Editor Column


Cisgender people—those whose gender identity corresponds to their birth sex— rarely think twice about going to the comfort room. For transgender people, there is not much “comfort” in comfort rooms (CRs) when public CRs can be a place where their gender identities are questioned, or worse, [READ MORE]


  Two years ago, the honors dormitory was still a plan. The idea was to open the gates of Silliman education to the best and brightest young minds who are unable to afford board and lodging. Today, the Rolando Villanueva del Carmen Hall opens its doors to eight scholars in pursuit of their [READ MORE]

Almost There

  There is something about celebrations that draw everyone together. May it be the good food, positive vibe or the essence of festivity, celebrations just bring out the best in everyone. In Filipino culture, we tend to go out of our way and be extremely extravagant when it comes to parties. [READ MORE]

Human lives

In his 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated several policies to be implemented and legislations to strengthen for the rest of his term. But where do we draw the line between what’s justifiable and unjustifiable? Is the government’s concern towards a [READ MORE]

Collective Movements

Only this month, people were surprised to hear that a newly drafted federal constitution was unanimously approved by the Consultative Committee (Con-Com), ready to be submitted to the President. Some were even surprised there was a draft constitution in the first place. This revision of the 1987 [READ MORE]