Nowhere to go but UP

The only college entrance exam test I ever took was the UPCAT. People might think it’s ballsy but trust me: it wasn’t because of some misplaced overconfidence in my intellectual ability or even destiny. Truth be told, the only reason why the University of the Philippines was the only school I aspired to was because…

Singing my Heart Out

I once joined an amateur singing contest when I was younger. Much younger. It was the summer of 1994 and I was a college freshman in UPLB. Walking along campus one day, two of my friends and myself, came upon a stray poster announcing an amateur singing contest to be held the coming weekend. ‚ÄúSali…