Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tag: August 22

Juniors fencing team cop medals in tourney

FIVE PLAYERS from the UST Juniors Fencing Team secured podium finishes during the Luzon leg of the Batang Pinoy Sports Tournament held at the PhilSports Complex in Pasig last July 26.

The boys’ team bagged one silver and one bronze medal, while the girls’ squad snagged one silver and two bronze medals.

In the boys’ individual epee category, Timothy Gonzales won silver while Andrea Alarcon also settled for second in the girls’ individual sabre category.

Anthony Macaraig (boys’ individual foil), Pauline Bernate (girls’ individual epee), and Hannah Alarcon (girls’individual foil) all won bronze medals. Philip Martin L. Matel

‘Laudato Si’: Environmental degradation traced to individualism, corruption

POPE FRANCIS’ first encyclical, at first glance, seems a document focused only on environmental issues—the first of its kind, though previous popes have mentioned the significance of care for the environment in their own encyclicals—but it is more than that: it is actually more of a critique of today’s individualism that led to the corruption not just of the natural, but also our social, economic, cultural, and moral ecologies.