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GAJET Climbs Mount Fuji: An Interview

September 10, 2019 | GAJET Events | No Comments

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” — Ed Viesturs This crucial lesson was learned by our group of fifteen fearless climbers as we all made our best attempt to conquer Mount Fuji in a revitalized GAJET event, spearheaded by Valerie and Alex.

Three Years a JET

June 21, 2019 | JET Life | 1 Comment

As many of us can testify, being on JET is a transformative experience. Every day, we’re pushing ourselves, growing, learning—struggling and thriving by turns. For some of us, JET is a first foray into the “real world” post-graduation. For some of us, it’s our first time living alone, or living abroad, or both.

The Muddy Battlefield

June 3, 2019 | Gunma Life | No Comments

The questions began popping into my head when I saw a poster of my predecessor, dressed in some form of make-shift wedding dress, sprinting for her life with a handful of others through a foot deep of mud.