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Rant and Rave: The glitz and glamor of the Miss Universe 2022 Top 16 evening gowns

Variety Last January 15, all pageant fans were glued to their seats in anticipation for the moment when one of the 84 confidently beautiful women representing their own country would bring home the most-coveted Miss Universe crown. Although there is no mistaking the ensuing disappointment that every Filipino felt when our own Celeste Cortesi did…

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Rant and Rave: A taste of Taft cuisine—Part Two

Variety There is no denying the existence of the delectable medley of dining splendor that Taft Ave. presents to those that visit. Every bite—spicy, sweet, or something in between—is a celebration of the many unique cultures and traditions the place brings together. The LaSallian now explores the last three chosen staples that the Taft menu…

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Rant and Rave: A taste of Taft cuisine—Part One

Variety A day in the life of a student at DLSU is not complete without chowing down on a filling meal. Some may opt for a hearty rice platter to start their day, others may choose a lighter fare of salads and snacks. But for most students, finding the definitive place to fill their appetites…

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Rant and Rave: Nothing goes bump in the night in ‘Junji Ito Maniac—Japanese Tales of the Macabre’

It is impossible to discuss Kyoufu manga, or Japanese horror comics, without mentioning the name Junji Ito. Known for his grotesque art style and supernatural themes, Ito is celebrated as one of the most skilled horror artists from Japan.  Ito made a name for himself through his printed comics and book anthologies where his horrifying…

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Rant and Rave: Jinyoung’s ‘Chapter 0—WITH’ lends a comforting shoulder to lean on

Following self-owned K-pop group GOT7’s ninth anniversary last January 16, lead vocalist and center Jinyoung—the last among the septet to launch a complete collection of his own—welcomed 2023 with Chapter 0: WITH. Beneath his euphonious voice and expressive eyes, the singer-actor reveals a suave assortment of songwriting, composing, and producing skills. Parting of the curtains…

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Writer’s Recap: Masungi Georeserve empowers environmental climate action in second ‘Explorer Encounters’ conference

In the midst of hopelessness brought about by the continuing climate disasters, Masungi Georeserve Inc. banded together with the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to bring intergenerational hope to hundreds of Filipino environmental activists, educators, and scientists through their flagship event titled Explorer Encounters: Movements Creating Tomorrow last January 14, at Kondwi, Makati City.…

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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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Livelihood through lens: The photographers of Luneta

A click of the camera, a snap of the shutter; the photographers of Luneta Park capture irreplaceable moments at the heart of Manila.

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Braving the blaze and quelling flames with Manila’s firefighters

At beck and call, Metro Manila’s firefighters press on through the flames to safeguard society.

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Serving heart amid calamity: ARMK feeds the people comfort and hope

The Art Relief Mobile Kitchen has made it their mission to reach out to those affected by calamities through their stomachs, offering comfort and familiarity when needed the most.