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The UP Shopping Center Fire

While not the most glamorous of UP Diliman icons, the UP Shopping Center has an unquestionable place in the hearts of the community. It was always there to lessen the burden of students when it comes to photocopying readings or binding their thesis outputs. 468 more words


'Huling Habilin' of 'Comfort Women' for Duterte

Saturday, March 3, passed quietly without fanfare. But it is an important day in history. March 3, 1945 marked the end of the Battle of Manila to liberate the Philippines after three years of Japanese aggression. 1,161 more words


#DUPDalagita: Reflections and Subversions

The stage is bare, black, and empty.

Yet this emptiness is the most telling of Eimear Mcbride’s A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, which has been recently adapted in Filipino and premiered in Dulaang UP (DUP). 594 more words


The Urgency of Moving On

It was a difficult step towards another chapter. The dawn has been breaking on me for years, and I was hoping that one day,  a ray of sunshine would lead me to the easiest way out. 312 more words



“Home is not a place, but a feeling.”

That’s what they say. In my case, it’s true. For some time now, I have lost the sense of being home. 364 more words

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100 Days without Facebook

“Who are you avoiding?”

“Are you okay?”

“How are we going to contact you now?”

If you’re going to quit Facebook, expect these questions on Day 3 — or the day your friends will realize you’re not on Messenger and can’t be tagged on 9gag memes anymore. 727 more words

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Bagong Cristo

In a conservative country like the Philippines, tinkering with the image of Jesus Christ is usually taboo.

We are all familiar with the divine narrative – the begotten son of God was sent to Earth to save the world from sin, the man spends his three decades on Earth teaching, and is later persecuted and eventually sentenced to death. 706 more words

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