Benchmarking academic best practices in US

By Danilo P. Padua, PhD Recently, I heard Baguio congressman Mark Go talking live over a local radio station as they were in the USA benchmarking the best practices of leading universities there. He was there, together with Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian and congressman Roman Romulo, as co-chairpersons of the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM 2). They were joined by […]

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The path I walk

By Shawn Marc b. Carreon Vices proceed to walk along the side, It guides me along, fulfilling my pleasures; Greed takes my hands and fills it with pride, Feeding my ego, substantially so eager. Such a path wasn’t present in my mind, But it just so happened that I slipped upon my mentality, The trees cover the day that I’d […]

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Scam

By Danilo P. Padua, PhD There is so much scam pervading our society now. They are done online or even face to face. Scams are all over and many have been exposed yet, many still fall for them. Victims even include professionals, college-educated people, and of course the less formally-educated ones. In this piece, I would like to relate a […]

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My reformation as a student

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas It was in 1975, after being a bum in college for almost four years,  I started thinking of change. First order of business was to stop drinking.  To aid me in that effort, as I related earlier, I started learning yoga. Now, when people hear that word, they think about twisting, contorting one’s body in […]

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7:30 a.m. blues

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas The bane of all happy schedules in school are the 7:30 A.M. classes. I had thought I already outran these early morning wakes and left them in my highschool days. Turns out, my spoiled days in college with class schedules that were very lenient for someone living so far from the city let my guard […]

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Jealousy or envy?

By Shawn Marc Carreon Anger becomes its own foundation, Where hate and greed meet and greet. The scorching sun just adds to the relation, Between hate and greed along the streets. Words were spilled as we tipped over our breath, Was it the truth, or just rundown patience? Jealousy makes me wish I was him, Even if it is just […]

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Looking forward to the future

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas The fight continues for a lot of students as enrollment has just ended and a new semester greets young hopefuls for another round. The calm before the storm will quickly run out when Monday rolls in, signaling the start of the race. I and many others will have mixed feelings swirling inside as we all […]

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Dreams

By Shawn Marc B. Carreon A door without its hinges, in your own little room, Fantasies frolic like June’s summer bloom, Dazed in your own creation, within chirps of cries, Gazing into your own temptations, like love at first sight. Sleeping so deep, so smooth and so sound, Bound to your dreams, it illuminates a crowd. You dive into unknown […]

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