Author Archives: ANDREA MALAYA M. RAGRAGIO

2 years ago

A tale of two tattoos

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A tale of two tattoos

If you cock your head at a certain angle, they sound just like the incessant buzz of cicadas, and if you close your eyes you could almost imagine that you were on the lower Pantaron on that balmy Friday evening with just the right amount of humidity and drizzle.

2 years ago

End-of-sem blues

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End-of-sem blues

Not only students, but teachers also suffer from end of sem blues: wrapping up lessons, checking papers and exams, calculating grades, beating deadlines.

2 years ago

Non-engagement

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Non-engagement

Knowledge and dialogue are not bad things, but they must be fueled with the love that makes one unafraid to stand for our collective selves, which include standing for others.

3 years ago

Fallen idols

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Fallen idols

Like many of us, when I was younger I was always on a search for idols, for role models, who can help me articulate better, and even reinforce, my budding ideas about myself and society.

3 years ago

On the UP Dorm Fiasco

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On the UP Dorm Fiasco

And I truly hope that the UP Diliman administration feels the same way, even if only privately, given their lackluster explanation to the media and their pooh-poohing of the protests.