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

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

Jun 1, 20247 min read

Most queer people are familiar with this scene. One clears their throat, as they nervously stand at the center of their living room. They look around the room where their family sits tight, each one intent on listening to what…

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

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

May 31, 20246 min read

The inky night sky is greeted once more by the bustle of spirited festivity below. In a tradition that stretches back 91 years, dozens of maidens prance down a street in a single procession, both sides strewn with floral arrangements.…

Rant and Rave: Dear future lawyers, ‘Bar Boys: A New Musical’ has a message for you

Rant and Rave: Dear future lawyers, ‘Bar Boys: A New Musical’ has a message for you

May 20, 20247 min read

The world of law is not for the faint of heart; many try to conquer countless codals and case digests, but only a few succeed. Page after page, one dissertation after another—any aspiring lawyer is immediately humbled once they face…

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

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

May 18, 20247 min read

As the Midnights album and the succeeding The Eras Tour dominated the cultural zeitgeist, Taylor Swift has practically taken the world by storm. Every concert date felt like a gladiator match in scope and stakes, with thunderous fanfare greeting her…

Writer’s Recap: HTG’s Paroo’t Parito finds common thread in tales of Nueva Vizcaya

Writer’s Recap: HTG’s Paroo’t Parito finds common thread in tales of Nueva Vizcaya

Apr 14, 20246 min read

In an annual showcase of original tales all crafted by the institution’s own from page to set, DLSU’s acting troupe Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG) returned with DuLa Salle 2k23: Paroo’t Parito, staged at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium last March 20…

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