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Anthony John Tang
Toughest Subjects in DLSU: Gokongwei College of Engineering
Feature // February 4, 2015

All throughout DLSU, there has been both over and underestimation on the difficulty of degrees in the Gokongwei College of Engineering. Many have triumphed against the odds, undaunted, unscathed, boasting their victory over the insurmountable odds that most perceived as beyond their abilities. Others return battered, beaten, and broken, never to return to the gauntlet,…


Cheap bites around Taft
Feature // November 23, 2014

Let’s face it. La Salle food does not come cheap. Filling our growling empty stomachs always leads to growling empty wallets. Back in 2008, prior to the commercialization of Agno Carts, Agno was the center of economical eating. Now, they have become almost at par with the mid-priced restaurants and diners in DLSU locale: substantial…


Rant & Rave: Stoker
Rant & Rave // March 10, 2013

Rating: 3.0   Even in the brink of total aberration, Stoker plays with your mind and puts you on the edge of your seats in a state of confusion and wonder.   Stoker is a psychological suspense thriller starring Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew Goode.   Upon the death of India Stoker’s (Mia Wasikowska)…


Rant and Rave: Wreck-It Ralph
Rant & Rave // November 14, 2012

Rating: Four Stars Classics meet the modern as Wreck-it Ralph mixes up the nostalgic feel of old age video game graphics and style into a modern day 3D animation feature film, surely making us reminisce the days of pixelated gaming and old school consoles. The movie’s protagonist, Wreck-it Ralph, has become tired of being a…


The future we want
July 22, 2012

Only darkness and despair can be found in the paths we take today. Our relentless struggle within ourselves has pushed not only us to the brink of destruction, but also the world itself to the ends of its endurance. We have sought to create a world befitting the greatness of humanity and in doing so…


Of sharp knives and heavy breathing

I was momentarily entranced by its silvery sheen. It was three inches long, an inch wide with a jagged edge along one side. The tip was relatively dull but sharp enough for its purpose.  I have seen such things many times in the market, at 168 and in malls. I always find myself admiring them…


The basic doodads of modifying, upgrading and creating your own desktop computer
Crash Course // June 17, 2012

So you reach home one night, weeping in silence as you stare into the blankness of space – or rather, your computer screen: as it still remains lagging after you loaded that fancy HD game or video two weeks ago. Watching every annoying warning pop up on your desktop only highlights the futility of your…


What should have been left alone
November 29, 2011

Many fall prey to the capitalistic system of Hollywood – they turn everything into movies. Most go better than others, making old classics look better, cooler, and more awesome. Some contain the same plot as the original, while some have become so altered and distorted that the production nearly ruined the original, or just made…


Six-year-old research reveals contamination in library air
Straight News // September 25, 2011

The University Library is probably one of the most quiet places in the campus. However, it was just six years ago that DLSU silently dealt with hazards revealed by results from an in-house research. In 2005, Dr. Manuel C. Belino of the Mechanical Engineering Department conducted a study titled Assessment of Air Quality in Air-conditioned…


Rant & Rave: A Dance with Dragons
Rant & Rave //

George R. R. Martin has once again captured his readers with another exciting and heart-pounding story, “A Dance With Dragons”. Much like the previous books in the “Songs of Ice and Fire” series, it continues to revolve around the political struggles of the reigning monarch, treacherous plots of the ambitious characters and the rising of…