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Wilhelm Tan
Toys R’ Dust: Updated versions of our childhood
Opinion // November 23, 2013

Do you remember the last time you wished you were a kid again? Maybe it was that time you were climbing those mountains upon mountains of projects to do and papers to submit, or it could’ve struck you as you waited on an eternal line at the train station, or maybe even when you just…


Glimpse: For all souls and saints
Glimpse // November 1, 2013

Kids eagerly check their bags for candies and sweets earned from a round of trick-or-treating. Teenagers come home from late-night celebrations and costume parties. Adults take down the black and orange decorations that adorn their households. These are all things that symbolize the end of Halloween, one of the most anticipated holidays throughout the year;…


Overnight at DLSU, redux
Off the Beaten Track // October 22, 2013

In March 2010, The Menagerie released an article entitled, “Overnight at DLSU: Searching the haunted halls.” An article, risky as it was, that covered an overnight stay of three staffers in the University. In search of the paranormal and what lurks within the grounds during the grim hours of darkness. Sadly, the expedition failed to…


Rant & Rave: The Walking Dead, Season 4 Premiere
Rant & Rave // October 15, 2013

It’s October again, which can mean a variety of different things, depending on who you ask; some people may celebrate Halloween, while others will simply enjoy the semestral break. For TV enthusiasts, however, October means the return of AMC’s hit series “The Walking Dead”, a series that shows the lives of survivors in a zombie-infested…


Crash Course: A handy guide to the Learning Commons
Crash Course // September 12, 2013

In previous years, when students searched for a nice, cool place where they could research their latest academic topics, do a project or two, or just sit down and relax they would head for the library located behind St. Joseph Hall. Spanning four floors, stocked full with books, and even decked out with a coffee…


Rant & Rave: The Flashpoint Paradox
Rant & Rave // September 1, 2013

When it comes to superheroes published by DC Comics, the characters of Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman are clearly above the rest in terms of both popularity and familiarity. However, DC’s latest animated film shifts the spotlight towards a character who has not had as many adaptations to his name: Barry Allen, also known as…


Local vs. foreign superheroic comparisons
Head to Head // August 7, 2013

Superman, Batman, Spiderman, these are just few of the superheroes that have, over time, become household names around the world. Everybody is familiar with Superman’s iconic costume: the red cape, blue spandex, and bold insignia, across his chest. Everybody knows about the Dark Knight and his crusade against crime in Gotham City. And everybody is…


Rant & Rave: Liars
Rant & Rave // August 4, 2013

In the year 1992, the Philippines was shamed and dishonoured when the Little League baseball team of Zamboanga City, representing the Philippines, was discovered to have used illegal players during their championship run in the Little League World Series. The team was soon stripped of its title, and all medals, trophies, and cash prizes were…


Glimpse: A look at the westernization of Oldboy
Glimpse // July 17, 2013

  Every now and then, an American Company decides to remake a foreign movie, hoping to cater the idea to Western audiences. Unfortunately, more often than not, the original spirit and charm of the movie gets lost in the adaptation, leading to a hollow film, and plenty of annoyed and disgruntled fans. So, when the…