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Nicole Suzuki-Uyeno, who graduated in 2000, was one of the former staffers interviewed. 

She said she had fun passing out The Pinion throughout the school and saying hi to her friends.

Centennial Series – Nicole Suzuki-Uyeno (2000)

Shane Kaneshiro, reporter December 7, 2020

The Pinion printed its first issue on Oct. 14, 1920. About 100 years later, during the year 2020-21, McKinley High School students interviewed former staffers from The Pinion. Nicole Suzuki-Uyeno, who...

Thompson Wong worked on The Pinion staff his junior and senior year.

Centennial Series: Thompson Wong (2019)

McKinley High School’s Pinion is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Thompson Wong graduated in 2019 and was a member of The Pinion staff his junior and senior years. Thompson Wong graduated in 2019...

Kimura was a sports editor for The Pinion. Kimura worked with about twenty other Tigers to publish The Daily Pinion, an experience he said was sometimes “quite a hectic situation.”

Centennial Series: Wendell Kimura (1954)

Justin Nguyen and Jerome Linear November 30, 2020

Wendell Kimura was among the many people who were part of The Daily Pinion in the past and have witnessed its changing history. Worldviews on the topic of journalism differ now from how journalism was...

Kate (Fukuki) Nishijima worked on The Pinion staff. She graduated in 1967. 

Nishijima said joining The Pinion made her learn a lot of things, such as working in a team.

Centennial Series: Kate (Fukuki) Nishijima (1967)

Jerome Linear, reporter November 13, 2020

The first Pinion was printed Oct. 14, 1920. In this centennial year, McKinley High School students have been interviewing former Pinion staffers.  Kate (Fukuki) Nishijima worked on The Pinion staff....

Stacey Yuen graduated in 1983 and was a reporter for The Pinion.

Centennial Series: Stacy Yuen (1983)

Justin Nguyen, reporter November 13, 2020
Yuen made Pinion experience into career
Patty Jinbo Oishi graduated in 1967 and was a co-editor for The Pinion.

Centennial Series: Patricia Jinbo Oishi (1967)

Althea Cunningham, reporter November 13, 2020

On October 14, 1920, The Pinion staff published the first issue of The Pinion. To celebrate the centennial year, current Pinion staffers interviewed former staffers to see how much has changed since their...

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