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Some books that parents want to ban

Some books that parents want to ban

Hoang Nguyen, reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Parents sometimes try to ban books. American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom records books that are challenged. Two last year were: "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (1990) by Stephen Chbosky and "Drama" (2012) by Raina Telgemeier.  "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (...

Solar panels save money at McKinley High School

Solar panels save money at McKinley High School

Hoang Nguyen, reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

McKinley High School got new solar panels in December to save money on electricity. The solars panels were made by a company called OpTerra. They called this project the Ka Hei program. The project began on Nov. 10 and ended on Dec. 31. The benefit of the solar panels is that it will cut down the el...

Team manager shows pride with dedication

Team manager shows pride with dedication

James Deguinon, reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Basketball.  A game of competition, passion and spirit.  The ultimate feeling of dribbling a basketball from left to right in many combinations and free throwing the ball in the basket defines the game. Satisfaction runs through the veins of a player as the cheerleaders moves the crowd with che...

Vietnamese boy embraces culture

Henry Trinh, guest writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Are you Filipino? What are you? Plenty of people around ask me these questions frequently around school and even people I meet outside of McKinley High School. I tell them that I’m mixed with Vietnamese and French, although I don’t want people to classify me only by my race. I want people to know that I...

Tigers beat Roosevelt Jan. 16

Tigers beat Roosevelt Jan. 16

Karl selga, Section editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Photo Slideshows, Showcase

Listening to music while working: Good or bad?

Listening to music while working: Good or bad?

Hoang Nguyen, reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under News, 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...

Tigers beat Kalani Jan. 12

Tigers beat Kalani Jan. 12

Karl Selga, section editor

January 19, 2016


Filed under Photo Slideshows, Showcase

 

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


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...

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