners claimed t...

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