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New documentary 'The Vietnam War' renews discussion among Vietnamese students and a veteran

Directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s new 10-part, 18-hour documentary “The Vietnam War,” is filled with interviews of both Americans and Vietnamese who were affected. BYU-Hawaii students from Vietnam and a veteran from the war said the Vietnam War was bad for both countries.

Potential effects from legalizing same-sex marriage in Australia worries Australian students


Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article do not represent to those of the Ke Alaka'i or BYU-Hawaii. The article below highlights the opinions of BYUH students from Australia on the subject of legalizing same-sex marriage in their home country.

Las Vegas shooting leaves BYUH students grateful for work of first responders

The Las Vegas shooting massacre on Oct. 1 left 58 people dead and over 500 left injured, according to ABC News, making it the deadliest single day shooting in American history.

Puerto Rican citizens left without basic resources, student says Laie can help with donations

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican citizens are in need of any kind of help people can offer after losing basic resources.

Students with family affected by Mexico earthquake comforted by heroic acts and scriptures

Two BYU-Hawaii students shared stories about how the Mexico City earthquake affected their families and how the citizens of Mexico are coming together to save lives and provide relief before the government was able to provide relief efforts.

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