Beating the Odds: The Year in Philippine Sports

BY TESSA BARRE This year has been an eventful one for Philippine sports. Setting new records and proving that underdogs can beat the odds, various national teams and athletes have once again wowed the world with their superb skills and resilience. Despite the numerous financial and physical disadvantages, Filipino athletes carried on competing, thus winning… Read More Beating the Odds: The Year in Philippine Sports

Pork in Sheep’s Clothing: Looking Back at DAP and PDAF Scandals

BY MAVERICK RUSSEL FLORES “Christmas is cold. But I’m okay,” Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. told reporters inside the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Dec. 22. Arrested for alleged plunder, Revilla, Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile spent their Christmas behind bars. But as… Read More Pork in Sheep’s Clothing: Looking Back at DAP and PDAF Scandals

In the Midst of the Shift: Tracing the Changes in the UP Academic Calendar

BY JESSE DOCTOR AND MARIE UY One semester after it was implemented, the academic calendar shift is still plagued by blames and complaints. Since the University of the Philippines (UP) administration eyed the possible calendar shift in 2013, the respective university council of each campus has discussed the change. One by one, they agreed to… Read More In the Midst of the Shift: Tracing the Changes in the UP Academic Calendar