Advocacies

CanRock 2018 “LSS: Loving Someone Special”

CanRock is an annual musical recital hosted by the UP Special Education Council in order to highlight and showcase the different talents and abilities of individuals with special needs through performances such as singing, dancing, and playing...

What Defines a Woman?

Article by Sophia Teaño / Photos by Lisa Marie David and Jeanne Dizon Complete this line: kababae mong tao tapos ________ ka. A very familiar phrase, isn’t it? It’s as if being a woman means being born into a predetermined mold. How many times...

WOW: This university professor owns 65+ cats!

When animals are too adorable or too cute for your life, don’t you wish you could adopt them all? Laureen Velasco is just one of them. Uploading this photo in De La Salle University’s PUSA (Professors for the Upliftment of...

#ArtCAN: cleaning the streets of MNL

#ArtCAN is a movement that gathers artists, students, and the local community to use art to clean up neighborhoods. #ArtCAN started in 2016 as a social experiment by RC (Republican College), a 69-year-old college known for its criminology course in...

Help stock this FREE pop-up shop for the homeless!

Can you imagine shopping at a market where everything is FREE? Well, you can make this a reality for people in need. Made out of posters and stocked by donations, The Street Store enables the homeless to shop for things they need (and actually like)...

VISTA Games for Visually Impaired Children

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision,” says Hellen Keller. Parent Advocates for Visually Impaired Children (PAVIC), a non-stock, non-profit organization that envisions a fulfilling future for visually impaired...

PUPTaguig Music Festival 2018

JPMAP Music Festival has always been a celebration that aims to promote talent and wits of its participants through the presentation of their own OPM music video concept. Catch special performances from Ben&Ben, BRISOM, For Piko Purposes, and a...

How to Be a Lifesaver in the Year of the Dog

Article by Jason Baker It’s the Year of the Dog, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by bringing a new canine friend into your life (if you have the time and money to do so, of course). But buyer beware: Most puppies (and...

Sheila Snow Model Animal Lover and the cats of BGC

What happened to the Cats of BGC?

For many, this year’s Valentine’s Day was a day to remember–but to animal welfare advocates and pet lovers in Metro Manila, the memory is painful. Apparently, a well-known hotel along High Street hired a pest control company to...

Barefoot Fun Run: Yapak Yakap

  Barefoot Philippines is an emerging organization from the Ateneo de Manila University that was founded back in 2015. It is a student-led initiative that is in support of UNICEF Philippines. Like UNICEF, Barefoot has similar objectives: to protect...

6 Easy Steps on How to Adopt a New Furry Friend

Article by Sophia Teaño | Photos by Eunick Nobe and Jeanne Dizon If you think you’re ready to open your home to a feline, you might want to consider CARA (Compassion And Responsibility for Animals). CARA Clinic was formed with the goal of...