Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Karl Ben L. Arlegui

Karl Ben L. Arlegui

Nation needs ‘army of intelligent readers,’ Ombudsman says in Philippine PEN conference

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales urged writers to defend the truth at the 60th National Congress of the Philippine PEN (Poets and Playwrights, Essayists and Novelists) on...

Prayer

SCREAMS silenced by gunshots grow even louder inside the head. Uncertain if prayers will suppress these voices, if I am still not too late. Is there a place for me among the innocent? For this...

Explore different literary genres, Thomasian writers urge students

BUDDING writers should immerse themselves in "trial and error" of every literary genre to determine which one works for them. This was the message of...

Use mother tongue in poetry, aspiring poets urged

AN AWARD-WINNING writer has urged aspiring poets to write in their regional languages to come up with the best poems. "It is a form of...

Thomasian National Artists recognized for promoting Filipino culture, values through writing

THREE National Artists for Literature from UST were recognized on Sept. 13 for promoting Filipino culture and values through their writing in the 2017...

HIV cases prevalent among the youth

HUMAN Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has yet to reach its statistical figure plateau in the country with majority of the cases belonging to the younger...

“Use initiation stories to lure youth to literature,” veteran writer urges readers

A veteran Thomasian writer said the youth can be lured into the study of literature by initiation stories, or stories about childhood experiences. “All stories are...

‘Misreporting on suicide may cause another suicide case’

MISGUIDED information about suicide may be a trigger for another suicide case. For Renz Argao, a clinical psychologist in the University who specializes in psychological trauma,...

Bokashi, new compost method, urged

REDEFINING the solid waste management in the middle of business and residential outskirts of the country is an emerging trend through the Bokashi composting method, a microbiological composting...

Lawmaker wants mental health awareness in school curriculum

A SENATOR has called for mental health education in schools to raise awareness and end the stigma suffered by people with mental illnesses. In a...

LATEST