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Beyond barriers: Stories of trans women from all-boys schools

Eradicating toxic masculinity in all-boys schools is a crucial step in creating safer spaces for trans women enrolled in these instutitions.

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Reentering, from 90 years ago: Witnessing the rebirth of the Metropolitan Theater

The once crowned “Grand Dame of Manila”—the Metropolitan Theater—is slowly regaining its place in the local culture and arts scene.

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Revitalizing the MMFF, the gateway to Philippine cinema

The Metro Manila Film Festival is a celebration of Filipino films; but how groundbreaking has the festival been in recent memory?

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Rant and Rave: Taylor Swift was ‘Red’-y to break our hearts

The long-awaited re-recording of Taylor Swift’s decade-old album Red (Taylor’s Version) is finally here. Released last November 12, Swift’s latest musical work historically broke Spotify’s record for the most streamed album by a female artist, making her the most streamed female artist in a day during its release week. Along with this, Swift continues to…

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Unraveling the supernatural: Examining elements of modern Filipino witchcraft

Magic, sorcery, and the supernatural are only the tip of the iceberg in witchcraft.

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Dr. Karen Trinidad weaves the tangible and the intangible with Sports Psychology

Sports is as much a mental game as it is a physical one. An athlete’s physical prowess may be more evident in competitions, but mental fortitude can also make or break a championship. Sadly, this reflects how psychology is often overlooked in sports and how this can have disastrous consequences. In the Philippines, only a…