Opinion

Freudian slip
A tale of inconsistency and confusion Hannah Mae S. Salugsugan | April 20, 2012, 3:45 am Let me tell you a story. But first you have to know that this is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. Especially you, Hannah Mae Salugsugan! *censored*Once upon a bright Sunday afternoon in February, a girl was supposed to enter the school to go to TheCrusader Publication office for the production of the election tabloid. Going to school on Sundays...
The 6th man
Waiting, wanting better Jose Alfonso P. Sendaydiego | April 19, 2012, 6:16 am Next year, the K+12 educational system takes full effect in the Philippines. To explain briefly, this new system will add two years of secondary education and is patterned after the system followed by the United States, Canada, and some parts of Australia. The existing system is modeled after the American schooling system but is cramped into a 10-year cycle. The DepEd explains this is meant to...
Mischief Managed
A walk on the wild side Bianca Nathalie Y. Llamis | April 18, 2012, 4:11 am I used to be bitter. I used to want to be in that other Ateneo school with a better reputation and no hyphen to its name, because in my biased but informed opinion, it’s the last word in quality education and more importantly, opportunities. That was four years ago. Now, four years later, I realize that I needn’t be. College education is what you make of it. College is not about waiting to be...
To give is better than to receive... right? By Lyle Justin A. Egay | March 1, 2012, 8:43 pm Let me start this column with Ignatius’ Prayer for Generosity:“Teach us, good Lord, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labour and not to ask for any reward, save that of knowing that we do your will.”Now, I’d like to emphasize the lines: “to give and not to count the cost” and “to labour and not...
Dare You to Move By Bianca Nathalie Y. Llamis | February 10, 2012, 9:37 pm The various uprisings and protests that colored 2011 have one weapon: social media.From the toppling down of dictators in the Arab world to Occupy Wall Street in New York, the protests would not have gathered much attention and support if it were not for social media. Yet while it began online, the people did not stay there. Instead of just posting status updates one after another, they walked...

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