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LeBron’s message for Global Filipinos: It’s all about getting home

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The world is deep, complex and serious. And news by its nature, is never really “good.” If it’s that “good,” it’s almost always really bad. To balance all that, we have sports. When it comes to the fun and games department in life, good news really is good news. Sports is our release and our proxy. [...]

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Kuwento

Tale of two welcomes: Imelda, Ateneo and the hero it once insulted

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Edgar Jopson meeting with Pres. Ferdinand Marcos in Malacanang. PHOTO-JOPSON FAMILY COLLECTION

She looked happy in the photographs and those around her, including young scholars and the president of the Ateneo de Manila University, certainly appeared thrilled to be with her.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Global Networking

China’s military base on Mabini Reef violates PH Constitution

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Johnson Reef, called Mabini by the Philippines, at the Spratly Islands in the West Philippine Sea.  AP FILE PHOTO

While searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on March 11, 2014, a Philippine Air Force plane flying over the Kalayaan Island Group in the West Philippine Sea sighted Chinese reclamation activity in the Mabini Reef within the 200 mille Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Philippines.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Teen to Teen Talk

Homesick

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A couple of weeks ago, I was craving fried chicken. My Spanish class was learning the words for different kinds of food, and while “pastel” and “papas fritas” sounded good, I felt a sudden, inexplicable temptation for “pollo.” Now, if I were back in Ohio, I knew the first thing I would do after school would be to head over to Vint’s, and order a chicken dinner with a slice of strawberry pie, please. As it was, I took the PATH train out of 9th Street in New York City, went home and had, I think, a burger.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Teen to Teen Talk

A Reason to Celebrate July 4th

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The church across the street from my apartment is perpetually busy. One Sunday, as I was coming home from grocery shopping, there was a boat blocking the road, as the driver towing it tried to weave his way into the church’s parking lot. Then about a month ago, they sponsored a fair that was so [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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