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COPERS Holds 3rd Round of Mental Health Awareness Seminar-Workshop

The Centre of Psychological Extension and Research Services, or more commonly known as COPERS, held its 3rd round of Mental Health Awareness (MHA) Seminar-Workshop at Ateneo de Davao University on April 28, 2018. Professionals and practitioners from different institutions all over Davao City attended this seminar-workshop. COPERS is the community engagement arm of the Psychology Department of the said...

Power of Pen to Cultivate Literary Art by Digging Mindanao Culinary Culture

Davao City, Philippines— The Power of Pen (a food writing conference and forum) finally reaches Mindanao. On it´s 8th initiation, entitled with "the Power of Pen 8: Mindanao Culinary Culture-­­ Research and Writing Basics", the scholastic event itself excites food critiques, marketing professionals, social media influencers, and others to cultivate their writing ability and broaden their knowledge in the gastronomical aspect...

Woes of Irresponsible Waste Disposal is a Call of Collective Action towards Environment

Davao City’s landfill in New Carmen was studied to be city’s dumpsite for 20 years. However, due to problematic waste management, it’s purpose can only hold for 5 years. Davao City is not the only city in the Philippines who suffers from environmental abuse due to irresponsible waste disposal. Boracay, coined as the most famous tourist hotspot in the country...

Power of Pen treks To Mindanao For a Research and Food Writing Seminar and Workshop

Food has gone beyond the limitations of our palate and plates. More than a physiological need, it has become a destination for many, a propelling factor for tourism, and a representation of our culture and history. How do we communicate our culinary experience in a literary sense? What are the different ways to write a credible critique of food? As...

PAL Now Serves PH with a 4-Star Rating

Advancements all the way to reaching five stars.. Skytrax, an international air transport rating organization, certified PAL of becoming a 4-star airline due to its ´good overall quality performance´. This was held at Singapore last February 8, 2018. With PAL having reached the clouds due to its 4-star rating, now aims to reach 5-stars in two-years time. April 12, 2018— During...

The Spark Project: Creating Spark in Crowdfunding

There is no doubt that “crowdfunding” has become the default avenue to raise funds for a campaign, a project, an appeal for help, and other issues that tug the heart. This phenomenon has reached global levels and has sparked numerous initiatives, especially in developing socially relevant projects that seek to create a difference. One such crowdfunding website is “The Spark...

Fascinating Yellow Tree in Central Mindanao University, Bukidnon

There's something about trees that gets to me. They are fascinating organisms. They live on a timescale that is hard to relate to human life, and because they act so slowly we often do not notice what they are doing. Inside the campus of Central Mindanao University in Dulugon, Bukidnon is a fascinating yellow tree certainly stands out, circulating online...

Maguindanao: A Deeply Misunderstood Portion of the Philippines

Maguindanao, for most Filipinos, is a blood field. The site was a living story of what happened during the Maguindanao massacre, also known as the Mamasapano encounter in November 23, 2009 which pilfered 58 lives. I have to admit this the reason that discouraged me to visit the place. Dude, how I regretted that. Maguindanao is deeply misunderstood portion of...

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