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SJMC Japan 2023 wraps up an unforgettable trip

13 undergraduate students. One graduate instructional assistant. Two faculty members. 11 memorable days in Tokyo, Kamakura and Kyoto. 13 daily blog posts written by students. 13 mini-documentaries. 54 feature stories about Tokyo and Kyoto. 13 insightful personal essays (plus a professional essay and personal essay by graduate student Jamie Gonzalez). Three company visits (with the […]

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SJMC Japan Team presents work on Friday

Now that all members of the SJMC Japan Team have returned home to Texas safely, they are gearing up for final presentation day, and you’re invited! Students will share their mini-documentaries, highlights of the stories they wrote and insights about what the SJMC Japan program meant to them starting at 10 a.m. Friday, June 30, […]

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Feature Story Featured Tokyo

Exploring the vibrant tapestry of Tokyo’s hidden gems: an insider’s perspective on Time Out Tokyo

Take a look inside the pages – and the offices – of Time Out Tokyo.

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The high volume of pedestrians crossing the crosswalk during a red light at Shibuya Crossing
Feature Story Featured Tokyo

Shibuya Crossing: the busiest crosswalk in the world

Shibuya Crossing, also known as Shibuya Scramble Crossing, is a famous pedestrian intersection located in Shibuya, Tokyo. It holds significant cultural and symbolic value for several reasons. For visitors who want to experience the vibrant youth culture of Japan, Shiuya Crossing is the place to be. With colorful personas of cosplay, trend-setting fashion and shops […]

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Feature Story Featured Tokyo

Tokyo’s urban oases

Along with its stunning architecture, elaborate subway systems, and beautiful historic sites, visitors to Japan are bound to experience breaks in the mold of the city. One of the most notable—and definitely the prettiest—of these changes of pace are the immense green spaces in the city. Inside one of the busiest cities in the world, […]

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A guide for a day visit to Kamakura

Kamakura, Japan – A small town on the coast of Japan shines bright with clear, blue waters and an intimate ambiance. Traveling from Tokyo to Kamakura instantly reveals the change in atmosphere from busy and booming to friendly and inviting. The subway stations are essential in getting from city to city. The most convenient route […]

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