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Hate pages on social media builds negativity

Hate pages on social media builds negativity

Josephine Muniz, section editor
February 18
Filed under Editorials

"Fugly." "Slut." "Gay." These are all just a small portion of the derogatory terms that teens come home to everyday on almost any device that allows internet access. Social media is supposed to be a place to connect and have fun. It is not used to create war and spread hate. Posts are ...

Breakout Waikiki was a cluetastic experience

Breakout Waikiki was a cluetastic experience

Sarah Kim and Josephine Muniz, Editor-in-chief and section editor
January 19
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

The Pinion staff visited a new business in Oahu known as Breakout Waikiki. On the door were questions such as, “Can you solve the puzzle?” “Can you crack the code?” and “Can you breakout?” It reminds you that you’re entering a place that can only be left successfully if you solve all t...

Listening to music while working, good or bad?

Listening to music while working, good or bad?

Hoang Nguyen, reporter
December 14
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Music is something everyone shares and has an opinion about, but is it good or bad to listen to music while you are working? Many people think listening to music is positive. Studies have shown that listening to music while studying or performing a task helps people pay more attention in their work tha...

Tiger Tally #4

Tiger Tally #4

December 10
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

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ISIS: Destroying humanity

ISIS: Destroying humanity

Henry Trinh, guest writer
November 24
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

More than about 120 people were killed in Paris, France on the day of Friday the 13th of 2015. The many deaths were caused by a suicide bombers and shooters by the terrorist group from Syria, known as ISIS. Due to this incident, France and many other countries want toclose their borders to immigrants....

Keep it classy

Keep it classy

Jamie Dela Cruz, guest writer
November 19
Filed under Editorials

I think our dress code is becoming a big problem. It’s like when we were  little tykes we used to wear our suspenders, tucking our shirts in our pants and all, but now, look at us going out in the world as individuals wearing shirts with profanity, inappropriate and malicious what nots. In school,...

Proper grammar matters

Proper grammar matters

November 16
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

We live in a world where technology is everywhere.  People go online and post silly and ridiculous picture or videos on the internet and chat with their friends typing things like LOL or TTYL or FYI or any other letters that means things like Laugh Out Loud.  However, people should start thinking wh...

Should McKinley High School buy more air conditioning?

Should McKinley High School buy more air conditioning?

Hoang Nguyen, reporter
November 2
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

McKinley High School should not buy more air conditioning . First of all, according to the Department of Education it will cost  $1.7 billion if all schools want to buy more air conditioning. Air conditioning is very expensive. Second, according to the Department of Education, the current annual electricity bill for HIDO...

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