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ELS alumna among Miss Universe PH Top 75

ELS alumna among Miss Universe PH Top 75

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AN ENGLISH Language alumna made it to the top 75 candidates of this year’s Miss Universe Philippines pageant. Rousanne “Ayn” Bernos, who graduated from the university in 2015, placed second both in headshot and video introduction and fourth in the runway challenge, three of the pageant’s series of challenges that determined the finalists. In a Tiktok video, Bernos, who represents San Juan City, said she has been a pageant fan since she was a kid and has always aspired to be a beauty queen. However, due to the pageant’s previous height restriction, she was not qualified because she only stands at 5’3. “When Miss Universe Philippines announced that they would be opening the application to everybody, no height requirements, [those were] magic words for me. I applied on the spot. ...
Journ alumna among finalists in Journalism for an Equitable Asia tilt

Journ alumna among finalists in Journalism for an Equitable Asia tilt

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by: KRISTINE ERIKA AGUSTIN photo grabbed from the official Facebook account of Gaea Katreena Cabico JOURNALISM ALUMNA and the Flame's former editor-in-chief Gaea Katreena Cabico is among the 13 finalists for the Journalism for an Equitable Asia, an award that aims to recognize journalists who "expose social issues of inequality to build the public’s understanding and support for equality, #human rights, and #sustainability" and encourage to "write for a fairer Asia.” Cabico, now a Philstar.com reporter, was nominated for her story "Fed by the waters: Coastal waters in Bulacan that have provided food and livelihood for decades may soon be paved over for an airport project." It was produced with her photojournalist colleague Efigenio Toledo IV.  "When people talk about the propos...