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What it means to be a modern feminist

Everybody deserves to have a voice, but often, it is usually the loudest voices that are heard. In today’s society, insults like, “man hater” or “little lady,” have become the norm for women. Add to that the term “feminist,” and the insults are amplified and often misconstrued in the media. Instead of standing for justice and equality, feminism has become a marketing strategy that does little to eradicate these misinterpretations. Illustration by Jalen Tam.

January 30, 2018

Feminism is a confusing topic that inspires, enrages or baffles people. The term is often used as an attack against women who may be perceived as strong or stubborn. On the other end of the spectrum, “feminism” can be a term used as a rallying cry for the women who frequent protests and the pol...

Where’s My Water?

Bottles of water line grocery store shelves. Photo courtesy of Whiteman Air Force Base.

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

November 6, 2017

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...

Bittersweet: Fate of the honeybees

Bittersweet: Fate of the honeybees

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor

May 2, 2017

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

Food waste by the numbers. Information from  Hawaii News Now and Hawaii Business

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor

April 24, 2017

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 ...

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