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TJ Agulto: I’m really jologs In honor of this year’s graduates, the next several Bright Young Things will be culled from the most outstanding graduates from the country’s...
Kristine Dee: Steely Dee-Termination I’m so lucky that I found my calling at such a young age. Now all I have to do is make it perfect, to be the best at what I do. And I have the rest of my life to...
Chino Yuson: The doctor is in(to music) He wields a scalpel by day, he plucks guitar strings at night. He wants to cure patients, he wants to entertain audiences. He’s aspiring to receive a medical diploma,...
Wistful Thinking As I type these words I am aware of two objects in my peripheral vision: a calendar atop my monitor, and a clock above the CPU. They are there and not anywhere else in my room because for a writer, the computer,...
Amazing Grace You might say that she’s an achiever, but that would be an understatement.
Jourdan Sebastian: Act, and you shall receive Jourdan Sebastian had just undergone two major life-altering experiences. He was in his fifth year as a Political Economy major at the University of Asia and the Pacific when he was asked to leave the school because...
How the President gave me a DVD player There’s a spanking new DVD player sitting in my bedroom now.
Rivermaya’s Mike Elgar strums his fate When Michael Elgar was only in high school, he found himself shoved into a nationwide guitar contest. Thinking it was just a jamming session, he played, and played hard.
Bazaar Love Triangle Ah, the things you would do for family, for country, for personal growth, and for an extra buck this Christmas.
Sacha Chua: Geek Goddess She’s a self-confessed computer "geekette" — and proud of it. You would be too if you were 19 years...
King of Karma Poor Michael Jackson. The Artist formerly hailed as the King of Pop was in the news twice last week...
Bright Young Thing: Wesley Gonzales Now that all we read, watch and hear is bad news, the Bright Young Thing is a reminder that we’re doing something right, for now, and for the future.
Intimacy vs connection Be still my beating heart! Maybe it was really too much lechon or too little iron, but my heart problems these past few months were real.
Holloween In an effort to be relevant several Halloweens ago, I dressed myself up as No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani. It was 1996, the number one hit song was Don’t...
How the big fight was won? We were ready with a consuelo de bobo. Just like all those years when the UAAP championship evaded us, and we simply said:
Never say never Once upon a time, there was a three-year-old little girl with a penguin waddle and bad posture who spent three afternoons every week in ballet school.
Martial Law Babies Last weekend, my friend and I were supposed to play chaperone at the 17th birthday party of his sister at a Malate pub.
Miss Right now I have just made a promise to Mother Earth, a girl friend, my ex-boyfriend, and myself. I shall spend the remainder of my twenties single.
Bar tough notcher It’s the bar exam season once more, that time of year when all your law school friends fade into oblivion while you do your own kind of examination at your own...
Natural born leaders Twenty-four of Asia’s best and brightest university students. Ten of Asia’s most illustrious and influential...
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