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Gowns, gold, and glory: The splendor of Santacruzan processions

A cornerstone of local culture and festivities, the Santacruzan is a celebration of faith and reverence as one community.

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Aniks-aniks, abubots, and the joy of collecting

Anik-aniks rekindles Filipinos’ sentimentality by filling up both the emotional and physical spaces of their lives.

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Gulayan sa Paaralan Program sows a path toward food security

With a glaring need to solve malnutrition in the country, GPP vows to provide food and proper nutrition to learners with their school-grown harvests.

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Fairer times: A glimpse of the precolonial gender-crossers

From the babaylans to the Tedurays, our indigenous ancestors believed gender expression cannot be simply boxed within biological conditions.

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Mirrors from melodies: The art of choir as a reflection of Filipino culture and heritage

Withstanding the test of time, the rich harmony and heritage of Filipino choral music plays on and far beyond.

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Slowing down: Preserving culinary heritage through slow food movement

Amid the rise of artificial and preservative-riddled grub, the slow food industry rebirths lost ties to the simplicities of Filipino tradition.

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Inumagahan: Celebrating the Filipino Simbang Gabi

While the annual nine-day tradition of Simbang Gabi is a collective Filipino practice, the involvement at the personal level differs for one person to the next.

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Third spaces: An anchor of communities

The hustle and bustle of life in the city can often make a person yearn for a place of respite, where one can feel grounded in a community.

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On the microscale: Women lead USG amid widespread misogyny

For the past few years, women leaders have been at the helm of the USG, overcoming gendered notions of effective leadership within the University and in larger society.

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Out of sight, in the mind: The sobering reality of mental health issues

Mental illnesses are conditions that may not seem so apparent to any onlooker—but that does not make the struggle any less valid.