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Jan 2
Jan 2

ICE Canteen: An Oasis in the Engineering Complex

By: Diana Padilla It is an additional burden for the students of the Engineering Complex to consume a satisfying lunch. A hike to the canteens of the National Science Complex or a long walk to the green carts and stalls at the ASCAL Walk is necessary. Instead of having full meals, students resort to the […]

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Jan 2
Jan 2

Modern Day Alchemists

By: Kevin Adrian Wong With the passage of time change becomes an inevitability. What once was is almost never what one will be. The same is true for organizations and people and so the same is true for UP ALCHEMES. With the coming and going of every academic year, new members are warmly welcomed while […]

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Dec 0
Dec 0

Home Away from Home

By: Joshua Chua   It’s 4:00 PM. Your last lecture for the day just finished and your professor has just dismissed you. After a long day of classes, you ponder how to spend the rest of your day. Do you go home? Grab a bite to eat? Study at the library? After some deliberation, you […]

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Dec 0
Dec 0

The ALCHEMES Brand of Public Service

By: Renz Gabriel Garduque Riiiiiinngg! Riiiiiinnngg! The alarm activated at 6:00 A.M. Jamie turned it off, but then decided to snatch five more minutes of sleep. She slept really late to finish acads-related works and then council responsibilities, and she felt like her three hours of sleep was not enough to give her energy for […]

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Sep 10
Sep 10

Empowering the Chemical Engineering Youth for the Future

By Shely Anne Ortiz The Chemical engineering field presents several career opportunities for its future graduates. Chemical engineers can take on a variety of work ranging from technical to academic. Aside from their versatility, chemical engineers have the potential to build sustainable change through their  scientific proficiencies. The pioneers of the Chemical Engineering Summit envisioned creating […]

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Sep 13
Sep 13

ChEering UP Pinoys since 2012

By Junel Lawrence Indiongco In today’s society, life has turned into a game of survival between the rich and the poor. Chances of finding sustainable jobs and being employed have become very slim. Consumer goods and other necessities continue to get more expensive than before. Because of how unfair way of life in the Philippines […]

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Sep 8
Sep 8

Shaping the Nation through Scientific Pursuits

By Rio Cañal In the Philippines, a growing need for research and technological development persists as it is seen as one of the key elements that drive countries towards progress. With the vision of instilling the culture of research among the Filipino youth, the future leaders of our country, Research Fair was launched in 2002. […]

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Nov 16
Nov 16

Alchemist, Topnotcher, Engineer

By Eloisa Janelle Greñas Kuya Rey. Within the organization, Reynaldo Marquez Jr. was known as a real “Kuya” – he kept us bonded and blissful in our everyday encounters in the tambayan. He extends beyond the scope of his duties as the Executive Officer for Internal Affairs in 2013-2014, as he has made unyielding friendships […]

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Jul 20
Jul 20

The Alchemist

By Jethro Pascasio Alchemist. This is the term used to refer to a member of UP ALCHEMES – similar to how Isko/Iska is used for a student from UP. It is also reminiscent of the similarly titled novel written by Paulo Coelho. (Although the original title is in Portuguese, O Alquimista.) In the novel, the […]

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Jul 26
Jul 26

CEERS Advantage

By Jan Moldez Senior year. We’ve all been there. It is a mixture of a lot of different emotions. There’s the euphoria from knowledge of imminent freedom from high school. There’s the sadness because of the impending separation from good friends. And then there’s the anxiety which usually stems from one particular thing – college. […]

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