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One size does not fit all

One size does not fit all

Lexus Sagisi

February 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, You may also like

Most of us girls, including myself have lost self confidence when they can't fit a article of clothing that claims to be “one size fits all” but the markers of the clothing do not realize that not every girl has the same body shape as the girl in the dressing room next to them. They thought they...

Work it out: yoga

Work it out: yoga

Xiaofei Mai, Editor

February 1, 2016


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Yoga is known for its slow moving postures as a relaxation practice, but no one really knows the benefits behind it.  Many people believe it is for older people only because they cannot do fierce sports. From my two-week experience of yoga at YMCA, it can be as tiring as conditioning for a sport. I...

On Handwriting: A Personal Essay

On Handwriting: A Personal Essay

Kimiko Maeda-Leon

January 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Personality Profiles, You may also like

I've been obsessed with handwriting ever since I was in elementary school, when I realized I wasn't quite good at it. I hated mine; it was so ugly compared to lots of my peers, and was the bane of my teachers. I would scan the papers of my classmates and then back to my own wondering why, if we were a...

The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens

Imari Olipani

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review, You may also like

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received rave reviews from critics, the crowd, and even students. Fans who followed this extensive series have opinions both good and bad about the long awaited movie. “The adventure, the intrigue, all the different characters, the different weapons, all the different...

Relaxation of 2016 through Entertainment

Wendylee Mahiai

January 22, 2016


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Movies were created to help people relax in a time of war and that same purpose of movies still exist. Nowadays people look forward to an escape and this upcoming there are many opportunities to relax. If you are looking for a cute action escape, Kung Fu Panda 3 is the movie for you. Coming into th...

Student parking (or lack thereof)

Student parking (or lack thereof)

Chloe Oyadomari

January 21, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Lifestyle, Opinion, You may also like

When the Department of Education decided to drastically reduce the school bus routes in 2012, many students were left with little to no options on transportation to school. In our area many students walk, take the city bus, carpool, or ride a bike. But what about the students who drive to school? On our ...

The Taste of Magic

The Taste of Magic

Xiaofei Mai, Editor

December 5, 2015


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Opinion

Nitrogenie, known as the ice cream from magic, opened in Ala Moana Center. Among the other new stores, its popularity attracted many students to wait in line to buy. Nitrogenie has a unique way to make ice cream; the workers use a mixer, and the ice cream becomes foggy when they add a specialized liq...

DIY Christmas Gifts

DIY Christmas Gifts

Kimiko Maeda-Leon

December 1, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion

Christmas time is here! In comes the presents! And cookies! And stress. The holidays can be taxing, especially when one has to think of all the presents they have to give, and all the money they have to spend to get those presents. Let us try something new this year: DIY (Do it yourself) gifts! ...

E M P I R E

E M P I R E
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Wendylee Mahiai

November 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Empire: the one show that keeps you wanting more and more. It's the perfect blend of soul, suspense and mystery. As the family blood thickens and the skeletons in the closets come back to life, the rivalry between Cookie and Lucious intensifies. The past episode that aired (October 21,2015) on FOX had Andre w...

Nothing But Netflix: What to Watch When You are Bored

Nothing But Netflix: What to Watch When You are Bored
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Kimiko Maeda-Leon

November 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion, You may also like

Nothing But Netflix: What to Watch When You are Bored Netflix is such a wonderful thing; it brings us our favorite shows and movies and pulls us out of the abyss when we’re dead bored. But the sheer magnitude of all the things we could watch is just befuddling. How does one choose? Never fear, th...

Why does school still start at 8:00 a.m.?

Why does school still start at 8:00 a.m.?

Meilin Quinn

November 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion, You may also like

  Here’s something that every highschooler knows and that the school board chooses to ignore: Waking up early for school sucks. Research shows that U.S. teens are sleep deprived, which is unsurprising considering the insane amount of pressure placed upon us to excel in our after school athletics...

Google your classroom

Google your classroom

Doris Kung, Editor

October 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion, You may also like

Google Classroom has been put into more use this year with more teachers knowing about this feature. This feature makes it a lot easier for teachers to communicate with us outside of class. Teachers put assignments in classroom, while we submit our assignments. No more excuses for not knowing what the...

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