Opinion & Commentary

LOL: Here’s Why A Chicken Might Go To Jail

Maurice the rooster was put on a trial in France on July 4 but the dispute has been going on for over 2 years. Much to the owner’s dismay, it has become a bigger issue as the chicken going on trial has split the people coming from rural and...

The Aids and Hook-up Culture in the Philippines

In January 2019 alone, 1,200 AIDS cases were recorded in the Philippines. According to the DOH-Epidemiology Bureau, the numbers are from the HIV/AIDS  & ART Registry of the Philippines, and 16% or 196 cases had clinical manifestations of...

Should The Philippines Legalize Same-Sex Unions?

Possibly in lieu of Pride Month, the Philippine Congress recently held a poll on the issue of same-sex unions. They asked whether the public believed that the Philippines should legalize these unions. This has always been a heated issue within the...

It’s Okay to Hate Being Single

Another day, another chance to witness couples being couple-y in public. You stare for a bit and then look away because you don’t want to be rude; but you also look away because there’s a voice at the back of your mind saying ‘sana...

I Send my Sibling to School. Here’s Why.

Filipinos value family the most, and I think that’s a beautiful thing. Despite the debate on whether to work for my family, or move out and make the most of my life; I’ve chosen to send my sibling to school.   When I was a teenager, I...

5 Reasons to date a gamer guy

It might be difficult to imagine how a console-geek or a PC-obsessed dude can be a treat to date. However, even if you are not into gaming, gamer guys can be quite the catch. Here are some of the reasons why you should give these guys a chance to...

Stop Acne Shaming, It’s Okay to Have Pimples

Words by: Leika Golez Let’s face it. We all want to be told that we’re pretty. At some point in our lives, simply feeling pretty isn’t enough. We want to hear that explicit validation from someone other than ourselves. Well, during my...

Why is ‘Adulting’ Scary?

Words by Gianna Sibal When did growing up stop becoming exciting and when did it start becoming scary? When we were kids, when all we had to worry about was school and playtime and naps, and when all our answers to the question ‘What do you want...