Opinion: The life of the land is in question

Kalan Birnie, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014

On Jan. 17, 1893, the United States and Hawaiian League, led by Lorrin A. Thurston and John L. Stevens, illegally overthrew the Hawaiian Kingdom. However, the United States had already recognized the Hawaiian Kingdom’s independence...

Opinion: Observations of a poll worker: Why voting is important

Owen Meadows, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Precinct 1103 at the Kihei Community Center felt slow and steady during my time working at the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. There were never more than 30 people in line at any given time, and sometimes we would only have one or two...

Opinion: Starbucks’s gains are Seabury Hall’s losses

Ally Smith, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Beep, Beep, Beep! The obnoxious sound of your alarm clock torments your eardrums, and the sunlight shines straight through the open window with deliberate intentions of murdering your eyesight. Does this situation seem fam...

Opinion: The five people on social media you love to unlike

Isabella Blair, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Social media has many benefits; you can share your life with friends and family, connect with others, and spread awareness about important topics. However, it has its downfalls. From the onstant complainers to the attention...

Opinion: The cold truth

Kalan Birnie, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

You would not want sit in class during a double block next to the embodiment of a crowded locker room, would you? Or hug someone covered in sweat? Don’t you wish they would just take a hot shower and clean up after their workout? ...

Opinion: Death and destruction at high altitudes

Jonah Adelman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Mountaineering is a sport that was founded on the values of motivation, self-reliance, and the ability to conquer, in some cases, what has not been conquered before. In the last thirty or so years, this adventurous endeavor...

Opinion: Why it’s cool to be a geek

Logan King, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

There was once a time when it was considered uncool to be a geek. If you were labeled as a geek, you may have been bullied or laughed at. During the 21st century, though, it is now cool to be a geek. That’s right: being a geek...

Opinion: No offense, but that’s offensive

Isabella Blair, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Scrolling through Instagram or Facebook, it is not unusual to come across comments that say things similar to “That’s so gay,” “He’s gay,” or “That show is so gay.” People posting these comments are using the word...

Opinion: Don’t blame the games, blame society

Owen Meadows, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Do video games cause violence? This is a debate that has been circling around since the creation of the video game industry. With the rise of video games in the 1980s, research began on its relationship to a rise in violence within...

Opinion: Tait Talks: Think before you post

Tait Longhi, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Social media is something our generation has essentially grown up with. It is, at this point, a constant in our lives. However, while Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook keep us close and connected, they can also easily tear us...

Opinion: Seek to understand, not judge

Zoe Tezak, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

“Only crazy people go to therapy.” We have all heard someone say this. Many of us may have also thought it, too. But why do we think this? Why has the idea of therapy gained a stigma that pushes people away from seeking...

Opinion: Too much technology

Opinion: Too much technology

September 22, 2014