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Nature Girl: Diosa Aguila-Aguirre | HAPI Spotlight

By Shane / August 29, 2021

By Sherwin Dane Haro Editor-in-Chief / HAPI Scholar       With everything going on in the Philippines politically and the pandemic’s persistent onslaught, it might be hard for Filipinos to consider environmentalism as an urgent priority at the moment. But don’t let environmental engineer Diosa Marie Aguila-Aguirre hear that. Not only does she know that […]

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Celebrating the HAPI Woman, Pt. 1: Janice Buenaventura

By Shane / July 9, 2021

By Donna T. Darantinao HAPI Youth Ambassador An epitome of strength, that’s what she is. Overcoming various struggles through the course of her life was never easy especially because she lives in a society where women are expected to commit no mistakes and to appear with unblemished faces. At first glance, you will see a […]

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3 Things You Notice as a “Religious Dropout”

By Shane / March 9, 2021

By the HAPI Scholars Leaving your religion behind and looking at life purely from a secular perspective is a sometimes scary, but always humbling experience that a lot of secular humanists could tell you about. The truth is that there isn’t one big moment of clarity where you grasp everything that was ridiculous or irrational […]

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Still Not Used to the New Normal? 3 HAPI Tips for You!

By Shane / February 9, 2021

By Donna T. DarantinaoHAPI Youth AmbassadorDumaguete City For over a year now, the pandemic has kept us within the walls of our homes and limited the distance that our feet could take us. From being able to travel from place to place, precautions appear to top our list of priorities to keep us safe from […]

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[OPINION] Anti-SOGIE Advocates Should Stop Fear-Mongering

By Javan Poblador / December 1, 2020

Anti-SOGIE Advocates Should Stop Fear-Mongering by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City   This is one of the first articles I would write in response to absurd arguments and lies against the SOGIE Equality Law. Fortunately, we don’t have a class in PE so I had the time to construct a response to lies. We cannot allow […]

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From Fear To Fascination

By Javan Poblador / November 13, 2020

From Fear To Fascination by Glemir P. Sordilla Bacolod City   The concept of fear has since plagued the human mind of its existence. How come something has the ability to make you tremble and make you feel dread? To explain fear is complicated it is the uneasiness or the feeling that something bad is […]

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Experiencing the Pandemic as a Humanist

Experiencing the Pandemic as a Humanist

By Javan Poblador / November 10, 2020

Experiencing the Pandemic as a Humanist by Angie Driskell Metro Manila   The height of the COVID-19 outbreak brought out the heroes in so many people. It was during this time that I saw how strangers banded together in order to help their countrymen who had lost their jobs and income. Not even the negative […]

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ALTERING THE ALTERNATE WORLD

Altering The Alternate World

By Javan Poblador / November 9, 2020

Altering The Alternate World by Steven A. Angelo   There had been a series of stories of people in their struggle during this health crisis. Due to intensive quarantine restrictions, and lockdowns, people have longed for their reconnection to the real world: to communicate with others, have fun, party all night, take on scenic trips, […]

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Keeping the Ball Rolling

By Javan Poblador / October 29, 2020

Keeping the Ball Rolling by Donna T. Darantinao Dumaguete City   Travels. Food trips. Escapades. Night outs. Classes in person. We all know that the pandemic has prevented a lot of group activities we have planned even before 2020 arrived at our feet. It is similar to an entire meal being put to waste because […]

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The Passionate Life

By Javan Poblador / October 27, 2020

The Passionate Life by Rado Gatchalian   Your temporal existence necessitates your obligation to enjoy the life given to you. By Nature. Now. To waste it on a meaningless existence is a failure on your part to be grateful for this gift of life. But what is a meaningless existence? To find the answer to […]

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