Heights welcomes freshmen at SOH Fest 2015

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The School of Humanities (SOH) held its yearly SOH Fest at the Ateneo de Manila High School Covered Courts last August 1, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This is an annual event that welcomes the freshmen of SOH into the Ateneo community. This year, over 280 freshmen were in attendance. At the event,… Read more »

Submission Guidelines

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  Heights is proud to announce its call for contributions to Volume 63, Number 1, for school year 2015 – 2016!  In line with the call, the publication has decided to implement new submission guidelines to better systematize our influx of contributions.  Please be guided accordingly.   WRITTEN WORKS IN ENGLISH & FILIPINO For every… Read more »

Revised Submission Guidelines

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We at Heights Ateneo would like to inform the Ateneo community of our revised submission guidelines effective immediately. We are now currently accepting submissions for our First Regular Folio. 

Disrupting the Familiar: A review of Tanghalang Ateneo’s Rite of Passage (Sa Pagtubu kang Tahud)

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Actors Cholo Ledesma (Isoy) and   Teroy Guzman (Tiyo Berning)

In confidence. Isoy (Cholo Ledesma) shares his misgivings about his future to Tiyoy Berning (Teroy Guzman).   Rite of Passage (Sa Pagtubu kang Tahud) is a play written by multi-award winning playwright Glenn Sevilla Mas. Directed by Ron Capinding, it is Tanghalang Ateneo’s adaptation of Maria Milagros Geremia Lachica’s Kinaray-a short story. It begins with… Read more »

Crafting worlds with Edgar Samar

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Egay Samar3

Edgar Calabia Samar—”Egay,” as some are wont to call him—is no gamer, but the virtual world of Terra Anima Legion of Anitos (TALA) and the heroes, monsters, and perils that revolve around it come alive in his first young adult novel, Si Janus Silang at ang Tiyanak ng Tabon. The novel opens as such: in… Read more »

Freshman Fifteen: The English and Filipino Literature Review

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Photo by Ameera Tungupon.

  The first encounter with literature in the Ateneo is in the English, Literature, and Filipino classes in freshman year. It is be in these introductory classes that some students find pieces that stir them, either at the time or for far longer. We interviewed students, alumni, and professors of the Ateneo to see what… Read more »

On Art and The Areté

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  On Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J.’s bookcase, a copy of John Gribbin’s Almost Everyone’s Guide to Science: The Universe, Life, and Everything is leaning next to Brother Guy Consolmagno S.J.’s God’s Mechanics. Above this shelf rests several poetry titles—Pablo Neruda, Rainier Maria Rilke, and E. E.  Cummings are some recognizable names—and below it,… Read more »

On Art and The Areté

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AdMU President Fr. Jett Villarin talks to Heights about art, its role in society, and the new building meant to promote creative thinking

Winners of Ateneo Art Awards 2014 announced

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Ateneo Art Awards poster

  Held last August 14, 2014, at the Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong City, the 11th Ateneo Art Awards was an occasion attended by numerous art aficionados, patrons, and artists alike. The Ateneo Art Awards, which began in 2004, are given to young Filipino visual artists aged 35 and below for their outstanding works in various… Read more »