Fall 2013

Joseph brings 'The Spoken World,' choreopoetry to Leeward

Writer: Tyla Smith

This Saturday at the Leeward Theatre at 8 p.m., Marc Bamuthi Joseph will be performing his signature art form known as  “choreopoetry” with his work called “The Spoken World.”  Choreopoetry is a longer form of slam poetry mixed with dance.

Same-sex marriage debate crowd

 

Crowd shots at Hawaii State Capitol on Nov. 8, 2013. Videos by Tyla Smith.

Discovery Fair video

Veterans Resource Center photos + video

The new Veterans Resource Center had its opening fesitivites on Nov. 8. The center is located in room BS-103 and is a home for the college's student veterans to study, use laptops, share information, and seek resources. The VRC also houses the VA counselor and (Veterans Success on Campus representative. (Photos by Matthew Hirata, video by Mauna Burgess)

Letters to the Editor

We responded to your comments about our Fall 2013 issue. See excerpts from letters and our responses below.

 

“Some articles I would like to see...gossip columns or an article talking about the trends. Whether it’d be social media trends or trends around campus.” — Tierra Fethal

kNOw More during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Writer: Tyla Smith

On Sept. 27, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in his chambers. Supporters from across the O‘ahu showed up to discuss the activities and the importance of domestic violence awareness.

According to Caldwell, he felt that domestic violence starts with men and they are the key to ending it. If more men stood up for women in these situations, educated their kids and loved ones, he felt a change could be made.

Banned Books Week raises awareness

Writer: Chelsie Bernades
Photographer: Matthew Hirata

Each year, libraries throughout the nation celebrate their freedom to read by displaying and drawing attention to books that have been challenged and banned from libraries as part of an event called Banned Books Week. This year it was celebrated Sept. 22-28.

Farmers market opens at Leeward + VIDEO

Writer: Tyla Smith
Videographer and photographer: Jared Banaga

A new farmers market has made its way onto the Leeward Community College campus. ‘Nalo Farms, a local farm that supplies 130 restaurants with fresh produce each week, has collaborated with vendors from all over Oahu to sell their locally-grown goods every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot.

New food truck serves Leeward

Writer: Chance Nakazato
Photographer: Naoto Takahashi

Calling all breakfast lovers!  The bright red Munchiez food truck is here at Leeward Community College for the whole semester. Owners Nicolette Matsumoto & Loreto Bartolome brought their business to Leeward because it provides a great customer pool and it is close to home. Hungry customers can spot the truck with its bright red exterior and the large tent located near the bus stop.

Remember 9/11 photos

Photos from "Remember 9/11," an event put on by Leeward's Student Government.

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