The GUIDON

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Who watches the watchman?

According to the count maintained by the Philippine Daily Inquirer as of press time, 2,034 suspected criminals have been killed outside the confines of the...

Christmas - and standing on one's head

Editor's Note: These are excerpts from a homily delivered by the late Fr. Horacio de la Costa, SJ, at the old Ateneo de Manila College of Law chapel in the...

To be continued: The Philippine growth story

From 2011 to 2015, the Philippines witnessed unprecedented economic growth driven by a surge in investments and strong consumption. The country’s gross...

Sa ikauunlad ng bayan, pag-alala sa kasaysayan ang kailangan!

Matindi ang aming pagkadismaya sa naging hatol ng Korte Suprema na nagpapahintulot sa paglibing kay Dating Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos sa Libingan ng mga Bayani...

On the President’s new foreign policy

Among the casualties of President Rodrigo Duterte’s blitzkrieg of change seems to be the Philippines’ supposedly “iron-clad” alliance with its former...

Tanga rin kami

In 2010, The GUIDON became the subject of Matanglawin’s lampoon issue, Tanganglawin. Perhaps, the criticism stems from a perception then (and maybe even now)...

Paving the way

For the first time in recent decades of Ateneo history, the Sanggunian will be voted in by the students without the restriction of a minimum quota of voters....

A hero’s reckoning

We are raised to know heroes. Rizal, who is considered by many to be the ultimate figure, brilliant and passionate, enigmatic and yet clearly Filipino --...

Strength signals

According to the Mental Health Atlas 2011 by the World Health Organization (WHO), the suicide rate for males in the Philippines is 2.5 per 100,000 population,...

Sifting through the noise

It has been getting more and more difficult to be a journalist in the Philippines. Aside from an increasingly cutthroat competition brought about by the...