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The true winner
by Andrea Punzalan
Opinion // March 31, 2018

Scrolling through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter has become a mundane activity for me. At times of stress and boredom, I find myself reading tweets and sharing posts about anything that trigger my mind and brews my own curiosity. Last Sunday, February 25, at around 3 am, as the dawn of the 32nd…


The plague of equanimity
by Patrick Quintero
Opinion //

Equanimity, the state of psychological stability and composure, is the center point of the work of Dr. William Osler, Aequnamitas. It provides a clear definition for the role of a physician, who is required to have an equal mind and soul, as the term suggests. However, until what extent are doctors obligated to display Aequanimitas?…


Supremely mad
by Denise Nicole Uy
Opinion //

We’ve seen them walk around in packs all over our social media feeds. Viral post after viral post, the hypebeasts have come. And they came dressed. For those who aren’t clear on what hypebeast is, it’s basically a style of streetwear. Originating from America, the style evolved from early 90s street attire to the style…


Filling in the void
by Elijah Quevedo
Opinion //

Have you ever watched a great series and follow through the show’s progress only to realize that it has an unhappy, inconclusive ending? The characters you came to love either dies or end up being the worse villain they could possibly be, and the characters you pair or “shipped” don’t end up together because of…


First!
by Thea Tagulao
Opinion //

They say that the greatest form of flattery is imitation. But how far does imitation go? Does it stop when we finally become an exact replica of the people we pretend to be, or will a simple acknowledgement of our efforts be enough? Last September, Eduardo Martin, a 32-year old leukemia survivor claimed himself as…


Everything, anything, nothing
by Eternity Ines
Opinion // March 25, 2018

I was in a resort in Bataan last May 2016 when I first truly learned about Martial Law. I had just finished lounging around the deserted resort with my family when I had showered, snuck into the fluffy comforter, and turned on the TV that the room came along with. It was only then that…


Every bird’s got to leave the nest
by Blaise Cruz
Opinion // March 14, 2018

I recall having this one conversation with a high school friend where we talked about plans during and after college. “I’m going to get my master’s degree and leave the country, seek out the masters and the pioneers. Learn from them. You know, master the craft. How about you?” I casually asked him . “I’ll…


The death of retail
by Ray Ausan
Opinion // March 6, 2018

Manila is a shopper’s paradise. With over 150 malls and counting, it is dubbed as “Asia’s Shopping Capital”. From stalls to boutiques, tiangges to supermalls, and plazas to gardens, Metro Manila has it all for you. Malls have shaped the Filipino culture and economy for the past century, but they may ultimately change in the…


Filling in the void
by Elijah Quevedo
Opinion // February 28, 2018

Have you ever watched a great series and follow through the show’s progress only to realize that it has an unhappy, inconclusive ending? The characters you came to love either die or end up being the worse villain they could possibly be, and the characters you pair or “shipped” don’t end up together because of…


First!
by Thea Tagulao
Opinion //

They say that the greatest form of flattery is imitation. But how far does imitation go? Does it stop when we finally become an exact replica of the people we pretend to be, or will a simple acknowledgement of our efforts be enough? Last September, Eduardo Martin, a 32-year old leukemia survivor claimed himself as…