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Bingo: Another Year, Another Game

Written by Dylan Thinnes. Photographs taken by Kosumo Yamamoto. Every year, hundreds flock to Bingo to test their luck. The gym is decorated with yellow and blue, while stands in the MPR peddle their pizza, cupcakes, and drinks. Boosters wipe the sweat from their brow, filing everyone through an entrance that is always too small,…

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All Titles Related to Wisconsin Are Too Cheesy

Article written by Charlie Roth and Eugene DeCosse. Photo taken by Jihun Yang.   Since arriving in Japan on August 11, 2014, Mr. Samuel Oines has been adjusting to life in Japan. Though two months is not a whole lot of time, especially for someone coming from America’s Midwest, Mr. Oines has already made major…

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Table Tennis Anyone?

Article written by Shane Brett. Photographs taken by Jihun Yang.   “We are an aspiring team that hopes to take Kanto by storm.” -Kenneth Francis St.Mary’s next super star athlete may not be in a speedo, nor scoring goals or shooting 3s. They may be carrying a paddle and taking part in continuous rallies. Under…

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An Obsession with Dystopia

    Article written by Liam Langan. Cover photo from The Walking Dead, AMC. Photo above from The Hunger Games, Lionsgate. The portal through which humans see the world at its uttermost devastating spans from the loss of basic human morality to fighting man eating zombies. In film and literature, artists have a certain aspiration to capitalize…

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Mrs. Mulheron

Article written by Yu Yang Zhang. Photo taken by Matheus Sugimoto.. With a sense of mission, some talented musicians choose to devote their lives to teaching their knowledge to the next generation and inspiring these young people’s passion for music. Our new teacher, Mrs. Mulheron is one of these selfless people.This autumn Mrs. Mulheron joined…

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Three Current Affairs Must-Knows

Article written by Tae Jun Seo. 1. Ebola The current outbreak of this highly infectious disease has killed at least 5,400 people, mostly in West African countries such as Sierra Lione, Guinea, and Nigeria. Passed on through contact with bodily fluids, Ebola symptoms include diarrhoea, vomiting, weakness, fever, and bleeding. Ebola has proven to be…

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The New Library: The New Mecca of Learning

The new name of the library, the “HS/MS Learning Commons”, somewhat reminds me of Hogwarts. Maybe because the word “commons” sounds old-fashioned, and hints at Hogwarts’ huge library with countless stacks of magical books. On the outside, the only big change to the old library students can see is the change of the staff. With…