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Denise Nicole Uy
Out of school youth: Bent but not broken
Feature // October 15, 2017

Life’s paintbrush paint our canvas with beauty in every stroke, at times a little too fast, in order for us to see the grandeur in every aspect of ourselves,  albeit somewhat trivial and nonsensical. Hardly ever noticed, but never out of relevance, the things we take for granted are far for the most part, the…


Sheer dehumanization: Fake nudes and revenge porn
Feature // July 26, 2017

We swipe open our screens, tap through hundreds of apps, and mindlessly slogging through the vast amount of information available at the tips of our fingers. Thumbs up for memes, double tap for that vacation photo, angry react at the barrage of fake news invading our space. Everyday, hundreds and thousands of photos are posted…


When copy-paste is a crime: On plagiarized art
Feature // April 18, 2017

At educational institutions such as our own, the act of plagiarism is treated gravely. Heavy punishments are usually meted out to any offenders who get caught stealing—or copying—someone else’s intellectual property. With tools such as Turnitin seeing widespread use among students and professors, it is clear that plagiarism is treated seriously in the academe. Merriam-Webster…


Memoirs of a Lasallian: Pio Uy Dehesa
Feature Lounge // February 9, 2017

“Hindi ko talaga alam kung mayroon pa akong kaklaseng buhay,” admits 96-year-old Lasallian alumnus Pio Uy Dehesa, his voice quiet and contemplative. For him, age is not just a number, but a hint of how different the world he was born into is from our world right now. What must it be like not knowing…


The naughty and nice of Christmas gifts
Feature // December 19, 2016

Christmas songs are starting to fill the air again. Beautiful decorations are slowly and steadily adorning the streets and houses you see on your commute while the scent of hot chocolate and warm coffee beckons you to enter shops and take a peek at the freshly baked Christmas-themed goods.   Christmas is a great time…


Break On Through: Going beyond limits at TEDxDLSU
Feature // December 9, 2016

  On November 25, 2016, the Junior Entrepreneurs’ Marketing Association (JEMA) held a TEDxDLSU event entitled Break on Through. TED is a global organization renowned for their dedication to promoting new and innovative ideas in the form of educational talks with individuals from all walks of life. TEDx is a platform of the same organization…


The Caretakers of the Manila Chinese Cemetery
Feature // November 19, 2016

It looked like a typical post-siesta afternoon for Johnny “Mang Jun” Montemayor as we approached him. Lying on his wooden bed under the shade of an old Feng Shui-blessed tree, he conversed with his friends in front of one of the numerous mausoleums or kapilyas in the cemetery. It was not an occasional visit to…


The phases of cosplaying
Feature // October 22, 2016

 “Clothes make a statement; costumes tell a story.” – Mason Cooley With the recently concluded Asia Pop Comic Con, a convention where fans of all ages can immerse themselves in everything pop culture to bring out their inner geek, one of the factors that made the event a smash hit was the unbelievable amount of…


Gotta catch ‘em all: The Pokémon Go craze
Feature // August 22, 2016

What pops into your head when you hear the word ‘Pokémon’? Do you imagine the cuddly yellow face of Pikachu, the franchise’s mascot for a little over two decades? Or do you perhaps recall the hundreds of other adorable, elegant, silly, or downright terrifying creatures that are members of the huge Pokémon family? From Abomasnow…


Seeing life in Taft through the eyes of a Senior High barkada
Feature // July 28, 2016

It’s been more than a month now since DLSU opened its halls to a relatively foreign program to not only the University, but to the Philippine Education System in general. The integration of the Senior High School (SHS) program was implemented and met with mixed reactions from the Lasallian community. From their first day on…