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Homecoming game forfeited

Homecoming game forfeited

Sarah Kim, Karl Selga, and James Deguinon

September 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 22 news broke that McKinley High School Varsity football team will be forfeiting the September 25 game against Leilehua High School. Athletic Director Bob Morikuni said there weren't enough eligible athletes. It happens to be McKinley's homecoming game during the 150th year anniversary. "It's...

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...

Survey: Should McKinley High School change its name?

Survey: Should McKinley High School change its name?

Alika Valdez, guest writer

September 20, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

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Assistant Secretary of the Army visits McKinley JROTC program

Assistant Secretary of the Army visits McKinley JROTC program

Max Higa, guest writer

September 17, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday August 24th the Assistant Secretary of the Army, The Honorable Ms. Debra Wada, came to visit McKinley High School and our “Tiger” Battalion. Her job description reads like an encyclopedia so we asked her to tell us in simple terms what her job is. She said “I am responsible for all...

Band Nerd

Band Nerd

Daniel Le, guest writer

September 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

What defines you as a person and makes you stand out from the crowd? For me it’s my favorite hobby, pastime, and class in school, band! I love music, and what a better way to feed my craving then by joining the school band! In the Mckinley band with over 100 people, I am only one of two people that...

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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Bullies are happy?

Bullies are happy?

James Deguinon, reporter

September 9, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Why do people have to be bullies?  Do they even have a purpose for why they are bullies?  Is it for revenge or just for a title in the school food chain? What study found that bullies have a higher self-esteem and social status, as well as lower rates of depression and social anxiety. Questionnai...

McKinley could do more to motivate students

McKinley could do more to motivate students

Katie Jones, reporter

September 9, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Why do students come to school? Freshmen Rington Johnson said, “I come to school to learn.” There are many reason to come to school but not all of them are pressing matters in student’s minds. Miriam Kalemen, a senior said, "Skipping school is really easy to do here… McKinley’s not d...

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