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My Disaster Survival Kit

By Javan Poblador | August 21, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Our Education During a Pandemic

By Shane | July 23, 2020

Glemir Sordilla July 2020 Bacolod Reminiscing about back in early March when I can still feel the heat due to the crowds of students piling up in my school’s hallway accompanied by their rowdy remarks while we were all trying to get our teachers to sign our clearances. (). The news of the deadly COVID-19 […]

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