Escolta Street: A queen lying in wait

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Walk along Escolta Street in Binondo, Manila and your eyes are certain to land upon rows of tarpaulin that proclaim: “Welcome to Escolta! Manila’s Queen of Streets!” A survey around the area is a must to confirm the validity of this claim. This is what is revealed: vendors selling lansones and pomelo outside of Santa… Read more »

Heights holds coloring booth at Kythe-Flying

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Kythe Ateneo, an organization dedicated to celebrating life and uplifting the spirits of pediatric patients and their families, as well as promoting awareness and advocacy of the Child Life Program in the Philippines, launched its annual Kythe Week last February 7 to February 13, with the theme “Konstellations.” The week culminated on February 13 with… Read more »

Kritika Kultura holds talk on Jesuits and Philippine culture

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Since its debut issue in 2002, Kritika Kultura has been a pioneering online journal of language, literacy, and cultural studies in the Philippines. Many have lauded this endeavor by the Ateneo de Manila University’s English Department through its studies and discussions in journal issues and lecture series.   Last February 4, Kritika Kultura continued its… Read more »

Heights in partnership with the Tuloy Foundation and Quadro holds Walls of Hope

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  Last October 24 and 25, 2015, Heights brought volunteers to take part in Walls of Hope alongside the children from the Don Bosco Street Children’s Village. Composed of current students and alumni of the university, the volunteers were tasked to collaborate with them in the creation of art works. The Don Bosco Street Children’s… Read more »

Louie Jon Sanchez discusses Aldub and Kalyeserye at Heights Creative Talk

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  “#AldubNation: Pagbasa sa Kalyeserye,” the second installment of this semester’s Heights Creative Talk Series, was held last November 6, 2015 at SOM 211 at the Ateneo de Manila University. The talk featured Prof. Louie Jon Sanchez, of the English Department, who discussed a reading of Eat Bulaga’s trending segment Kalyeserye. The Kalyeserye features the… Read more »

Heights holds Creative Talk on Science Fiction

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“It’s 2015. The nerds have won, guys.” —Carlo Rivera at Heights Ateneo’s Creative Talk on Science Fiction   Last October 26, 2015, Heights hosted the first installment for this year’s Creative Talk series titled “Science Fiction in the Philippine Context.” Heights invited two speakers to CTC 301 in the Ateneo Manila University to talk about… Read more »

Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan holds INKfest 2015

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Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (INK) is a non-profit organization for children’s book illustrators. The organization was founded in 1991 and has contributed to the professionalization of the industry through their projects, one being INKfest. It is a day-long public event that celebrates art and creativity. INK has held this annually since 2013. This year’s INKfest… Read more »