Author: Lea F.

Halalan 2022: The Final Wave

Halalan 2022: The Final Wave

On May 9, the Philippines will hold its national elections where the citizens will enact their democratic right of voting for the next generation of leaders. Our country has experienced unprecedented times, with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic giving rise to societal sectors that require stringent, sustainable, and policy-adjacent actions. Living amidst the advent of technology and social media (and what this means towards national factors like education and information access) poses areas of further development for those in office. This demonstrates that this year’s election will arguably be one of the most consequential in modern Philippine history. Read…
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April Fools Around the World

April Fools Around the World

The day everyone loves yet fears: the first of April. Why’s that? Well, it’s April Fools Day! The day you can get away with pranking all your friends and family. April Fools is a Day filled with pranks everywhere, you may even hear made-up stories on the radio or read false news reports online. While the day is known by most as a day filled with silly pranks, April Fools traditions differ with varied cultures. Read more about the different April Fools traditions around the world here:
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Holiday Bingo!

Holiday Bingo!

It’s nearing the end of the year, the weather has already changed and the Christmas lights are out for everyone to see. Time to sing Christmas songs, watch classic Christmas movies, and wake up early on Christmas morning. Get in the holiday spirit with a few Instagram holiday-themed bingo templates. Happy holidays!
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A THANKSGIVING TELL-ALL!

A THANKSGIVING TELL-ALL!

Family time, giving thanks to the good in life, and of course the big ol’ turkey are some of the few ways Thanksgiving is celebrated. People who celebrate this holiday every 4th Thursday of November, all have their own way of making it special. We asked a few people from the CIS community who celebrate Thanksgiving about their annual holiday customs and more! Read here:
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