Harlequin retells the story of the Fish-Hair Woman
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Harlequin retells the story of the Fish-Hair Woman

Text and photos by Christa I. De La Cruz Writing is always bittersweet. This sentence has always been used in different variations (and usually with expletives) by people who are on the receiving end of the whipping. Like picking on a scab, the process of writing entails remembering a scene from a distant past—may it … Continue reading

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Continuing the Exploration on Day 2 of the Student Media Congress
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Continuing the Exploration on Day 2 of the Student Media Congress

The second day of the Student Media Congress held at De La Salle University-Manila last July 26-27, 2013 was packed with competing and non-competing workshops that were simultaneously happening throughout the day. Delegates were the ones who designed their itinerary for the second day through registering for their desired workshops. This posed as a challenge … Continue reading

Literary organizations celebrate World Book and Copyright Day
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Literary organizations celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

The Philippines joined in celebrating the World Book and Copyright Day for the very first time last April 23, 2013 at the Ortigas Center business district. Spearheading the event were the National Book Development Board (NBDB), Intellectual Property Office (IPO), Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL), Linangan sa Imahen, … Continue reading

2013 Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Literary Contest winners named
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2013 Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Literary Contest winners named

On Feb. 28, 2013, the Department of English and Comparative Literature of the University of the Philippines-Diliman awarded the winners of the 2013 Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Literary Contest. Named after Professor Emeritus Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio, acclaimed as the “Mother of Philippine Puppetry” and director of the UP Creative Writing Center (now Institute) from 1985 to 1995, the … Continue reading