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Haw How the Carabao, oops it’s a BIKE we want

By Claris Quezon | December 6, 2019

Nobody will ever understand what transportation means until we don’t have any or unless we have experienced to walk for kilometers just to get from one place to another. See, leisure walk and hiking are totally different from walking as a necessity. I have been supportive of the Indigenous People for a number of years […]

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Humane Treatment of Cancer

By Claris Quezon | November 23, 2019

The advocacies that I support are directly connected with one another and at times is personally related on me. See, both sides of my family are cancer carriers, which makes  me being susceptible to it. My mother had me very late in her life and dad was already taking a lot of medication because of […]

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I am for Civil Union

By Claris Quezon | November 16, 2019

I have always advocated for civil union of the same sex because it is the right of every individual to enter into a contract. Controversy aside, let us focus on the human relationship, and not on their unacceptable social norms as others perceived it to be. Sexual orientation and gender identity has nothing to do […]

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Juniors’ Masskara Celebration

By Javan Poblador | November 8, 2019

In the midst of our semestral break, a student may take the opportunity to rest and enjoy the days, but a passionate youth with advocacy will do something to be productive for the community. It’s the celebration of the City of Smiles from October 26-28, highlight dates of Bacolod’s Masskara Festival, when few volunteers from […]

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Kindness and Giving

By Alvin John Ballares | November 7, 2019

    Kindness and Giving by: Meimei Hammer Kindness and giving most of the time go hand in hand. However, there is a major difference between the two. The dictionary says, “Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate”. The RAK or Random Acts of Kindness was founded in 1995 to inspire people […]

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HAPI Founder spotlighted in “The Fil-Am” Magazine

By Sherwin Haro | October 30, 2019

Marissa Torres-Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was featured in the October 2019 issue of The FilAm as one of its main cover stories. This marked Langseth’s second appearance on the New York-based, Filipino-American lifestyle magazine after being featured in 2012. In the latest issue, she discusses the development of her activism since her first […]

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How I Identified Myself As a Humanist

By Dwengster | October 23, 2019

How I Identified Myself As a Humanist by Madelyne Gauna Seoul, Korea Oct 10, 2019, 9:03 PM Growing up, I’ve always been that black sheep. I’m not a rebel child, I was a consistent honor student. I was valedictorian in Elementary, I graduated with High Honors in my Senior Years of High School… I never […]

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Empathy in Humanism

By Marissa Langseth | October 21, 2019

What is sympathy, empathy, altruism in humanism? The English dictionary contains many words that either have the same meaning, almost have the same meanings, opposite in meanings, pronounced the same way but of different meanings, and so forth. Thus we have what we call homonyms, antonyms, heteronyms and synonyms. Today I would like to talk […]

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My Journey to Myself and to Humanism

By Dwengster | October 15, 2019

Quezon City, Philippines October 15, 2019 How does one become a skeptic? Is it a wiring anomaly in the brain as an aftermath of probably being bumped while in the womb or having been physically extricated from it? Awareness of one’s own true self does not come easily for many. Most often, a curious nature […]

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