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Today’s storytellers of the streets take it one mural at a time

These art pieces go beyond vandalism and rebellion. With their striking colors, graffiti epigrams paint the plight of society for all to see.

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Writer’s Recap: Celebrating the people, power, and potential of CLA in ‘ArtsFest 2022’

Last November 10 to 23, the College of Liberal Arts’ (CLA) Arts College Government (ACG) welcomed the return of its annual Arts Festival (ArtsFest) on campus. For the first time in over two years, ArtsFest’s festivities were held in a hybrid setup, making for a more engaging and collaborative experience. This year’s iteration of the…

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Campaign funds: Independents pitch pennies against alumni-financed Tapat in 2022 Make-Up Elections

Money makes the world of politics go around. The same could be said about the University Student Government’s elections. After two years of holding these elections online, the return to face-to-face campaigning in this year’s 2022 Make-Up Elections (MUE) comes with a multitude of expenses. Sparkling banners full of grinning faces encouraging students to vote…

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Head to Head: OPRES bets Alex Brotonel, Jasmine Paras vows ‘back-to-basics’, ‘inclusive’ efforts in assessing student needs

At the cusp of the 2021 General Elections, Alex Brotonel of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista and independent candidate Jasmine Paras both received discriminatory remarks about their mental health. One was vying for the position of college assembly president for the College of Education Government, and the other was fielded as a candidate for the vice…

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Rant and Rave: All say mabuheeeey to ‘Drag Race Philippines’

Racers, start your engines and may the best Filipino win!  Since its premiere in 2009, RuPaul’s Drag Race (RPDR) has provided drag its well-deserved reverence as an art form. The extension of the franchise in other territories, like Thailand and the United Kingdom, had further intensified the clamor and demand for a Philippine version. Queer…

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Silenced voices and conflicting political narratives burn family bridges

Nothing is more dangerous to familial connections than contrasting political stances. Here, we shed light on what it’s like to live under a roof where you are the minority opinion.

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Into the SUNWW, the birthplace of brilliant Philippine writers

In the heart of Negros Oriental lies Silliman University, the home of Asia’s longest running creative writing workshop.

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Alternative gems: How micro movie houses cement Philippine cinema’s legacy

Independent cinema has always thrived in these micro movie houses; but the theaters’ low numbers signify the threat of the genre’s development.

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Writer’s Recap: Battling hegemony through the people’s voices in ‘DLS2k21’

From June 18 to 24, the Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG) launched their annual DuLa Salle (DLS) production, Retablo: Dambana ng Masang Filipino, via AnimoSpace and Ticket2Me. Emblazoning the work of playwrights from The Writer’s Bloc, the project bore fruit into a five-play, three-set ensemble that told the story of everyday Filipinos. Retablo’s theme is predicated…

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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.