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Mikkah Factor

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12K stolen from PolSci CommDev

THE POLITICAL Science Forum (TPSF) Community Development (CommDev) lost to an alleged thief a total of P 12,200 inside the St. Raymund de Peñafort Building last Nov.16, a closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage showed. TPSF President Juancho Martinez told the Flame that the incident took place between 12 p.m. to 2 …

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AB’s cold stretch continues after losing to Medicine

THE PLAYOFF hopes of the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Women’s Volleyball Team in the Thomasian Goodwill Games dimmed after it suffered its third straight defeat, this time in the hands of a surging Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Medicine). AB fell prey to Medicine in a two-set meltdown, 25-23 …

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Educator slams media’s portrayal of women

  MEDIA’S REPRESENTATION of women is limited only to the roles of mothers and wives, leaving out the real problem they face in the society, a professor from the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman told Artlets in a forum held Tuesday. Bernadette Villanueva Neri, deputy director of UP Center …

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SDP denied accreditation this year

POLITICAL PARTY Students’ Democratic Party (SDP) will not be allowed to participate in next year’s local elections after failing to get accreditation from the Faculty of Arts and Letters Commission on Elections (AB Comelec). SDP’s non-accreditation came after it failed to submit the necessary documents for accreditation as stated in …

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Literature counters social ills, says Nobel laureate

NOBEL PRIZE in Literature awardee Mario Vargas Llosa expressed his confidence in the power of literature to denounce dictatorships and other social ills in his lecture as an honorary professor of the University of Santo Tomas. “It (literature) does not only express one’s conviction, but [it] also [expresses] his feeling …

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HS-B denies AB of opening game victory

HIGH SCHOOL Varsity-Team B (HS-B) Volleybelles pounced on an erratic Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Women’s Volleyball Team and posted their first win in this year’s Thomasian Goodwill Games. HS-B grabbed the first set through seething attacks, while AB managed to bounce back in the second. However, the Dapitan-based squad faltered …

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Everyone can contribute to attain global goals, UN officer tells Thomasians

  EVERYONE, INCLUDING “lazy” people, can take part in attaining the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an officer of the international organization said in a forum held Wednesday. Teresa Debuque, national information officer and operations manager of UN Information Centre in Manila, presented The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving …

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Keep passion in writing through reading, says Lit prof

THE ASSISTANT director of UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) urged aspiring creative writers from various schools in Manila to keep their passion for writing alive through reading. Cultural and literary critic Assoc. Prof. Ralph Semino Galan underscored that writers must immerse in literary works. “What we need …

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An Echo from the Past: the Remains of Martial Law

ON SEPT. 21, 1972, then president Ferdinand Marcos signed Proclamation No. 1081 and rendered the state under armed control. This declaration resulted to around 107,240 human rights violations, which left a horrendous mark on the nation. Stories of the horrors of the period are retold every year. But millennials—who were too …

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Artlet Bites: A Nearby Fix to Sugary Cravings

LOOK NO further, fellow sweet tooth! These nearby cafés offer a delightful assortment perfect for your appetite. Share summer stories, and relish wonderful memories with friends over scrumptious desserts, light snacks and appetizing drinks. Café Churro Open from 10am to 10pm at Antonio St Satiate your churro cravings inside the cozy …

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