Youth

Kate’s random book recommendations

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspectives on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – “Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel   Books are just books, but an avid reader knows they are so much more than a bound set of papers. Books offer a friend, an escape from the dull reality, and valuable life lessons from […]

Korean fever

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – “Annyeonghaseyo! (Hello!)” “Saranghe! (I love you)” “Waeee! (Why?)” These are just a few of the common Korean words that have entered Filipinos’ everyday vocabulary. Restaurants serving Korean cuisine can now be seen everywhere. K-pop songs can be heard on every playlist. Even in fashion, Korean clothes are  very trendy. That’s right! Our country has […]

You are a book lover if…

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   QUEZON City, Philippines – All of us have little secrets. Have you ever said no to a friend when they asked if they could borrow your book? Or maybe you finished a book but you weren’t sure if you liked it or not, so you just rated it 5 stars because everybody else seemed to […]

Ketogenic Diet

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   QUEZON City, Philippines – Planning a healthy living? Try this ketogenic diet. The diet is a low-carb and high-fat diet that allows for the reduction of carbohydrates and their replacement with fats that will put the body into a metabolic state called ketosis. Rice–a staple food for Filipinos—is a type of carbohydrate that needs to […]

Bullying – why we should not tolerate it

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – Bullying. The problem has been existing for a long time now.  Disturbingly, instances of bullying have become more frequent nowadays because of the creation of new media like the internet and text messaging. Bullying is not limited to the use of actions. One can also use words to bully others. Words can […]

Young Voices Speak: On first impressions and giving someone the benefit of the doubt

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   By Kate Tuazon Young Voices Speak contributor “Oh, she’s too full of herself!” “I thought you were too proud when we first met, I was totally wrong.” How many times did this situation happen to us? How often do we misunderstand someone or misjudge a person on the first meeting? I admit that I also […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Graduate or else

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) A lot of college undergraduates were confused when they heard about the new General Education Curriculum (GEC). Rumor has it, if you were not a college graduate on or before 2017-2018, you needed to go through senior high school before you could continue with your college degree. The scary part is that the rumor is actually […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: On semestral breaks

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) Students like us often rejoice when we go on a break. Not only is this our time to relax, it is also our time to finish our requirements. But when you have several months, and not just days, off of school, you lose the learning rhythm you developed over the course of the school year. This […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Plastic surgery phenomenon

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   Since the beginning of civilization People have always been concerned about their outer appearance since the beginning of civilization. To offer such people what they say is a better look, doctors of ancient times also took the efforts to find out new ways of performing aesthetic surgeries. It came years ago, since the 1800’s. According […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Standing break

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   By Precious Joshua Corpuz Young Voices contributor   Ever heard of a standing break? Businesses tend to have a fast-paced environment. Employees have little time to take breaks, and when they do, they sometimes don’t get to enjoy it. This can be a hazardous practice. Employee breaks are important for various reasons. By now, many […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Stop hazing!

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   By Mendy Amarondon Young Voices contributor   Many fraternities/sororities have grown to have a presence at multiple universities since they were founded.  As a result, these fraternities/sororities became national organizations or coordinating bodies. Collectively, these groups are called the ‘Greek system’, because each house is named after two to three letters of the alphabet. Many […]