Beyond Loyola
Beyond Loyola discusses national and international issues to link Ateneans with realities outside the university. With a socially aware staff, BL seeks to spark discourse, prompt change, and thus aid the Atenean in truly going “down from the hill.”

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Trump: From personality to president

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Published 30 January, 2017 at 9:25 PM

United States (US) president Donald J. Trump’s win in a close general election came as a shock to many, defying polls that predicted a comfortable victory...

ADMU, child advocates oppose lowering age of criminal liability

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Published 27 January, 2017 at 7:59 PM

PROTESTERS picketed outside of the House of Representatives on January 25 amid a closed-door meeting between members of the House Sub-Committee on Correctional...

Stakeholders express mixed sentiments on weak peso

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Published 27 December, 2016 at 10:34 AM

In recent months, the Philippine peso has declined to its weakest level since 2009, closing in at PHP 48.59 to a United States (US) dollar as of November 9,...

Plight and prejudice: Sexism in Philippine society

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Published 27 December, 2016 at 10:28 AM

“Let’s put a stop to the evil of silence. We must speak, not just as human beings, but specifically as women,” said Senator Leila De Lima at a forum held...

New developments buoy fight vs controversial APECO project

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Published 27 December, 2016 at 10:18 AM

Fishermen, farmers, and indigenous peoples from Casiguran, Aurora are not giving up on their fight against the controversial Aurora Pacific Economic Zone...

Building back amid climate change

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Published 27 December, 2016 at 9:51 AM

For many disaster-prone areas in Metro Manila, the storm does not end when the floodwaters recede. For one thing, a lot of health issues follow. Skin...

Urban poor’s Christmas wish: Justice and peace amid drug war

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Published 24 December, 2016 at 3:07 PM

“Giyera kontra droga, maralita ang biktima (In the war against drugs, the poor are the victims),” says a placard raised by a woman in white amidst a mass...

Youth, sectoral groups assail Duterte on human rights

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Published 11 December, 2016 at 9:34 PM

“KARAPATAN, hindi karahasan! (Human rights, not violence)” Human rights groups marked International Human Rights Day yesterday with protests denouncing...

The case of criminal justice

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Published 05 December, 2016 at 2:53 PM

The former execution chamber at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) is now a dust-riddled exhibit. Roddy*, a minimum-security prisoner, has been sweeping the floors...

Masinloc locals weigh in on Duterte policies

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Published 27 November, 2016 at 8:38 PM

This is a follow-up article following The GUIDON’s initial report on San Salvador, Masinloc released on October 11. LOCAL RESIDENTS from Barangay San...

SK defended over abolition plans

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Published 11 November, 2016 at 9:05 PM

THE PROMISE of radical change that brought the new administration to power extends even to the lowest rungs of government office. Long-proposed plans for...

Who is the ‘other’s’ keeper?

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Published 11 November, 2016 at 9:01 PM

A PHOTOGRAPH of Omran Daqneesh, a Syrian boy who was pulled out of the rubble of a building brought down by an airstrike, has become viral on social media....

Youth in chains

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Published 11 November, 2016 at 8:55 PM

Who protects the children when they find themselves at odds with the law? PRESIDENT RODRIGO Duterte has framed his war on drugs as a fight for the next...

The land that feeds you

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Published 11 November, 2016 at 8:45 PM

TATAY JUN Sanchez of Capas, Tarlac gathers puso ng saging (banana heart) in order to sustain his family. His community also harvests gabi, kamote, ampalaya,...

Ateneo community protests against SC ruling on Marcos burial

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Published 09 November, 2016 at 1:59 PM

“Atenistang kabataan, ngayon ay lumalaban!” Hundreds of members from the Ateneo community joined a protest along Katipunan Avenue against the decision...