51 Unique Hawaiian Baby Names -- and Their Meanings

Hawaiian baby names can bring a bit of the islands home to you, with names as exotic as they are beautiful. "Naming your child is one of the most important things you will do for them," says Manu Ka'iama, a professor at the University of Hawaii and a member of the Native Hawaiian Education Council. When choosing a name, Ka'iama reminds parents to consider the name's significance in the culture. "If you decide to reach out into a culture that you are not a part of, you may want to do some resear

"Is Santa Real?" How to Handle the Santa Question Like a Pro

It was a day just like any other. You're sitting in the usual after-school car line (accompanied by the usual suspects of parents, babysitters, and nannies), "Candy Crush"-ing it up, bracing for yet another breathless recap of life in the 2nd grade. Then, you see her...sulking over to the car, the usual pep in her step nowhere to be found. "What's up buttercup? How was your day?" She plops down in a huff. Oh god – it's here. The day has come. You look around in a panic, palms sweaty, knees w

Is there a secret rating system among Main Street bouncers?

Rachel Cardwell/THE REVIEW The bouncers at Deer Park have been making several female students feel uncomfortable with their alleged rating system at the door. Lately, several bar-going female students have received a letter on their hands other than the black X the 21-plus crowd has grown accustomed to. The letters range from A to F and often have plus or minuses, depending on that night’s bouncer. University women say they have experienced this at at the Deer Park Tavern and Catherine Ro

Bernie Sanders headquarters remains hopeful

Alexa Gahan/THE REVIEW 15-year-old Gracie Pakosz of Vancouver, Wash. sits in Bernie Sander’s Delaware campaign headquarters Many watched closely on Tuesday as the results of Delaware’s presidential primary election rolled in. This was not the first or last time that the calm and collected campaigners of the official Bernie Sanders headquarters in Wilmington, Del. would be holding their breaths. The homey headquarters, located at 900 Philadelphia Pike, housed a few faithful volunteers who

Main Street thrives as business destination

Main street storefronts have become prime real estate destinations over the years because of the foot and vehicular traffic that come through the heart of Newark’s college town. From bars to boutiques, the store fronts that inhabit the university’s regaled Main Street spots have experienced a surge in rent pricing. There are some staples on Main Street that seem to operate on an almost eternal basis. The fashion boutique Grassroots has been open for nearly 41 years;

An open letter to the high school class of 2015

Congratulations on graduating from high school! It may seem like a big chapter of your life has ended, but I promise this is only the beginning. After a long and hopefully luxurious summer many of you will embark on the exciting four-year journey we call “college.” But before you get there, I want to share my story with you. They say college is the best time of your life. But I want you to know that it’s okay if you start to feel a little out of place. I can still hear my sister saying, “just

11 movies from your childhood that you need to re-watch immediately

It’s 6pm, your classes are done for the day. You have had two exams today, a paper due and the Starbucks barista messed up your name again. You — cue Daniel Powter — have had a bad day. The good news? Now you’re done! It is time to unwind, and what better way to do that than to watch one of your favorite movies from back in the day? The days when the only parties you wanted to go to were Aaron Carter’s and a Fruit by the Foot was the snack of the new millennium. To help get your mind off of th

Voices: On releasing Super Bowl ads early

This week, thousands flocked to Glendale, AZ to kick off the most exciting time of year for a pro football fan: the Super Bowl. While the lucky ones are taking in the festivities and soaking up the Arizona sun, the remainder of the estimated 110 million Super Bowl viewers are sitting at home planning their finger food menus. Though you may be wishing you had the opportunity to watch the big game and Katy Perry’s highly anticipated half time show in person, there is one thing in-stadium fans wo

Viewpoint: In defense of texting back

It has happened to all of us: you’re in the middle a text conversation with a friend and suddenly you don’t get a reply back. You may not think much of it or it might annoy you to no end, but there’s no denying that our generation doesn’t place much importance on finishing what they started. Personally, I have become a lot more understanding when my friends don’t answer a text since I cannot say I am not guilty of doing so myself. We all have busy days, sometimes we are just flat out distracted

These apps keep you in touch with your friends who are studying abroad

As the spring semester steadily approaches, you may experience a sudden influx of “Bon Voyage!” Facebook statuses, plane ride Snapchat stories and scenic views of foreign countries on your Instagram. If you have friends who are studying abroad, you’re going to have to get a little creative with how you keep in touch. Here are 3 ways you can keep up with your friends much quicker than a postcard: Once your friends land in a different continent, you’re not going to be able to text them the way y

Sports Commentary: “Legends Never Die”

“Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” That’s “The Sandlot” quote that came to mind as Derek Jeter, Yankee shortstop and team captain, played his final game Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. Jeter was surrounded by his current and former teammates, family and loyal fans as he took his final bow in the Bronx, managing to make one last game-winning hit before game’s end. This wasn’t just any ordinary send off, however. Thursday’s game was not only Jeter’s last at bat in New York. It wa