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Writer’s Recap: Unifying cultures through cinema at the Italian Film Festival Manila

Cinema can speak to the hearts of audiences from diverse backgrounds and build deeper intercultural connections, as the Italian Film Festival attested to.

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Writer’s Recap: Uncovering the “Halimaw” in HTG’s allegorical pop-rap musical

The theatrical group took to the stage once more to tell the tale of a noble commoner turned hero and a nation plagued by greed and power.

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Hear her roar: Challenging the limits of female rage in media

The image of the angry woman is vivid: ferocious eyebrows, a scathing tongue, and eyes ablaze with fire as she vets out whoever has wronged her. Perhaps she’s discovered her husband with a mistress, laying waste to the homewrecker in her bed. That is the familiar woman in local and international media alike. However, this…

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Writer’s Recap: Narrating the timeworn tales of the University in ‘DLS2K22’

After three long years, the Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG) returned onstage with their annual DuLa Salle (DLS) production, Campus Santo: Lasallian Urban Legends. Running from March 9 to 11, the four one-act plays depicted the long-standing urban legends suffusing the University through a varnish of horror and sentimentality.  The outdoor set design, coupled with the…

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The struggling majority: Woes of everyday pedestrians

Our car-centric society is urged, step-by-step, to diverge and move toward more mobile and pedestrian-friendly routes.

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Rant and Rave: A taste of Taft cuisine—Part Two

Variety There is no denying the existence of the delectable medley of dining splendor that Taft Ave. presents to those that visit. Every bite—spicy, sweet, or something in between—is a celebration of the many unique cultures and traditions the place brings together. The LaSallian now explores the last three chosen staples that the Taft menu…

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Art meets religion: Kawit’s unique Christmas tradition

Christmas—a time of togetherness and rejoicing. In the municipality of Kawit, Cavite, there exists an artistic tradition of devotion and community.

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Writer’s Recap: Lasallian Christmas spirit rekindled at ‘Animo Christmas! 2022’

After two years of Christmas festivities online, the University opened its gates to the Lasallian community once again for the opening of the much-awaited Animo Christmas! 2022, which was held on campus last December 2. More than 1,000 members of the Lasallian community—as estimated by the Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission—gathered as…