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Never Let Me Go

//By Jessie Fast// Title:¬†¬†Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro The Plot: Kathy grows up in a strict, structured school called Hailsham somewhere in the English countryside. Along with her best friend Ruth, their friend Tommy, and others, the children live rather blissfully without much thought to the future besides what their guardians tell them … Continue reading

The Top Ten Things the Internet Does Wrong: Part Three

This is the third part of a five-part series. The first part can be found here, and the second here. //By Andrew Lewis// 6. Public Discourse The best thing about the internet is you can find anything you want, whenever you want it. The worst thing about the internet is that you can find anything … Continue reading

Stepping Up: Reflecting on the Akita-ben Speech Contest

//By Lynne Francis// As ALTs, there comes a time when we all help our students with projects, papers, and speeches. However, very few of us get the chance to stand in the position of presenter rather than judge or coach. I, along with nine other contestants from six countries who currently live, study, or work … Continue reading