In pursuit of independence
by Eternity Ines and Nadine Macalalad
Menagerie // July 11, 2017

The four walls of our family houses have always been home to us. It is where we eat, sleep, do homework, learn our first words, and form our most valuable bonds. For a lot of people, leaving the confines of these four walls is unthinkable simply because the doors of their home have always been…

25 Cents: Generation X
by Anthony John Tang and Nicole Wong
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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…

Colonization through a historian’s eyes
by Audrey Giongco and Westin Perez
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Driving around Manila, the sight of Philippine flags leaning on lamp posts or draped on the most distinct spots on buildings become all the more frequent as the days go by. The days leading up to June bring about a heightened sense of nationalism. Last June 12th, the Philippines celebrated her 119th year of independence….

Lazy Bastard: Ridiculously comfortable
by Nicole Wong
Menagerie // December 11, 2016

  With an ambience reminiscent of a simple hole-in-the-wall restaurant in New York, Lazy Bastard is dedicated to serving customers their ridiculous comfort food, as one of its partners, Mr. Justin Qua, puts it. And at Lazy Bastard, ridiculous is a good thing: Hotdogs topped generously with ingredients such as meaty chili con carne, or…