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Working from a distance, are virtual internships for better or worse?

College students nowadays are in for many unique learning experiences. For a number of learners, a stressful commute to and from school has been reduced to the time it takes to open and close their gadgets. Joining and leaving a class can be done in one click, and lively recitations have been swapped for discussion…

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Made anew: Inside the solemn intricacies of Ramadan

At the heart of the Islamic calendar is the sacred month of Ramadan. Earnest prayers, a revived sense of gratitude, and gentle acts of kindness are all central to Muslims before the awaited break of fasting at Eid al-Fitr. “When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of…

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With dangers of modernization, jeepneys may lose its vibrant colors

The Jeepney Modernization program threatens to strip the color away from jeepneys, erasing jeepney artists’ cultural significance.

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On the way home: Healing the rift in family conflicts

While mending their bond, some families experience a difficult yet fulfilling process.

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On coal and steam, bibingka and puto bumbong define Filipino holidays

Bibingka and puto bumbong makers continue to fuel our Christmas spirit despite challenges brought by the pandemic.

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LOAs beneficial to students, but returnees call for easier processes

Those applying for an LOA often face added stress due to its strenuous process.

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Vital check: Inside the COVID-19 response

The long and arduous fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has been an uphill battle faced by all sectors of society, but one that is particularly reliant on the presence of healthcare workers. They take the challenges head-on from the frontlines to the vaccine rollout, even if the challenges stem from a deeply flawed healthcare system.…

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Writer’s Recap: ‘Invigorate: A Modern World Taft’ faces the future with hopes anew

Every Lasallian knows that University life goes beyond the four walls of the classroom. It’s the hustle and bustle along St. Miguel Hall, the cool air of the library where you meet your friends for a cram session, and of course, who could forget stepping into Agno for a quick bite? Yet, while these experiences…

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On the hook: Going deeper into Pinoybaiting

Get yourself a clueless foreigner uncomfortably munching Jollibee’s Filipino-style spaghetti and you’ll instantly get a thousand likes from elated Filipinos. Other times, it’s some Hollywood celebrity endorsing a local brand, causing passionate fans to stampede to its stores. Without a doubt, Filipinos have normalized—and celebrated—the sight of a foreigner grasping Filipino culture in their hands.…

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Out of the shadows: The fight for intersex inclusion

People often whisper in hushed tones the word “hermaphrodite” as an insult or a means to label something which they cannot fully comprehend. Now considered a pejorative slur, this misnomer has pervaded Philippine society, creating this barrier of ignorance that has stigmatized the intersex community. Replacing the misnomer, “intersex” is a more inclusive and appropriate…