Between the ropes: A look into the exhilarating art of trapeze
by Danielle Arcon, Ella Baccay and Beatrice Del Rosario
Feature // July 14, 2018

“You’ve got to be kidding me,” Julie muttered to herself as she anxiously looked around the sea of people she was silently drowning in. She’d hated crowds for as long as she could remember—especially noisy, restless, and sweaty ones. Though her eyes darted from left to right, rabidly searching for a way out kind of…

The fifth element of hip-hop
by Celestine Sevilla and Yanna Zhang
Feature // July 5, 2018

Imagine this: A sound underground, barely audible at first. Getting louder the closer you get, so you dare take a step forward. A smack and a pat-tat-tat of simple dubstep. Just when the rhythm was getting good, it switches. A symphony of orchestral instruments. The string and bass mixing together, blending and merging in nicely….

Love on the line: A look into online relationships
by Katherine Moro, Nadine Macalalad and Westin Perez
Feature // July 1, 2018

The phenomenon of online dating has reformed the entire landscape of dating in general. Nowadays, people meet online, through romance apps and whatnot, for a multitude of purposes within the realms of the romantic, whether it be for a quick fling or for something more intimate. The notion of dating through conventional means, as is…

The teacher behind the title
by Denise Nicole Uy
Feature Statement // June 27, 2018

I love going to bookstores. Walking past rows and rows of books, hearing the quiet prowl of other book lovers in search of new worlds to devour. But not all books in bookstores are abrogated the lust for adventure and mystery deserving of its kind.  There are dark corners; but none darker than the Filipiniana…

Covenants of blood: A brotherhood
by Westin Perez and Marmeelyn Sinocruz
Fearless Forecast Feature //

It is said that the blood of the covenant is thicker than the water from the womb. It is in that regard that the sanctity of brotherhood is so revered in society. We as humans naturally seek companionship; longing to be able to share our lives with others. For some, loneliness is satisfied by making…

Shadow of a cross, faith, and Iglesia ni Cristo
by Denise Nicole Uy and Kobe Lacsamana
Fearless Forecast Feature // June 21, 2018

Can you hear the quiet hum? It’s the sound of millions across the country praying. The Church of Iglesia ni Cristo, commonly referred to as the INC, is one of the most politically and culturally influential religious groups in the Philippines. A homegrown religion founded by Felix Manalo in 1914, membership in INC has grown…

From High School to College: Exoneration or Prison Transfer?
by Beatrice Del Rosario and Nadine Macalalad
Feature // June 13, 2018

For the uninitiated frosh taking their first steps into the University, college presents itself as an entirely unfamiliar terrain—a place where no one knows your name, so you could rebuild it in however way you want from the ground up. Such self-reinvention is possible in college because of all the freedom that comes with it….

Fighting for a life: A look into the world of midget boxing and more
by Kobe Lacsamana and Paolo Pamati-an
Feature // June 8, 2018

The room was dark but the lights were bright. It was seventeen minutes past ten at night. The music was booming and the girls were dancing. The alcohol was flowing and the guests started coming. And then, a Michael Buffer-esque voice came calling, searching for a referee to a round of midget boxing. This was…

Of felons and followers: The fascination behind serial killers
by Katherine Moro, Celestine Sevilla and Yanna Zhang
Feature // June 2, 2018

A few taps at the keyboard here, several mouse clicks there and many search results later, a list of Facebook fan groups light up the screen. While these groups may seem like any other dedicated to public figures, one spine-chilling detail makes them stand out: The macabre dedication to serial killers. It is interesting, to…

To Infinity—Avengers: Infinity War movie review
by Westin Perez
Feature // May 8, 2018

A decade worth of superhero blockbuster action has led up to this; Avengers: Infinity War. Over the years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has given birth to and cultivated an extensive cultural following, redefining the definition of comic book movies time and time again. In Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios displays an incredible amount of…