Voices | OVERHEARD

Safety first

Student #1: My senpai (senior) is always safety-oriented, so he would always take a scholarship over an entrance examination to enter college.

Student #2: He never challenged himself?

Student #1: I heard he’s about to get married soon.

— Indian restaurant near Waseda University, Shunjuku-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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