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Archive for October, 2012

October 31st, 2012 - 11:01 am § in News

College athletes: To pay or not to pay?

By Sam Martin, The one difference between amateur and professional athletes is pros are paid for what they do. However, with all of the progress that college athletics has made over recent years, college sports is in every way a commercial enterprise. So if professional athletes get paid for the mon[...]

October 31st, 2012 - 10:33 am § in News

Annual report reveals drug and alcohol violations increasing on campus

By Naomi Lugo, The recently released 2012 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa revealed a rise in crime numbers. After 27 pages of general information on campus security procedures, outlines of crimes, self-defense advice and other things, the report revea[...]

October 29th, 2012 - 11:08 pm § in News

Ineffective smoking policy lights fuse among college students

By Joie Nishimoto, Despite an ongoing trend nationwide where campuses are banning the use of tobacco products, some students at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa have disregarded the school’s outdated policy. Stephanie Le, 20, a travel industry management major, takes classes at the University[...]

October 29th, 2012 - 1:29 pm § in News

PLDC provokes statewide protests

Tension is rising as the debate over Hawai‘i’s Public Land Development Corporation continues. According to the PLDC website, the corporation was made to “develop state lands and generate revenues for the Department of Land and Natural Resources.” Protests and hearings against the PLDC are ha[...]