The International

The International

The International

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AI art could be the end of human artists
Angela S.('24), Arts and Entertainment Editor
Marie Curie in her Paris laboratory (1912). Marie Curie was the first female to win the Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry.
Societal biases affect women in science
Julianne T. (‘26)
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“Wednesday’s Child Is Full of Woe”… Why?
Youmi J. (‘24)
With her dark and mysterious personality as well as eerie character design, Wednesday Addams has made another strong comeback with the newest Netflix series “Wednesday.” Wednesday successfully attracted the love of millions of viewers--- what is the reason behind its popularity?
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Marie Curie in her Paris laboratory (1912). Marie Curie was the first female to win the Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry.
Societal biases affect women in science
Julianne T. (‘26)
The number of women in the field of science has significantly increased over the years. “Women made gains – from 8% of STEM workers in 1970 to 27% in 2019,” according to the Census Bureau. However, one problem remains: gender equality in the field of science remains far from being realized.
91st Japanese high school baseball championship.
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What fuels the Japanese high school baseball dream?
Yoshina O. (’25)
 Baseball is worshiped among Japanese high school players who dedicate their lives to the sport, but in hopes of what?
Many Japanese plantation farms recruit Technical Intern Trainees as part of the Technical Intern Training Program.
Realities behind the Technical Intern Training Program
Yuki K. (‘26)
For a long period of time, the Technical Intern Trainee program proved to be a success for both the companies in Japan that were in need of workers and for the workers from foreign countries who wanted to acquire technical skills. However, in March 2020, the United Nations released an issue statement regarding the Technical Intern Training Program.
Cheaper subscriptions with advertisements? No more binge-watching?
Cheaper subscriptions with advertisements? No more binge-watching?
Narim J. (’26)
Netflix has recently added a subscription option that includes advertisements. And there are more changes to come. 
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Mothers who regret the maternal experience: #regrettingmotherhood
Yuki K. (‘26)
“I regret being a mother…” A 41-year-old mother of three children expressed her conflicting emotions in an NHK feature. Some mothers may empathize with these words, but others may not. Is it, perhaps, a mother’s greatest taboo to regret becoming one?
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South Korea and Finland – role models for the ideal education system?
Alexis N. (‘25)
South Korea’s method of education is often deemed extremely demanding, focusing on memorization and test-taking, while Finland’s method prioritizes a laid-back, holistic approach with a more student-centered outlook. But how do these two different countries manage to repeatedly produce such successful students with vastly contrasting educational tactics?
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The Tiktok misinformation “pandemic”
Youmi J. (‘24)
Most ISSH students seem to be aware of the substantial amount of misinformation that exists on TikTok and double check the content that they see.
Qatar Airways, a major sponsor of the 2022 World Cup
Qatar’s glamorous World Cup attempt tarnished by blood of migrant workers
Namya K. (‘25)
The abuses of basic rights of migrant workers are shocking; however, what is far worse is the fact that it is a repeat of history.
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“Wednesday’s Child Is Full of Woe”… Why?
Youmi J. (‘24)
With her dark and mysterious personality as well as eerie character design, Wednesday Addams has made another strong comeback with the newest Netflix series “Wednesday.” Wednesday successfully attracted the love of millions of viewers--- what is the reason behind its popularity?
Théâtre D’opéra Spatial by Jason Allen created via Midjourney
AI art could be the end of human artists
Angela S.('24), Arts and Entertainment Editor

A few days after the famous...

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AI art: a helper, not an enemy
Nayoun L. ('24)
Starting with the news of an AI artist winning an art competition, AI art became the source of fear for artists. However, is it really a threat? Here are some ways AI art can greatly benefit artists.
Photo credit: Angela S.
Four exhibitions to visit during the winter holiday season
Angela S.('24), Arts and Entertainment editor
Are you thinking about what to do over the winter break? Here is a short list of some of the most memorable exhibitions that are being held this winter.
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A Sacred Heart student buys a Red Bull from a convenience store.
Confronting the energy drink epidemic
Juho K. (‘26)
Recent trends on social media have been promoting the excessive intake of energy drinks, and the influence has reached ISSH students. These are some ways energy drinks are negatively affecting your mental and physical health.
Photo credit: Prasha S.
Coffee beyond Starbucks
Prasha S.('22)
Here are some places that you should think of, when you find yourself bored of the same coffee over and over again. 
The SPBS Toyosu Lounge

Credits: SPBS Toyosu webpage
Can’t study at home?
Khwaish J.('24)
High-speed wifi, a quiet atmosphere, power sockets, affordable pricing are among just a few of the many priorities to keep in mind when finding the right place to study.
Restaurants and cafes worth visiting in Tokyo
Restaurants and cafes worth visiting in Tokyo
Hanae T. ('22), Arts and Entertainment editor
If you're looking for good Japanese cuisine or a unique café experience, these restaurants and cafés may be worth keeping an eye out for!
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Dr. Millam
Dr. Millam
Sarakshi S. (‘24), Editor of HOSH
Ms. Tajiri standing behind her desk in her office.
Ms. Tajiri
Eimi S. ('22), Editor of HOSH
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