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What's the Dealio is the student podcast of the American School in Japan, discussing topics related to academics, student life, and society.

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What's the Dealio is the student podcast of the American School in Japan, discussing topics related to academics, student life, and society.

    2.25: 2019-20: Year in Review

    2.25: 2019-20: Year in Review

    It's the end of our year, and time to look back on what made it what it is. Thank you for your support of What's the Dealio this year. Have a great summer!

    What's the Dealio Members 2019-20: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yvaCo9MfoDOMwoidY6uIj7uTp13SEU1fAeQu53CeZDU/edit?usp=sharing

    Credits:

    Audio Editing:



    Solomon (12)



    Noah (12)



    Music:



    Detailing, Neon Drip, and Slow Rollout by Blue Dot Sessions (CC-BYNC)



    Out of the Skies Under the Earth by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)



    So What by Soft and Furious (CC0)



    Butterfly by Delicate Steve (CC-BY)

    • 22 min
    2.24: Re-run: ASIJ and Race

    2.24: Re-run: ASIJ and Race

    In light of current events, we’ll be replaying this episode. Check out the second part of this joint feature with Hanabi: an article by Kokoro Igawa.

    Link to Volume 23 of the Roundup: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19PsHHDEJg5XpoIQGo--uIzdXW6q20swnHhDDuidJDmQ/edit?usp=sharing

    Link to Panel Discussion: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jb_lpSu1o31V7Vou3OqiW7iyRmXIU0a4/view

    Bella Salathé (grade 12), Erin Dowrich (grade 12), Ms. Gessert (former faculty), and Ms. Iagaru (former faculty) and the WTD hosts engage in a discussion about race and the ASIJ community, and show how we can engage in conversations about this sensitive topic.

    Originally recorded in May 2019.

    Credits:

    Audio Editing: Solomon (12)

    Openings and Closing Music: Salue by Kai Engel (CC-BY)

    • 31 min
    2.23: Seniors of ASIJ: The Class of 2020

    2.23: Seniors of ASIJ: The Class of 2020

    It's time to say goodbye to another graduating class—one that has faced the greatest disruption to their final year of high school in modern memory. This is their message to ASIJ.

    Contributors (in order):

    Memories: Hugh, Misaki, Carina, Shaamer, Maya G., Um, Celine, Kenzo, Cora, Hannah S.

    Messages: Sakiko, Hannah N., Jacob, Hiroki, Young, Carina, Solomon, Kenzo, Jasmine F., Shaamer, Maya G., Berk

    Credits:

    Audio Editing:


    Roshan (10)
    Noah (11)
    Miray (10)
    Solomon (12)

    Music:


    Quarantine by Anonymous (ASIJ '20)
    So What by Soft and Furious (CC0)
    Dreaming of You by Komiku (CC0)
    Blue Lobster by Daniel Birch (CC-BY)
    Tacit by Lauren Thorbecke (ASIJ '20)
    Winds of Change by Solomon Kim (ASIJ '20)

    Find out more at http://dealio.asij.ac.jp

    • 14 min
    2.22: "Cats and Rooftops" and Daruma

    2.22: "Cats and Rooftops" and Daruma

    Tune in for a reading of Lauren's (12) piece Cats and Rooftops and an interview with Daruma staff members Marina (11) and Clara (11) about this year's edition of Daruma and the Silver Linings Project. Plus, Jacob's last news update.

    Credits:

    Audio Editing: Noah (11), Solomon (12), Miray (10)

    Music:



    Daniel Birch - Amber Haze



    Chris Zabriskie - Candlepower



    Find out more at http://dealio.asij.ac.jp

    • 14 min
    2.21: College and COVID-19

    2.21: College and COVID-19

    There’s a lot of uncertainty right now. Our panelists Arman (12), Bella (12), Marine (11), and Levi (11) discuss the uncertainty of college and COVID-19.
    Credits:
    Audio Editing: Noah (11), Solomon (12)
    Music:
    Chris Zabriskie - Candlepower (CC-BY)
    Find out more at http://dealio.asij.ac.jp

    • 23 min
    2.20: Reading and Service Projects

    2.20: Reading and Service Projects

    Episode Notes:
    ASIJ clubs have come up with innovative ways to stay active throughout DLP. Listen here for an interview with some of the HS Library's Virtual Reading Challenge participants, including book recommendations; a book review from Noah, updates on SAGE, a report on the Musubi Project, and a current events report from Jacob.
    Credits:



    Audio Editing: Solomon (12), Miray (10)
    Interviewees: Mia (9), Spencer (10), Maia (11), Joey (12)


    Music: Squares by PodSummit (CC0), Chris Zabriskie - Candlepower (CC-BY)
    Find out more at http://dealio.asij.ac.jp

    • 14 min

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