That's what she said

Saturday, May 29, 2004
4:12 AM

must read! My Prince has finally arrived!!!!!

in other news

on YM with jobert. dork+dork= get away normal people! we always go to the "what are your plans for your future?" topic. right about now, we're talking about thesis topics and the perils of having a thesis partner. o jeesh. he is the only guy i know who has out- dorked me. there's another award for you, jobert!

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Wednesday, May 26, 2004
12:31 PM

unlike alot of people, i cant really say that i'm looking forward to ging back to school. i've seriously been deprived of a vacation, and i think first hand knowedge of idleness is key to even slightly miss school work. i'm not really hyped to see some people as well, having heard of reports that over the summer, they've been really lame and, ugh, illogical. i miss my high school friends though. it's been eons since we last saw each other as a group. so many things have happened since that last time. if ever we meet at jilly's again, there'd be no dimples to greet us. and the number of grey table men are down by one.

internship is almost, almost over. only a sidebar and 1/5 of an article left. last monday was a surprise. our boss chief, CMFR director Melinda Quintos de Jesus, asked us to line up for our "graduation". She was holding a bundle of white envelopes which to our surprise, was our sweldo.
As she called out our names, she handed us an enevelope. And when i looked inside, it had 3500 phph in it. i thought that if ever i was going to get paid, i'd only get 500 bucks. well, i thought wrong. i haven't had a pleasant surprise for the longest time.

i loved my internship. period. i learned so many things, so much more i think, than i could have if i stayed with SMART Communications. Working at CMFR has taught me in a grounded way what the professors have tried to knock into my consciousness through theory. Deadlines are sacred, research is the basis of all stories and most important of all is that a journalist lives and dies with her inquisitive mind. im planning to work for CMFR again this sem break, as a scanner for the Jamie V. Ongpin Awards. This time, the ay's gonna be more than Php 3, 500.

for the latest akelle and pat misadventure, click here

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Saturday, May 22, 2004
11:58 PM

quizzies! from +'s journal. i am so mean
Your: Wondering eyes. Your not quite focused and your quite the day dreamer. Your a bit odd and as many say
Your: Wondering eyes. Your not quite focused and
your quite the day dreamer. Your a bit odd and
as many say "Your head is in the
clouds."


What type of eyes do you have?
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Which Legendary Actress are you?

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Wednesday, May 19, 2004
8:11 AM

from now on, thou shalt not read posts about akelle in here. go find your dose somewhere else.

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Sunday, May 16, 2004
12:00 AM

finally, an update

it's been eons since my last post, and i can't promise that this is gonna be a good one.

akelle arrived last sunday for a short vacation from his nueva ecija internship. we went around sm north after hanging out at his house. then we had coffee at figaro's, reminiscent of our first date one year and three months ago. wow. has it been that long?

anyway, he's back in NE again. he'll be back hopefully by wednesday next week.

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internship... hmm... despite all the work, my internship's probably the thing that i look forward to everyday (what, with akelle not being here and me taking this lame ass elective called philippine pre history). so how's that ate eve (my supervisor)? i love it at cmfr. it's the people not treating you like a kid or a retard or both. it's how they recognize your capacity. and of course, it's the work. i've never felt this passionate about anything aside from my love life in ages. so i guess, this is a good sign. :D

CMFR just takes my mind off of that asshole jerk of a professor who's the complete opposite of my supervisors. The shithead treats everyone like we were in Cupertino not in UP. Nakakabobo siya, nakaka insulto pa. He talks as if his subject were complicated. To that, all i can say is: nye!

Talaga. I've never made the most faces in my life. If looks could kill lang talaga, he'd be dead by now.

okay that's about it. im not really a fan of long entries.

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Wednesday, May 05, 2004
12:08 AM

Student Number?
- 01 26639

College? Course?
- College of Mass Communications, BA Journalism

Nag-shift ka ba/na-kick-out?from what to what college?
- Shiftee from BA Political Science (UP Manila)

Saan ka kumuha ng UPCAT?
- AS AV

Favorite GE subject?
- Comm3, Pol Sci 14 (is this GE?) 'cause Akelle and I met in that class :D

Favorite PE?
- Philippine Games

Name your 4 PEs:
-PE 1, Philippine Games, Taebo and hopefully, yoga

Favorite Prof
- Prof. Luis Teodoro of Journ, Professors Gareth Richards and Fatima Castillo of Pol Sci

Pinakasikat na Prof
- Prof. Luis Teodoro

Pinaka-ayaw na GE subject
- Math 11

Kumuha ka ba ng Wed or Sat classes?
- Yes

Nakapag-field trip ka ba?
- Kas 1, Kas 2, Natsci 2, saka mga network trips

Orgs/Frats/Soros?
- Union of Journalists of the Philippines (UJP), almost

Tambayan?
- CMC Extension, (UJP tambayan or stairs in front of CMC storage), ilalim ng MassComm skywalk for yosi breaks

Dorm, boarding house, o bahay?
- Bahay

Naka-inom ka ba sa Sarah's o Gulod/Likha-Diwa?
- not yet.

Paboritong fishball?
- Sa may Vanguard

Me suki ka bang bananaQ vendor?
- wala

Paboritong isawan?
- MANG LARRY"S ISAW FOREVER!!! our favorite date place! :D

First movie na napanood sa FC?
- ano ba? Y Tu Mama Tambien ata

First play na napanood mo sa UP?
- unfortunately, wala pa

Nakapag-date ka ba sa sunken garden?
-op kors!

