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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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Dec 0
Dec 0

Passing of the Torch

By: Kevin Adrian Wong   Behind every good organization lies a strong foundation of members devoted to the cause that they are fighting for. However, what truly sets apart a great organization from one that is simply good is its leaders, those who are willing and capable of guiding the members into unlocking their full […]

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Sep 2
Sep 2

ALCHEMES rekindles college entrance exam tutorial for SHS studs

by Diana Padilla In line with UP ALCHEMES Inc.’s pursuance for academic excellence, the College Entrance Exam Review Series (CEERS) was conducted on August 5, 12, 19, 26 and September 2 in PACE Academy, Quezon City. The event aims to provide affordable and effective review materials and sessions to senior high school students for their […]

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Sep 2
Sep 2

Sir Mike Deang: From Egg to Eagle

by Kevin Adrian Wong   “Why did you decide to join the organization?”   “To grow.” Sir Michael Sean Deang, the UP ALCHEMES Faculty Adviser. Photo taken from Sir Deang’s Facebook Page. Perhaps one of the most common reasons to join an organization is to grow, to be better, to be the best that one […]

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Sep 1
Sep 1

Take Off

by Joselle Reyna   Last July 22, resident members, led by the Blockhandling (BH) Committee of UP ALCHEMES, organized Fresh Day 2017 at the Sunken Garden Grandstand and Vinzons Hall to bond with the freshies of the Department of Chemical Engineering and to give them an official welcoming to the University as well.   The […]

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Sep 1
Sep 1

UP ALCHEMES: 18 years of Soaring

by Renz Gabriel Garduque   The ancient man had been so fascinated with flight that arts and literature of the previous ages are replete with accounts of people attempting to overcome gravity and imitating the birds in the sky. History narrates how this dream was materialized, starting from Da Vinci, to the Wright brothers, up […]

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Jan 8
Jan 8

Crystallizing the Scientific Future through RF 2016

By Maria Crispina Buensuceso The recently concluded Research Fair 2016 (RF 2016) ended on a high note, taking in nearly 700 high school participants from all over the nation – thus making this year’s Research Fair the largest one to date. In celebration of fifteen years since its inception, RF 2016’s theme, Epitaxy: Reinforcing Youth […]

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Sep 13
Sep 13

ChEck it Out!

By Bren Relevo Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination. This is the great gatekeeper on our road in becoming a professional chemical engineer. Chemical engineering graduates strive up to their very best to surpass this barrier blocking their way to success. In accordance with this, The University of the Philippines Academic League of Chemical Engineering Students (UP […]

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Mar 19
Mar 19

Thoughts of a Dancing Labandera

By Hanna Lourdes Malubag Contented. That was me when I was still preparing for my second Awitan. Although dancing was my first love, in Chorale, I was with my closest, dearest friends since high school, harmonizing with amazing singers and finishing with perfectly-blended notes. But I was waiting for the day that I would be […]

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Mar 12
Mar 12

RF 2015 Bring Youth Scientists to a New Dimension

By Marlon Mopon The scientific ingenuity of the Filipino youth is once more at center stage. Over 500 participants from different high schools nationwide gathered at UP Diliman for the Research Fair 2015 (RF 2015) – UP ALCHEMES’ annual scientific research conference. The three-day conference which began on Jan 22 was themed “POLYCHORE: Perceiving Beyond […]

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