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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, March 30, 2006

Kahuku holding after-prom event for all

Advertiser Staff

Members of Kahuku High School's Peer Education Program have planned a special event to help fellow students stay safe this prom season.

What: A school-sanctioned after-prom event featuring sports activities, video games, dancing, snacks, karaoke and more.

When: 11:30 p.m. tomorrow until 5 a.m. Saturday.

Who: All Kahuku High students, whether or not they attend prom.

Why: To avoid underage drinking and other high-risk activities and respond to new provisional driver's license restrictions for teens.

How to help: Donations are needed to help with expenses. Call adviser Wendy Wells at 293-8950.


Q. What are the most popular majors for college students nationwide?

A. Of the 1.35 million bachelor's degrees conferred in 2002-03, the largest numbers of degrees were conferred in the fields of:

1. Business (294,000)
2. Social sciences (143,000)
3. Education (106,000)

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics


The University of Pennsylvania has decided to pay tuition and room-and-board for students whose families earn less than $50,000 a year in an effort to economically diversify its student population.

Penn's program, which applies to current and incoming students, will cover 300 to 400 students. A Penn undergraduate pays $32,364 in tuition and $9,402 in room-and-board per year.

Source: Associated Press