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Flipping the Flippers: An Action for the Pawikan Conservation

By Javan Poblador / August 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Flipping the Flippers: An Action for the Pawikan Conservation by Steven A. Angelo La Union, Philippines The Philippines as an archipelago is home for rich biodiversity. With copious flora and fauna, the country is not away in becoming the world’s last ecological frontier. As such, one species that will make most local and international tourists […]

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My Mama: How I First Learned Humanism

By Javan Poblador / August 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

My Mama: How I First Learned Humanism by Shawn Evans V. Quiming Malolos City, Bulacan   She can be funny, witty, strict, childish, and sometimes she acts like my age. That’s my mom. Whenever we are having a mom and child time, she always reminds me about being a good person. To treat other people […]

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You Haven’t Met Me Yet: HAPI Scholars Edition

By Javan Poblador / August 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

You Haven’t Met Me Yet: HAPI Scholars Edition by Donna T. Darantinao Dumaguete City   “It’s like all my life everyone’s told me, “You’re a shoe! You’re a shoe! You’re a shoe!” Well, what if I don’t want to be a shoe? What if I wanna be a purse or a hat? No, I don’t […]

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Guidelines on the Ethical Use of Language

By Javan Poblador / August 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Guidelines on the Ethical Use of Language by Junelie Anthony Velonta Dumaguete City   Language, something so inherently human, has many times been used to manipulate people. From false news and data to words of hate and division, the unethical use of language has increased dramatically. The internet does not help with this. With the […]

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3 Misconceptions in Raising an Unschooled, Secular Child

By Javan Poblador / August 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

3 Misconceptions in Raising an Unschooled, Secular Child by Jong Poblador Dumaguete City   He turned 12 last June. He makes the best oatmeal cookies, talks to his imaginary friend named Fred, crazy hooked on Internet memes…and oh, he’s got long hair (way up to his waist!). His name is Jad, he is un-schooled and […]

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How Activism Helped Me Excel in My Studies

By Javan Poblador / August 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

How Activism Helped Me Excel in My Studies by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City   “Mag-aral nalang kayo!” That’s the immediate response of people who are either against the cause you are fighting for or just hate to see people who are strong enough to stand their grounds and fight for what they believe is right. […]

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The Faith of a Thinker

By Javan Poblador / July 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Faith of a Thinker By Rado Gatchalian Sydney, Australia   faith (n.) mid-13c., faith, feith, fei, fai “faithfulness to a trust or promise; loyalty to a person; honesty, truthfulness,” from Anglo-French and Old French feid, foi “faith, belief, trust, confidence; pledge” (11c.), from Latin fides “trust, faith, confidence, reliance, credence, belief,” from root of […]

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Pandemic Fuels Domestic Violence

By Javan Poblador / June 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Pandemic Fuels Domestic Violence by Glemir Sordilla Bacolod City   In a serene night, most people are enjoying their cozy sleep, not in our neighborhood though. Most of the time, all that can be heard are glasses shattering followed by shouts and incoherent wails. It took a lot of convincing from us so the wife […]

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Being a Nontheist in a Catholic School

By Javan Poblador / June 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Being a Nontheist in a Catholic School by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City     While state universities and colleges are still on the rise, it is an undeniable fact that when a student wants quality private education, the religious educational institutions are the “go tos”. That’s why many of us nontheists, atheists, agnostics, who want […]

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Stuck In Reverse

By Javan Poblador / June 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Stuck In Reverse by Rachelle Charlaine Cebu City I had an average Distinction grade in Bachelor of Visual Arts at Monash University, I was invited by the Dean to dinner for top students, but I could not finish the remaining two years because of family issues regarding having a relationship with a Muslim student there. […]

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