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Photo by Ethan Clark / MTSU Sidelines  William York first learned what it felt like to be alone in a foreign country, struggling to communicate, when he studied abroad in Japan for a summer. “You don’t really realize how dependent we are on being able to communicate until you go somewhere where you can’t communicate,” …

Photo and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Nervous students prepare to touch brush to paper for the first time, while Fusae Ekida, a Japanese professor at MTSU, leans over each of them, trying to teach them proper form. “I am very strict,” she says as she adjusts a student’s grip. Ekida, who is …

by Jamie Cooley // Contributing Writer Motohiko Kato, the Consul-General of Japan, delivered a speech to MTSU students on Wednesday, discussing relations between the United States and Japan. Before Kato’s speech, David Schmidt, the vice president of International Affairs at MTSU, provided students with background information about the Consul-General. Schmidt told students Kato entered into …