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The Remains of the Day – When A Person Strived To Find His Own Past

The Remains of the Day, by British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, is an astonishing novel that tells the story of Stevens, an aging butler, and his journey through the English countryside not only to visit an old work colleague, but also back to his past and examine the person he has become.

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Creative Writing Entertainment Olaedo Ibegwam Chigaemezu

Are We Kind to Ourselves? – On Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng, is powerful novel that examines family dynamic, adolescence, and the making of hard choices. Chige examines a profound quote found in the novel, and reflects on her own opinions about mistakes, choices, and regret.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Forrest Maynock

Unity in Adversity

In April 29th, 1992, a riot starts in Los Angeles, California. The Korean community in particular was more adversely affected than any other, and in the face of angry looters and with little to no help from the Los Angeles public system, this community would come together to protect their livelihoods and push back against the “system.”

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Entertainment Genki Hase

Power in Game and Cheats as A Revolutionary Power

If you have ever played a multiplayer online game, you might wonder: Even the entrance to a non-entry zone is physically impossible for most of the users, aren’t some people using unauthorized tools and exploiting security holes entering that no-entry zone by hacking its architecture? This is an intriguing question that is worth exploring because the presence of unauthorized tools, or cheats, will potentially strip away the game administrators’ power over players.

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An Unexpected Win by an Unexpected Sportsman – A Day In The Life of an Okayama University’s Kyūdō Club Member

Our Polyphony member Justine Villena sits down with Hanif Shidqi Amani Wicaksono, 3rd year Matching Track GDP student who is a member of the 弓道部 (kyūdō club). Last December, Hanif’s team triumphed in a match against Shikata campus. Let’s hear what he has to say!