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Communication prof Aurora Tuble, 52

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 21:58
Asst. Prof Aurora Tuble, who taught communication and journalism courses at the Faculty of Arts and Letters, died on Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer for two years. She was 52. Tuble taught in Artlets beginning 1999 and briefly served as journalism coordinator from 2005 to 2006. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication arts at […]

Cirilo Bautista, Philippine literature giant, 76

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:21
A TITAN of Philippine literature, National Artist Cirilo Bautista, died this morning at the age of 76. His death was announced by the official Facebook page of the De La Salle University’s literature department, where he taught and held the rank of a full professor. The former literary editor of the Varsitarian obtained his bachelor’s and master’s […]

Panukalang batas sa pagbisita sa mga makasaysayang lugar, isinulong

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 23:09
ISINULONG sa Kongreso ang panukalang-batas ukol sa pagbisita ng mga mag-aaral sa mga pampubliko at pribadong paaralan sa iba’t ibang makasaysayang lugar, bantayog at museo sa Filipinas. Pinangunahan ni Lito Atienza, dating alkalde ng Maynila at isa sa mga tumatayong kinatawan ng BUHAY party-list, ang pagpapanukala ng Resolusyon Blg. 1757 na inaprubahan ng Kongreso noong […]

Kasaysayan, hugpungan ng kaalaman sa pagsusulat ng mga kuwentong pambata

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 23:04
HINIKAYAT ng isang dalubguro ang paglalangkap ng kasaysayan ng Filipinas sa pagsusulat ng mga kuwentong pambata sa idinaos na (AUTHOR)ities: The 9th Philippine International Literary Festival noong ika-19 ng Abril sa Cultural Center of the Philippines. “Bawat kuwentong pambata ay isang pagsulyap sa kalagayan at karapatan ng mga bata noong mga nasabing panahon at paglingon […]

Ang kontrobersyal na ‘Narvasa memo’

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 22:53
NAGBUNGA ng protesta sa Unibersidad ang pagpapanukala ng ‘Narvasa Memo’ na naglatag ng mga patakaran sa halalan at kuwalipikasiyon ng mga kandidato noong 1970. Pinirmahan ito ni Andres Narvasa, vice rector for student affairs, na inaprubahan ng rector magnificus ng taong iyon na si Padre Jesus Diaz, O.P. ayon sa ulat ng Varsitarian sa isyu […]

‘Payabungin pa ang panulaang Filipino’–Nadera

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 19:18
HINIKAYAT ng isang Tomasinong makata ang pagpapatuloy ng panulaang Filipino sa idinaos na “USTingan,” isang talakayan na may paksang “Ang Tula Bilang Bigkas at Palabas” na pinangunahan ng UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies noong ika-28 ng Abril. “Nakakalungkot kung matitigil [ang mga bugtong, salawikain] dahil lang sa agham at teknolohiya. Dapat may gawin […]

Annual film showing hosted by communication students now on its 12th year

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 16:23
UST’s fourth-year communication students presented a new breed of filmmakers in the annual short-film festival and competition “Sine Reel.” The films premiere on May 3 and 4 at the Thomas Aquinas Research Center (TARC) auditorium.  A total of 20 entries of several genres – from horror to comedy – will be featured, all directed and […]

Script writing, film criticism require understanding —Thomasian film experts

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:40
THOMASIAN film experts said writing and critiquing a film demand adequate understanding of the medium and its processes, in a script writing and film criticism seminar last April 25 at the Central Laboratory auditorium. Jose Mojica, a member of the Screenwriters Guild of the Philippines, stressed the need to determine a “problem” for the characters […]

Thomasians showcase artistic voices in annual Art in the Park

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:39
KNOWN as the avenue for connecting artists and enthusiasts, “Art in the Park” achieved its goal of “art without the intimidation” at the Jaime Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati last April 14. On its 12th year, the visual feast featured 59 art galleries that showcased paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and others at prices P50,000 […]

Mga batikang kwentista, hinikayat na payabungin pa ang panulaang Filipino

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:25
BINIGYANG-DIIN ng mga batikang kuwentista ang kahalagahan ng tamang paggamit ng wika sa pagsusulat ng maikling kuwento sa idinaos na Haraya Manawari creative writing workshop noong ika-27 ng Abril. “May problema ang wika ng panitikan natin lalo na sa Filipino kaya dapat ‘yung wika nagkakaintindihan para sa komunikasyon. Kapag ang wika mo pang-klasrum, walang magbabasa […]

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