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Great Expectations

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GRADUATING. Saying the word makes me anxious. Seven months from now, I will leave the halls of St. Raymund de Peñafort Building hoping that whatever I learned in college will lead me somewhere. I am one of the many who had to leave home and move to the city because …

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I REMEMBER it clearly—it was a Saturday and I was wearing my Type-B uniform. As I approached the water fountain, I came across my block mate who immediately noticed my shirt. “Buti ka pa may Type-B na,” she said. Puzzled, I replied, “Hala bakit kayo wala pa rin?” While walking back …

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AB celebrates 120th founding anniversary

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THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) marked its 120th founding anniversary with a grand gathering of its alumni held Tuesday at the Buenaventura Garcia Paredes, O.P. Building Grand Ballroom. Faculty Regent Rev. Fr. Rodel Aligan, O.P. encouraged the faculty members, Artlets and alumni to continue being “truly” grateful to the …

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AB improves Goodwill record after trouncing IICS

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THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Volleyball Team is now standing at a 2-1 win-loss record after it brushed aside the Institute of Information and Computing Sciences (IICS) Men’s Volleyball Team during the elimination round of the Thomasian Goodwill Games held Wednesday. AB offensive specialist Russel Wilfred Estrada …

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Nat’l identity found in aging filmstrips – film archivist

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A FILM restoration expert urged Thomasians yesterday to patronize restored classic Filipino movies because they bring a sense of national identity. Leo Katigbak, head of ABS-CBN archives and film restoration, stressed the importance of the younger generation’s exposure to classic movies in the campus tour of Cinema One Originals Festival 2016 …

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AB escapes IPEA, logs 1st Goodwill win

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THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Volleyball Team welcomed this year’s Thomasian Goodwill Games with a triumph against the Institute of Physical Education and Athletics (IPEA) Volleyball Team. Odds were not in the favor of AB during the first few minutes of the game as they committed multiple errors, …

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The Crumbling of the Fourth Estate

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IT IS a thankless job. During the first 100 days of our president, his press conferences became a “culture shock” of some sort to the media. His way of speaking, sprinkled with colorful expletives, landed the headlines of every news entity. Meanwhile, as his avid supporters cried foul as they …

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Mother tongue key to mastery of secondary language, says expert

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FILIPINO STUDENTS should learn to speak their mother tongue language during their formative years to become multilingual and multicultural learners, an expert in Mother Tongue Language-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) told Artlets yesterday. Ricardo Ma. Duran Nolasco said that the mastery of the first language leads to the understanding of the second …

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Educators defend humanities, slam neoliberalism

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UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS told Artlets that the growing influence of neoliberalism in the educational system puts in peril the humanities subjects that teach Filipino culture and national awareness to tertiary students. Filipino language advocate Crizel Sicat-De Laza said humanities subjects like Philippine Government and Constitution, Philippine History, and literature are being removed …

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Artlet is the new King Tiger

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THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers will return to the courts of the country’s premiere intercollegiate sporting event as a hungrier team under its new captain—Faculty of Arts and Letters’ Louie Philippe Vigil. Coming from a heartbreaking loss last season, the newly-crowned King Tiger said the team is …

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