#NoToBullying: Celebrities and personalities call to #NeverTolerateBullying; react to Ateneo bullying issue

#NoToBullying and #NeverTolerateBullying hashtags are plastered all over social media. A bully was caught on camera assaulting another student. Celebrities and personalities reacted to the Ateneo bullying issue. The uproar of #NoToBullying and #NeverTolerateBullying campaigns and posts erupted on social media after a video of a junior high school student assaulted another student. The said bully cornered the student in a comfort room and punched him in the nose which started bleeding. This was recorded on video and uploaded on social media where netizens called …

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GET PUNCHED OR GET PRAYED OVER? Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian says that Ateneo bully should have “one-on-one” with Sen. Manny Pacquiao

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said that the Ateneo bully should have a ‘one-on-one’ with Sen. Manny Pacquiao. He noted that he should have a ‘one-on-one’ whether it be a punching match or a pray-over session. Sen. Sherwin hopes the parents should play an active role. A video of a junior high school bully assaulting a student went viral on social media. The bully cornered the student in a comfort room and punched him in the nose which started bleeding. When this became viral, netizens called out …

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Get to know new “Red Alert” anchor Jeff Canoy

With ten years of experience covering crime, disasters, and armed conflicts, ABS-CBN journalist Jeff Canoy fits in perfectly as the new anchor of the three-year old ABS-CBN current affairs program “Red Alert.” In the past weeks, we finally got to see him dive into his new mission of promoting public safety and emergency-preparedness to Filipinos as he tackled timely issues of flashfloods, hazing, and gun-related violence. Now that we will be seeing him more often (“Red Alert” airs every Wednesday after “Bandila”) let’s get to know him …

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One Meralco Foundation backs “Ignacio de Loyola”

First, it was Antonio Luna’s story being rediscovered by Pinoy moviegoers especially the millennials. Then, it was an eight-hour epic that tells of Gregoria de Jesus’ search for the missing body of husband Andres and follows the journey of Crisostomo Ibarra and Simoun. History captured in cinema. Now coming to the silver screen is a film about the life-long struggles of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a Spanish knight who later offered himself to the service of God and founded the Society of Jesus whose members …

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“Ignacio de Loyola The Movie” premieres on PH on July 23; ANC airs the making of the movie

Another source of Filipino pride is coming home. “Ignacio de Loyola,” the first-ever Filipino produced movie screened at the Vatican, will finally be seen by Filipinos as it premieres on July 23 at The Theater at Solaire Resort and Casino, Paranaque City in a fund-raising dinner organized by the alumni of Ateneo de Manila University for the benefit of the Jesuit Infirmary and Jesuit Scholastics in the Philippines. The special screening of the Jesuit Communications (JesCom)-produced full length independent film on the life of the …

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Tanghalang Ateneo all set for Glenn Sevilla Mas’s “Rite of Passage: Sa Pagtubu kang Tahud” on November 27

Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University, celebrates its 36th season with the theme “Navigating Identities”. To articulate this, the company will stage plays that explore man’s need to find himself and his place in the world. After a successful production of Han Ong’s “Middle Finger” last August, the company now focuses its attention on Glenn Sevilla Mas’s “Rite of Passage: Sa Pagtubu kang Tahud (An adaptation of a Kinaray-a short story by Maria Milagros Geremia …

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Tanghalang Ateneo unveils 36th season line-up of productions

Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University is celebrating its 36th season for the school year 2014-2015.  Growing from a fledgling band of student players to one of the country’s leading school-based theater companies, Tanghalang Ateneo proudly announces its 36th season line-up of three productions with the theme “Navigating Identities” revolving around man’s need to define himself and his significance in the world. The productions are as follows: MIDDLE FINGER written by Han Ong translation by Ronan B. …

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“Games People Play” runs from April 22 to 26 at the Fine Arts Blackbox Theater

Games People Play, a Palanca-winning play by Glenn Sevilla Mas features theater actors Abner Delina, Thea Yrastorza and Kalil Almonte. Ed Lacson Jr., who also does the production design, directs it while Teresa Barrozo does the sound and music design. Games People Play is about three characters who try to understand why they are the way they are by revisiting their childhood, specifically the games that they played with each other. Each game is a rite of passage and it represents a significant moment in …

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Ateneo Blue Repertory closes 22nd season with original production – “Toilet: The Musical”

Ateneo Blue Repertory, the foremost college musical theatre organization of the Ateneo de Manila University, closes blueREP’s 22nd season with the highly anticipated original production, Toilet: The Musical.  Back from the World Championship of the Performing Arts with three silver medals and one gold, up-and-coming musical director and blueREP alumnus Ejay Yatco returns with Toilet: The Musical- an original production that is set to be the most talked-about show of the year. In line with blueREP’s 22nd theme “Magkano Mabuhay?” Toilet: The Musical leads it’s …

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