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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, 2016


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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, 2015


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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, 2015


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ISIS: Destroying humanity

ISIS: Destroying humanity

Henry Trinh, guest writer

November 24, 2015


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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, 2015


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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, 2015


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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


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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


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 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


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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...

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