Fall 2014

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.


‘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.

6 things to do for Halloween


Writer: Amanda Marie Wheaton

1.  Ghost Story “Chicken Skin”
This tour takes people to the most scariest places on Oahu. It starts at Iolani Palace and a bus and they take you to the places The tour takes you to spots like Pail Lookout and other creepy places. The ghost tour ends at Morgan’s Corner. Tours begin at 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 and ends at 4 a.m. on Halloween morning. Tickets are $66, adults only. For more information, call 524-4944.

UH offers discounted football tickets to students



With four remaining University of Hawaii home football games, UH Manoa is offering discounted tickets to students who attend UH’s community colleges, UH West Oahu, and UH Hilo.

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