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Mikkah Factor

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Ma’Rosa: A Pure Witness to the Filipino Condition

A PORTRAIT of a homeless family, a couple with a child, scraping glass bottles to sell to the junkshop—at a distance is Rosa (Jaclyn Jose), watching them from the police jeep. Slightly soaked from sweat combined with rainwater, she is handcuffed with her husband by her side. It is visible …

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AB to also offer JRN, LM next academic year

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published in the Flame’s second issue during the academic year 2015-2016. THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) will also offer Journalism and Legal Management in the next two academic years, alongside two other degree programs initially retained in the Faculty’s course offerings. Last year, the University …

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AB to offer only CA, PolSci in 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published in the Flame’s first issue during the academic year 2015-2016. THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) will only offer Communication Arts and Political Science courses in anticipation of the full implementation of the K to 12 program next year, where a significant decrease …

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Photo of the Week (07/17/2016)

When dusk begins, the city starts talking. Buildings whisper stories to sidewalks; stories about lonely office workers and people who drop their cups of coffee while running to work. Roads groan in pain due to the new construction project that they don’t even need. The city talks while we lay …

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AB cancels JRN, LM first year offerings

THERE WILL be no Journalism and Legal Management (LM) freshmen this academic year 2016-2017. Due to the low number of qualified applicants, the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) will no longer offer Journalism and LM during the full implementation of the K to 12 program, Asst. Dean Narcisa Tabirara revealed …

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A Spotlight for the Deserving

ASPIRING ARTISTS are often told that they must attend art school and spend their family’s fortune in order to be successful in the art world. But the brains behind Transwing Art Gallery believe otherwise; young artists can be the next Leonardo Da Vinci or Vincent Van Gogh regardless of whether they …

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Iadya Mo Kami: An Advent of Epiphany

IT IS through rose-tinted spectacles that man perceives the social order, making him selective and indifferent to the troubles burdening him at the present time. Director Mel Chionglo deviates from the typical themes used in films and transgresses to expose one of the ills in today’s society with his movie …

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Influence of language in law is evident – linguists

THE DISCIPLINES of law and language found themselves at a crossroad as international forensic linguists highlighted the influence of language in the application and interpretation of law. International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) Secretary Isabel Picornell said forensic linguistics plays a role in the justice system as “linguistic communication is the …

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Con Bravura: A Night of Music and Legacy

  THE MUSICAL excellence of the UST Chorus of Arts and Letters (AB Chorale) that withstood the test of time was celebrated during their 20th anniversary concert dubbed Con Bravura last June 19. The elegantly clad alumni and current members of AB Chorale demonstrated their group’s musical journey through an interesting …

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