Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Podcast Overview: In the first student roundtable of the 2014-15 school year, our five new 11th graders –Samtag, Jake, Joshua, Sabrina, and Ronnie– sit down to chat about their first month at THINK Global School. Over the course of the fifteen minute conversation, they discuss their first weXplore trip (an eight-day romp through New Zealand’s North Island), navigating the busy streets of Auckland, weekends at TGS, and how they are dealing with their newly-found autonomy.