Opinion: GMOs: Are they worth it?

Kalena Pfaeltzer, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

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For years now, people in the state of Hawai’i have been protesting and arguing against genetically modified organisms, better known as GMOs. From the marches to stop an organization called Monsanto, to the voting back in 2014,...

When it comes to gender roles, Disney’s glass slipper doesn’t always fit

Zofia Kayian, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

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We all know and love the momentous franchise that is Disney, but have we thought about how the innocent Disney movies affected us as children? Disney movies, especially the older ones, have a pattern: a girl is in trouble and...

Opinion: Is Starbucks taking the merry out of Christmas?

Rachel Gilbert, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

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A lowly cup is blowing up social media networks at the start of this holiday season. Isn’t that a little absurd? Yet, this is the case for Starbucks holiday cups, which have unexpectedly become the topic of great controversy...

Opinion: #Prayforourwonderfulworld

Peyton Thomas, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

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As I drove up Haleakala Highway on Thursday, Nov. 12, Louis Armstrong’s classic “What a Wonderful World” began to play on the radio. Humming along to the melody, I looked out my front windshield and took in the beauty surrounding...

Opinion: Quizlet: A study tool that saves time and energy

Isabella Blair, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

This year, Quizlet saved my life. Well, not my life, but my chemistry grade. Quizlet is a website that allows you to make study sets and quiz yourself on them. I would go so far as to call Quizlet my most helpful and visited school-related...

Opinion: : ) and : D, you’ve been replaced!

Peyton Thomas, Staff Writer

October 18, 2015

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Remember the good ol’ days of sending emoticons made out of colons and parentheses? Sending smileys like this :) or :D? There was even the famous XD. No matter how creative I could get while customizing an emoticon with countless...

Opinion: Stand up, speak out, and silence bullies

Rachel Gilbert, Staff Writer

October 18, 2015

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“LOSER!” “STUPID!” “UGLY!” Many of us have seen or heard these killer words before on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or even in the hallways. When a person gets called these awful, depressing, and offensive things,...

Opinion: Advice for the Insta-obsessed

Nani Wong, Staff Writer

October 18, 2015

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After pressing snooze on your alarm clock and opening one eye to check what time it is, you check your phone to see you have new notifications from Instagram. Dreading getting out of bed, you figure checking Instagram will get...

Opinion: Don’t get caught committing these Seabury Hallway behavior crimes

Scout Weymouth, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015

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There is a myriad of personalities who walk the halls of Seabury Hall each day. With the variety of different personas bouncing from class to class, conflict is bound to manifest itself. We are all guilty of these crimes; I...

Opinion: Snapchat: 150 seconds of unpresentable faces

Juston Nees, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015

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Many of us have done it. We have looked out into space for a prolonged period of time only to check a friend’s Snapchat story to see ourselves with a hilarious caption or a subpar doodle, making us look like a king or a dinosaur. Snapchat...

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