Features covers the stories of culture as they occur, as Ateneans experience them. Be it with the latest food movements or on larger media trends, the section strives to regularly be in-the-know as it engages these diverse currents.

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The Art of Revolution

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Published 13 April, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Even though the paint crumbles, the old films fade from the limelight, and the protest music becomes distant and unfamiliar, the EDSA Revolution still holds a...

Framing the Internet

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Published 13 April, 2017 at 11:13 AM

May it be a photo, a hashtag, or a simple tweet, art has found an audience even outside galleries and museums. Today, art is in a literal arm’s...

Making ripples: 2016’s Atenean game-changers

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Published 06 March, 2017 at 9:56 AM

As we ring in 2017, we’re invited to take another look at the gems of the recent year, particularly those that came in the form of Atenean individuals...

A press-ing issue

Published 06 March, 2017 at 9:34 AM

Has the click of a button become easier than the turn of a page? At the apex of digital publishing, it has become unconventional to see millennials reading a...

Ground to the finest grade

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Published 03 March, 2017 at 5:03 PM

In the misty mountain ranges of the Cordilleras, a coffee farmer steps out of his home to greet the crack of dawn. The air is rich with the scent of dew and...

Home is where you are

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Published 03 March, 2017 at 4:54 PM

To the Atenean dormer, returning home can be just as much of a journey as leaving. A rollercoaster of emotions is what the last few weeks of a semester...

Changing the script: Kolleen Yvonne Ricaro

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Published 05 December, 2016 at 3:07 PM

Kolleen Yvonne Ricaro has a new story to tell with every character she plays. But the story of how—and why—she shifted from engineering to theater is one...

Serving outside the lines

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Published 05 December, 2016 at 2:59 PM

Just when we thought our beloved JSEC stalls have left us after a whole year of satisfying our cravings, we find them flourishing outside university borders,...

A millennial milieu of fashion

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Published 05 December, 2016 at 2:38 PM

Within the hectic, ever-changing world of the new millennium, versatility and comfort has ushered the revival of many past trends that have now become vogue in...

Co-working spaces: Points of productivity

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Published 06 November, 2016 at 5:16 PM

Welcome to the age of the open office, where quirky facilities and a sense of community replace cubicle boundaries. Co-working spaces make that switch from...

Otherworldly origins

Published 06 November, 2016 at 5:12 PM

As October days grow cooler and the nights get longer, there are moments when you can’t help but feel as if someone were watching your every move. Do you...

A show of talent

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Published 06 November, 2016 at 4:56 PM

As you step up on stage, strobe lights blind your eyes, a crowd cheers you on, and concert speakers blare music right into your ears. You falter exponentially...

Spin-offs: Charm or curse?

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Published 26 October, 2016 at 10:25 AM

Just when you think a series is over, a new addition suddenly materializes. But when is it time for the last chapter? Be it a spring of inspiration from the...

Heroes vs. saints

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Published 26 October, 2016 at 10:12 AM

Just like superheroes, Catholic saints and Biblical figures have strived to fight against evil, and to protect those in need. Yet why is it that when both come...

Silver screens, blue beginnings

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Published 26 October, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Every OrSem is marked with the anticipation of a new O-Film. Unbeknownst to the average Atenean, however, the O-Film dates back to the mid-2000s and there is...