Jan 30

JQ Magazine: New York Pledges Allegiance to George Takei at Japan Society

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. On […]


Dec 13

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Patrick Newell, Founder of Tokyo International School

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Patrick […]


Nov 7

By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. When the Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment in 2009, it […]


Oct 17

JQ Magazine: Film Review — ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’

By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. When one […]


Sep 13

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Mark Deyss of Marist Brothers International School in Kobe

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. A […]


Jul 5

JQ Magazine: Film Review – JAPAN CUTS 2014 at Japan Society

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. This year’s JAPAN CUTS—North America’s biggest festival of […]


Jun 8

JQ Magazine: Book Review—‘Cinema of Actuality’

By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Yuriko Furuhata’s […]


Jan 11

JQ Magazine: Film Review—Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Like Father, Like Son’

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team.  The […]


Sep 21

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Tom Byer on Life in Soccer, Japan

By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle has completed a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association of New York since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Tom Byer (a.k.a. […]


Sep 2

JQ Magazine: DVD Review – ‘From Up on Poppy Hill’

By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle is entering a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MIA 2013) and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. From Up on […]


Jul 9

JQ Magazine: Film Review – JAPAN CUTS 2013 at Japan Society

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle is entering a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MIA 2013) and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Now in […]


Jan 22

JQ Magazine: Film Review – Norwegian Wood

By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle is entering a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MIA 2013) and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a New York City-based soccer team. Haruki Murakami’s novel […]


Oct 29

JETwit Career Update is a new feature where JETwit will list any JET alums who have recently (loosely interpreted) found a new job, gotten a promotion, started a new business, started a new grad program or have any other career developments to share.  You probably see lots of job listings, so I thought it would […]


Oct 16

Job: Japanese Global Media Analyst / Research Analyst (NY)

Via JET alum Lyle Sylvander. Posted by Dipika Soni (Ishikawa-ken, 2003-06). Dipika has recently moved back to London but is interested in hearing about any Japan-related opportunities across the globe. ———————————————————————————————————————————- ***Note: If you apply for this position, please let them know you learned of it from JETwit. Thanks.*** Job Position: Japanese Global Media Analyst / Research Analyst […]


Jul 27

JQ Magazine: Theatre Review – Amon Miyamoto’s ‘The Temple of the Golden Pavilion’

  By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle is entering a master’s program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MIA 2013) and has been writing for the JET Alumni Association since 2004. He is also the goalkeeper for FC Japan, a NYC-based soccer team. In 1950, a young […]


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