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Wilhelm Tan
Making a name: The story behind Noel’s BBQ
Feature // April 14, 2015

The sun is high in the air on a normal summer afternoon as you walk the streets around the vicinity of Taft Avenue in search of a cheap yet filling lunch. On the far end of Agno street, beyond the DLSU’s Enrique Razon Sports Complex and the towering Br. Andrew Gonzales Hall, something catches your…


An average Filipino’s Holy Week
Feature Writer's recap // April 3, 2015

Holy Week can mean a lot of things, depending on the persons being asked. For several students, it might be the chance to enjoy a long break from classes. Meanwhile, for others, it’s the opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city for a weekend and retreat to a more relaxing and…


Incentive to learn
Opinion // March 29, 2015

Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard several complaints being thrown around about the way the University Student Government (USG) handles things, especially with the recent controversy surrounding this year’s General Elections (GE). The complaints have ranged from accusations of the candidates’ insincerity, to a lack of transparency among the entire USG, to everything in…


Entering the real world: What goes into a résumé?
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You’ve spent seemingly endless years in classrooms, from elementary, to high school, to college, sitting through boring lectures and answering mind-numbing tests. You’ve devoted your free time, skipped meals, and lost sleep for extra-curricular activities and organizations, supposed avenues for unleashing potential and leadership. You’ve devoted immeasurable time and effort, pulled off all-nighter after all-nighter,…


Reviewing the Mamasapano incident with Dr. Antonio Contreras
Feature // March 8, 2015

Now many different accounts of the fateful day are heard left and right, causing confusion as each story is followed by the next. Issues start to bubble up to the surface as the country analyzes what went wrong in the operation and what could’ve been done to save the men. In the midst of a…


What’s on your playlist?
Feature // March 1, 2015

Morning commutes can be a chore, while Friday nights need that extra jolt of energy. What better way to go through life and all this jazz than with sweet, sweet music? From hip-hop, to rock, to EDM, there’s something for everybody. We’ve all constructed our own personal playlists on our smartphones, or laptops, or other…


Resolution revolution
Feature // February 4, 2015

“Learn how to drive.” “Hit the gym.” “Become a Dean’s Lister.” Sound familiar? These may or may not have been the new year’s resolutions exchanged around the dinner table just one year earlier. Fast forward twelve months, and it’s that time of the year again: the arrival of January, and with it, promises we make…


When do we grow up?
Opinion // January 28, 2015

How far is the gap between being a ‘kid’ and being an ‘adult’? And more importantly, when exactly do we make the jump? Of course, it’s easy to define the terms ‘child’ and ‘adult’ using numbers. It’s much simpler to say that someone’s a child if they’re below 18 years of age, and someone’s an…


Pope Francis in the Philippines: As told by social media
#PapalVisitPH // January 19, 2015

Pope Francis’ five-day visit to the Philippines has officially come to a close, signalling the end of His Holiness’ week-long Apostolic Journey of mercy and compassion that started in Sri Lanka. The Papal Visit, which started with the Pope’s arrival in the late afternoon of January 15 and concluded with his departure on the morning…


Pope Francis’ Quirino Grandstand mass breaks attendance record
January 18, 2015

On January 15, 1995, approximately four million Filipinos attended the holy mass celebrated by Saint Pope John Paul II in the Quirino Grandstand and Luneta Park as part of the then-pontiff’s Papal Visit to Manila to celebrate World Youth Day. Twenty years later, on January 18, 2015, millions of Filipinos once again flocked to the…