A short review of Erlyn Ruth Alcantara’s “‘Ib-a Tako Na’—Scotty as Friend, Neighbor, and Kinsman”

By Kelly Ramos The Commemorative Conference of the Birth Centenary of William Henry Scott held on 24 July 2021, organized by the Department of History and Philosophy of the University of the Philippines Baguio and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines stands out for its subject matter and intent. Looking back in remembrance and… Continue reading A short review of Erlyn Ruth Alcantara’s “‘Ib-a Tako Na’—Scotty as Friend, Neighbor, and Kinsman”

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Choosing Opportunities amidst the Pandemic

By Clifford C. Chan The pandemic has brought immeasurable difficulties on our lives, whether on a personal or professional level. At the same time, it has brought about opportunities. Some of these opportunities will last a long time. Despite the disruption, any person can only exercise so much patience, continue to sacrifice, and delay personal… Continue reading Choosing Opportunities amidst the Pandemic

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Reflections on Education in a Pandemic (from a first-time faculty)

To have one’s first semester of teaching be online and in the middle of a pandemic has been (simultaneously) a nerve-wracking test of capability and yet an outpouring of grace. With only my experiences as a student and no real prior experience in teaching, I had no frame of reference. On one hand, I suppose… Continue reading Reflections on Education in a Pandemic (from a first-time faculty)

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Mga Tula

Ni Giovanni M. Malapit Corona ‘Di makita totoong kalabanPuso at damdamin kinakabahanKay raming kinapitan sa isang buwan Huwag maliitin ang covid19Gamot o vaccine, alanganinNetflix, mga series panoorin Manatili sa loob ng bahayHugasanh mabuti ang mga kamayAlkohol sa tabi nakatambay May nagmungkahi herd immunityIsasakripisyo buhay ng maramiSa halip magdasal na muli Mga barangay, rasyon-rasyonPara sa 4Ps ameliorationMga middle class nagrarason Sana ito ay mawakasanUna sa bansang pinagmulanNumero’y ‘wag nang pagtakpan Sunod na problema, ekonomiya Dagdag pa dito, sikolohiyaSusunod na kabanata nakakabahala Pakinggan aming daing, o Bathala!Aral mong bigay, aming nakuhaPag-alaga sa mundong iisa   Araw ng Palengke Alas siyeta y medya, ako’y naghandaPapuntang palengke, ako’y masayaBibili muli ng mga karne at isda Aking maskara pangalawang ulit naAlkohol na dala magkakasya pa kaya‘Wag kalimutang magdala… Continue reading Mga Tula

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From Aluminum to Gold: A Survey of Metal Works

by Joseph Andrew “Jandy” A. Carvajal In hindsight, it is always fascinating to realize how one thing led to another, even with decades in between. This is most true with my current art practice largely involving embossing metal sheets. On the seventh-year anniversary of PLATA FLORA, my solo exhibit of aluminum reliefs at the Cultural… Continue reading From Aluminum to Gold: A Survey of Metal Works

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UP Baguio opens virtual International Conference on Cordillera Studies

The University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB), through the Cordillera Studies Center (CSC), officially opened the third International Conference on Cordillera Studies (ICCS3), 5 July 2021. Held virtually via Zoom and simultaneous broadcast on Youtube, ICCS3 focuses on the theme “Indigenous Peoples and the Sustainable Development Goals” (SDGs). The first day of the conference consisted… Continue reading UP Baguio opens virtual International Conference on Cordillera Studies

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