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Timothy Chuman

Second-year Communication Studies major at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Former intern at the Rafu Shimpo, co-founder of Cal Poly’s Nikkei Student Union, and always looking for ways to contribute to the Japanese American community.

Timothy Chuman

Second-year Communication Studies major at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Former intern at the Rafu Shimpo, co-founder of Cal Poly’s Nikkei Student Union, and always looking for ways to contribute to the Japanese American community.

Posts by This Author

Escaping Camp Through Sports

Issue:
All in the Game
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April 10, 2021

Japanese Americans suffered greatly during WWII, but sports was one outlet that they relied on to escape their circumstances.

Losing my College Experience to a Pandemic

Issue:
One Year Indoors
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April 3, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has caused high school and college students to miss out on some of the best times of their lives.

Verbalizing Love in our JA Families

Issue:
Food, Family, and a Little Shopping
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March 24, 2021

We love and appreciate our families, but as Japanese Americans, it can be hard to verbalize our feelings.

Haunted Japantowns

Issue:
All Hallows' Eve
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March 24, 2021

The historic Japantowns have served our community for over 100 years, but there are many untold stories that reveal a spooky side of these neighborhoods.

Finding Escape in Cards

Issue:
Family Game Night
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September 6, 2020

Life in the Japanese American concentration camps was far from ideal, but as bad as the circumstances were, Japanese Americans tried to make the best of their situations. Having outlets like sports, dances, and especially card games helped children do exactly that.