Spring 2011 Issue

Williams to lead D.C. tour

Charles Williams operates four nonprofit organizations and all of them involve teaching people how to communicate. He learned the importance of communication during his time at Leeward Community College.

Elections a chance to create change

By Maisha Abbott
Staff Writer

When hearing the words ‘student government’, one may think that the students involved are intelligent, political science majors or even the leaders of tomorrow.
Despite popular belief, the student government members here at Leeward Community College may not quite fit those notions. However, they are a group of ambitious students with goals and plans just like the rest of the student body.

Student artwork to adorn lounge

By Dwight Relente

Staff Writer

The black-and-white artwork in the Student Lounge will soon be replaced by artwork created by students in the Leeward Community College Juried Student Art Show.
Students interested in entering the art show must submit their artwork, along with a 500-word proposal about how their artwork corresponds to the theme of “what is student life?” and how it will be replicated onto hardboards in a larger size.

Google Apps available to students

Google Apps for Education is now available to all students in the University of Hawai‘i system.
Students who transfer their e-mail accounts over to Google@UH will have access to their UH e-mail as well as Google features such as Google Docs, Sites, Groups, Video and Chat. Students will also be able to sync their e-mail, calendar and contacts to their mobile devices.  

Festival focuses on sustainability

Students and the community are encouraged to join Leeward Community College as it kicks off Earth Week with the Ka Mole o Nā Pua Festival. The daylong event focusing on sustainability takes place on Saturday, April 16.

Filipino podcast teaches phrases

Rise Up!

Jasmine Desamito, Lori Peralta, Melvin Jadulang and Tyson Quisano record the
Filipino Phrase of the Week podcast. (photo by Steven Kaʻeo Bersamin, Ka Manaʻo)

By Elizabeth Daligdig
Staff Writer

Lori Peralta’s mother was overjoyed and proud to hear her daughter on iTunes.

“Oh my god, that’s my Lynn Lynn!” exclaimed Peralta’s mother, Melanie, when she heard her daughter’s first podcast.

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