Finals countdown to prep students for exams

Finals Countdown will be held this Wednesday and Thursday in the Leeward Community College library. The library will be open until 10 p.m. on both days with events during the evening to prepare students for their upcoming final exams.

President Lassner meets with Leeward students

Writer: Ryan Sims


Leeward Community College’s student government recently had a chance to sit down with David Lassner, the new President of the University of Hawaii system. At Leeward, Lassner was approached with a variety of questions by the student government.


“Clockwork — Family Friendly Fractured Fairytales”


Writer: Chance Nakazato

Photographers: Melany Mcangus and Elijah Qalo


The most recent production of Leeward Community College’s Theatre program: “Clockwork — Family Friendly Fractured Fairytales” is a comedy written by Kemuel DeMoville and directed by the theatre’s own professor, Betty Burdick.


‘Fury’ – Great tank action but not so great characters

Writer: Alex Sabalburo

Set in WWII during the last month of the European Theatre in April 1945, Staff Sergeant Don “Wardaddy” Collier (Brad Pitt) commands an M4A3E8 Sherman tank called “Fury” consisting of a five-man crew. Boyd “Bible” Swan (Shia LeBeouf) is the gunner, loader Grady “Coon-Ass” Travis (Jon Bernthal), and driver Trini “Gordo” Garcia (Michael Pena). The crew had been together since fighting in North Africa.

A Woman's Guide to Avoid Sexual Assault

Writer: Tyla Smith

Illustration: Sonny Sanchez


To battle the ongoing problem of rape or sexual assault on campus and beyond, here is a list of things that women should consider so they can keep safe. Women, please read the list carefully or it might be your fault.


'Xenophobia' play showcases social fears


Article and photos by Daiana Aponte


Xenophobia is the unreasoned fear of that which might be perceived as foreign or strange.


Leeward celebrates Banned Books Week


Writer: Jasmine Bautista


Every year in order to rise against censorship attempts, schools and communities come together to celebrate Banned Books week — dedicated to promote the idea of intellectual freedom. This year it was celebrated from September 21- 27.

Workshop Focuses On Intimate Partner Violence


Writer: Tyla Smith

Photos from: Laurie Libarios


To kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Leeward Community College, Love Pono and Reaching Out Club held a Support and Safety Interventions for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence open to all faculty and staff on Oct. 3rd.


Review: 'Gone Girl' Shocks Audience


Writer: Alex Sabalburo

Rating: 3.5/4 Stars


From David Fincher, director of 'Fight Club' and 'The Social Network' comes newest film... Gone Girl.

The Walking Dead Review

Writer: Chance Nakazato

“The Walking Dead” is a television series that delivers a raw, emotional punch while still mixing in all the creepy and queasy chills that zombie sub genre fans will enjoy.

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