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Spilling the Green (New Deal) Tea

Spilling the Green (New Deal) Tea

Article by Astrid Wihman, Writer

May 3, 2019


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As students at ASIJ, we are frequently faced with questions about our futures — particularly relating to our college choices and careers. Though much of it is needless worrying, it’s all well intended. But perhaps it’s time that our tendency for planning ahead takes on other considerations. We nee...

The “Side-Door” to College Admissions

The “Side-Door” to College Admissions

Article by Lisa Neureiter, Writer

April 18, 2019


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Each year, according to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, US colleges and universities receive hundreds of thousands of applications from around the world. As we know, the decision of whether or not students get accepted to a school depends on the content of their application. Co...

Reiwa: The New Imperial Era

Reiwa: The New Imperial Era

Article by Kyler Caldwell, Writer

April 13, 2019


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A new era is about to begin in Japan. On April 1, the name for the new Imperial Era was announced: 令和 (Reiwa). With Japanese citizens all over the nation excitedly awaiting the era’s reveal on the first day of April, it could have been the greatest “April Fools” prank of all time; however, th...

The 2020 Presidential Election: Who Are The Candidates?

Article by Kai Kurosu, Writer

March 31, 2019


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The 2020 race is beginning to ramp up.   Seventeen major Democratic candidates have thrown their hats in the ring, either officially announcing their candidacy or announcing an exploratory committee for president. On the opposite side of the aisle, President Donald Trump has already launc...

The Trial of El Chapo

The Trial of El Chapo

Article by Alex Katsuleres, Writer

November 28, 2018


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In our media-saturated society, crime, drug cartels, and corruption almost seem like more like a Hollywood fantasy than reality. But recently, the trial of the alleged drug kingpin and former leader of the Sinaloa cartel, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as “El Chapo,” reminded us just how re...

Top U.S. Schools Announce They are Dropping AP

Top U.S. Schools Announce They are Dropping AP

Article by Serena Landers, Writer

October 29, 2018


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AP classes are a part of many ASIJ high school students’ lives; we may take these challenging classes to learn more about a topic we are interested in, or look more favorable to colleges. However, a number of high schools in the U.S. have started to look at the effectiveness of these classes, and an increa...

Williams vs. Osaka, the Controversy

Article by Kokoro Igawa, Writer

September 30, 2018


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On the night of September 8, Naomi Osaka, a twenty-year-old Haitian-Japanese tennis player, beat Serena Williams in the US Open Final. Osaka is the first Japanese-born female player to claim a Grand Slam title. The match made history for another reason: During the match, Williams received three ...

Hello, from Hanabi

Hello, from Hanabi

Article by Emma Rekate, Writer

September 10, 2018


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Welcome back to school and welcome to Hanabi! This school year, ASIJ’s High School has 70 new students from all over the world—from the United States, Singapore, London, Australia, and many other places. Welcome to the ASIJ HS family! Those we are not new to the HS may have noticed some changes: new rules...

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