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Beyond the Vernacular: The Promise of a Truly Filipino Architecture

Perhaps the finest approach to understanding a country and its people, is by studying, and by understanding its culture: from their history and lore, to their traditions, rituals—their crafts. Though, despite encompassing a broad spectrum of aspects that make up a civilization, “culture,” in this context, may arguably be most …

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Student concerns, issues raised in ViewFinder summit

Photo by Hannah Lou Balladares

In its bid to raise concerns from the student body to the school administration, the SAMAHAN Central Board recently held its annual ViewFinder Student Summit last Jan. 18 at the Finster Auditorium. Problems and issues within the school were brought up before a panel of administrators which included University President …

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Silence and apathy: The Ateneo way

It’s true. Most of my fellow students, save for some student organizations, have become immersed in their culture of silence and apathy that even now, during this time of great turpitude, it seems as though we neither know nor even care at all where we stand. Even as the body …

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Never forget, never again

People have become so fixated in making Martial Law the story of two rivaling families: the Marcoses vs. the Aquinos—the Reds vs. the Yellows. The people have become so engrossed in this false dichotomy that they have forgotten that it was the Filipino people who truly suffered during this decade—they …

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MPA students hold forum on Federalism

    A forum dubbed as “Federalism: Its Challenges, Impacts, and Prospects to Public Administration Practices,” was recently organized by first year students under the Ateneo de Davao University’s Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program. Held today, October 15, at room F213, the event saw the participation of a number …

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Suspicious bus alarms bystanders, students

A suspiciously parked bus near the Ateneo de Davao University caused alarm among bystanders and students. Authorities suspected possible explosives planted inside the bus. “…pag-gawas namo, na’y nag-alerto sa akoa nga ang among sakyanan naa’y bomba,” Atty. Alanixon Selda, the Municipal Administrator of Sindangan, stated. The bus is a property …

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Basketball Girls: Vipers, Griffins, and Panthers Dominate Competition; Dragons move on to Semis

November 30, 2015 – The School of Business and Management Vipers dominated their match against the Humanities and Letters Wolves. Crippled amidst the Vipers’ unrelenting and unyielding offense, it was clear that the Wolves could not undo the Vipers. Winning with a staggering 42 point advantage against the Wolves five …

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The Miguel Pro Study Center’s Array of Amenities

Located at the second floor of the university’s Community Center is the Miguel Pro Study Center. It is named after the Mexican Catholic Jesuit Priest. The facility formally opened its doors to the student body last November 9, 2015 and offered an array of amenities for all students for different …

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