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In PH, legal limbo further marginalizes sex workers

In PH, legal limbo further marginalizes sex workers

Prostitution is a polarizing topic in the Philippines where conservatism is admired. Compounding this dilemma are legislations that seem to…

A ‘shadow pandemic’: How domestic violence rose amid COVID-19

A ‘shadow pandemic’: How domestic violence rose amid COVID-19

From March to December 2020, as lockdown restrictions remained in place across the country, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW)…

Tapat launches podcast series for advocacy forum

Tapat launches podcast series for advocacy forum

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) kicked off a three-part podcast series, What’s the T, as part of the 2021 edition…

Five years later, the Duterte admin’s approach to the WPS dispute remains unclear

Five years later, the Duterte admin’s approach to the WPS dispute remains unclear

Over the past few months, tensions in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) have escalated between the Philippines and China. The…

Judiciary hosts webinar to explain changes to USG charter

Judiciary hosts webinar to explain changes to USG charter

The University Student Government (USG) Judiciary branch organized a webinar last July 16 on Zoom and Facebook Live to discuss…

Hala, bira: Keeping the fiesta alive

Hala, bira: Keeping the fiesta alive

Loud thumping beats underscore the palpable excitement of eager spectators on the streets. Flashes of vivid colors dance before you…


Menagerie

Rant and Rave: ‘Loki’ races against time

Rant and Rave: ‘Loki’ races against time

Just when you thought the God of Mischief was done with his tricks, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) introduces yet another series as part of its fourth phase.  After the…

Handle with care: Unpacking misconceptions on sustainability

Handle with care: Unpacking misconceptions on sustainability

Now that the world has found itself at the mercy of a climate crisis, the need has arisen for a middle ground—which, as agreed upon by 193 countries in the…

On the hook: Going deeper into Pinoybaiting

On the hook: Going deeper into Pinoybaiting

Get yourself a clueless foreigner uncomfortably munching Jollibee’s Filipino-style spaghetti and you’ll instantly get a thousand likes from elated Filipinos. Other times, it’s some Hollywood celebrity endorsing a local brand,…

Rant and Rave: ‘Black Widow’ gets license to kill

Rant and Rave: ‘Black Widow’ gets license to kill

The world has gone without a Marvel film for over two years. Spider-Man: Far From Home gave us all a tease on how the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic…


Sports

Evan Nelle, Mark Nonoy lead La Salle’s new backcourt

Evan Nelle, Mark Nonoy lead La Salle’s new backcourt

Highly regarded as star players in their former schools, Evan Nelle and Mark Nonoy once lit up college basketball by entertaining fans across the country as they led their respective…

Gilas Pilipinas ends Tokyo Olympics campaign with huge loss, 94-67

Gilas Pilipinas ends Tokyo Olympics campaign with huge loss, 94-67

Coming off an upset from Serbia, Gilas Pilipinas wanted to make a comeback and keep Filipino hopes alive in their bout against the Dominican Republic (DR). Prior to the game,…

Gilas Pilipinas suffers tough loss against world number five Serbia, 83-76

Gilas Pilipinas suffers tough loss against world number five Serbia, 83-76

Despite the gallant effort by Gilas Pilipinas, Serbia staved off the late comeback by securing their second win in the 2021 Olympic Qualifying Tournament at Belgrade, Serbia, 83-76. Dallas Mavericks…

Halftime Thoughts: Does the Greatest Athlete of All Time exist?

Halftime Thoughts: Does the Greatest Athlete of All Time exist?

Over the years, many have been lucky enough to witness the beauty of sports. It is an avenue wherein people can be brought together, whether it is in supporting a…

Spitfire guard moves to the next stage of his promising career

Spitfire guard moves to the next stage of his promising career

Foregoing his final playing year for the Green-and-White, Aljun Melecio looks back on his legacy with La Salle and how his journey has propelled him in achieving his dream of…

Gilas finishes undefeated in FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers with 82-77 rematch win over South Korea

Gilas finishes undefeated in FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers with 82-77 rematch win over South Korea

In the final minutes against South Korea, Gilas Pilipinas held on 82-77, capping off an undefeated FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers campaign at the Angeles University Foundation Gym in Clark, Pampanga.…

Vanguard

Unwise antibiotic use drives the need to manage medication

Unwise antibiotic use drives the need to manage medication

Antibiotic use has been formed by decades of success in improving medical care through the treatment of bacterial infections and…

Opinion

Beware of their luck

Beware of their luck

A crisis is a lot of things.  It is a time of distress that disrupts routine, a crucial circumstance that could change the future. It is a test of minds,…

At a standstill

At a standstill

“What we’re seeing is by June 14, our supply will begin to normalize.” Sike. Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr.’s prediction seemed to have been too optimistic. It is the middle…

Eternity feels boring

Eternity feels boring

What would you do if eternity was given to you?  A good thing about living alone is that intrusive thoughts such as this come naturally. You could be reading a…

A garden and a lifeless rock

A garden and a lifeless rock

For most of human history, Earth was the only world we had known to exist. From our ancestors’ eyes, they resided on an island amid a sea of countless stars,…