Menagerie
Lounge: Joaquin De Jesus
by Bianca Rodriguez
Lounge // September 25, 2011

Q: You have won several essay writing competitions. Can you name some of them? A: My first ever major award was the Grand Prize for the Rizal na, Europa Pa Nationwide Essay Writing Contest, which I received in 2009. It was a contest organized by the European Union, the Order of the Knights of Rizal…


Fearless Forecast: Back to the Future
by Shi Ailyn and Ronnel Tumangday
Fearless Forecast //

This issue’s fearless forecast revolves around the joys and wonders of travel. Whether we it is for leisure or otherwise, it has always been there. In the form of our daily commute to and from school or work, the usual walk to a friend’s house, or the occasional trip to a local or foreign tourist hotspot.


The Different Tastes of Filipino Cuisine
by Shi Ailyn, Stephanie Tan and Angelo Castillo

One thing that makes Filipinos distinct from other races is our indigenous culture. Yes, we may be proud of our unique and sometimes strange traditions, but did you know that some aspects of our culture did not originally come from us? We, Filipinos, known for having a knack for putting the old and the new…


The Real Buzz for a Travel Bug
by Jonnah Dayuta and Noelle Estrada

“Come and see the wonders of…”

Have you ever been attracted to going somewhere because of the different advertisements that sound much like the statement above? Most likely, tourist spots around the world have a similar advertising line to get prospective clients.


Press Release: Levi’s and Canon: Great Saturdays
by The LaSallian
Press Release //

It’s Saturday Night. It has been a hectic school week, and you decide to reward yourself. It’s about time. Green Saturday, you remark. Lasallian Green—time to have some fun.

You prepare for a night out with your friends. You scan your closet amidst a sea of shirts and jeans. What shirt to wear? You settle for a plaid polo. What jeans to wear? Easier choice. The authentic one, a favourite.

You arrive at your rendezvous. Republic, Resorts World Manila. Your friends complement your look for the night. You give them high fives. Polo and jeans, they’re both Levi’s, you add. No wonder, a friend quips. “Let’s have a great night!” you respond.


Internationalization at DLSU: A work in progress
by The LaSallian

Our profile of international student life in this month’s edition of The LaSallian, as we head into Term 2, 2011, is an overview of DLSU’s global ties. The most impressive fact is that currently we have close to one thousand international students on campus as full time undergraduate and graduate enrollees. Also we are hosting 31 new exchange students from five different countries who will be with us until the end of the term.


Hitting the Big Four in Five Hours, or More
by Betina Libre and Jonnah Dayuta

This month, the Menagerie underwent a mission. We circled the four biggest universities and got the inside information about each school. For this mission, the agents took part in the activities of each university, as if they were the university’s students. To discover what activities and “local norms” were present in a specific university, the assigned agents interviewed the “locals.”


Rant and Rave: Table for Two
by bombarda
Rant & Rave // September 15, 2010

Coffee shops are definitely not just a place for coffee, not even just for a slice of blueberry cheesecake. It is also a place where law and med students go to pore over the almost endless pile of books and where business deals are sealed over cups of cappuccino. It is also a place where…


Rant and Rave: Mocking Jay
by poblete.adrienne
Rant & Rave //

Mockingjay is the highly anticipated final installment in the acclaimed The Hunger Games trilogy. This young adult dystopic trilogy is often compared to novels such as Battle Royale and The Lord of the Flies─survival of the fittest in a dog-eat-dog world set in what used to be America. In the third book, the story’s protagonist,…


Rant and Rave: Despicable Me
by Nathalia Tolentino
Rant & Rave //

At first glance, Despicable Me seems like the typical bad-guy-becomes-good story. Gru, a secret villain adopts three kids Margo, Edith and Agnes as a ploy to steal the moon. Eventually though, his fatherly feelings develop for the three orphans. Now this leaves Gru in a perilous choice between his newfound love and his planned crime…