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False missile alert leads to real self-reflection

False missile alert leads to real self-reflection

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For 38 minutes of my life, I was mentally preparing myself to die. On the morning of Jan. 13, a statewide ballistic missile alert was sent out to cell phones across Hawaii. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." Although the alert was false,...

Frequent false fire alarms are a safety concern

Frequent false fire alarms are a safety concern

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

The fire alarm screeches as students and teachers both wince as the sound pierces through the air. However, as soon as the alarm goes off, it is almost immediately silenced, followed by an announcement stating that it was a false alarm. “The main reason the alarms have been going off is due to th...

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