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Revisiting Intramuros

For most of recent history, we’ve taken Manila for granted. For those of us who haven’t witnessed the city in its heyday, our knowledge of it is only as deep as the content of our history books—especially with it being the venue of the significant events that shaped our nation. Although our campus is located…

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Rant and Rave: Metro Manila Film Festival [Part 1 of 2]

  Saving Sally Reviewed by Casey Eridio Months before its initial release, Saving Sally popped up in almost everyone’s Facebook news feed. The trailer, which featured the film’s quirky animations and fairytale-esque narration, caught the attention of those who proudly wear the geek badge, as well as those who were simply looking for something different.…

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Mistletoe and whine: Outgrowing the Christmas magic

It’s that time of the year again when Jose Mari Chan dominates the airwaves, and gatherings with friends and families are organized left and right. Since it is the birth of Jesus, this holiday is mostly centered on children, who receive gifts and aguinaldos from parents, grandparents, ninongs, and ninangs. Memories of your Christmas gifts…

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The Pinoy touch on horror films

It’s that spooky time of the year again and your socials are gonna be flooded with pictures of everyone putting on their scariest and most ironic costumes. Don’t worry if you don’t get your fill of spookiness from the parties you’ll be attending, there’s always everyone’s masochistic treat of choice—horror movies! As the years go…

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Book-to-school

Thanks to the calendar shift, gone are the days of one month breaks before the start of a new school year. Although short breaks aren’t alien to students, it’s understandable that some might feel rattled until now. Fret not, for an escape is possible—through reading a book, that is. Here are a few suggestions for…

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DLSU’s homegrown online brands

  These days, shopping has been made quick and easy with your next purchase always just a few clicks away. As accessible as it has become for customers, anyone can start a business too—no easy task, but it’s proven to pay off in time. While there are hundreds of student entrepreneurs balancing their double lives…

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Home is whenever I’m in school

School has always been considered our second home, both figuratively and literally. For many of us, signing up for a Lasallian education was a relatively new experience, coming from the various setups and systems of our different high schools. For others, however, entering the halls of De La Salle University wasn’t anything different—for these students,…

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The 22nd Metro Manila Pride Festival: Letting love in

On June 28, 1969, the very first gay riot broke out in New York. It was a time and place that shunned homosexuals, and it was normal for police back then to raid clubs and bars that made a home for homosexuals to drink and socialize. But on that day, in the Stonewall Inn, members of…

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The old is the new: A revival of trends

‘Oldies but goodies’. The saying has always held true, but maybe never more so than these past few years. Nowadays, the young generation has been making fads and trends of old—or to use more hip terms, retro—things, be it music, movies, clothing, or anything in between. There are many possible reasons as to why today’s…

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Notes on our social media identities

Who remembers the time when the only way we could make friends was to be invited to someone’s table in the cafeteria during recess, the walk both exhilarating and excruciating as you fixed your skirt and approached a group of strangers? Or how about those long telephone calls with a high school crush that seemed…