Trends, hashtags, and trending topics

What’s the trend? What’s the news? What’s new? Three fundamental questions everyone asks during the day. Twitter fits to answer those questions. Twitter, a 140-character social network where you follow, unfollow and block people from your stream. Even though the network is limited only to 140 characters, there are ways and means to post longer …

School of Rock

By James Kevin Acuna – UP Intern AT A certain point in our lives, we all dreamed of becoming rock stars. And there is nothing more refreshing than going back to our fifth grade days, just being idle in our classrooms, and having a chubby, middleaged guy come in and introduce himself as a substitute

Japanese Government now accepting scholarship applications

THE Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan is now accepting applications for research, undergraduate and special training categories for the 2014 Japanese Government Scholarships. For the undergraduate program, applicants must be a high school graduate and has good academic standing and must be 17 to 21 years old. Their fields

Date with Mom

By Karl Aries Emerson F. Cabilao ONE could recall the many unforgettable moments—from the meals at home to mall and out-of-town trips—that she shared with you, her children. But more often than not, Mom always plays the “planning manager” and prepares for family outings. Moreover, along with Dad, she often plays the “financier.” With the whole world celebrating Mothers’ Day


By Jedd Uy NOT exactly a word you’d associate with summer. My fellow yuppies and I, having just wrapped up our first “major concert” as a band during our company’s summer outing, found it high time to be grabbing some rest after almost a week of non-stop practice (at the end of the night, with

Jericho wins acting prize in international festival

ACTOR Jericho Rosales bagged the Best Actor/Outstanding Acting Achievement trophy at the Newport Beach Film Festival in the United States for his film “Alagwa” (Breakaway). The news was announced by Jericho’s manager, Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano, on her official Twitter page. “To our dearest Jericho (@jericho_rosales) #Alagwa may yet be the most impt film u have been