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Proper grammar matters

Proper grammar matters

November 16, 2015
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, 2015
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...

Dress code changes incoming?

Dress code changes incoming?

Karl Selga, Editor
November 2, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

 Recently the student body and faculty were given a survey in advisory about the dress code. A dress code is something used in private schools all over the world . A dress code is made for the students and faculty to wear and follow so they look organized. It also makes it easier for the student...

Female Tiger says new dress code unnecessary

Deziree Huynh, guest writer
October 27, 2015
Filed under Editorials

I am writing this in response to the survey we took in advisory. I think it’s unfair to people, especially the girls, who have stayed in reasonable dress code throughout the years to have to be put into possible uniforms, strict dress code, etc. Granted, I do not know what the actual dress code rules might be...

Halloween costume poll

Halloween costume poll

James Deguinon and Hoang Nguyen, reporter
October 23, 2015
Filed under Editorials

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Petition for football stadium

Avian Madriaga, guest writer
October 23, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Sports

Former athletic director Neal Takamori has been working for the last 20 to 30 years to help McKinley High School construct an athletic stadium. He has been working with the legislature, attending meetings with members of the senate, spoken with many governors, and the business and community leaders....

Taste Tea exceeds expectations

Taste Tea exceeds expectations

Karl Selga, Sarah Kim, Katie Jones, Hoang Nguyen, James Deguinon, and Josephine Muniz
October 18, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Click any circle to see a review. by Karl Selga Taste Tea is a small tea shop along Kapiolani Boulevard which sells an assortment of teas and coffees. Although it is small with a limited space for customers to sit down and enjoy their purchase, the drinks and pastries they offer completely make ...

Forfeit decision right one

Forfeit decision right one

Henry Trinh, guest writer
September 25, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

I believe that it was a good decision for McKinley’s varsity to forfeit the Homecoming game. The situation that caused the forfeit is not how McKinley students or staff represent our pride. People might say that McKinley’s varsity forfeiting their varsity game during Homecoming Week was a po...

Feminism is important

Feminism is important

Rachel Ma, guest writer
September 15, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

One thing I believe in and think that it’s important to is feminism. I believe that both genders, men and women, should be treated equally. I feel like people all over the world treat women a way that men aren’t treated, which is not fair to me and probably to you also. For example, most women i...

Vietnam is beautiful

Vietnam is beautiful

Hoang Nguyen, reporter
September 15, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

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