Ninja Recruitment for Olympics

Feature Image from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_xFCDm5Qlg Written By Samin Hoque Think you’ve got the skills to become a ninja? If so, here’s your chance to finally find employment in the most incredible profession there is. Want to become Naruto? A Ninja Turtle? Ninja Hattori? Then this article is just for you. What are ninjas? Ninjas are known…

Reinventing the Desktop Computer

Written by Maximilian Printz Photography by www.blogs.gnome.org The computer was one of the biggest inventions of all time. At first, the computer was massive and not powerful, however it marked the beginning of a paradigm shift. Ever since Charles Babbage invented the computer, engineers have continued working on making a not only more powerful, but…

Catalonian Independence and FC Barcelona

Written by Yu Kunita Photo by http://www.red2000.com/ Feature Image by Getty Images Ever since Catalonia was conquered by King Philip V of Spain in 1715, Catalonians have made many attempts to gain independence. For example, the Spanish Civil war that occurred in the 1930’s was one of the more famous Catalonian struggles for independence. Although the…

Should Kobe Retire?

Written by Naoki Nomura Photography by Bleacher Report Kobe Bryant, a five time NBA champion and a seventeen time NBA all star has announced retirement. Kobe, 37 years old, has been haunted by injuries for the last few seasons limiting him to an average of 40 games per season. Every Kobe or Los Angeles Lakers…

Dolphin Captivity

Article By Naoki Nomura Photo by scubadiverlife.com During the past few years, SeaWorld, a world class marine mammal park has been gathering a lot of bad publicity due to its unorthodox porpoise breeding and captivity methods. Many activists around the world have expressed their thoughts through various media outlets hoping for a change. SeaWorld, a…

North Korea with an H-Bomb

On January 6th, 2016 , an unexpected earthquake was detected near the Chinese border with North Korea. A few hours later, North Korean television officially announced that the country had successfully conducted an underground hydrogen bomb (H-bomb) test (“North Korea Claims”). This act started a new wave of criticism and discussion over North Korea’s nuclear…

Freshman Retreat

Article By Shogo Yanagi From September 3rd to 4th, the grade nine students went on a retreat to Gunma, Japan. This retreat was not an ordinary field trip, but it was meant to encourage the new high schoolers who just stepped into a totally new environment, to get along with the teachers and new students,…