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The Millennials

Characterized by their enthusiasm for technological and communication advances, members of the so-called Generation Y blazed paths in a new world of information-sharing using social-networking technologies. Join us as we look into the social, economic and political issues arising from an increasingly networked society in light of technological changes, and how they reshape and influence the lives and relationships of a generation who grew up in a hyperconnected world. This space would devote a textual gramophone for the 15- to 29-year-olds. If you belong to this generation, send an 800-worded essay to [email protected] Editorial rules apply.

Ways to engage young employees–according to Facebook

FACEBOOK is the first Fortune-500 company founded and led by a millennial, and we pride ourselves on having built a workplace designed by and...

Millennials think about work too much

PEOPLE in their 20s and early 30s are in a relatively negative state of mind. This age group experiences the most negative thoughts and...

Manila loves Lany 

AMERICAN indie-pop band LANY recently held not just one, but two sold-out shows at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum on April 5 and 6. Considered a milestone...

Paying it forward with Midlife Crisis Band

Musicians are probably the most fervent human beings you would ever meet. They mostly operate by passion and create auditory masterpieces solely driven by...

‘Interactive’ Earth Day Jam 2018, returns to QC Memorial Circle

THE longest-running music event for the environment, Earth Day Jam 2018 returns to one of its original concert venues—the Quezon City Memorial Circle—on April...

A Sandwich (concert) to remember

Raymund MARASIGAN related an anecdote to the crowd that packed the Metrotent on April 13 for Sandwich’s twentieth anniversary concert, Under the Glow of...

The Republicats connect; Japsuki, Ruru sell sanctuary from the mundane

THE REPUBLICATS Disconnected Five million down-strokes removed from the Ramones’ first album and 10,000 miles away from Calypso’s birthplace, Pinoy band Republicats give punk and...

It’s Record Store Day Pilipinas on April 21

INDIE music fans and vinyl record collectors of all stripes are expected to troop to the UP Town Center along Katipunan Avenue in Quezon...

Millennials had ‘unlucky’ start to adult life–report

WASHINGTON—Millennials have fared less financially than previous generations, as young people were hit early on by the repercussions of the 2008 global financial crisis,...

Make ‘manga’, win a trip to Japan

THE Embassy of Japan in the Philippines is pleased to announce that it is now accepting entries for the 12th Japan International Manga Award. Interested...

Baguio millennials urged to cultivate creativity

BAGUIO CITY—To improve the City of Pines’ image as a “creative city,” millennials need to cultivate a culture of creativity. This was according to Dean...

His album on the horizon

IT’S a quiet afternoon along Maginhawa Street inside Teachers Village in Diliman, Quezon City. Too early for a beer, or even an electric performance—never...

Some millennials willing to date robots

SOMETIMES, reality imitates fiction. Futuristic scenes in movies and TV shows, such as humans and robots dating, could now become the norm in real...

Two-day concert pays tribute to Murakami-inspired music

ON March 23 and 24, “Listen to” Murakami concerts brought to life the passion for music of novelist Haruki Murakami at the BGC Performing...

Reggae’s Lady I Returns, Fern Debuts with Downbeat Funk

LADY I Brave Ones Reggae isn’t the kind of musical force it was in the ‘70s when Bob Marley took it beyond the Caribbean to eventually...

PHL’s Legarda

FILIPINO band Legarda will come out in a split record with The Saddest Landscape (TSL), a group from Boston, USA. Along with Legarda, the...

Experts weigh in on millennials and their impact on health care

ACCORDING to Planning Consultant Vicky L. Ortega of Havas Anthropology, members of the earlier generational demographic (read: Gen X and older) may have problems dealing...

‘Synesthetic’ Yeng Constantino; melodic punks Neverdie out soon

YENG CONSTANTINO Synesthesia THE title of this new album refers to a phenomenon when one’s senses like seeing or hearing triggers another separate sensation....

Do it afraid!

WHEN we were kids, my brother and I were taught not to rely on our parents. Harsh as it is, but yes, that was the...

Presenting, Pinoy ska punk band: The Republicats

THE song Itaas Ang Kamao (Raise Your Fist) gained popularity during the 2016 national elections. Call it great timing or a lucky break, it...