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GUSA Election 2014: An Investigative Report

With election day having arrived, many candidates, all of them with their decrepit secret agendas and cocaine addictions, look to this last 24-hour stretch as the final test to keeping quiet their more devious and darker attempts. However, while some … Continue reading

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七夕祭り

So I know I’ve been a bit behind schedule, but that’s just because of all the awesome things that have been going on that I get to write about now!  In Japan, they have this lil’ old festival known as 七夕祭り … Continue reading

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野外劇:外国人の出演者

So this Saturday I participated in a yagaigeki (big outdoor show) celebrating Hakodate’s heritage and history. Although I had brought up my concerns with my Otoosan about the fact that within this show’s contents were Commodore Perry’s forcing open of … Continue reading

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チョッコとの戦争

I probably should do my homework now, but fresh from the fire of battle, I am moved to write. There is a dog in this house, a teeny, tiny dwarf of a dog, but do not let his looks deceive … Continue reading

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着物のショウ

So unfortunately I’ve fallen way behind in my posting, but this takes priority over tomorrow’s IS prep/reading comprehension/dictation worksheet/one other thing I can’t recall.  So a couple weekends ago, on the suggestion of my host mother, I participated in a … Continue reading

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A 残念な日 at the 交番

So we’ve just gotten back from a class overnight trip to Oonuma, an entire story in and of itself that I won’t go into here, and I’m still a bit tired, so when Natsumi asks if I want to go … Continue reading

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ボンキュボン

So the fam laughs at most of my jokes, most of the time mostly out of courtesy and surprise at my ability to string together a full idea in Japanese, but the other night I pulled off perhaps the greatest … Continue reading

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