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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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Nathan Raphael

“What was the most frightening experience you’ve ever had?” “My [most] frightening experience was […] something about myself. Last year, when I was in second year, I experienced subjects that were getting really difficult and it was a time that I was getting very emotional. It was during that time …

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Consuelo Gotauco

“Gaano katagal na po kayong nagtuturo?” “This is my 45th year [in teaching] and I’ll be retiring soon. This is my last school year [in UST].” “What makes you stay in the profession?” “Maraming advantages, marami akong nakikita [like] the transformation of the students from the first year [when] they …

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Josephine Placido

“Kailan po kayo nag-umpisa magturo?” “I started teaching in the year 1981. My 35th year (in teaching) was last November so I am very happy to have shared my knowledge to my students.” “What is your teaching philosophy?” “Education is forever, so you don’t stop. You don’t stop learning and …

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