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New emperor of Japan

Rex Snow, MVC news editor

May 17, 2019

There is a new Emperor in Japan. Emperor Naruhito ascended the throne on April 30, 2019, making him Japan’s 126th Emperor. This is the mark of a new era since Naruthito’s father, Emeritus Akihito, took the throne 30 years ago. Akihito had resigned from the thrown due to health reasons. The resignat...

Can’t stay silent about “Silence”

Keiko Kreklau, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Based on Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 historical novel about the persecution of Christians in 17th-century Japan, Silence tells the tale of “an army of two” Portuguese priests embarking on a mission “to the ends of the Earth” also known as Japan. The duo aim for Japan’s main remote island, on wh...

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