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Voluntary or Mandatory of the ROTC? That is the Question

  In 2001, Mark Chua, a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at the University of Santo Tomas was murdered and found in the Pasig River for severe hazing. This was after Chua’s expose in the UST’s school organ about

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Be Careful Playing Bible Roullette

I played Bible Roulette once. And that was the time that the double entendre significance of the phrase “Be Careful” dawned on me. In 1981, Rey, my co-worker at the Arabian Bechtel Co., in Jubail, so sympathetic I was heavy

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The Expanders and the Condensers

I know I am wired as an introvert. People perceived me as quiet, aloof, unfriendly, and anti-social. The reality is, I think, I listened, I observed. I daydreamed. I recharge. In a group, I usually positioned myself for an easy

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Remembrance of Things Past

Two years ago I participated in a study conducted by The Canadian Longitudinal Survey on Aging (CLSA) It is a study where the CLSA gathers information on approximately 50, 000 men and women throughout Canada, between the ages of 45

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The #ALDUB TV Show Vs. Heneral Luna Movie

From time to time thought provoking memes come our way through Facebook. Two of them struck me the most. Both, anchored on Heneral Luna movie, and on the two TV shows; the Pastillas Girls of Showtimes, and Eat Bulaga’s #ALDUB,

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Grace Poe: “Mandate Rejector”

Just as the motherhood statements croaks by the politicians like frogs during rainy seasons, so are the political surveys sprouting up like mushroom during the political season. These phenomena are all too common, the aim of which is to stoke

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The Ebb and Flow of Writer’s Block

Writer’s block they say is when the writer watch the white screen and wish the words would just crawl in without typing. For me, often times, my writer’s block is caused by two factors: 1) Lots of topics crowded in

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