The cost of loving truth

Posted on April 07, 2018

In August 2013, members of the Letran community linked arms with millions of outraged Filipinos in Luneta Park to call for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), in the aftermath of a political scandal now referred to as the “Pork Barrel Scam.”

VIVA SEÑOR NAZARENO: A brief history of the Feast of Black Nazarene

Posted on January 09, 2018

In hopes of being bestowed a miracle, thousands of Filipino devotees have gathered today in celebration of the feast of the Black Nazarene.

Reel Review: The Good and Bad in DC’s Justice League

Posted on December 16, 2017

Following the release of Wonder Woman last June, DC kicks back with an all-star superhero team that is here to save the world again from (another) extra-terrestrial invasion which a lot of people have had enough of during the past few years; Justice League stars the ever-famous heroes that all children knew ever since then now on the big screen.

Wands at the ready: A Primer for Grindelwald

Posted on December 16, 2017

Another trailer for the latest Fantastic Beasts film flooded the internet, much of the joys of Harry Potter fans throughout social media. Last November 16, marking the exact year before it will be released in 2018, the title of the second movie installation is revealed – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

Why the Left took the streets against Trump

Posted on December 16, 2017

The opening ceremonies of the 31st ASEAN Summit were greeted with protests from militants, led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, campaigning #BanTrumpPH, a call to ban Trump from the country for his aggressive military and immigration policies.

October reads: Adventures on Ink

Posted on November 07, 2017

“It had become one of the defining truths of my life that, no matter how I tried to keep them flattened, two dimensional, jailed in paper and ink, there would always be stories that refused to stay bound in books.” – Jacob Portman, Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, The Library of Souls.

Ravings of guitar-man: A consumer’s guide

Posted on November 07, 2017

It has been a month long since the last review, and we’re back harder and stronger. 2017 had seen the rise and fall of artists and musical styles; their innovation and deterioration. This review will include my picks (the albums you should listen to) and my not picks (the albums you should not listen to) in 2017 releases.   

Surprises abound at the National Museum

Posted on November 07, 2017

If there’s one thing that is unchanging in this world, it’s the immediate feeling of wonder in museums.

Devotion to Mary through La Naval

Posted on November 07, 2017

Over the years, taking part in the La Naval procession has always been a hallmark of Letran. Every month of October, which is called the Rosary month, Letranites manifest their devotion to Mary. But what is the reason why Letranites dwell into the tradition of La Naval that for centuries?

Fact or Fiction: What do we make of Fake News?

Posted on November 07, 2017

Instant access to social media, primarily on sites such as Twitter and Facebook, has caused a surge in the spread of so-called ‘fake news’—a term used to describe articles written and published with the intent to mislead people, in order to damage an entity or person, to gain financially or politically. ‘Fake news’ often employs eye-catching headlines or entirely fabricated news stories to increase readers, online sharing, and internet click revenue.

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