Opinion




An Insight into the Homelessness Issue on Guam

The island’s residents should work together to raise awareness of the homelessness issue and take action to effectively minimize it. The Guam Homeless Point- In-Time count consists of data of the annual total number of…


Dealing with the stray animal population

Not enough is being done to deal with the problem of stray animals on Guam. Driving around our island, it is hard not to notice stray dogs around each village. They walk down the sides…



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The challenges in curbing illegal dumping

Illegal dumping has gained traction as a problem plaguing the island. The inappropriate disposal of waste products advertises no benefits other than temporary convenience. Over the years, villages such as Yigo and Dededo have witnessed…


The need to expand awareness of hiking’s risks

Many people in Guam enjoy hiking–walking outside in a natural environment, often following a pre-charted path known as a hiking trail. However, some hikes involve more challenging terrain and other conditions for participants. Some examples…


Tobacco 21: Better for Guam’s Future

Bill 9-34 The Guam Legislature proposed Bill 9-34 to raise the legal age of tobacco use on Guam to 21 years.  Known as the Youth Protection Act of 2017, it was later lapsed into law…


Preventing the Epidemic

By : Calvin Cho    In the last issue of Triton’s Call, I explored the methamphetamine epidemic on Guam.  I went into great depths about the types of treatment offered on the island.     For…


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