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Knows mo itey?: Dissecting the ins and outs of Filipino gayspeak

More than just as a trendy social dialect, gay linggo is a language that connects the LGBTQ+ community together.

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Rant and Rave: Chaos ensues as Doctor Strange plunges into the ‘Multiverse of Madness’

“Things just got out of hand.” This powerful caution provoked audiences when the trailer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (MoM) dropped, shocking moviegoers and longtime Marvel fans everywhere. But little did audiences know that Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Stephen Strange’s madcapper adventures would go haywire.   Just days after its small-screen comeback, the Marvel…

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Elbows up: Why kamayan champions Filipino culinary traditions

Laid out on banana leaves, the foods found in a kamayan feast often tell stories unique to the people who prepared them.

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University

Gawad Lasalyano 2021 awards exemplary students, faculty 

To commemorate the University’s most remarkable faculty and students, this year’s Gawad Lasalyano held last March 25 through Facebook Live honored individuals who have made significant changes in the community over the past year.  University President Br. Bernard Oca FSC extolled the awardees for displaying exemplary feats of nation-building and camaraderie through their roles as…

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Undying Passion: Sarah Elago champions the youth, the marginalized, and the Filipino

Sarah Elago’s compassionate advocacies translate to how she continuously fights for the youth’s voices to be heard.

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Rant and Rave: Life could be brighter in ‘West Side Story’

It all begins with a swooping shot over buildings, streets, and the overall cityscape of New York City. The familiar three-note whistle welcomes us into the West side of Manhattan in the mid-1950s. Fingers snap and the sound of shoes clatter on a dusty construction site; around the corner, they appear in herds, waiting for…

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Opinion

Siren call

From issues of gatekeeping to inaccessibility, a lot of factors contribute to society’s poor perception of the arts as a field despite being pillars of history and culture.

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Borlas de pastillas: The intricate, ‘vanishing’ craft of Bulacan

The vanishing borlas de pastillas art channels the artists’ creativity, crafting designs that tell a myriad of narratives.

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Caged in: The truth behind the child sexual abuse conundrum

Many of the child sexual abuse victims and their families fight for justice and accountability from perpetrators.

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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.