By Hanna Ho (Class 2022) (Correspondent: Carl Roma) The highly anticipated MedGroove MedRhythmia, an annual interscholastic chorale and dance competition among medical schools across the metro, was held at the Aliw Theater, Cultural Center ofContinue reading
This is the second installment of our MVP (Meet our Varsity Players) series, where we feature the captains and leaders of our college’s dear varsity teams. In our opening article, we broke the stereotype thatContinue reading
MVP (Meet our Varsity Players) is a series by UP Medics featuring the captains and leaders of our college’s dear varsity teams. Most people associate the word ‘varsity’ with sports teams, but by definition it is not limited to just sports. The word ‘varsity’ is defined as “the principal team representing a high school or college in a sport or other competition” in the Oxford English Dictionary. In that sense, it includes teams that represent a high school or college (or university, at that) in non-sports events, such as debates and choral or dance competitions.
To break the incomplete interpretation of the word ‘varsity’ that is predominant in our collective subconscious, we begin this MVP series by featuring the President and Choirmaster of none other than our beloved UP MedChoir. Let’s get to know our varsity teams!
clover by Mark Teo (Class 2023) in this starless cyclonesilently awake Ihold togetherbranching through the skydarkened with an ache onceheld togethersandstorms in and outbreaking up the veins thathold togetherwhere it takes its rootsand rises fromContinue reading
by A.N. Maldisa (Class 2022) It’s that time of the year again for UPCM’s Regionalization Students Organization (RSO) to showcase everything from simple everyday snacks to culinary delicacies of the country. Drawing from the organization’sContinue reading
by Mandy Esquivel (Class 2019) I read it in a book once. I just didn’t believe it. But once I read that one day in your medical training, you would have an epiphany moment,Continue reading