Inquiry
Inquiry’s articles are defined by depth—they explore the greater issues behind events. As the publication’s investigative arm, Inquiry looks to unveil the reality behind the facade of public perception and inspire conversations on things that matter.

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Keeping house

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Published 10 November, 2017 at 10:36 PM

At the foreground of the campus dorm complex looms a skeletal structure, partially concealed by construction paraphernalia. When viewed from the opposite end...

The hill’s scourge

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Published 10 November, 2017 at 8:20 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte has certainly followed up on his promise to rid the country of drug addicts. The news is dominated by the drastic impacts of his...

Meeting of the minds

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Published 10 November, 2017 at 8:07 PM

Outside the classroom, the faculty of the Ateneo face considerable challenges just as any worker. In addition to juggling the brunt of research and pedagogy,...

More than military

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Published 02 October, 2017 at 12:09 PM

There is more to the armed conflict in Mindanao than its military operations–the bloody images of which never fail to make the evening news. Now that...

History’s specter

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Published 02 October, 2017 at 12:03 PM

The term “martial law” is one that is rarely used in a neutral sense by Filipinos. What is normally defined and referred to as the imposition of military...

The seeds of insurgency

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Published 02 October, 2017 at 11:55 AM

As the battle rages on in the embattled city of Marawi, a new front is emerging in the fight against extremism—this time in the hearts and minds of locals....

Stand the test of time

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Published 11 September, 2017 at 10:09 PM

Inside the laboratories of Schmitt Hall lies a 29-year-old lab balance that is reminiscent of the era of brick cellular phones, its sides turned yellow with...

Just deserts

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Published 11 September, 2017 at 9:54 PM

People look forward to a lot of things come graduation. Most, if not all students simply want to get on the stage during the graduation ceremony and celebrate...

The state of science

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Published 11 September, 2017 at 9:26 PM

Between the public sector and private institutions, the latter are typically perceived to be more involved in the fields of science and engineering in many...

Beggars and choosers

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Published 11 September, 2017 at 9:14 PM

In the days leading up to the start of the new semester, the students of this university have one thing on their minds: enlistment. As the break comes to a...

The price of excellence

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Published 20 August, 2017 at 9:51 PM

There are only a handful of times when students of any major or background can truly sympathize with and relate to one another. One such instance happens every...

Help wanted: When employees expect

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Published 17 August, 2017 at 8:25 PM

For working parents in the Ateneo, the university as a whole is far from family-friendly. “There is a breastfeeding room, but I remember that that’s where...

Alma™

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Published 17 August, 2017 at 8:21 PM

By the foyer of the Science and Education Complex B building is Ate Alma, attending to students’ photocopying and printing needs while greeting them as they...

A step forward

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Published 20 July, 2017 at 12:23 PM

On May 2, 2017 the Senate passed Senate Bill 1354 or the Mental Health Act. The bill was introduced back in February 21 and was sponsored by Senator Risa...

Social media: A balancing act

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Published 03 April, 2017 at 7:28 PM

IN THIS day and age of online expression and activity, statements like “Did you see what so-and-so posted last night?” easily become conversation starters...