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‘LONDON BRIDGE’ TRENDED. WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

For many of us, preparations for when a member of our family passes can be a bit uncomfortable. So much so that here in the Philippines, we try to avoid talks about deaths as much as possible. It is common to let the surviving members decide what steps to take when the inevitable comes. However, […]

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“WOOD WIZARD” AGI PAGKATIPUNAN SHOWCASES CREATIVITY IN “GATONG”

Nature never ceases to amaze us, even for things we consider worthless. Like fuel for a fire, “gatong” or “panggatong” is an often seen wood scrap that has less utility for people. But when one taps on their imagination and follows the weave of creativity, we can turn scraps into a masterpiece—beaming with usefulness and […]

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LAW SCHOOLING 101: A GUIDE FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN

Did you know that law students are one of the reasons why companies that produce pens and markers for highlighting stay in business? Kidding aside, law schools help you understand human logic, assess real-life cases with logical clarity, and enhance your thinking and experience in the humanities and social sciences. But COVID-19 posed significant challenges […]

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STUDENT-ARTISTS, SINING LABINSIYAM OF DLS-CSB’S THEATER ARTS PROGRAM IS STAGING THEIR VERY FIRST HYBRID PRODUCTION, ORGULLO COMPOUND

Paano maninindigan sa gumuguhong pundasyon? Sining LABinsiyam (SiLAB) is a production house under the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Theater Arts Program started in May 2021 by student-artists from the Batch 119 practicing theater production. Following the success of their previous two online productions, Ang Red Dress Ni Makisig and Bago Dumilim Sa Labas, […]

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SANS SERIF BRAND TAKE OVER

They say that change is inevitable. An adage that can’t be any truer in brands we have grown to know and support. These changes are influenced by trends, needs, and the urge to appeal to a broader market. In case you haven’t noticed, one of those changes is brand logos. Many notable brands have shifted […]

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THE NEED TO READ AN ALAN NAVARRA PIECE

“You think you’ve seen it all, and then you close your eyes.” Angsty, in-your-face, temperamental at its purest, and raw to the core. Authors are great in terms of evoking a feeling. But only a few could make you feel their words as if they are your own. Case in point, Alan Navarra. Just imagine […]

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FILIPINO: A QUICK TRAIL OF OUR NATIONAL LANGUAGE

Ever wonder what it’s like to live in a time when there were no words you could use to describe an object or express what you feel? I dare imagine it would be as taxing as giving a direction you do not know yourself. Thankfully, learning a language is quick and natural when we are […]

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TASADAY CONTROVERSY: WHAT WEIGHS MORE?

If the outcome is cultural distortion, then some things are better left undiscovered. Same goes with people and groups of people. In the case of South Cotabato’s Tasaday, did we bring help and protection or did we tarnish a quiet culture free from the influence of the modern world? In 1971, the head of the […]

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WHAT’S IN STORE FOR YOU IN THE YEAR OF THE TIGER?

It’s that time of the year when we indulge ourselves in knowing our odds. Many of us subscribe to astrology and Chinese predictions in the hopes of knowing what color would be best worn on what day to bring good luck. Are the odds in your favor? Let’s find out what the year of the […]

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12 FACTS FOR CHRISTMAS: PART 3

Apat na tulog na lang, pasko na! Since the Philippines is a predominantly Catholic country, Christmas has always been a very important part of our culture and lives. So important that we have the longest-running celebrations of the season compared to any other country. Holiday preparations, including jingles and carols, can be heard once the […]