Opinion

Opinion

Monday 5 February 2018

Residing in a predominantly Christian country, it’s understandable why people assume everyone has faith in God or some form of higher power. However, in the same way that we shouldn’t assume an individual’s gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other personal detail, it is impolite t... Read More

Wednesday 9 November 2016

In a stunning turn of events, the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday, November 8, voted 9-5 to allow the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). The High Court dismissed all petitions challenging the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to bury the former dictator a... Read More

Saturday 22 October 2016

Sometimes, getting along with people involves having to lower yourself of everything you’ve upheld; adding the suffix “pak ganern” to the end of every sentence you utter in order to sound somewhat cultured. However, in this generation that thrives on contagious “bandwagon-ing,” not muc... Read More

While I was having a relatively decent conversation with a rather close friend slowly my eyes—without any hint of malice—sifted down and suddenly, embarrassment shook my core. Voila! His secrets disclosed were on display for full and high definition viewing of the world. And as a good friend, I ... Read More

Friday 7 October 2016

It’s almost guaranteed that when some wide-eyed newcomer starts gushing over the new superhero film or the new Pokemon game, somewhere, a geek’s nostrils would flare up in anger while they roll up their sleeves, preparing to type at a rate of a hundred words per minute just to call this foul, pr... Read More

Thursday 6 October 2016

Since the start of the year 2016, there has been this cloud of resentment hovering over journalists in the Philippines. With continuous edited and unedited versions of reports popping up in social media from numerous sources, the people cry foul on bias. As a journalist in this day and age, you’ll... Read More

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Wala nang makakatalo pa sa alaalang dala ng ating kabataan. May mga panahong ating nagugunita nang malinaw ang hele sa atin noong tayo’y nag-aaral pa lamang na maglakad. Sa saliw ng awit ng ating mga magulang ay ang mga awiting pambata o mga nursery rhymes na bahagi ng ating paglaki. Maaaring mina... Read More

Tuesday 4 October 2016

When you look into a kid's eyes, you wouldn’t expect to see despair or grief in the place of innocence and bliss. However, for some of us, negative experiences from our childhood result in detrimental repercussions later on, especially in our relationships with others. These negative emotions are ... Read More

Monday 3 October 2016

It was never about how it was technically defined in a dictionary because, nowadays, it’s all about getting those eyebrows on fleek, scoring the perfect lip liner, and nailing that contour; the fads and standards of today’s beauty industry. You can scroll through any sort of social media and you... Read More

Electing a new leader always brings new hope for me. In favor or not, all I had to do was to trust the voice of the majority and convince myself that maybe this new administration will bring the change a lot of us have been wanting to see. Grievance politics could be an infirmity of our society. It ... Read More

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