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Nostalgia

Since the start of the pandemic, I have developed this love-hate relationship with Facebook Memories. When the notification…
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My ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

I was sitting in class, happy with the Wi-Fi in that classroom, when I opened this e-mail: “Congratulations. You have been accepted to the Harvard Medical School Exchange Clerkship Program.”
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Remembering Beng

She was born Benjaline Hernandez. A poet and creative writing student at the Ateneo de Davao University, Beng went into campus journalism and eventually became features editor of Atenews.
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The rains of August

It is August. The rains of August are almost always strong, like they could wash everything away from you, the way my entire life would have been washed away had the stars been aligned ever so differently.
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The big picture

For most college and high school students, history is a subject one has to slog through. If one is lucky, one studies under a fun, lenient teacher.