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Pixels: Cheche Lazaro on the ‘sting of rejection’

November 23, 2011


What is it like to wait for 15 years after college to achieve your lifelong dream? That was exactly the experience of my former boss, Cheche Lazaro, who said at our graduation almost four years ago that she was “not a stranger to rejection.” She was a long-time broadcasting professor at the University of the […]

Not-to-do lists

November 24, 2010


When I was in high school, my father told me one of his deepest desires: “Sana bumagsak ka.” I never experienced failure in grade school, and my father, who was my opposite when he was in school, said that life is incomplete without it. I bring this up on the eve of the Ateneo High School math exams, about […]