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‘This is our time’: Theater orgs perform on stage for the first time since the pandemic 

‘This is our time’: Theater orgs perform on stage for the first time since the pandemic 

Culture
by SAMANTHA Z. ARGONZA THE CURTAINS have finally opened. Artistang Artlets (AA) and Mediartrix return on stage as they welcomed the juniors and sophomores to the university-wide Homecoming event.  This lauds their first live in-person performance since the pandemic happened.  The applause and drumbeats inside the Quadricentennial Pavilion (QPAV) last August 23rd muted the heavy spatter of rain.  Gleaming with the spotlight, the performers stood on the platform as the ocean of lights surrounded them like waves as if it was a cordial greeting solely meant for them. The homecoming “It’s unbelievable because we did not expect it,” Alea Loquinario, a performer from AA said.  She said that it was a huge leap for their organization to be invited to the event as they were used...
3 Stars and a Sun: A Subtle Revolution

3 Stars and a Sun: A Subtle Revolution

Literary
FIFTY YEARS from now, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration perceived that half of Manila and parts of Las Piñas will be completely gone due to the effects of climate change. On the other hand, most fantasize about a Philippines taken over by robots and highly advanced technology like “smart homes.” However, for writers Mixcaela Villalon and Rody Vera, the Philippines 70 years from now would look exactly like a dystopia, but with a few twists: a country haunted by the remains of a nuclear war, a group rebelling against their oppressive government leaders, and the Stormdome, a walled shelter established by their ancestors to “protect” what remained of the population from the possibility of their countrymen's extinction. “3 Stars and a Sun” is one of Philippine Educatio...