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Posted by Evelyn Wong on Tuesday, May 15, 2018
If you were asked to name all the bad things in our world, the list would go on forever. Heartbreaking incidents on the daily news such as school shootings and useless conversations with those who don’t care about making a change are just some of the daily things that we have to put up with. Is this what humanity has come to? We’re living in the twenty-first century and there’s still an ongoing battle against racism. Young adults are suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, while mass shootings... Read More
Posted by Brandon Yuen on Monday, May 14, 2018
The one handed catch is an art form in football that gives receivers a competitive edge. Where a traditional catch utilizes both hands receivers may opt to use one hand when the other is handling a defender. New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. arguably popularized this form of catching in the NFL with his one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys. This wasn’t an oddity whatsoever as he and former LSU teammate Jarvis Landry practiced such extravagant catches frequently. Along... Read More
Posted by Blake Nuuanu on Monday, May 7, 2018
You look behind you. It looks like she walked away. After staring at the sheet music for a while, you look around in the piano room. In the corner, you see a wooden chest. Inside the chest is an old piece of paper. It looks like it’s a stack of pages from a diary. You begin to read… however, you soon discover that you can’t turn the first page. It feels heavy and sticky. The pages seem to be stuck together, maybe being sealed by some magical lock. The magical lock waits for a magical word to... Read More
Posted by Warner Onuma on Monday, May 7, 2018
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. is one of the greatest sporting figures to have ever lived. He had it all, the athletic ability, courageousness, humility, charisma, charm, and of course, the mouth to match. He is known to the world as “The Greatest” and even to this day, nicknames of the same caliber are unheard of. There was no one like him and there will be never be anyone else like him. Clay’s extraordinary career all started at the age of 12 when someone stole his beloved red and white Schwinn... Read More
Posted by Shala McKee on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Hi, my name is Shala McKee and I’m going to explain why I, Karma Chronicle’s most experienced journalist, have only written two stories during the entire semester. Before I start let me make one thing clear, this is not a list of excuses because “enough of the excuses (Mr. Udell, 2018)”. This story merely serves as insight as to why someone so passionate about writing cannot bring herself to do what’s asked of her. 1. Passion If there’s only one thing this class has taught me, it’s that I am... Read More
Posted by Blake Nuuanu on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
“Follow me,” she says. You follow her out of the room and down a long stairway. She leads you to a dark room, only illuminated by the light from a few windows. All that’s inside it is a dusty piano. On the rack of the piano is a piece of sheet music. It’s quite unusual. The “piece” is only a few measures long. You begin to play the piece. Just as you expected, it sounds weird, like it was unfinished. You can’t help but notice that something isn’t right… She walks up to you. “Two words,”... Read More
Posted by Blake Nuuanu on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The mysterious man stops at a giant door. “One moment,” he tells you. He pushes a button on an intercom outside the door. “They’re here.” A mysterious voice comes out from the speaker. “Good. Send them in.” The giant door slides open, revealing another long pathway. You walk towards the other side. At the end of the pathway, there’s a woman sitting at a desk. “Hello,” she says. “What is this?” you ask. “We’ve been expecting you.” “For what?” “We’ve seen your skills, and we were... Read More
Posted by Brandon Yuen on Monday, April 23, 2018
My spring break started with an extensive trip to my bedroom. I am a homebody and don’t like to do activities that most teens my age would find fun so my first week was more than happily spent sleeping the day away. The next week, however, was a different story entirely. Months ago I’d agreed to attending the Final Four. For those of you who don’t know, the Final Four is a culmination of March Madness, which is a 67-game tournament to be able to qualify for the Final Four. I’d completely... Read More
Posted by Sage Hottendorf on Thursday, April 19, 2018
Who are all these people in wigs and costumes that seem to miss Halloween by months? Maybe even a year? What is so grand about making weapons or selling drawings of their favorite characters? Or, bartering with people? Well my friend, that’s the aspect of conventions. Welcome to an anime/comic convention. Anime/comic conventions are formally what the public would say is a "nerdfest." The air of the convention fills the lungs and swells the hearts of many convention goers. The cosplay fills the... Read More
Posted by Shala McKee on Monday, April 16, 2018
Sometimes I hate myself. I think my voice is too loud and I take up too much space. I think my thoughts are too opinionated and my eyes too fierce. I think I occupy space that I don’t deserve, like a mansion in the middle of a trailer park. Then I look at my sister, wonder why she asks so many question, talks to so many people. I want her to be quiet in the presence of others, to speak only when spoken to. Next I move to my mom, wondering why she thinks she has the right to disagree with... Read More