Articles By
Miguel Luis Gayares
Law Bending
Opinion // April 7, 2016

On March 8, 2016, Mary Grace Natividad Sonora Poe Llamanzares, or simply known as Grace Poe, became an official presidential candidate after the Supreme Court of the Philippines gave its legal blessing to reverse the ruling of the Commission on Elections to cancel her certificate of candidacy in the 2016 Philippine elections. As a foundling…


Ready, get set, no
Opinion // November 25, 2015

The Philippines is far from being ready, the Filipinos are a long way from being set, and yet we all still must go towards a new international venture in the hopes that progress and change does exist beyond the shadows of empty promises. Let’s put things into perspective and as blunt as it could possibly…


Hate, not appreciate
Opinion // August 16, 2015

In the song entitled No Better Blues, Chancelor Bennett, or better known by his stage name Chance the Rapper; simply sang about the things that he hate the most. One of the verses in this particular song talks about how Bennett hates his bed, the dog, the couch, the road, the bar, his boss, pancakes,…


To kill or not to kill
Opinion // March 3, 2015

Last January 25, 44 members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) – Special Action Force (SAF) were mercilessly killed at Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao through the hands of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). The ambush took place during the team’s mission, which involved the detaining of the group’s…


Solutions for resolutions: The rise of CrossFit workouts
Sports Feature // March 1, 2015

Solutions for resolutions: The rise of CrossFit workouts by Miguel Gayares   Whenever December ends, people tend to create resolutions to provide themselves with a goal, a mission, and a positive start at the beginning of the year. These resolutions are often composed of working harder, stopping vices, or even exploring the different adventures that…


To kill or not to kill
February 23, 2015

Last January 25, 44 members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) – Special Action Force (SAF) were mercilessly killed at Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao through the hands of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). The ambush took place during the team’s mission, which involved the detaining of the group’s…


I wish zombies existed
Opinion // November 17, 2014

“When Death laughs, no one else does,” says Amy Neftzger in the book entitled The Orchard of Hope.  After my brother’s untimely death in 1998, I promised myself that his early passing would not mean his complete departure from this world. I vowed to always remember him and that his death will only mean physical…


Sacrifices, anyone?
Opinion // August 14, 2014

103 injured, 64 known deaths, five remains missing, and P5.68 billion or $130.45 million worth of damages to infrastructure and agriculture were left in the wake of Typhoon Rammasun, or locally known as Typhoon Glenda, after days of devastating wind currents and torrential downpour left the Philippines crippled. Moreover, it left the country’s premier industrial…


Expressing through flowing: Animo Flow Arts
Sports Feature // July 13, 2014

From poi dancing down to hooping, Flow Arts is described as both a sport and leisure activity rolled into one, wherein dancing, exploring, and interacting with the physical world come together in one fluid execution.


Is a diploma equal to cash?
Opinion // July 9, 2014

Around a year back, I remember how my father’s friend lectured me that graduating with a college degree is an achievement in life that I must selfishly fulfill for my non-financial dreams and aspirations.