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Carelessness finds no clemency

Hacking is something one would typically see in heist shows and science fiction films, yet fiction became fact last Thursday, May 28. Hackers took control of the customer service Twitter page of a local telecommunications company, using the account as a platform to demand improvements on the company’s internet services.  Such actions bring to the…

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Menagerie

A vision of creativity: Graphika 20/20

Graphika 20/20, a conference comprised of renowned creatives and industry professionals, took place in the SMX Conference Center last February 15 to 16.  Now on its 15th year, previous years. This year’s theme zoned in on the creative vision—decorating the stage with monochromatic crystals to reflect the different perspectives and angles an artist can take.…

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Glimpses of love

Cloud 8.999…, Albert Right before I left for college, my phone dinged. It was him. Two conversations ran parallel in my head: one weaving what I wanted to say to him, and one with myself trying to understand what I was feeling. I thought of the subtle winks and the smiles, the times I felt…

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The loveliest lies of all

Confidence was never really my strong suit. In seventh grade, the final year before everyone would transition to high school, I transferred to a new school. With the move, I knew no one.  On my first day, I kept to myself while pre-established cliques and friend groups flashed by me. During this time, one of…

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Attention, to those unaware

“Nasa isip mo lang yan.” (It’s all in your mind.) This is a typical remark given to people experiencing stress, worry, or fear. Often times, the impression one gets is that the person saying that is discounting their negative feelings to nothing more than a passing thought. People often discount mental illnesses to be a…

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University

Walkthrough: A guide to GE 2019

“Vote wisely!”—A phrase commonly heard during elections, but whose meaning often remains vague and ambiguous. Platforms, promises, and speeches will again echo the halls of the University as the voting proper for the General Elections (GE) is set to kick off this July 23 to 26. Students will be given the opportunity to exercise their…