When you think of the nation of Japan, the first thing that probably comes to mind for you is “sushi.” When I think of Japan, the first thing that comes to my mind is the phrase “daisuki,” or 大好き which means love. The reason that my exposure and first thoughts of a culture are so different is because I had the opportunity to participate in a program called High School Diplomats (HSD).
December 2014 kicks off Panther Press’ new advice column, “Let’s Talk About It,” penned by Rachel Green, Emilie Razuri and Jenna Sobieski. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Tweet us (@pvipantherpress) your comments and conundrums.
In a recent Panther Press survey of 100 students from all four classes, 91% agreed that Paul VI is a “homework factory”. Perhaps the heavy workload is more harmful than beneficial.
Laughs and smiles abounded during Orientation Day as students were reunited after a long summer apart…. Tensions arose, however, when female students were warned that all skirts have to be at the knee or girls risk detention. Students flocked to social media to express their distress, creating #freetheknee.