When James Oliveira, a California State University, Dominguez Hills senior,
arrived in Japan as an exchange student, he quickly discovered the country
had a number of unspoken “rules.” For example, whenever you ride an escalator
in Tokyo, the left side is for standing only and the right side is for people
who are in a hurry and walking fast. In life, it could be said that this
marketing major, who is minoring in Japanese, is always on the right side of
the escalator, seizing every opportunity that comes his way.