Is Social Media Changing How Pinoys View Art?

Words by Lorraine Giron Graphics by Jury Salaya  Social Media has greatly changed the landscape of many fields, and the Philippine art scene is no exception. It was once an inaccessible world, known to be only for the elites, experts, and...

Medical Marijuana: Boon or Bane?

It was only on December 2018 when the new Ms. Universe, Catriona Gray, was asked during the pageant regarding her stand on the legalization of marijuana. As a pharmacist-educator, I share the same view that it should only be used for medical...

Is Instagram poetry “real” poetry?

I love / the internet / there are so many / memes. Would you consider this a poem? Or is it a generalized sentence that I cut up for dramatic effect? This seems to be the formula for most Instagram poetry (charmingly shortened to...

In Defense Of Christmas Haters

I want to start this off by disclaiming that I unabashedly stan Christmas. I would fight all the Halloween apologists on all the reasons that Christmas wins as the best holiday of the year. But it is only because I’m lucky that I am able to love...