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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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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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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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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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Youth: The Core of Humanism

By Javan Poblador / June 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

Youth: The Core of Humanism by Donna Darantinao Dumaguete City   “I did not start too young.”  It must be a popular belief that the youth is the key to the progression of this ever-changing world. From the tips of pens of martyrs and fallen heroes, they have always seen the future generation as the […]

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The Filipino Mentality

By Javan Poblador / June 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

THE FILIPINO MENTALITY By Rado Gatchalian Sydney, Australia   The word mentality derives from the root word mental, from Latin ‘mens’ which means ‘mind’. The mind is a process in our brain such as thinking, remembering, reasoning, reflecting, and all other cognitive activities. Culturally and sociologically, certain groups of people or races have specific “collective […]

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Science that Promotes Secularism

By Javan Poblador / June 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Science that Promotes Secularism by Junelie Anthony Velonta Dumaguete City   Science is a gateway to many amazing things. From the days of the ancient Greeks when science was irremovable from rhetoric to the modern world combatting the Corona Virus pandemic, science has helped and is continuing to help us understand the world. For the […]

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