Janine Gutierrez: Charming old Soul

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Niza Mariñas, Rob Gonzales 10/06/2018

MORE than the good looks, the sizzling magazine covers, and the showbiz pedigree, Janine Gutierrez is a self-confessed old soul. Proof of this is her choice of literature—classics such as “Wuthering Heights,” “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” and…

Celebrate life, uplift the soul through frames

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/16/2018

LENS PHOTO EXHIBIT TAKE a break from the daily dose of violence and find photos that uplift the soul. Lens, the association of Cebu-based photojournalists, has launched a seven-day photo exhibit at the ground floor of Robinsons…

‘Soul searching’ prods Rama to run for vice mayor instead

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/30/2018

Partymates surprised, Labella ‘humbled’ by Rama’s sacrifice After a week of soul searching and contemplation, former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama announced on Thursday that he will be running as vice mayor only under his United Barug…

Nanay Lucy’s bananas feed the soul

USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/08/2018

As early as seven in the morning, 51-year-old Lucy Alcontin can be seen peeling bananas on the sidewalks of P. Lopez Street in Cebu City. The bananas would soon be sizzling in a pan smothered with flour…

Voting with heart and soul

Sofia Aliño Logarta 05/09/2018

“Supporters: Is the candidate close to corrupt individuals and/or drug lords?” “Election Conduct: Does he buy votes and does his campaign funds come from dirty money?” “Reputation: Has the candidate been involved in corruption and/or drug issues…

The soul behind the wand

Madrileña de la Cerna 04/07/2018

The 1970s was a memorable decade in the history of UP Cebu. First the high school was opened in 1972 and the undergraduate was opened the year after. Faculty members pioneered some academic programs in the undergrad…

Soul sensors

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 10/06/2017

You go into my vineyard too!” These are the words addressed by the landowner — at different times of the day — to laborers he found idling themselves away at different times of the day. From dawn…

On mental health

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/21/2017

The back-to-back news of young people committing suicide — while utilizing Facebook as a tool to tell the world of what they are about to do — had me awake until the wee hours of the morning…

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Langob Shrine: A cave to calm the heart, heal the soul

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/20/2017

Amid Cebu City’s fast-paced lifestyle, one would never imagine there is still a place so close to the urban center that allows one to commune with nature. Until you get to this cave in the heart of…

Repackaging the Church’s teachings

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 11/03/2016

Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28 New International Version). Freedom of…

Honoring the dead

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/31/2016

I’m following my friend and media colleague Jhunnex Napallacan on the social networking site for local and national news updates which he, as lead anchor of Station dyLA, delivers without delay. His commentary style is folksy and…

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