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Listening to music while working, good or bad?

Listening to music while working, good or bad?

Hoang Nguyen, reporter

December 14, 2015


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, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

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ISIS: Destroying humanity

ISIS: Destroying humanity

Henry Trinh, guest writer

November 24, 2015


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....

What it’s like to be 15

What it’s like to be 15

Kanoe Costorio Meyer, reporter

November 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Girls around the world have their own opinion about what is difficult about being 15. They could have many reasons why it is difficult. National Public Radio wrote articles about being 15. They have many more answers there if you want to learn more. ...

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...

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 ...

Junior Varsity hosts Homecoming game

Junior Varsity hosts Homecoming game

Sarah Kim & Karl Selga, editors

October 1, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 26 the Junior Varsity team took on the Leilehua Mules. The night started with rain, but it cleared by halftime for the Homecoming festivities. The McKinley Tigers lost 6 - 23. The six points were scored by Steven Truong during the second quarter. "It feels very great like I can't...

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