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A not-so-silent night: Navigating the Filipino family Christmas

This holiday season is abundant with delicious food and thoughtful presents, but may also be rife with insensitive comments from the people you love the most.

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How farmers’ cries for help grow louder amid calamities

While natural disasters wreak havoc across the nation, farmers are left to fend for themselves, to salvage their homes and livelihood.

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Rant and Rave: A new samsara blooms through ‘Genshin Impact 3.2’

After the electrifying events that transpired in the nation of thunder and lightning, Genshin Impact took travelers to new areas around the world of Teyvat. But even after exploring the enigmas within the mists of Tsurumi Island, the depths of Enkanomiya, and the mines of the Chasm, nothing could beat the anticipation of finally heading…

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Writer’s Recap: The seven thousand stars of LSDC Folk’s ‘Pulo’

The art of dancing is quintessential to Filipino culture and history. When oral tradition has been forgotten and pen and ink have eroded, it is through the flicks of arms and the rhythm in footsteps that preserve glimpses of how life once was in our homeland. Staying true to its mission of keeping Filipino traditional…

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Justice of no color: Exploring the truth behind the Comelec 35

On February 9, 1986, 35 computer technicians working on the snap election tabulation project walked out of their jobs in protest of the discrepancies between their data and what was being reported to the public. This is their story.

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In sickness and in health: Videotelephony and the future of weddings

As the pandemic restricts large gatherings from happening, many couples resort to videotelephony to share their special day with loved ones.

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Fighting in the trenches, ALS instructors push for support

Instructors of ALS say that the program’s goal is being challenged due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Seeking justice: The uphill battle for safer spaces in academic institutions

Last June 2020, Miriam College High School came under fire after several cases of sexual harassment were uncovered, starting the #MCHSDoBetter hashtag. Consequently, other educational institutions followed, and the #DoBetter movement trended on social media. These women, notably from prominent schools like St. Paul College Pasig, Marikina Science High School, and Ateneo de Manila Junior…

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Melting point: Obstacles in Philippine figure skating

The sport of figure skating demands not a hardwood floor nor a grass field; it survives in icy plains, challenging the sport’s sustainability against the backdrop of the Philippines’ hot and humid weather. With professional figure skating—a craft that can only thrive in sub-zero temperatures—there is still much to be done to keep the local…

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2021 USG EB looks back on performance despite shortened year

For the Lasallian community, 2021 was a year of many firsts, and the same holds true for the University Student Government (USG). Extenuating circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic precipitated DLSU’s first-ever online elections, and alongside it, the USG’s first fully online administration.  Needless to say, for the current USG Executive Board (EB), many…