UPRIZINE was founded in 2017, aiming to create conversation and raise awareness surrounding intersectional issues at Temple University Japan through opinion pieces, creative writing, and occasionally, informative journalism. It is run by students and for students, through the TUJ Zine Club. 

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April 8, 2019

Notoya's opinion piece on the April 1st ICAS event co-hosted by Uprizine, "The Courage of Our Convictions: Young Female Activists in Japan Defying the Social Norm." Yo...

March 31, 2019

Image and information retrieved from ICAS 

Monday, April 1   19:00 - 21:00

Panelists:

  • Wakako Fukuda (Former SEALDs activist & founder of I AM)

  • ...

March 18, 2019

 Image by Sarah Saucedo

As awareness and rights for the LGBTQ+ community grows overseas, Japan is slowly but surely entering the queer scene. In a survey conducted by D...

March 14, 2019

 Graphic by Jas Modelo

Interviews were conducted by Hikari Hida and Lily Boland.

The full interviews can be found up on Uprizine’s website.

Welcome to the final piece in...

Bobby Maxwell is the Vice President of TUJ’s Veteran’s club. He was in the Navy for 11 years, and was kind enough to answer our questions on the SA training he receive...

March 7, 2019

“I am hoping that the introduction of the Deputy Title IX Coordinator role on TUJ’s campus will bring a heightened awareness to the issues of interpersonal violence, d...

For today's segment, Juniper Alexander was kind enough to answer our questions on SA training that she received while in the military. She also provided us with useful...

February 25, 2019

For our next part in this interview series, current TUJ student and former Navy officer Grace Bellamy kindly answered our questions.

Where did you serve and for how lon...

February 18, 2019

Teddy Lee is currently the President of TUJ’s Student Government. He was in the Navy for 9 years, and was kind enough to candidly answer our questions and give us his...

February 11, 2019

Lorelei Vandergriend served in the US navy for six years, switching between the USS George HW Bush CVN 77 and Yokota Air Base between 2012-2017. Lorelei was kind enoug...

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