From the Streets to the Arts

By Linette Ramos-Cantalejo   What started as an artwork by 16-year-old Alberto Lopez of Barangay Ermita in Cebu City led to the introduction of an arts project that later provided venues for expression for more young children and teens like him. For Lopez, this artwork, which is a sketch of a happy family, show his desire to draw until his hands get weary. “I had never been interested […]

Great News

By Karl Aries Emerson F. Cabilao   It’s funny how negative and controversial stories make it to the newspaper’s front pages. This seems to refl ect the chaotic nature of society and that people seem to always feast on news items dealing with them. But newspapers are not all about negativity. Good news still thrives, although they rarely make […]


By Elisabeth Baumgart I’VE finally come to realize that movie moments are for real. And no, I am not talking about finding true love, running on a flower field, and lying down next to a handsome lover in a bed of dandelions and daisies. That moment still kind of evades me—and I still have to […]