Sa lagoon?
- op kors uli!

Name the 5 most coño orgs in UP:
- this is just something i hear from people ok? this is not empirical or anything. in no particular order:

JMA
EcoSoc

oh wait, i only know two. im sorry

Magbigay ka ng org in UP na sa tingin mo ay ikaw lang, aside from the members, ang may alam.
- CMC Storage. rotfl

Name 5 of the coolest orgs/frats/soro in UP:
- UJP. lang.

Napunta ka na ba sa fair?
- oo naman!

Ano pinakagusto mong gawin sa UP Fair?
- Manood ng banda, makasalamuha si Atom (dapat pala past tense...)

May frat/soro bang nag-recruit sa yo?
- Meron. dati.

Saan ka madalas mag-lunch?
- hrm. sa canteen ng CMC o kaya sa Music box

Masaya ba sa UP?
- oo naman

Nakasama ka na ba sa rally?
- haha!!! nung polsci ako laman ako ng rally

Tibak ka ba?
- hindi

Ilang beses ka bumoto sa student council?
- Since pers year

Nakipagtalo ka na ba sa prof mo about politics?
- op kors uli.

Nakita mo na bang tumakbo si Fr. Robert Reyes?
- oo nga no. hindi pa

Name at least 5 leftist groups in UP:
- NARRA youth, Gabriela, LFS, Student Christian Movement, KARATULA, Anakbayan etc.

Sino ang student council chair nung freshie ka?
- Sino nga ba? ay. yung babaeng med student

Sinamahan ka ba ng parent/s mo nang mag-enrol ka nung freshie?
- never

Nagtaka ka ba kung saan ang TBA?
- oo

Sino first ever nakilala mo sa UP?
- si Aika, saka mga taga block 5

Magkakilala pa rin kayo hanggang ngayon?
- oo naman, blockmate ko yun e

Ano first ever class na pinasukan mo sa UP?
- Kom 1. 10- 1130

Best clothes mo ba ang suot mo n'ung first day of classes?
- hindi

Pinangarap mo rin bang mag-laude nung freshman ka?
- ngayon ko lang naisip.

E nung graduating ka na?
- graduating ako next year, hanggang isip na lang ata ako


LOVELYF UP
Nagka-bf/gf ka ba sa UP?
- OO!!!! yey for Akelle and Pat!

Kanino ka pinaka-patay sa UP?
- kay mr nine months dati, kay atom konti lang, kay akelle forever! (ang pathetic ko!)

Ikaw ba ay na-devirginize sa UP?
- sa lagoon? hahaha!!!! nice question!

Saan ka nag-aabang ng hot babe/men sa UP?
- meron ba? hihihi

Ilang beses ka nabasted/dineadma ng crush mo sa UP?
- chos. isang MASAKIT na bes.

Generally, me lovelyf k b?
- MERON!!!

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Tuesday, May 04, 2004
11:25 PM

i just watched a program that "rehashed" the glory days of the Chicago Bulls. I almost cried remembering the days i was in like with Dennis Rodman, my very first in a long series of bad boys. i miss those days.

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guess what i learned just this morining. i am a prospective Philippine Daily Inquirer scholar. Wow. And that's like, the most prestigious thing you can ever be if you're a journ major. A PDI scholar like Kate and Jobert. The most widely circulated newspaper in the Philippines will be sending you to school and giving you a monthly stipend. it couldn't possibly get better than this.

but wait. it can. guess who nominated me to be a PDI scholar? No less than Sir Luis Teodoro. the Today columnist, former MassComm dean, Joma Sison's editor and friend, editor in chief of the Philippine Journalism Review and the Asian Journalism Review. i alway thought that only Ma'am Georgina Encanto would fall for my *charms*.

my favorite Teodoro story is when Sir Teodoro called me perceptive. i don't exactly remember why. i think i was just answering questions he posed to the class. these questions weren't hard, i bet more than half of the class knew the answers. it was just that, being who i am, i was the only person who was gutsy enough to answer out loud. maybe he became so amused because all of a sudden, he walked up to me and gave me the Oakwood issue of the Philippine Journalism Review. And he told me, with the whole class hearing: "that is for being so perceptive".

it just hit me that he meant it, that he really thought of me as "perceptive". I never even thought that he knew me outside the classroom.

wow. sir Teodoro. wow.

tomorrow, i'll be going to the Philippine Daily Inquirer office. Wish me luck. :D
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four more days to go and akelle will be home! i miss my baby! :D

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Monday, May 03, 2004
6:34 AM

just finished a marathon deadline beating excursion. im too tired to explain in full length. oh wait. im not yet finished. thank you, irresponsible groupmate. because now, i'd have to do even your part!!!. sheesh.

i miss my akelle. someone to rant with and eat isaw with.

aww pat. even hate entries are turning mushy! shut up!!!

(this is the reason why i'm keeping myself from blogging. i've yet to regain even a semblance of my sanity.)

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Saturday, May 01, 2004
12:59 AM


My life is rated NC-17.
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business reporter who hates math. ate to two biological siblings and numerous adopted ones. in love with ice cream and ampalaya (NOT taken together). soul at rest. badly in need of a trip to the beach.


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