Japan banking on tourism as economic driver

Tourists at Asakusa in Tokyo, Japan

By Mindy Tan Tourism has emerged as a driving force in Japan’s economy and the government is banking on it to boost the world’s third largest economy. In 2016, an estimated 24 million foreigners visited Japan, an increase of 21.8 percent over the 2015’s 19.7 million visitors, according to data from the Japan National Tourism […]

Is UConn good for women’s college basketball?

DePaul prepares for their 15th consecutive NCAA tournament.

By Allie Burger The history of the DePaul’s women’s basketball program can be summed up in a walk down a wide hallway on the second floor of McGrath-Phillips Arena. The corridor, linking the offices of longtime coach Doug Bruno to his assistants, is a testament to the success of one of America’s premiere college programs. […]