Author Archives: ANDREA MALAYA M. RAGRAGIO

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.

3 years ago

What’s wrong with Nancy Catamco?

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What’s wrong with Nancy Catamco?

In this light, Catamco’s speculated surgery takes on a different significance. An alleged nose-lift is no longer simply an alleged nose-lift; it is, quite literally, the embodiment of the break from, or rejection of, our autochthonous conditions as Filipinos, of which the lumad are commonly seen to represent.

3 years ago

Stacking the odds

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Stacking the odds

There are dozens of things that could be considered questionable, problematic, and even incredible (in the not-credible, or with no scientific basis, sense) with the Aquino government’s K to 12 program, and so, where to start?

3 years ago

Bai (Part I)

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Bai (Part I)

She had been lying down on a mat in the corner of the one-room hut that could be reached only after a precarious uphill motorcycle ride on rocky terrain and a twenty-minute trek on foot, somewhere near the headwaters of the Davao River.