The Mark of Athena

If you’re one of those Rick Riordan fans dying to get their hands on the latest Heroes of Olympus book, the long wait is over. The Mark of Athena hit bookstores last month yet! This new book has everything you’ve come to love in a Rick Riordan book: grotesque monsters, fickle gods (both Roman and […]

Quake

By: Elisabeth Baumgart AS I was about to type this column, my monitor shook violently and the little dog (Bob) teetered to the side and nearly fell off my monitor. And despite the fact that it’s Halloween and creepy stuff usually happens during this day, I was inclined to believe that this had nothing to […]

Youth recreates past with KKK

FOR one afternoon, around 2,000 students from the University of San Carlos (USC) recreated the past by dressing as Katipuneros, Filipino priests, Spanish mestizas and merchants, and Japanese soldiers. Dotting the streets with their attractive mix of bright and somber costumes, these students walked and rode tartanillas (horse-drawn carriage) and buses from one heritage site […]

Plastic Ordinance takes effect November

BACOLOD City will soon follow suit with other cities in the implementation of City Ordinance No. 562 or the Plastic Regulation Ordinance which is set to be implemented on November 23, 2012. Bacolod Councilor Em Legaspi-Ang said the technical working group have met twice already for the preparation of the actual implementation of the ordinance.