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Filipino Power at Leeward

 

Writer and Photographer: Ryan Sims

 

Leeward Community College student Marie-Fuillen Guillermo joined KASAMA to learn more about Filipino culture and history.

 

“I think the number one way to do that is to actually involve yourself into the community and KASAMA is one of the outlets in where you can just go out and serve. And KASAMA does just that and more,” Guillermo said.

 

A Message From Student Government

 

Compiled by: Student Government

 

Starting with this Fall 2014 semester, Leeward CC’s Student Government consists of a batch of fresh faces to the faculty and campus community. Student Government is comprised of ten students: President Trong Dang, Vice President Heather Gottshall, Treasurer and Wai`anae Senator Robert Hetzel, Secretary Tyler Del Rosario, and Senators Alexander Neuman, Timothy Sunia, Phung Nguyen, Kristin Tamanaha, Suzanne Pohlman, and Kaitlyn Bonn.

 

Intimate Partner Violence

 

Writer: Tyla Smith

Photographer: Melany McAngus

 

For Mary* intimate partner violence (IPV) was a cycle of cruelty cleverly disguised as love.

A former Leeward Community College student and president of Leeward’s Reaching Out Club, Mary never thought that she would be in an abusive relationship. Something that happens to 20 people every minute according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

Japan Circle

 

Writers: Ka Mana'o Staff

Photographer: Jordon Randolph

 

Justin Powell joined Japan Circle and found life skills he wasn’t expecting.

 

New Year's Resolutions

 

Writer: Daiana Aponte

Photographer: Cara Ahn

 

Every year 50 percent of Americans set New Year’s resolutions and out of that 50 percent, 156 million fail.

 

Gay Straight Alliance

 

 

Writer: Chance Nakazato

Photographer: Jordan Randolph

 

Since the year 2012, Leeward Community College has not had a Gay-Straight Alliance. However, different faculty, staff and students are hoping to revive it as a registered independent student organization.

 

Online Dating: The Struggle Is Real

 

Writer: Jasmine Bautista 

Photographer: Elisha Qalo

 

What began with a simple invitation to coffee is now being approached in a different way. Now all it takes is the click of a mouse. For years, people have turned to online dating as an alternative. Recently, mobile apps like Tinder have gone above and beyond, using GPS to make meeting up easier. However, due to the stigma around online dating caused by fake profiles and ulterior motives, many people are put off by the endless possibilities.

Good to Be Single

 

Writer: Chance Nakazato

Photographer: Melany Mcangus

 

It’s never easy when a relationship ends. Whether the breakup was mutual or one-sided, it can turn the world upside down, sparking all sorts of emotions. In spite of this, being single does provide benefits to life that were inaccessible when that guy or gal was the number one priority.

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.

 

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