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American College Admission Process for Japanese Students: Do Not Neglect Extracurricular Activities.

By Koto Haramiishi, Columnist There are many interesting differences between college admissions in Japan and college admissions in the United States. These differences can be barriers that both American and Japanese students encounter when they apply for their top choice … Continue reading

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Student Visas, OPT, and Green Cards: a Primer for International Students

By Koto Haramiishi, international student guest writer Introduction The majority of college international students wish to work and stay the United States after graduation. Their opportunities to work with a student visa, however, are limited when they first come to … Continue reading

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Coco For Chanel – Book Review

By Jasmine Bager, Reporter Take a walk in any city and you’ll find traces of Chanel at every corner and (literally) at every step. We all know what that looks like: the visible interlocked C logos, signature flat shoes, quilted … Continue reading

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Apartheid South Africa: An Interview with Colin Wes

By Shinnosuke Shigenaga and Shiori Nemeto, special guest writers. Tell us about yourself and your life here in America. I work for Costco, and I have been with them for 28 years. I am a buyer and work for corporate … Continue reading

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My Draw to Journalism

Nancy Zhang, Reporter I have aspired to be a journalist since I was in primary school. However, the turning point in my journalistic experiences was when I had the privilege to work as an intern journalist in the local TV … Continue reading

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The Benefits and Challenges of Organic Farming

The Benefits and Challenges of Organic Farming By Elise Watness   Labels such as ‘organic’ or ‘fair trade’ allow consumers to make ethics-based decisions knowing standards have been set for certified products. But the organic certification label can mislead consumers … Continue reading

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CHURCH EXEMPTION FROM FORM I-990: VESTIGIAL FIRST AMENDMENT MISINTERPRETATION

I was going to submit this paper, which I wrote and presented in Fall 2011, to a number of relevant journals. However, recent events affecting those whom I dearly love made me realize that rather than signing away the rights … Continue reading

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