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Gio Gloria
Technological upheavals against the boundaries of time
January 30, 2013

There could be nothing more profound nor more valuable than the gift of time, which we must all utilize wisely to do good in this world. Despite audacious claims that “we have all the time in the world”, our time here is in fact quite limited, a paradox that makes the gift of time more…


Rant & Rave – Dream Team
Rant & Rave // January 6, 2013

Rating: 4.0 “There will never be another team like it. There can’t be.” – Magic Johnson When you ask basketball fans what “heaven” for them is, none would say it’s a cloudy community with St. Peter at the gates.  Instead, they would either give you their favorite team winning the championship, or the fan’s “dream team”,…


Struggles in the house of light
Glimpse // December 23, 2012

As the nights grow longer and the chilly wind blows by us now and then, one can immediately tell what is going on. The sparkling lights that go with the jolly tunes. The colorful garlands hanging around loosely, and the news program announcing the countdown of days – nobody can deny Christmas is coming, although…


The anatomy of the modern Lasallian: Observations of Green Beings
November 21, 2012

These are observations from outside observers of the Academic Reformatory Establishment known as De La Salle University. These observations are taken from the log of these external observers. For this entry, our field observers have examined that this typical specie has found itself in the aged pillars of Taft. Past findings have shown that these…


Rant and Rave – Skyfall
Rant & Rave // November 4, 2012

You may have heard of the saying “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. But what about teaching a new dog old tricks? In the latest installment of the James Bond series, Skyfall, it is exactly that which seems to be the case, with the influx of signature Bond class that makes this one…


Making sense out of nuisance candidates
October 7, 2012

Salam Emilio Delin Sr. y Lacan Luisong Tagean claims that he owns the Philippines. Yeah that’s right, all 7,107 islands. Not just Fortune Island, but Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Daniel Magtira on the other hand, claims something else. The self proclaimed “rock star” claimed that Kris Aquino, sister of President Noynoy Aquino, was his wife,…


Working Lasallians making it count
October 1, 2012

When one leaves the hallowed halls of De La Salle, what comes next? Of all the possible answers, the most common one would be to look for work. Work, compared to college, is a different story. There is no term-by-term interval that usually lets students have a certain feeling of a “fresh start”; from the…


Spontaneity with the ‘SPO’

In the Philippines, everyone knows Erik Spoelstra because he is a Filipino. Or should know. Not because he is the coach of the current NBA Champion Miami Heat. Not because he coaches the Big 3 composed of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh. Really, it is because of the brown skin and mestizo features…


The few, the proud, the paperbacks: Books in a paperless society
Head to Head // August 22, 2012

In Rogue Magazine’s April 2012 issue, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos reported that the sale of e-books used for Kindles were outselling their paper counterparts. To some, this is proof that technology wins out, yet again. With growing concerns over the environment, e-books mean less waste. That is: less need to shave off a few more…