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Local and international students celebrate Japanese coming of age

Local and international students celebrate Japanese coming of age

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

34 students from both Yasuda Women’s University in Hiroshima, Japan, and the University of Pittsburgh celebrated a coming of age party.

Japanese students come of age

Japanese students come of age

By Prachi Patel | Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

Wrapped in a floral kimono, sophomore Nika Tanimoto hurried up to the podium in the ballroom of the University Club, bowed and accepted a delicate black umbrella. It was a token of celebrating her coming of age. “Today I am celebrating becoming an adult,” Tanimoto, an English major at Yasuda University in Japa...

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