By Raoul J. Chee Kee
She will be the first to admit that nothing in her work experience until this point relates to public service. But Mayen Juico, 29, who is running for councilor (First District, Quezon City), is strangely unperturbed. Instead, she says that her youth, idealism and determination to serve are more than enough to tackle the job at hand.
By Alex Y. Vergara
Is the elusive search for the fountain of youth over? Vicki Belo, one of the country’s leading beauty doctors, thinks so, as she recently unveiled her latest weapons in the fight against aging: intradermal (ID) and intravenous (IV) stem cell treatments.
By Joshua Samarista
“If Jose Rizal’s teachings are emulated, they can guide the destiny of our country.” Thus did Reghis Romero II, supreme commander of the Order of the Knights of Rizal, explain the essence of the recently concluded 50th National Rizal Youth Leadership Institute (NRYLI) at Teachers Camp in Baguio City.
Looking around the exhibit in the Ayala Museum containing the works of the winners and finalists of the Shell National Student Art Competition for 2012, one realizes that one of our country’s best resources are its people, most specifically, its young.
By Mikaela Evaristo
“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream,” the famous Edgar Allan Poe writes in his poem.
By Roy Steven Eriga
The NCAA has always been known as the “other collegiate league,” always living in the shadow of the more popular UAAP. Little do people know that the older generations still claim that the NCAA was the top collegiate league of their time.
By Paul Albert Palmero
An independent movement is reshaping the election frontlines, while engaging the nation’s most crucial voters: the youth.
By Hans Gabriel Atanacio
Princess, 17, has never voted in her life, except perhaps to elect the class president through a show of hands. She had lived through four presidents—Ramos, Estrada, Arroyo and Aquino—numerous senators and congressmen, and thousands of public officials steering the wheel of her country. She has elected none of them.
By Hans Gabriel Atanacio
I belong to a family of medically-inclined individuals. My late grandfather was a doctor. He started Sta. Rita Hospital in our hometown. As majority of my relatives are healthcare professionals, they took over from my grandfather and later renamed it Dr. Eutiquio Atanacio Memorial Hospital, in honor of our beloved old man.
By Albert P. Almendralejo
It has always been my childhood dream to watch the Olympic Games. When I received the official designation of the British Council Philippines to be the group leader and head of delegation for the 11 student athletes going to the 2012 London Olympics, I did not have second thoughts.
By Nicole Ki
It was lunchtime. My blocmate, who so badly wanted to go to the University of the Philippines (UP) for lunch, suggested that we go.