A FORMER editor of mine once told me that every little thing we experience in life is brought by “a combination of sheer
coincidence and the choices that we make.” I used to share the same sentiments with her, but failed to admit it, probably because of being too afraid to stand by the choices that I madee. Read More..
OVER the long years of studying from pre-school to college, what can really be in store for us in the real world?
Every year, colleges and universities produce graduates who are willing to make a difference in their respected fields. But with limited opportunities in the Read More..
Artlets societies, organizations experience funding problems ACCORDING to the SAF breakdown
obtained by the Flame from the UST
Accounti ng Offi ce, the Artlets is one
of those with low budget allocati on when
it comes to the SAF—a far cry from the Read More....
Niel Niño Lim, 27 JOURNALISM instructor Niel Niño Lim
of the Faculty of Arts and Letters (Artlets)
died of cardiac arrest last February 5.
He was 27 years old. His mother, Natividad
Jacinto Lim, said he passed away while Read More....
The man behind the funny antics AFTER hosting a radio show from morning until
noon, a man with the sunniest of dispositions
has not at all showed the slightest trace of
exhaustion. Being a naturally cheerful person,
he ends the show with so much optimism Read More....
Passage of Students’ Code remains uncertain IN AN interview with Central Student
Council President Lorraine Taguiam, she
pledged for the speedy passage of the
charter, saying that their role as student
government is bent to have it passed. Read More....
THE POLITICAL Science Forum (TPSF) filed an impeachment complaint to the Board of Majors (BOM) against Arts and Letters Student Council (ABSC) Read More..
AFTER hosting a radio show from morning until noon, a man with the sunniest of dispositions has not at all showed the slightest trace of exhaustion. Being a naturally cheerful person, he ends the show with so much optimism that it just Read More..
January: the silence between us as we tried to fill spaces: our fingers, bodies trying to catch the words that hang above us, air. across the table silence lives in the cup of coffee that you sip---blowing waves. i remember the August of Read More..
“Vincit Qui Pati tur”
The above-mentioned Latin phrase has an English translation that says, “he conquers who endures.” Attributed to the Roman poet Persius, this remark says much about success as an offshoot of constant persistence and dedication.Read More..
What comes next?
By: JENNIFER M. ORILLAZA
By: MARIE ANGELINE M. PAGULAYAN
By: NICKKY FAUSTINE P. DE GUZMAN
MORE than the classroom-based lessons I have learned in my four years in college, my stay at the University has taught me an important message in life that is very much applicable once I step out of the walls of my alma mater.
As cliché and as common as it may sound, the lesson is simply not to take life too seriously. Read More..
Untimely death of a relationship
By: CAMILLE ANNE M. ARCILLA
A FRIEND once told me that in writing fiction, “death is the best subplot there is.” It sounds too tragic, but I must admit that I also find this remark applicable in real life.
Death, which is often associated with the end of all life forms, also connotes bidding farewell. When someone dies, that person says good bye to Read More..
Learn and Unlearn
UNLIKE some young adults who already have concrete plans for their future, I, among the few others, have always been lost in the deep abyss of uncertainty.
I initially thought that I would never find the way out of my self-confined labyrinth, but I am proud to say that after spending four years at the Faculty IRead More..
Year 47 | Issue 4 | 2012
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The Flame (Flash Edition)
Second public hearing focuses on constitutional violations APPEARING BEFORE the impeachment
tribunal with their legal counsels, Arts and
Letters (Artlets) Student Council (ABSC)
President Julius Fernandez and Vice-President
for External Affairs Rhodel Sazon defended Read More....
THE EPITOME of an Arts and Letters (Artlets) personality does not settle for looks alone, but the entire package of wits, intelligence, and character as well.
This premise was justified as Behavioral Science freshman Read More..
Serendipity at its best
By: JENNIFER M. ORILLAZA
I begin to write the end
By: ZENDY VICTORIA SUE G. VALENCIA
THIS column crawls out of my mind’s corners hesitantly as I wonder how to begin to write the end. In my four years as a campus writer, I have come to realize that it is the end that is hardest to write. It is because in the end, the writer questi ons if it is worth to begin at all. As I look back on my journey into writi ng and becoming Read More..
Life is a joke and the joke is in our hands, my friend once said. Believe it or not, one of the biggest jokes that occurred during my four-year stay here at the Faculty of Arts and Letters (Artlets) was when I originally entered as literary writer of this publication--in hopes of honing my literary skills--but ended up as the editor of itsRead More..
Coping with the end
REMEMBER the sick End of the World prediction this 2012? Well, if that is true then I am glad to be one of the last batches of students to graduate college (I write that with pun intended).
From my aimless Google-ing, which in my alternate dimension would pass as research work,Read More..
By: AZER N. PARROCHA
By: ANGELICA CLARISSE R. ESMERNA
A wallflower’s reminiscences
By: ARDIGAIL C. SARANGELO
AS I LOOKED into the photos I took for the Flame, I realized that working for this publicati on was a dream that came true for me. With all of the struggles I encountered just to meet deadlines and cover events, I can say that this publicati on taught me not only to improve my skills, but to trust myself in facing Read More..
By MARIA NIKKA P.POLICARPIO
By LORENZ CHRISTOFFER
By AZER N. PARROCHA
By ZENDY VICTORIA SUE G. VALENCIA
The diversity of Artlets culture
FOR MANY decades, the Faculty of Arts and Lett ers (Artlets) housed students with deep and keen passion for the social sciences, humanities, and liberal arts.
Unfazed by the dominance of science courses in the professional Read More..
By AZER N. PARROCHA and ANGELICA CLARISSE R ESMERINA