Stories from January
by Shi Ailyn and Stephanie Pagdanganan
Feature // February 4, 2015

It is of great consequence that January is the month of beginnings – the month to jumpstart newfound resolutions and plans, and the month that brims with hope and energy for the promising year ahead. We tear off old and yellowed calendars and mark our planners with renewed vigor because we know that a historical…

The conflict in torrents
by Arielle Poblete and Daniel Ian Comandante
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Raid after raid has been done by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Optical Media Board (OMB) to catch pirates sailing about with goods of Enrique Gil’s new kilig movie, Sheldon and Amy’s most recent awkward quirks, the latest adventures of Bilbo Baggins, or Jessie J’s latest work of pop. Despite all the…

Resolution revolution
by Wilhelm Tan
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“Learn how to drive.” “Hit the gym.” “Become a Dean’s Lister.” Sound familiar? These may or may not have been the new year’s resolutions exchanged around the dinner table just one year earlier. Fast forward twelve months, and it’s that time of the year again: the arrival of January, and with it, promises we make…

Catching the third wave
by Isabella Argosino and Audrey Giongco
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Over the years, people have found new ways for them to get their daily dose of caffeine. From starting out as packed grounds on grocery shelves to becoming concoctions brewed by your local shops, coffee has now once again been recreated to suit the needs and demands of the many. Third wave coffee is coffee…

Beauty without breed: Adopting a pet
by Jeanne Marie Cornista and Nathaniel Sierras
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From pugs to corgis, persians to exotics, nowadays, having a pet is no longer meant for companionship but rather for attaining a higher status symbol. It is as if pets have been given certain brands that determine whether they are highly desirable or not. As a result, numerous pet hubs across the metro have sprouted…

Swiping away with Tinder
by Cody Cepeda and Cirilo Cariga
Feature // December 22, 2014

Perched quietly in one corner of the room, eyes glued to the screen of his phone and swiping from left to right, Marcus* could be mistaken as playing a game of some sort. Marcus, however, is not playing any games. He is using Tinder. Tinder is undeniably familiar to most people’s ears; with the recent…

All I want for Christmas
by Jose Felipe Montinola and Josienne Cordova
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“What do you want for Christmas?” is a question that has been asked among friends, family, and colleagues as soon as the ber months came strolling in. Christmas, after all, is a time for giving, sharing, and saying thank you to the people who have been there for you in the year that has passed…

Home for the holidays
by Daniel Ian Comandante and Alex Diaz de Rivera
Feature // December 21, 2014

For most Filipinos, what comes to mind when they think about the Christmas season are the leisurely strolls through parol laden streets, piping hot cups of tsokolate with ensaymada, or the massive feasts enjoyed with friends and family. These traditions have become part of the quintessential Filipino Christmas experience. They are not just something for…

Must-tastes in FamilyMart
by Daniel Ian Comandante and Nathaniel Sierras
Feature // November 23, 2014

These days, it’s so easy to get lost with the myriad of food choices available to people. However, not all of those choices really guarantee satisfaction and a full stomach. In particular, students need to find the right balance between an affordable and a fulfilling meal  that will help them last throughout the school day….

Toughest subjects in DLSU: The College of Business
by Daniel Ian Comandante and Stephanie Tan
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Last August, The LaSallian surveyed different students from the College of Liberal Arts, the college with the most number of students in DLSU. Though there are many courses, it was certain that most of the respondents surveyed agreed to floating subjects and pre-thesis courses are the hardest with distinct characteristics defining the difficulty level. This…