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Free as my hair: Embracing curls for liberty through the natural hair movement

Reclaiming Filipina beauty starts with appreciating naturally curly hair.

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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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Rant and Rave: ‘Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings’ is ready to fight

As one of the most prominent names in Marvel Comics, Shang-Chi is destined to be a worthy addition to the MCU.

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A loving home: How queer parents redefine the Filipino family

Many LGBTQ+ couples in the country are fighting tooth and nail just to be legally recognized as families.

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Writer’s Recap: Out of the Dark in ‘Gary Virtual Face to Face’

“It’s always been my desire to inspire.” This was the mission that La Salle Greenhills alumnus and performing artist Gary Valenciano aimed to accomplish during the Gary Virtual Face to Face: An Inspirational Talk. Held via Zoom last November 5, the singer-songwriter wanted to connect with students in tackling stories regarding acceptance, devotion, and faith. …

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DU30’s 2016 prexy bid and the art of hard selling

From shocking stances to sob stories, a myriad of strategies were used to secure Duterte’s place at the highest seat of the government.

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How gender oppression thrived under a pro-machismo admin

Duterte’s sexism and misogyny strengthens the pro-machismo culture that dominates our society.

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Dead man’s land: On the ground with environmental activists

The Philippines is renowned for its rich biodiversity, boasting around 240 protected areas of land and water. But all this is under threat as wide-scale infrastructure, modernization, and resource extraction displace indigenous peoples (IPs) and propel the encroaching climate emergency. Moved by this purpose, environmental activists are on the frontlines, advocating for concrete policies and…

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Writer’s Recap: LEAP 2021 opens a new world

The Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP) has always been a thrilling time on campus, offering new opportunities for Lasallians to engage in classes that cater to various interests every University-Vision-Mission Week.  Last year, LEAP shifted to an online setup due to the pandemic. It rolled out a one-week-long program that immersed students in the Arts.…

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Head to Head: Audrey Garin, Britney Paderes seek to maximize student involvement as VPIA

Audrey Garin from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasalista (Tapat) and Britney Paderes of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) bare their plans for a more student-centered government under the Office of the Vice President for Internal Affairs (OVPIA).  The LaSallian: Both of you have held leadership positions in your respective batch governments. How well do you…