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Humanz Stands Up and Speaks Out

Kimiko Maeda-Leon, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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Humanz, the 5th studio album of the virtual band Gorillaz, came out on April 28, 2017. This marks the beginning of phase four for the band. Unlike its predecessors, Humanz is politically charged, with most of its songs mentioning sensitive topics such as black oppression and manipulation of power. ...

Spring Trends at Coachella

Lexus Sagisi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


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Spring is upon us and Coachella has come to a conclusion. Each year, everyone from all different ages pack their bags and fly over to this event. This year at Coachella, celebrities brought back the 90’s trends. Coachella  is a yearly musical festival  located in California, Indio at the Empire Polo Club through April 14-April 23. Ev...

USF Accepted!

Quinn Arakaki, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017


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As the end of the year approaches, seniors are in the midst of choosing a college to attend. The words “committed” and “accepted” have been buzzing throughout the hallways. University of San Francisco has been a popular choice for many seniors. “I love San Francisco, it’s a nice cit...

Spirit Week

Halle Daniels, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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Hawaii Holes in the Walls

Lexus Sagisi, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Food

Have you ever drove around a neighborhood and wondered why there was a long line of people waiting? Here’s a list of places considered to be “holes in the wall” with a mixture of food and flavors. Andy’s Sandwiches located at 2904 E Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822. Homestyle place with fruit sm...

Defend Yourself: A Guide to Self Defense

Defend Yourself: A Guide to Self Defense

Imari Olipani, Editor

March 14, 2017


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Walking by alone in a shady neighborhood or at the dead of night can be terrifying for many. There’s countless things that could go wrong, which makes learning self defense much more important. The best thing to do is to take precautions to avoid getting into a dangerous situation. Always be awa...

10 Books to Read Before They Become Movies in 2017

Nicole Fernandez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver Synopsis: In this high school-set thriller, popular teen Samantha is forced to relive the same day over and over again following a car crash seemingly caused by a social outcast that her friends have been bullying. Starring: Zoey Deutch, Kian Lawley Releas...

Senior Luau 2017

Lexus Sagisi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


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Senior Luau is one of the few events that is exclusive to your last year of high school. Unlike the previous class, where money was short and planning was in a disarray, this year’s luau was successfully held outside of school at Germaine’s Luau. “I've never been there before and I had high expec...

Celebrating the New Years the Chinese Way

Celebrating the New Years the Chinese Way

Jasmine Oguma, Editor

February 5, 2017


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Contrary to Western practice, the Chinese celebrate the new year based off of a lunar-solar calendar that had been created during, at least; in the 14th century B.C. when the Shang Dynasty reigned. It is viewed as both a social and economical holiday. During this day, people celebrate their househol...

Out of Hiding: Ed Sheeran

Out of Hiding: Ed Sheeran

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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On January 6th, 2017, Ed Sheeran released two songs: “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” after a year-long break from producing music and touring. The release surprised many of his fans, since most were unaware that he was recording new music. He made the first announcement on New Year’s...

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