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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 »

Kuwento

Aquino’s fumbled message on artists and drug abuse

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President Benigno Aquino III  AFP FILE PHOTO

What began as a puzzling decision to snub one of the country’s greatest actresses turned into an unfortunate, fumbled message on drug abuse and rehabilitation.   So now we know: President Aquino doesn’t think much of people who have tried drugs.   “I don’t want to send a message that using illegal drugs is OK [...]

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

No Limitation

No choice: Destroy China’s future PH military bases now

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Lodging the complaint with the International Tribunal on the Law of the Seas (ITLOS) against China’s illegal and immoral invasion and use of brute force to take over Philippine atolls and islands was a good move. A favorable decision would affirm Philippine ownership of certain real estate, marine and energy resources within the country’s 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone as defined by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS).

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Emil Amok!

Baseball’s Mt. Pinatubo erupts again — Lincecum throws a second no-hitter

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Last year, when Lincecum was struggling and thought to be in his last season as a San Francisco Giant, he threw his first no-hitter against the San Diego Padres.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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