Teacher shares convo with student about having no more rice to eat to motivate other kids to go to school

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 01/19/2023

CEBU, Philippines — A teacher, from Compostela, Davao de Oro, took to social media to share a screenshot of a chat with his student asking for an excuse for not attending class because they don’t have rice…

FACES OF CEBU: Zairon Lauglaug, 18, aspiring artist

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As a shy person, art became Zairon Lauglaug’s avenue to express his emotions and thoughts. For Lauglaug, an 18-year-old 1st-year student taking up Bachelor of Industrial Technology Major in Drafting Technology at the Cebu…

Grade 10 female student found dead, naked in Bogo City

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 11/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Grade 10 female student was found dead and naked around 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, in Purok Magenta, Barangay Gairan in Bogo City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Florendo Fajardo, chief of…

Visually challenged student inspires netizens with her viral video

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 11/02/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Challenges are always part of a student’s life.  Each student has their own battles and it’s natural to experience struggles as they strive to pursue what they dream of fulfilling.  That is why despite…

Sibling of a minor accused of killing scholar in Cebu City surrenders

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another minor suspected of being involved in the killing of a 16-year-old student in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City, turned himself in three days after his older brother, also a minor, surrendered to the…

Student gets unexpected help from a ‘Good Samaritan’

Immae Lachica 03/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Here’s proof that “Good Samaritans” do exist nowadays. Marc Napallacan, a second-year political science student from Lilo-an, Southern Leyte, met one recently. He was overwhelmed with this simple gesture by a co-passenger while on his way…

A student’s kind act to a man desperate to go home sparks joy online

Immae Lachica 08/16/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A wandering person in the streets of Mandaue met his angel in the person of a 22-year-old student. Mecheil Bolotaolo Galagar, posted on his Facebook account on August 14, how he became a…

Student names NASA’s first Mars helicopter

05/04/2020

An Alabama high school student named NASA’s first Mars helicopter that will be deployed to the red planet later this summer. Ingenuity, the name submitted by Vaneeza Rupani, was selected for the 4 pound (1.8 kilograms) solar-powered…

Nigerian nabbed for attempted rape

Immae Lachica 02/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Members of the Cebu City Police arrested a Nigerian national on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, after he allegedly attempted to rape a 21-year-old college student in her boarding house in Barangay Sambag 1 here.…

WATCH: Animation of Elsa dancing ‘Tala’ that’s made by a Cebuano student

Immae Lachica 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Elsa did it! The famous cartoon character who appears in the Walt Disney Animation film Frozen and Frozen II gave in to the famous dance craze, Tala. That’s thanks to Felix Miguel Arranguez, 18, a senior…

Student, searching for cellphone signal, finds week-old baby left beside Zamboanguita cliff instead

Florence Baesa 12/27/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — A 14-year-old Grade 12 student was searching for a signal for her mobile phone about a kilometer from her residence in Sitio  Panunquibon, Barangay Nasig-id, Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental, when…

LOOK: A smart anti-cheating campaign in Bayawan City

Immae Lachica 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cheating is not good at all. But no matter how we keep saying that, reality is, people still get tempted to cheat. Especially during examinations. But a teacher from Bayawan City, Negros Oriental came…

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