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The Luce Story, Part 1

    By Ian Rosales Casocot Last Oct. 6 was the 49th anniversary of the Claire Isabel McGill Luce Auditorium. To celebrate, I’m sharing here an...

Dear anonymous man hiding in the shadows

  I bumped into you because I clicked on the YouTube link from the Twitter account of The Weekly Sillimanian, because the title of the...

Birthday Returns

  After the ravages of the pandemic, I’ve now found myself back to teaching. It was a very long hiatus from that part of my...

How to survive a high school reunion

  and other Founders Day stories First, before you go to the reunion—especially if it’s for your 30th year—take time to scan your old yearbook. Take a...

NegOr needs tourism reset

  On the last day of July 2023, a Monday, all the roads in Dumaguete led to the Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol where—in the forecourt...

Nick Joaquin and me, and other confessions

<script async src="https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-4414480388811847" crossorigin="anonymous">I’m back in Dumaguete after a brief visit to Manila, and everything still feels surreal. And wonderful....

The ultimate O.B.T. around Negros Island

<script async src="https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-4414480388811847" crossorigin="anonymous">The term “O.B.T.”–for one big tuyok–was probably first used by Dumaguete resident Raffy Teves in 1982. It...

‘F*ckboy consumers’

<script async src="https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-4414480388811847" crossorigin="anonymous">Scene: Caña at The Bricks Hotel along Rizal Avenue, Dumaguete, Thursday, 3 p.m. A table overladen with...

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Gov. Sagarbarria lifts pork ban

    Negros Oriental Gov. Chaco Sagarbarria has issued Executive Order...

Ipe to connect Pantawan 1 and 2

    Dumaguete Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has announced plans to...
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