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Stories Written by Jasmine Cho

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Going to London

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
April 29, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Top Stories

Living in another country for the first time is terrifying, especially for someone who has lived on a small island all her life. Despite the insecurities and fears of being away from home, I’m ecstatic to study abroad in London next semester. With the semester quickly coming to an end, the... (more...)

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Many persevered and conquered

Jasmine Cho, staff writer
April 22, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

An Insanity challenge started with seven people, but only five remained in the end. Straying from the typical Zumba, self-defense and yoga classes, on Friday, April 19, Office of Student Activities and Leadership hosted Insanity at the Loo Center to promote health and fitness. “I wanted to... (more...)

CUH softball led by ‘most decorated’ player ever

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
April 12, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Chaminade’s best softball player almost never came to Chaminade. Rayna Strom-Okimoto, who’s from Hawaii, made her decision to explore the mainland four years ago. For the first two years of college, she was playing for South Oregon University. Up in Oregon, she had an outstanding softball... (more...)

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Manicure, Pedicure or Haircut? Pick your choice.

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
April 12, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

It’s almost time for Chaminade students to get their glamour on. Commencement Ball is around the corner on April 26, and surely, students will want to look their best. The Chaminade Student Programming Board will be offering a manicure, pedicure or haircut to students. On Monday, April 22,... (more...)

Alicia Pacheo quizzes student civic questions that would appear on the citizenship test at service-learning day.

Relationship, self-satisfaction gained from Project SHINE

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
April 1, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

In Chinatown, a room bustles with student volunteers tutoring elderly people each week as part of Project Students Helping in Naturalization of Elders, or Project SHINE, a program where college students teach immigrants basic English and civic skills necessary to become a citizen. Although... (more...)

OSAL held a taekwondo seminar on Monday night.

Chaminade students get their taekwondo on

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
March 8, 2013
Filed under News

The impact of kicks and punches against the practice hand targets echoed throughout the Loo Center on Monday night. Two Chaminade students learned the basics – for free – of taekwondo taught by Master David Ippen, 34, at the Loo Center in a class offered by the Office of Student Activities... (more...)

Students gather around the FBI table at last semester's Career Fair.

Students encouraged to attend Career Fair

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
March 4, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Finding a job immediately after graduation isn’t always the easiest. Erica Ko, a Chaminade senior majoring in Interior Design, said she’s terrified and mentioned how it feels like being a deer being thrown in a pit filled with lions. Although she’s concerned about job hunting after graduation,... (more...)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was filmed on Halona Beach Cove

Top 10: Movies filmed in Hawaii

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
February 25, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Top Stories

Hawaii has been a popular place to film in lately. “Catching Fire” from “The Hunger Games” series was filmed here on Oahu last December, and it’s not the only film that’s been shot here before. Maybe while watching a movie in the past, you’ve seen a background that looked similar... (more...)

A Chinese lion participates the Night in Chinatown parade.

Chinatown celebrated its annual Chinese New Year festival

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
February 4, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

Chinese culture explodes in celebration bringing in residents from all over the island and tourists visiting Hawaii in Chinatown. On Feb 2, Honolulu celebrated its Night in Chinatown event. The streets came alive with booths filled both sides of Pauahi Street (between River and Bethel Street),... (more...)

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Academic Achievement Program takes students to West Oahu

Jasmine Cho, Staff Writer
January 28, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Chaminade’s Academic Achievement Program students gained an insight of Hawaiian history and culture as they toured West Oahu with Blaise Baldonado, the AAP event coordinator and program advisor, on a cultural tour. AAP students at the Kukaniloko Birthing Stones. Photo by Blaise Baldonado. On... (more...)