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As COVID-19 hits UP students and faculty, learning now ‘survival of the fittest’

In response to students’ clamor for academic ease, the UP administration released a memorandum informing the faculty to be lenient with deadlines on a case-to-case basis.
But students say that the memorandum is still subject to the teacher’s prerogative. This fails to ease their burden as they and their families contend with COVID-19.
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[OPINION] The war of tarps: How the government’s ideology war is visual, too

The tarpaulin is a simple recipe: a piece of material with bold and striking typography, carrying an even bolder message. It has simultaneously been the ally of activists in protests and the weapon of politicians currying votes. The government is now using it to red-tag activists, creating the latest battlefield in its war against critics.
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Paid peanuts: The pandemic’s toll on the local peanut butter industry

Filipinos love to eat. Whether it’s a birthday celebration or a simple get-together, they always find ways to put food on the table, may it be grandiose or not.

The rich food culture of the Philippines enables its people to explore different opportunities one can obtain through food; for instance, Filipinos found a way to make a living out of cooking and selling food.

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