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Anthony John Tang
The privileged
Opinion // January 26, 2016

As I enjoyed my steaming cup of peppermint mocha in a Starbucks branch somewhere in Mandaluyong, I could not help but overhear the conversation from the table behind me. They were probably my age, at least mid-20s or younger, and much like every coffee table conversation right now, they were talking about the upcoming national…


The advent of student entrepreneurship
Feature // December 7, 2015

Entrepreneurship is never a sure thing. After all, not all business ventures succeed from the get-go, nor do all survive long enough to become lucrative. Based on the World Bank Ranking, the Philippines is one of the lowest ranked economies when it comes to starting businesses, making it one of the hardest countries to survive…


Salikneta Mart: A closer look into the secret shop
Feature // October 26, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled upon a curious sight. As I lounged about along the benches between SJ Hall and the Faculty Center, a random passerby carried with her what seemed to be vegetables inside a plastic bag as she strode out of William Hall. I would have deemed it as just mere…


An engineering education
Opinion // September 28, 2015

Engineering is universal. It is all around us, in every inch of our world and every fiber of society. It may be invisible, and it may be monumental. It is there, always. From the brisk winds that flow furiously through the Cory Aquino Democratic Space to the massive pillars of which the Henry Sy building…


The bright lights of Asia Pop Comic Con
Writer's recap // September 26, 2015

As you entered the convention hall, you witnessed a sight like a hall of champions. Black carpets covered the floor. Vibrant hues of lights glimmered through the matted darkness. A big screen stood at one end of the hall, showing scenes of a fallen star destroyer buried in a vast desert, in tune with the…


5 fresh tips for ID115
Feature // September 24, 2015

True to Lasallian culture, it’s a widely known rite of passage to go through the bottom of the food chain once thrown into the shark-infested pool that is college. And you, dear freshmen, are swimming as baby guppies. Perhaps the most evident manifestation of this is the catch-all response of “Frosh may kasalanan!” to everything…


SiKuna: The rekindling of Filipino art
Feature Writer's recap // August 14, 2015

The sky was gray, the clouds thick, and the air heavy with suspended silence. At the entrance, goers were huddled in a circle carrying all sorts of percussion instruments—empty water gallons, bamboo, cow bells, tambourines, and wooden sticks. A man steps to the center and raises his cow bell and thin wooden stick to begin…


The hitchhiker’s guide to rainy day vacationing
Feature // August 1, 2015

Summer is over. In fact, the season for fun in the sun has been over for a while now. With the special term also coming to an end, there’s a Lasallian population aching for a relaxing and fun-filled reprieve before the new term starts. Unfortunately, the usual summer getaways seem impossible, as the second half…


21st Metro Manila Pride: Marching towards hope
Writer's recap // July 1, 2015

Banners of rainbows waved in the wind, glistening in the dull afternoon sun firmly and proudly. The crowd of supporters that had gathered ran furiously as stoplights turned from green to red, and vice versa. They ran wearing grins on their faces; a happiness of belonging somewhere, of being home in a crowd. Despite a…


Seven intriguing classes at DLSU
Vignette // March 1, 2015

Most, if not all students, have had their share of the most gruelling and sleep-inducing classes that De La Salle University has to offer. Some may seem to suck your soul away through sheer boredom, while others bombard you to a crisp with information and assignments. Yet, in the crevices of our school lies a…