Author: Giovanni Truglio

Becoming a Yogi is Easier Than You Might Think

Modern-day yogis are widely thought of as free spirited, flexible hippies in $120 Lululemon leggings. Despite this 21st century image, the ancient roots of yoga are far more humble and simplistic, additionally, its an excellent form of exercise. Don’t get me wrong, I too, am a self-diagnosed Whole Foods addict who buys into every overpriced trend including juice cleanses, top-of-the-line yoga gear, $9 bottles of kombucha and about a million other products, but that’s not the point. The point is that yoga has undeniably saved and changed my life, in every aspect. I originally started going to yoga classes...

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Whole Foods Market Becomes Whole Foods Markdowns

By Gio Truglio | Contributing Writer Whole Foods Market- the land of local produce, animal product alternatives and organic bulk foods galore. Often called by its popular nickname, “Whole Paycheck,” the healthy, upscale supermarket chain has recently come under new ownership. Given the misnomer for soaring prices on everyday items, Whole Foods Market was thought to be exclusive to the elite. However, with new ownership in effect, prices at Whole Foods Market could become affordable for even college students. Amazon, the world’s primary global online shopping platform, agreed earlier this summer to make Whole Foods Market its priciest acquisition...

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  • Desiree ManayanDesiree Manayan
    Desiree Manayan is a second-year student at KCC whose major is in nursing. She commutes to campus by bus from Kalihi and is so far, finishing up her pre-requisites for the  nursing program. Eventually Manayan hopes to one day be a registered nurse, specifically specializing in pediatrics. Her favorite class here at KCC is Creative Writing, which she took with Mrs. Harada. What she says she likes about it the most is how she would write multiple drafts to perfect the final pieces pieces, which would in turn help Manayan work out her story in the end. Manayan is also an avid reader. She will read whatever catches her interest, but mostly she will check in the Young Adult section of the library.