#Legalize

Article by Naoki Nomura Image from: reggaesoldierapparel.com For the past decade, the US has been debating about legalizing marijuana. While a handful of states such as California, Washington, Alaska, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Colorado have legalized its use for both medical and recreational purposes, much controversy surrounds this issue. Recently, the US Congress passed…

Immigration in Japan

Article by Skyler Pang Over the past few decades, Japan has become one of the most rapidly aging societies in the world, with people aged over 65 years accounting for a fourth of its population (Green). The country is now experiencing longer life expectancies, lower birth rates, and a smaller population of working people that…

International Wealth Inequality

Article by Tyson Wang Often times, when people think of inequality, people think of intra-national inequality, in which the top and bottom percentages of people in a country have different incomes. A form of inequality that often goes unnoticed, however, is international inequality. Like its name suggests, it refers to the differences in wealth between…

The 1972 Chess World Championship

Article by Felipe Chertouh The 19th of January 2018 marked the ten year anniversary of Bobby Fischer’s death, and yet, talk of the schizophrenic grandmaster still remains. Fischer played Spassky for the world championship title in 1972, and it was only then that the once relatively obscure game of Chess boomed into total popularity. However,…

The Rugby Club is Back!

Article by Rian Barrett The rugby club is a place where any student can come to practice rugby and become a fit and smart competitor. In rugby, every player can be in the center of the action since the whole team is constantly involved as they move up and down the field. When rugby players…

Kenyan Election Controversy

Article by Eugene DeCosse In a landmark decision in September, the Kenyan Supreme Court decided to void the latest presidential election due to allegations of fraud. The following months may have large ramifications on the future of democracy in Kenya due to the highly contentious election cycle and the long history of electoral fraud in…

The Pros and Cons of Autonomous Driving

Article by Tyson Wang Autonomous driving has, recently, become a hot topic. With Tesla’s rise as an automobile company, autonomous driving has come into the spotlight, as Tesla’s cars were some of first that were widely available to the populace. As other manufacturers such as Ford and Audi start to join the trend, it is…