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Measuring Excellence

By Contributor / June 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

Measuring Excellence By Donna T. Darantinao HAPI Scholar How do we measure excellence? Is it through the words we write? The things we say? Our school and work achievements? Or perhaps it is through the praises and good words people say about us. Who really knows? The thing about “measuring excellence”, though, is that it […]

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How the Philippines Achieved Its Freedom

By Contributor / June 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

How the Philippines Achieved Its Freedom By Kryshia Gayle Solon HAPI Scholar   As we celebrate the Independence Day of the Philippines once more, it’s vital to remind ourselves how we got our freedom to begin with (not to mention what it really means). Before the Spanish colonial period, the islands in our archipelago were […]

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Loving Out Loud: LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2022

By Contributor / June 5, 2022 / 0 Comments

Loving Out Loud: LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2022 By Shawn Evans Quiming HAPI Scholar The LGBTQ+ community and its allies celebrate Pride Month in June, a month filled with colors, love, and… well, pride! What is Pride Month? Pride Month takes place every June to show respect and honor to members of the LGBTQ+ community. It’s […]

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HAPI-Bacolod’s Chapter Development Workshop with HAPI-National

By Contributor / June 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

HAPI-Bacolod’s Chapter Development Workshop with HAPI National By Glemir P. Sordilla HAPI-Bacolod Member & HAPI Scholar “With organization comes empowerment” – Lynda Peterson HAPI National, represented by Angie Driskell, Van Catayong, and Garry Rabang, met HAPI-Bacolod’s officers and members for a productive Chapter Development Workshop last May 24, 2022. The workshop, which was made possible […]

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What Drew Me to HAPI? | Reflections

By Contributor / May 25, 2022 / 0 Comments

What Drew Me to HAPI? Reflections from two members across two HAPI regional chapters   Francine Abalayan I can still recall the first time I was introduced to Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI); it was almost five years ago in 2017 when my friends and I were invited by HAPI-Bacolod to join their meeting. We […]

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HAPI-Bacolod meets anew, plans ways forward

By Contributor / May 25, 2022 / 0 Comments

HAPI-Bacolod meets anew, plans ways forward By Joshua O. Villalobos HAPI-Bacolod Member & HAPI Scholar May 2022, BACOLOD CITY – A week after the historical national elections, members and officers of the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International – Bacolod Chapter met to process their feelings and emotions towards the outcome of the elections, assess their performance […]

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Why I Became an Agnostic Atheist

By Contributor / May 18, 2022 / 0 Comments

Why I Became an Agnostic Atheist By Aminoddin M. Domado “I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.” – Richard Feynman The story of the origin of life has been narrated several times before science ever even existed. Some have been forgotten into oblivion, others turned into myths, […]

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Overcoming the Void Amid Success

By Contributor / May 15, 2022 / 0 Comments

Overcoming the Void Amid Success By Donna T. Darantinao HAPI Scholar   “Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.” – Samuel Jackson More often than not, people have always been encouraged to dream big, set goals, and slowly, very surely, reach them one by one. […]

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Your Leader is You.

By Contributor / May 14, 2022 / 0 Comments

Your Leader is You. By Donna T. Darantinao HAPI Scholar Often, we are told that choosing the people to govern your country is not on par with the connections you have already established for years now. “Why should your choice of leaders affect your relationships when they do not even directly affect your life?” they […]

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On Nuclear Energy’s Potential

By Contributor / May 2, 2022 / 0 Comments

On Nuclear Energy’s Potential By Kryshia Gayle Solon HAPI Scholars Because of the excessive and prolonged use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, the world is now facing one of the most alarming environmental crises ever. Global warming yielded by increased greenhouse gas emissions has increased the temperatures around the world, causing catastrophic events such […]

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