The “Side-Door” to College Admissions

Cheerleaders at the University of Southern California, a university involved in Operation Varsity Blues.
April 18, 2019

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...

Reiwa: The New Imperial Era

Reiwa: The New Imperial Era
April 13, 2019

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...

The 2020 Presidential Election: Who Are The Candidates?

March 31, 2019

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...

The Trial of El Chapo

The Trial of El Chapo
November 28, 2018

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...

Top U.S. Schools Announce They are Dropping AP

Top U.S. Schools Announce They are Dropping AP
October 29, 2018

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...

Williams vs. Osaka, the Controversy

September 30, 2018

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...

Hello, from Hanabi

The Hanabi staff for 2018-2019.
September 10, 2018

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...

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