By Juan L. Mercado
“Awakening of consciousness is a series of spaced splashes … until bright blocks of perception are formed … affording memory a slippery hold,” novelist Vladimir Nabokov wrote in his book “Speak, Memory.”
So Oscar Franklin Tan is saying that my generation, the one that bore the brunt of martial law or that called by US demographers as the “baby boomers,” could not relate to John Keating (“The ‘Dead Poets’ grow up,” Opinion, 8/15/14)?
By Jose Ma. Montelibano
I thought it was simple enough. I thought the usual agents of change, or those who think they are, understand the nature of change well enough. Obviously not.
By Michael L. Tan
Last Friday I was on my way back to my office when I received a text from my secretary telling me that “the mothers of Empeño and Cadapan” had dropped in with the student regent, asking to meet me.
By Rina Jimenez-David
Coming home wasn’t Ninoy Aquino’s first act of defiance against the Marcos regime, as the 2000 article by former senator and Cory Aquino-era executive secretary Joker Arroyo reveals.