WHAT IF: Bacteria that leap through time

By Jean Salgados | Editor-in-chief Feb. 14, 2020 A Reddit thread in a group called “Shower Thoughts” has a post that says: Due to the evolution of bacteria with respect to your body’s natural defense mechanisms, traveling forward in time could kill you, and traveling back in time could kill [READ MORE]

Petals in the Wind

By Nathan Angelo Cruz | Web Manager Vol. XCI No. 16 Jan. 24, 2020 There are many ways to describe the Yuko Takahashi Dance Company and Silliman University Dance Company production, “Sakura.” Yet, conventional is not one of them, as the very thought of such has long since been thrown out the [READ MORE]

Life is hard but it’s harder for a Filipino farmer

By Jeck Tirambulo | Feature Editor Vol. XCI No. 16 Jan. 24, 202 In the past days, most of us might have seen the photo of a poor old farmer who died while he was working on his corn plants. The heartbreaking image which circulated in multiple media platforms shows just how vulnerable the Filipino [READ MORE]

The Sleeping Giant: Coronavirus

By Diamay Klem Balacuit | Feature Writer Vol. XCI No. 16 Jan. 24, 2020 The sleeping giant is now again waking up, ready to cause havoc to people from different forms of life. It is the Coronavirus.  The Coronavirus The Coronaviruses, according to World Health Organization (WHO), is a family of [READ MORE]

Tales of Cults and Charismatic Leaders

By Jeck G. Tirambulo | Features Editor Vol. XCI No. 15 Jan. 24, 2020 Some cult-inspired movies such as The Wicker Man and Midsommar made us believe just what cults are capable of when they’re run by mentally derailed leaders and members. Be it for the glory of the devil or of God, their [READ MORE]