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Writer’s Recap: The spectacle that is ‘Animo Pride: Drag Concert Extravaganza’

“Animo Pride: Drag Concert Extravaganza” turned queer celebration notches above the status quo.

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25 Cents’ Worth: The trials and triumphs of coming out

While coming out is empowering, being forced to do it defeats the compelling nature of this act.

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Rant and Rave: But Daddy I Love ‘The Tortured Poets Department’

As Swift announces her new project with its sonic palette and overarching themes, fans are left wondering: what could the most successful woman in music be so “tortured” about?

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Kanlungan ni Maria’s mission of aging with grace

Situated amid the quiet uptown of Antipolo City, Kanlungan ni Maria is a welcoming haven for the overlooked elderly of society.

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Rant and Rave: The crowd-drawing magic of MMFF 2023—Part Two

Truly one for the books, the 49th MMFF is marked by timeless storytelling that attests to the profound influence of Philippine cinema.

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Rant and Rave: ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ never goes out of style

“1989 (Taylor’s Version)” captures the perfect storms of Taylor Swift’s journey with love and luster.

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After hours with the University’s unsung heroes

Behind every harmonious community stands those who work to maintain its cleanliness, order, and security.

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Musikangbayan is music by the people, for the people

Musikangbayan frontman Danny Fabella writes songs of love, community, and resistance dedicated to the Filipino people.

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Rant and Rave: When pretty isn’t pretty, it takes ‘GUTS’ to stand out

When a teenage girl’s angst is shown in pop culture, it is often done with an air of superficiality. A young woman’s rebellion can never be too radical; her public defiance is approved by a flock of corporate executives behind the scenes, concocting a surface-level image that never goes beyond the high-pitched whine: “It’s not…

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Rant and Rave: The stakes are high, the water’s rough, but ‘Speak Now’ is ours

“Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)” is a mature expansion of Swift’s original 2010 masterpiece, and will leave fans wanting more from her re-recording projects.