An Abundance of Hypocrites

by Dave Anthony Sedon Why do we need to use schemes to hide our feelings and who we truly are? “Peace be with you!” these are the words that we usually hear when we attend the mass. But do any of us understand this phrase? Some of us think that “going to church” every Sunday could absolve us from our sins and save us from the fires of hell.  The answer is no.  Even if you go to church every Sunday but afterwards intend to “make...

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Watch out for the Nega-Labels!

by Mary Therese Encina Some of us are fond of labeling other people. The other way around, we barely notice, we’re also being labeled by others. Some people find labels on them a good thing to be proud of. However, there are others who might take it as an intended offense to them. Nega-labels are ugly prejudices, a pre-judgment of what you think is right and happening.  The thing to ponder on is that, some ugly prejudices may be...

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Paano kung kaya mo pala?

ni Angelique Billones Sabi nila, ikaw ang mas may kakayahang gumawa ng bagay na dapat hindi sa iba. Pero sabi mo hindi mo kaya. Sabi nila ikaw yung mas nakakaalam ng para sa ikabubuti ng lahat. Pero sabi mo, hindi mo alam at hindi mo kaya. Sabi nila magiging imposible ang lahat ‘pag hindi ikaw ang gumawa. Pero muli ang sabi mo, hindi ka handa at hindi mo kaya. Kailan ka magiging handa kung ang lahat ay pinapangunahan mo na ng mga...

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Making Up for a Show

by Mary Therese Encina “….it appears that accreditation becomes a must for a school to be a quality school other being a quality school first in order to be accredited.” “Daw kanami yanda sa’ton school haw?” “Accreditation na ngadaan.” Isn’t it surprising? Surprising! Isn’t it amazing? Yes, it is indeed amazing that the campuses seem to be a little more appealing during accreditation seasons than it usually is during...

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Ako ay Pili-Kano

ni Angelique Billones Kung gaano tayo ka-desperadong makaalis sa ilalim ng pananakop ng mga dayuhan noon ay siya ring pag-hangad nating maging parte ng departamyento nila ngayon. Namulat tayo sa mga salitang kinalakihan natin at lalo pang ipinagtibay sa pamamagitan ng ating mga guro kasabay ng pagtuklas sa mga pahinang naglalaman ng mga importanteng kaganapan sa buhay ng mga Pilipino noon. Natuklasan natin ang mabuti at masamang...

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