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Mikkah Factor

Mikkah Factor

Blind, deaf, but never mute

IN OUR democracy, the privilege of expressing our concerns has always been on a green light. It is never impeded until now. The current administration, as we see vividly, has expressed its abhorrence over the nationwide abuse of drugs, which has drawn flak from the dichotomy of political entities on …

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Setting the bar higher

DISSATISFACTION WITH a candidate’s platforms is just one of the factors that would make a voter consider other options in a ballot. But what if the other candidates still seem unfit for the position they are running for in the student council? The voters would rather opt to abstain or …

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Neu Roses: Continuing Conversations

IT HAS been a year since the Department of Health officially launched a national hotline that will provide help to people with mental health concerns. The project is called HOPELINE, a 24/7 crisis support hotline for depression and suicide prevention. People behind the phone are trained by professional psychiatrists and …

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On Lack of Discourse on Certain Things

THE TRAIN stops at my station and I move along with the crowd that walked like zombies. But I forgive them; it was a long day after all. The streets around Tayuman station is always busy even at night. Vendors who sell goods are littering the streets, and stores are …

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UST denies indifference on Horacio’s case

By ANGELIQUE ANNE F. TORRES  THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) denied on Friday that it is indifferent toward the death of the Civil law freshman and hazing victim Horacio Castillo III. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, UST stressed that “on the first day that news broke …

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Calvert Simon

“Ano ‘yung deepest or darkest fear mo ngayon sa buhay?” “Siguro [‘yung] any form ng hindi pagtanggap. [K]ung baga sa organization, or hindi [ka] natanggap sa inapply-an [mo] na trabaho, sa parent, or sa mga kaibigan. Kung baga, ayaw kong ma-feel na hindi ako gusto, na hindi ako belong.” “Mayroon …

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AB prof re-elected as president of Philippine Sociological Society

By JANYN MARIELLA MONTEALEGRE A SOCIOLOGY professor from the Faculty of Arts and Letters is again heading the Philippine Sociological Society (PSS). Assoc. Prof. Clarence Batan, who will serve as the organization’s president from January to December 2018, said he wants to address the problem on Filipinos’ understanding of the …

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One to Two Steps at a Time

AFTER A long day of festivities and celebration, she sat at the edge of her king-sized bed in solitude. To think that from someone who sold pirated DVDs, she had become an award-winning film director. Life sure could be funny. In her hand was a trophy decorated with authentic gold—nothing …

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