Waging war

Posted on April 10, 2018

For far too long, the online landscape has been scourged by the presence of (and pardon the hackneyed, overwrought term) FAKE NEWS. To put it very bluntly, the mere mention of the term renders me nauseous, as I’m sure it does you, too, if only for the reason that people make too often the erroneous conflation between ‘fake news’ and satirical commentary, the latter of which I have, too obviously, an affinity for.

What I couldn’t tell

Posted on April 10, 2018

Grief has become something that I no longer try to fix because, with time, I’ve grown to understand that it never goes away. You just learn to live with it.


Posted on April 10, 2018

I’ve been writing here on this side of The LANCE for two years as if I know things – like I got things figured out. The truth is, just like most of you, I’m still on the verge of stitching my pieces together.

Ending Impermanence

Posted on April 10, 2018

From start to finish, God knows how many times I told myself to give up. “Ayoko na” has always been the catchphrase, sometimes, with profanities included. And thank God, even with breakdowns, I made it to the end.

EDITORIAL: Justice on the loose

Posted on April 07, 2018

The fight against political discord in the country goes from the time our forefathers elected their first leaders in the pre-colonial government era, until today where people are continuously disrupted by extensively atrocious movements done by our rulers.

EDITORIAL: We Deserve Better

Posted on February 17, 2018

The main functions of a political party, regardless if it is on the level of state or a country, or on the level of student politics is to aggregate, articulate, and advocate.

Bringing back Pinoy roots

Posted on December 16, 2017

Manny Pacquiao has again forayed into the country’s basketball scene as he introduces the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).

Coming of Age

Posted on December 16, 2017

An account of a missed transport strike and nearly three hours of Blade Runner 2049

How have you been, Apo Whang Od?

Posted on December 16, 2017

Whang-od Oggay from Buscalan Tinglaya, Kalinga, is the last and the oldest mambabatok of the Philippines, the 100 year old artist has been serving since the age of 15 as a part of the village’s cultural practice of tattooing men who successfully killed infiltrators and women who wish to flaunt their beauty and wealth.

Semicolon Movement

Posted on December 16, 2017

Last October 5, 2017, actor, tv host, and comedian Joey de Leon’s comment about depression went viral and in spite of being known as a comedian, netizens were disgusted by his ‘ignorance.’

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