Japanese exchange students explore the American South

Lirona Joshi Contributor Madina Seytmuraova Variety Editor The first group of Japanese students from Nagasaki arrived at Troy University on Aug. 15 for the English as a Second Language (ESL) program. “Troy’s culture and history — I can feel Southern culture here,” said Saki Yanagihara, a freshman tourism major from Nagasaki. Students said they found Troy “spacious and pretty,” and described American football as their favorite thing they’ve experienced at Troy. The main difference between Nagasaki and Troy for Kazuki Kajiwara, a sophomore tourism major from Nagasaki, is the amount…

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