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Japan http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/366/all en Japanese boats to hit the water at Middlebury College http://addisonindependent.com/201501japanese-boats-hit-water-middlebury-college <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28177" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201501japanese-boats-hit-water-middlebury-college"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Japanese boat launch at college_0001.thumbnail.jpeg" alt="Japanese boat launch at college_0001.jpeg" title="Japanese boat launch at college_0001.jpeg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE STUDENTS built these boats this past month using traditional Japanese craft techniques. They will be launched at the college natatorium on Thursday at 6:45 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The public is invited to the Middlebury College Natatorium on Thursday evening at 6:45 p.m. to see students launch the traditional Japanese boats they have been building this winter.</p> <p> Following a colorful Shinto ceremony, Middlebury College students will launch two traditional Japanese boats that they have been constructing this month as part of their work for a Winter Term course titled &ldquo;Building the Japanese Boat.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28178">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501japanese-boats-hit-water-middlebury-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury boat Featured Japan Middlebury College Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:50:20 +0000 Zach Despart 28178 at http://addisonindependent.com Japanese students study green design at career center http://addisonindependent.com/201410japanese-students-study-green-design-career-center <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26405" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201410japanese-students-study-green-design-career-center"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Japanese kids boats_9967.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Japanese kids boats_9967.jpg" title="Japanese kids boats_9967.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JAPANESE STUDENT SAKI Sugimoto poses with Hannaford Career Center seniors Calvin Desforges, left, and Matt Dunton after a boatbuilding class at the Middlebury school last Thursday. A group of students from Tottori, Japan, spent a week in Vermont learning about green design in a program organized by Green Across the Pacific. Independent photo/John McCright </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Sixteen Japanese students crossed an expansive ocean to get to the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center this past Thursday. And while they had made their crossing by plane, it still seemed somewhat a propos that the focus of their visit would be some boats being studied and replicated by their counterparts at the Middlebury vocational-technical center.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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He is likely a first ballot Hall of Famer a few years hence.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24737">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407karl-lindholm-tribute-yankee-star-end-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Column baseball Derek Jeter Hall of Fame Ichiro Suzuki Japan Mariners Yankees Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:33:45 +0000 Zach Despart 24737 at http://addisonindependent.com Cornwall man helps in Japan http://addisonindependent.com/201110cornwall-man-helps-japan <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9742" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201110cornwall-man-helps-japan"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/japantrip092.thumbnail.jpg" alt="japantrip092.jpg" title="japantrip092.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CORNWALL RESIDENT PAUL Viko talks about his recent trip to Japan, where he spent a month volunteering in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck in March. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> CORNWALL &mdash; Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu once said, &ldquo;A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.&rdquo;</p> <p class="Bodycopy" style=""> Japan is still taking baby steps in recovering from last March&rsquo;s devastating earthquake and tsunami, but volunteers &mdash; like Cornwall&rsquo;s Paul Viko &mdash; are helping the Asian island nation complete the journey.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9738">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110cornwall-man-helps-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cornwall aid earthquake Japan Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:00:04 +0000 John Flowers 9738 at http://addisonindependent.com Northlands students use new skill to help Japan http://addisonindependent.com/201104northlands-students-use-new-skill-help-japan <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7710" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201104northlands-students-use-new-skill-help-japan"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/cranes4391.thumbnail.jpg" alt="cranes4391.jpg" title="cranes4391.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A PILE OF 1,000 student-made paper origami cranes sits on a table in a room at Northlands Job Corps in Vergennes. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; A connection made after one of the worst March snowstorms in Vermont history is the key to a Northlands Job Corps student project that is sending aid to Japan after one the worst natural disasters in its history.</p> <p> A Northlands club that goes by the name Ladies of Success &mdash; it is essentially a mutual-support and social-activity group for a small number of female students on the Vergennes campus &nbsp;&mdash; spearheaded a campus-wide student effort to make more than 1,000 paper origami cranes.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> VERMONT &mdash; A team of 17 Japanese students and six administrators from Tottori Prefecture bunked up with the families of 15 Vermont students and several teachers from Mount Abraham and Harwood union high schools last week. The students explored a wide range of environmental issues together by visiting such places as the University of Vermont, Middlebury College, the Statehouse and Mount Abe.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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