[VIRAL] Photo of a girl in ‘fragile’ tape, shows harassment on the rise

Have you ever imagined yourself covered with a packaging tape? In public? Oppressed with movement because of tape ? For Nikki Melchor, she had already imagined it and her imagination came to life. This is because a photo of her of which she is covered with packaging tape printed with word, ‘fragile’ and her mouth … Continue reading

UP has the most CHED Centers of Excellence for 2016

The University of the Philippines, along with all of its constituents, maintains its position with the most Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Centers of Excellence. CHED issued a memorandum signed on December 23, 2015 stating its Centers of Excellence and Centers of Development. UP got 31 areas that are Centers of Excellence, mostly from UP … Continue reading

Pateros is far from becoming a city. Here’s why

The National Capital Region of the Philippines is composed of 16 cities and 1 municipality. Pateros remains that only municipality in NCR after the national government ratified the law which converted San Juan as highly urbanized city in 2008, leaving Pateros behind. Converting a municipality into a city takes time and law. A municipality has … Continue reading

Q and A with Cinemalaya Short B Film Directors

You already knew the things that inspired the directors of films in Cinemalaya Short A. Read this question and answer post, this time from the Cinemalaya Short B directors. Below are the non-verbatim questions from the audience, and the answers of the directors as understood by the writer of this post (since he has no … Continue reading

Papers posted in AS that many UP Diliman students missed for not taking the midyear term

You, how would you answer them?

10 Pinoy Indie Films you should watch

Indie films fever will dominate again the vibes of the many who are very well inclined in watching and criticizing these kinds of films as the biggest indie film festival in the country known as Cinemalaya will open another season of shorts, new breed and directors showcase entries for the 10th time. But before you commit … Continue reading

UP Likas’ conference brings you the “life at war”

Make your end of August be memorable to look into the past that will lead you to understand the present and prepare for the future as the UP Lipunang Pangkasaysayan (UP LIKAS)* will bring you it’s annual national conference for the 23rd time come August 29-30 at UP NISMED. This year’s national conference titled as, … Continue reading

10 reasons why UP is NOT the BEST in the Philippines

Much has been said about the University of the Philippines. But, the people were never told about the things that some of them might not consider UP, the country’s premier university that has the most number of CHED’s Center of Excellence, as the best school in the country. Below are the reasons. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. … Continue reading

Valedictory Addresses of Summa Cum Laude graduates of UP Diliman, 2005-2014

Since the University of the Philippines System published an article about the speeches given by the guest speakers at the various campuses, it is therefore good to publish the valedictory addresses of the chosen Summa Cum Laude graduates of UP Diliman through the years from 2005 to 2014. Though these valedictory addresses had been posted … Continue reading

  • Recommended Foreign Films

    C.O.G. starring Jonathan Groff

  • The Words starring Bradley Cooper

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller

  • Stranger than Fiction starring Will Ferrel

  • Recommended Local Films

    Ang Nawawala starring Dominic and Felix Roco

  • Liars starring Alessandra de Rossi

  • Babagwa (The Spider's Lair) starring Alex Medina

  • Recommended Foreign Novels

    The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

  • Recommended Local Novels

    El Filibusterismo ni Jose Rizal

  • Dekada '70 ni Lualhati Bautista

  • MacArthur ni Bob Ong


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