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Early Spring Issue (Apr. 2015)


Participation from about 130 special members

Holding of the Waseda Supporters Club Executive Forum 2014

Speech by Taichi Yamada

The Waseda Supporters Club Executive Forum 2014—Gathering of Supporters of Waseda University was held on December 11, 2014. The forum was attended by about 130 special members (individuals conferred with honorary titles by Waseda University) of the club.

The first section began with a speech by Professor Kamata, who thanked attendees for their continual support and reported on recent conditions at our university. The next speaker was playwright and author Taichi Yamada (1958 graduate of the School of Education), who discussed his memories at Waseda University with Shuji Terayama. He also addressed other special topics including an outlook for his future works.

In the second section, messages of thanks and reports on activities were given by coaches and athletes of university sports team which have posted outstanding results, as well as by other student groups which receive support from the Waseda Supporters Club. The highly successful forum ended successfully with a chorus of the Waseda school song “Azure Sky” led by the cheerleading club.