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Liwanag: The iconic Lasallian Christmas tree
Feature // December 17, 2018

Amidst the scramble of students trying to finish course requirements, a sure sign of the coming holiday is when decorations start popping up in our University. Every year, decorative pieces adorn the campus, giving the University a beautiful atmosphere once it lights up. Perhaps the most iconic decoration in our campus is the Christmas Tree…


Queer Eye: Fulfilling the gay agenda
Feature // November 24, 2018

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was released on American cable television in July 2003. The premise of the show relied on gay men—belonging to fields considered as gay stereotypes—helping straight men get their life together. The show was successful, garnering positive critical reception as one of the most innovative, original, and entertaining reality shows…


At highest altitude
Feature // August 13, 2018

We fly straight into the world of female pilots as they commandeer and maneuver a winged vehicle so high off the ground, stowing away whatever it is that we are doing to listen to what it truly takes to become successful in the aviation industry. As we rattle and shake with anticipation in the same…


Monetizing exhaustion
Opinion // July 1, 2018

Camera, rolling – just like the hands of a clock perpetually moving around and around the face of a watch, evading rest; like everyone all around the set, working and working, evading rest. Sound, speed – but the work seems so slow. Everyone’s sluggishly moving in the hot midday sun, unable to decide which shot…


Everything, anything, nothing
Opinion // March 25, 2018

I was in a resort in Bataan last May 2016 when I first truly learned about Martial Law. I had just finished lounging around the deserted resort with my family when I had showered, snuck into the fluffy comforter, and turned on the TV that the room came along with. It was only then that…


Empowering and enticing: The allures of pole dancing
Feature // November 26, 2017

  Along the financial district of Ortigas lies an ubiquitous building with a studio perched on its top floor. Soft electronic music plays in the background as the women in the room stretch in front of ceiling mirrors. It’s an odd assortment of women of different sizes and ages, with the youngest among the bunch…


Harsh words and weak excuses
Opinion // October 17, 2017

I judge people based on their looks. I stereotype them, put them in boxes, put words in their mouths before I even get a chance to speak to them. I do this on a daily basis—from my daily commute up until my long walk from South Gate to my classrooms in Miguel. I hate that…


Raceless cosmopolitans
Feature // October 15, 2017

In a school cafeteria in Dhaka, a girl sat alone at a table next to a window. Everybody else sat with their respective groups, and the girl–who was nervous and hungry, and not in the least bit immune to the kind of inevitable isolation that usually afflicts new students in their first few days of…


Saan tayo kakain? Doon
Feature // October 13, 2017

Many of us ask this question every day. Whether it be in the morning when your first class is free cut or in the afternoon when all your classes have consistently given homework. Regardless of where you come from, it will be a perennially overwhelming decision—where to eat? In the local streets of Taft however,…


The man behind the judgment
Feature // September 30, 2017

The judge’s eyes glosses over the numerous people awaiting his decision. Below him, the prosecution slumps down, disheartened and tired. This would be the third time in his entire career that he will make these two words come to fruition. The decision to free a life or condemn it has been delicately placed on his…