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Humans of ASIJ – Sean McGuire ’20

Humans of ASIJ – Sean McGuire ’20

Article by Marine Savoure, Writer

March 19, 2020

"Whenever I’m playing guitar, whenever I feel inspired, it’s like I’m in a trance. I’ve never really owned a video game console, so this has been my means of passing time forever. Guitar is a way for me to express myself or communicate my emotions. It’s fun to play. As with anything you do, ...

Humans of ASIJ – Solomon Kim ’20

Humans of ASIJ – Solomon Kim ’20

Article by Marine Savoure, Writer

March 18, 2020

"We didn’t expect to win; we knew the competition would be tough. It’s just good that we were able to pull it off." "This year has been a really interesting environment, especially with the new debaters this year to help mentor. I think debate provides a really good opportunity to expand your basic...

Humans of ASIJ – Youri Zuo ’22

Humans of ASIJ – Youri Zuo ’22

Article by Lizzy Rekate, Writer

January 29, 2020

“I speak Japanese and English, and I also speak Japanese at home. I don’t really mind it.” About going back to New York and being/speaking Japanese: “It’s not much of a big change since I can speak both English and Japanese, but for someone like my mom who doesn’t speak English, it’s a bit diffi...

Humans of ASIJ – Juri Kimura ’21

Humans of ASIJ – Juri Kimura ’21

Article by Marine Savoure, Writer

January 22, 2020

"First I went to this school called Aoba. It was an international school, but basically everybody there speaks Japanese so it was very unhelpful. If you don’t speak [English] with people who are much more fluent than you then you just don’t get the vocabulary you need. But then, luckily, I got into Nishimachi [an international school in Tokyo], ...

Humans of ASIJ: Cora Eaton

Humans of ASIJ: Cora Eaton

Article by Lizzy Rekate, Writer

January 9, 2020

Cora Eaton is a senior at ASIJ who has been in Japan for three years. Cora has lived in many places and gone to different schools, so being on sports teams had always been a constant. “I love athletics. I play basketball and volleyball, and it’s just something that has always been a big part of my life. Especially since I move aro...

Humans of ASIJ: Su Nakashima

Humans of ASIJ: Su Nakashima

Article by Lizzy Rekate, Writer

December 17, 2019

When asked about what her greatest passion is, ASIJ sophomore Su Nakashima automatically said, “Alpine skiing.” Su has been downhill skiing nearly her entire life and has also been competing for quite some time now: “I’ve been skiing since I was three; it’s always been a big part of my life.”  ...

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