Posts Tagged "UPLB naming MAHAL"
When I learned about the brutal death of a former student in Eng 2, I cried. I remember her.Read More
How do you find your first days in UP is my question for my students’ first writing exercise.
Many responded with homesick, culture shocked, lonely, adjusting, and nerve-wracking.
But some said exciting.
Then I remember my first days in LBRead More
Harvest images of happiness here:
“Let me take you down/ cos I’m going to strawberry fields/ Nothing is real/ and nothing to get hung about…” (the Beatles)
How is the strawberry field connected to art, I asked as the field trip buses of Hum 2 (Art, Society, and the Individual) belched intermittently in their struggle to go against Benguet gravity. I found the answer to my own question whenRead More
Here’s a toast and roast to UP students in Los Baños (the ones I’ve handled, at least) who are worth the stay for about four years now in the University of the Philippines:
1. Elbi students’ fashion sense is extreme. In one room, you could see the typical maong and shirt/blouse, as well as shorts and sleeveless, but sometimes there are also cardigans and ties, flats and stilettos, sarong and malong, animé costume and “SpeechCom costume” (smart casual or semi-formal), party dress, summer dress, and ‘cross-dress’.
2. Some nurse an attitude problem.Read More