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Anthony John Tang
25 Cents: Generation X
Menagerie // July 11, 2017

It takes only one generation for everything to change. A lifetime is enough for a whole new world to emerge from the depths of human civilization. It is this change that separates us from the past and ourselves. It defines us, may it be a generalization or a stereotype. Such is the case for our…


A glimpse into the world of beauty pageants
Feature // October 13, 2016

An elaborate display of women in shimmering night gowns and smiling faces is not new in any country’s colorful history. Women being paraded and gazed at because of their beauty isn’t an entirely new concept either but beauty pageants take it into royally new heights. With dashing beauties, harder question and answer portions, and exciting…


A look inside the Temple of Heaven
Feature // September 28, 2016

When you made your way towards the retreat house for your LASARE1 or LASARE2 along Agno Street, you probably saw this ancient looking temple to your right. With its green roofing and high red gates, it looked quite out of place in the busy street of Fidel Reyes, located in between makeshift houses. Believe it…


The dunce’s guide to DLSU parking
Feature // August 18, 2016

The pains of parking around DLSU have become part of collegiate legend, right up there with tales of Thomasians braving through España’s flood waters and UP students turning into ardent political activists. There’s even a popular joke that makes it way around social circles saying, “Sa parking lang naman magaling mga taga-La Salle.” While it’s…


Campaign movers and shakers: Core members in the spotlight
General Elections // July 26, 2016

“In a span of two weeks, I had five nosebleeds,” Mark Jacinto (III, BS-FIN) of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasalista (Tapat) confesses. This was during the 2015 General Elections, when the campaign failed to reach a voter turnout of 50 percent plus one vote. Mark had not been fielded as a candidate, but showed up every…


Inside COMELEC and its preparations for GE 2016
Straight News // July 20, 2016

For the 2016 General Elections (GE), the University Student Government (USG) Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is faced with the task of avoiding the complications it experienced last year. It can be remembered that, at the onset of this academic year, the Special Elections had to be held in light of a number of disqualifications, a…


Chillist 5: The chillest places in Taft
Feature // June 24, 2016

Oftentimes, life can be draining. The academic requirements take their toll, the org projects become a constant source of fatigue, and the never ending wheel of university life finally hits the bottom. Eventually, you just need a place to unwind: a spot where you can enjoy a nice cold beverage in peace, or where you…


The path of many forks
25 Cents' Worth Feature // April 21, 2016

It’s odd whenever someone asks me what my religion is. Quite frankly, I don’t know the answer to that myself. I was born and baptized a Catholic—and once in a while, I attend mass, enjoying the homilies and the lessons that Christ and his Church wish to impart onto their followers.  But due to my…


Opportunity in sacrifice
Opinion // April 18, 2016

I was, in a short while, an immigrant in a far off country. The warm humid air I was accustomed to was now cold and dry. The sky was bright and clear much like one back home, yet it was not hot and sultry. The frost brought a strange chill to my lungs. My bones…


From Dangwa with love
Feature Writer's recap // February 13, 2016

In the disorienting chaos that is Manila on a Saturday afternoon, we found ourselves somewhere along the intersection of Dos Castillas Street and Laong Laan Road. Hidden behind high-rise billboards and a crisp red and white Chowking signage is the famed Dangwa flower market, where the jeepney fumes eventually vanish into the refreshing scent of…