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8 Things They Don't Teach You In College

Educate yourself to make learning more effective...  We know that the life of a student can be rough.  Don’t exacerbate your life by being ignorant. Enlightenment may only be an article away. We have assembled eight tips for you to improve your educational experience.  It’s up to you whether you will utilize them.

How Effective Is Rate My Professors?

By Jasmine Bautista

It’s that time of year again! With the new semester approaching, students are once more getting ready to complete their credits by finding those perfect classes. And a perfect class wouldn’t be complete without that perfect professor. RateMyProfessors.com has been one of the many essential websites that help college students avoid a bad semester. However, even with comments written by classmates and fixed ratings for easier reviews, students still wonder how effective the site really is.

New Education Building Opens at Leeward

By: Coe Snyder
Photos: Cara Ahn and Jasmine Bautista

The Associates of Arts in Teaching (AAT) program at Leeward Community College was once just an idea. Back in the fall of 2006, the program started with just 21 students and Bobbie Martel as its only instructor.

Transition: Military to College Life

By Tyla Smith
Photo: Benjamin Gilbert

Whether a service member has served his or her four years, retired after 20, or been medically discharged, the transition from military to civilian can be difficult. Some handle the change well while others find it harder to adjust to a world outside of the strict structure of the military—especially into college.

Protesters rally against Israel

Article and photos by Tyla Smith

Under the heat of the Hawaiian afternoon sun at the corners of Atkinson Boulevard and Ala Moana Boulevard, 110 voices rose and fell with the wind that tried to steal the signs of protest out of their hands. It was a mixture of ages, races, and genders, all standing together to tell those who would listen, “Free, free Palestine! Occupation is a Crime!”

Hurricane Iselle causes panic, cancels classes

Writer: Jasmine Brown

 

Hurricane Iselle was projected to be one of the biggest hurricanes to hit the islands since the 1990's. It caused residents from all over Hawai'i to rush to the nearest convenient stores to prepare for the worst.

 

Five Steps to Academic Success

Writer: Chance Nakazato
Photographer: Jesse Butcher
 
Motivating yourself to excel in school can be quite challenging.  Some students are naturally good at attending all of their classes, studying 4-5 hours a day and completing all of their work on time.  Others struggle to motivate themselves when it comes to their education.  If you are someone who has trouble motivating yourself to do homework, study, or even go to class, there are some tips you can use to help keep you motivated and successful.

Providing Areas For Free Speech

Writer: Joseph Santiago
Photographer: Elisha Qalo

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution reads:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

 

Five Steps to Academic Success

Writer: Chance Nakazato
Photo: Jesse Butcher
Motivating yourself to excel in school can be quite challenging.  Some students are naturally good at attending all of their classes, studying 4-5 hours a day and completing all of their work on time.  Others struggle to motivate themselves when it comes to their education.  If you are someone who has trouble motivating yourself to do homework, study, or even go to class, there are some tips you can use to help keep you motivated and successful.

Tattoo expo an event for everyone

Writer: Caylin Franchey

This weekend, over 700 artists and 20,000 people from all over the world will gather together in the 85,000-square foot Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall to experience Hawaii’s one and only tattoo convention, the Pacific Ink & Art Expo.

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