Spring semester is going by very fast. So fast that by the third week we were ready for a break. Thank goodness for the timely Golden Week, these clusters of Japanese national holidays did live up to the name. We were due for a break. Immediately after the break, because of FOMO (Fear of Missing … Continue reading A holiday during the semester: Golden Week Reflections
Spring ようこそ! We are back on the TCU campus after adapting to online school in the last school year. Looking back, dreams came true for most of us. We joined class in pyjamas after rolling out of bed at least ten minutes before class started--nothing will ever beat that! Online school as the new normal … Continue reading We are back!
Max (sitting by the window), Glory, and John. A warm welcome to the quarantined Class of 2024! They seem comfortable in the ZION Dorm.
The ACT-ES program is privileged to be international. Having students from all corners of the world, this season has allowed us to visit different homes and experience life from hardships leading most importantly to growth. We are not promised that anything will be easy, but it will be alright. As for now, let us journey … Continue reading Weather it out
Everyone loves to plan and to be in control. There is an extra confidence booster that comes with seeing our plans come to fruition. Apparently, 2020 had other plans for us. Do you not agree? Time to be alone, time to reconnect with family and friends, time to take a break from school (wink wink), … Continue reading Plans interrupted
Class of 2020, a round of applause! You have fought a good fight. Your time at TCU has come to an end but the journey at TCU begins now as it is time to live the practical side that you have learned. The world awaits to share your experiences gained in the last four years, … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020
Social distancing has become a survival skill and as much as TCU prides in living like a family, the family has had to adhere to distancing. 2020 came in like a wrecking ball, had people withdrawing from daily routines and seeking comfort in distance. Are we still able to sit down and chat or we … Continue reading Keeping up with the ‘Rona’
Once a year, we at Tokyo Christian University put on our own 文化祭 - a cultural festival called Zion Festival! This festival draws in and attracts guests from all parts of Japan, and it is a great opportunity to interact with and open our community to both Christians and non-Christians alike. We hold this festival … Continue reading 2019 Zion Festival
ACTS Freshmen at Spring Commencement Ceremony, April 2019
During this past winter break, Koryn, a sophomore from Canada, spent her two weeks’ vacation in four different prefectures. She details some of the highlights of her busy break below. When it comes to the holidays, especially Christmas, it’s rough to be stuck in the dorms alone. Since this was my third winter in a … Continue reading WINTER BREAK IN MY SECOND HOME