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Philo kicks off new public discourse event

Philo kicks off new public discourse event

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by MARIE CLAIRE S. LAGRISOLA THE DEPARTMENT of Philosophy launched last Nov. 7 its very first Noche session, an event that welcomes students to join a monthly online philosophical discourse. Noche, also known as Noche Alegre, primarily aims to create a space for philosophical discussion and to widen the research horizon of the department’s alumni and undergraduate students. This projected yearlong activity is inspired by UST's old tradition Noche Triste, which was used to call the night before the examinations for the licentiate degree in Philosophy or Theology. Instead of worrying for the following day's examinations, interested individuals are brought together to navigate through various texts and exchange of ideas. "This is a joyful event as it presents how thought is ali