Katrina Ann Tan
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Heart and sole
by Katrina Ann Tan - March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Last February 22, I met an extraordinary individual who taught me (along with the crowd of 5,000 gathered at SMX Convention Center that afternoon) that indeed, behind every hardship lies the opportunity to develop...
Learning from miseducation: Out of the classroom and into the world
by Katrina Ann Tan - February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
For many, high school graduation is just around the bend.
Beyond ‘Turkish delight on a moonlit night’
by Katrina Ann Tan - October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
What took me so long? I thought to myself in the middle of my two-week tour of Türkiye (“land of the Turks”) with my family where we went on a 3,000-kilometer whirling dervish of a road trip circling...
If sound could be seen
by Katrina Ann Tan - October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Picture yourself on an awesome sound trip, one of those moments when your iPod shuffles your tunes exactly the way you want it.
Rooting for 'Team World'
by Katrina Ann Tan - August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
The Games of the 30th Olympiad are nearing an end.
Lessons learned from lack of limbs
by Katrina Ann Tan - June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
When was the last time you said “I can’t”? The other day alone while in bed and a bit under the weather I used the phrase at least a dozen times.
Back from Everest
by Katrina Ann Tan - June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Impossible is nothing,” read the celebrated Adidas ad I spotted while out shopping for new running shoes.
Not just H2O
by Katrina Ann Tan - May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Have you ever worried so much about getting ill that your worrying actually made you sick?
Hanson: 'This is who we are, this is what we do'
by Katrina Ann Tan - April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
The reason why we wanted to play and sing for you before anything else,” declared keyboardist and middle brother Taylor at a press conference held at the EDSA Shangrila Hotel last March 29, “is because...
Hanson: Homegrown, organic & good for you
by Katrina Ann Tan - March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
I confess. I had Bop and Tiger Beat posters of them all over my walls and ceiling, and wore yellow Doc Martens with my school uniform.
Point A to Point B (and beyond)
by Katrina Ann Tan - March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
People have traveled since the beginning of time.
Moves like Jedi
by Katrina Ann Tan - February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
In college, students are persuaded to take a course based on what will ensure their future (read: financial security) even if it’s not the path they choose to take.
Finding 'Silent Night'
by Katrina Ann Tan - December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
Once the sun begins to set, I usually stop painting because the lack of natural light alters the way certain colors appear on my canvas.
Go big or go home
by Katrina Ann Tan - December 16, 2011 - 12:00am
I was watching The Adventures of Tintin, and as I struggled to keep my 3D glasses from sliding down my nose, I thought, this is how life should be.
Young Star Exclusive:The Talented Mr. Radcliffe
by Katrina Ann Tan - November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
I didn’t know what to expect as I walked along 45th Street, across 8th Avenue in New York City.
Pinoys sing their way to Broadway
by Katrina Ann Tan - October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
With the new season kicking off, it’s all razzle-dazzle in New York City’s theater district.
For the conscious Pinoy
by Katrina Ann Tan - September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
Last July, I wrote my debut article on being a vegetarian kid growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s and I was so pleased to get such positive feedback from vegetarian advocates, environmental and animal rights...
Away we go
by Katrina Ann Tan - August 26, 2011 - 12:00am
The airport.
No muscles and super-suits required
by Katrina Ann Tan - August 12, 2011 - 12:00am
In these troubled times, many of us are looking for a savior.
Fresh out of the box
by Katrina Ann Tan - August 5, 2011 - 12:00am
Nineteen eighty-nine.
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