Young Voices Speak

What matters to the young Filipinos today?
What are their take on the issues that affect not only our country but the whole world as well?
We invite the students, the young urban professionals, the next generation to share with us their thoughts, feelings and opinions.

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 […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Marawi – an end and a beginning

(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, Precious Joshua Corpuz and Daryll Jane Jemino Young Voices contributors   At last came the long-awaited moment. After months of military offensive, the conflict in Marawi City has finally come to an end. “I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from the terrorist influence that marks the beginning of rehabilitation of Marawi,” said by President Rodrigo […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Characteristics of an eagle that a leader should possess

(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)   “The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” – Joyce Meyer Leading and giving commands to a group or an organization is not easy. Different leaders, of course,  possess different leadership styles that his members may or may not want. Leaders […]

Young Voices Speak: Gaming vs. me

(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   With the fast-paced development of online gaming technology, many of us can’t help but be hooked. According to a study posted in the website “Geek Wire” by Taylor Soper, more than 1.2 billion people are playing games worldwide. Of these about 700 million play online games.   […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: Depression Needs Attention

(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   Losing someone, getting fired from a job, failing an exam and other challenging situations lead a person to feel sad, alone or frustrated. However, these feelings are felt short-term. When a person feels persistent loneliness or overwhelming frustration for a long period of time, it may be […]

YOUNG VOICES SPEAK: The noblest and proudest profession for me

(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 Daryll Jane Jemino Young Voices contributor   One of my Grade 5 teachers once told me that the proudest profession is the one that she belongs to, which is that of being a teacher. Why? Because no matter where you go and no matter how old you are now, all the […]

OPINION: Crime is common, logic is rare

Disclaimer: The views of the writer do not represent the views of the network as a whole.   By Mendy Amandoron Young Voices Speak contributor   “Crime is common, logic is rare,” a famous line from the legendary fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. This line metaphorically embodies the society we’re living in today. Crimes, poverty, and extreme devastation –  the world has been facing these for the last decade. The Philippines is no exception. The numerous casualties […]

Should drug tests be part of the enrollment process?

QUEZON City, Philippines (July 12) – We know that one of the reasons why crime is rampant in our country is the equally rampant use of illegal drugs. To save the youth from the “dark side” and therefore arrest the increase in the number of drug-induced crimes in the country, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced the possibility of putting in place drug tests in every university and college. Aside from proposing to require […]

How do we grade our teachers?

QUEZON City. Philippines  (July 10) -Teachers. They are touted as our second parents. Teachers have a significant effect on one’s future. That’s the reason why teacher education is one of the most in-demand courses in the Philippines. Unfortunately, most schools that offers this kind of program are not performing well in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). A recent study by a non-governmental organization (NGO), Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) revealed that, for the last […]