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Mr. Ochola’s Path in Life

Change in life is an exciting event for almost anyone. The new experience, new opportunity, and new encounter are only a few of the benefits of changing one’s path in life. In these varied opportunities, one gets the chance to make others’ experiences the best it could ever be. Our high school chemistry teacher, Mr.…

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The Rising eSport: League of Legends

By Alexander Behr and Abe Kim I remember walking into the locker rooms on the first day of wrestling practice. The place was full with familiar faces and some newcomers as well, but something was off – something about the words being thrown around in the humid air. The subject matter of the wrestlers’ conversations…

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A Recovery Phase

   Back in 1988, the introduction of consumption tax induced a riot in Japan. Tax increase was always accompanied with uprises in Japan. However, an anomaly occurred on April 1st 2014. This first tax increase since the last 17 years was not met with open criticism. Furthermore, economists assume that the eventual increase in consumption…

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War of the Consoles: The PS4 Strikes Preemptively in Japan

The gaming industry is a continuously evolving field despite the fact that its modern form was introduced in arcades almost 40 years ago.  This constant evolution is a testament to the fierce competition within the industry between software and hardware producers alike.  Game series “Battlefield” and “Call of Duty” have been constantly competing over the…

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Movie Clubs

From the black and white James and Dean Charlie Chaplin films of the olden days to the movies of today, film as a progressive art form has definitely come along way. Recently, the emergence of the Internet has revolutionized how we view movies. The rise of information technology has allowed access to new movies almost…

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The College Fair Conundrum: Blessing or Junk in Disguise?

“It’s mandatory for your future!” exclaimed Mr. Stovall, in response to a student asking if whether or not attending the college fair was mandatory. Later, students and faculty alike shuffled down the tight stairways and into the MPR to attend the fair. It looked like a maze, especially when looking down upon the scene from…