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Shin: NU World Cup logo’s combination of Japanese, South Korean flags was insensitive, misguided

Paige Shin, Op-Ed Contributor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

My paternal grandfather was born in 1931, to a Korea occupied by the Empire of Japan. Forbidden to speak his own language at home, he grew up learning Japanese in school and was forced to take on a Japanese name. I never knew...

Japan Club celebrates Asian culture at Bunkasai event

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E There’s more to Japan than meets the eye, says Northwestern University Japan Club president Yuki Zou, and students will be able to explore the country Sunday at Bunkasai 2015. The event features Japanese food, ...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Johnson: Shinzo Abe’s attempt to improve Japan’s image misdirected’

Justin Orlando

February 8, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The opinion piece posted on Feb. 5 criticizing Shinzo Abe's action to denounce McGraw-Hill Education's publication piqued my interest. My concern with the piece is that it fails to mention this topic as a contested controversy with each s...

Lemaitre: Be wary of normative economic judgements

Coretta Lemaitre, Columnist

November 14, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As I was sitting in my Introduction to International Relations class last week, my professor began lecturing about different viable economic systems, most notably the German, American/British and Japanese models. Having grown...