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Catfishing online: Don't get hooked

The popularity of online dating has created a setting for true lovers to unite or embarrassing scams to come to light. BYU-Hawaii students and staff shared their experiences, both good and bad, of online dating and warn people to be cautious while seeking relationships online.

Army generals testify at sex scandal military hearing

Three U.S. Army generals took turns testifying in court on June 4 during the pre-trial hearing of another general at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, reports the AP. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was charged with a series of sexual misconduct involving five other women, who were not his wife.

Recycle electronics responsibly; ejunk pollutes other countries, says author

Old computers and electronics are being shipped to developing countries for inexpensive labor to dispose and recycle their parts, says Elizabeth Grossman, in an article on salon.com. She says these parts contain toxic minerals that are causing environmental hazards and severe health concerns.

U.S. Fiscal Cliff bill includes more than just tax legislation

The U.S. federal government passed a fiscal cliff bill at the first of January although it was packed with special interest tax breaks.

New Year’s Resolutions: Just making them makes a difference

Creating New Year’s resolutions is an age-old tradition to set goals in hopes of initiating positive changes in ones’ life to take advantage of the promise of the New Year. BYU-Hawaii students said they make New Year’s resolutions to help them reach goals and improve themselves.

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