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Exodus as Historical Fiction

By Javan Poblador / September 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Exodus as Historical Fiction by Junelie Anthony Velonta Dumaguete City   Upon first inspection, it would seem that the Exodus story and the Trojan War have little to no similarities to each other. The Exodus deals with the plagues set upon Egypt by the Hebrew god and the exit of the enslaved Hebrews from Egypt, […]

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The Struggle of Online Education

By Javan Poblador / September 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Struggle of Online Education by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City   The COVID-19 pandemic has shoved to our throats a modality new to us – the online learning. It should be noted that there are existing effective online education programs prior to the pandemic. Among its implementer is no less than the University of the […]

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Semper Gratus — Always Grateful

By Javan Poblador / August 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

Semper Gratus — Always Grateful by Angelo Greñas Batangas   The other day, I was going through a shit ton of old school papers and literary books that were long forgotten; left dusty, and unopened for years. You see, I have this one personal hobby that keeps me from buying my own smartphone — being […]

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Research: One of the Best Way in Countering Homophobic Propaganda

By Javan Poblador / August 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Research: One of the Best Way in Countering Homophobic Propaganda by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City   In a widely Christian or Catholic country, policies favoring the basic human rights and dignity of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender+ (LGBT+) community will need to pass the hole of the needle. Major academic institutions here in the Philippines […]

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Opinions: Keep Your Lips Half-Sealed

By Javan Poblador / August 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

Keep Your Lips Half-Sealed by Donna T. Darantinao Dumaguete City   Being able to think according to how you perceive things is arguably one of the most rewarding things you could ever imagine in this lifetime, not because you necessarily have a say on anything, but because you are actually working your mind to reach […]

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Contagious Superstitions

By Javan Poblador / August 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Contagious Superstitions by Glemir Sordilla Bacolod City   As a pungent smell from a tiny insect engulfed our small living room, we already know what we will hear. A groan from my grandmother can be heard following with her statement, that we have heard countless times, “Ara na ang baho ka changaw. May aswang gid […]

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My Disaster Survival Kit

By Javan Poblador / August 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

My Disaster Survival Kit by Shawn Evans V. Quiming Malolos City, Bulacan   How well prepared are you for a disaster? Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you our survival kit. This was prepared by my cousin two years ago. It contains all the basic supplies to help us in case an emergency happens. […]

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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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