Wise words from Moyca Disini, Riana Lago, Audrey Buhain and Mica Tan Interviews by Gabby Uy and Chloe Siy-Yap It’s that time of the year again: the coffee brews stronger and the eyebags sink
Xuanlin Tham served as the Editor-in-Chief of Winston before graduating to the University of Edinburgh in 2018. Now, we catch up with her as she shares how she’s adjusted to university and life in Scotland.
Aidan Curran, Abigail Ngan, Amanda Dee, and Gio Ty share their insight on what it’s like taking each of their optional courses, maintaining a balanced academic and social life, and navigating through the IGCSE final exams. Learn from the best, and you’ll ace the test.
Maia Siy-Yap’s passion for art is unrivalled. At BSM, she designed everything from prom visuals to graduation hoodies. At Winston, she’s known for her revolutionary art direction and self-proclaimed title of “stubborn old lady who refuses to leave.” Today, she revisits us with an insider’s perspective on studying graphic design at Central Saint Martins: her journey to art school, making the jump from art to design and adjusting to the strenuous workload.
The long-awaited TEDx British School Manila event is almost here! Here, President Amanda Dee shares the struggles, triumphs, and wisdom she and the TEDx team found by organizing this unparalleled event. Don’t miss out!
From Cheer Captain to VPA Head, Riana Lago’s done it all. She graduated from BSM in 2018 with a spot on the IB honor roll and is currently a freshman at UC Berkeley. Here, she sheds insight on all that comes with becoming a Bear: making friends, working hard and adjusting to life in a public school.
Pierre Chan is known for being one of BSM’s most competitive swimmers. In this interview, he talks about subjects ranging from how he realised his passion for swimming to how much time he dedicates to this sport.
Mica Tan graduated from BSM in 2018, as a former Head Girl, with a spot on the varsity basketball team and a position on the honor roll. As a member of Columbia University’s class of 2022, Mica has plenty of insight to share. We caught up with Mica and asked her a few questions about her IB experiences and her daily life in New York.
In celebration of the success of the 2018 MUN Locals, here is the inside scoop on the students who have made this conference possible.
You’ve probably encountered the word ‘builds’ at one point, or wrote about what you were grateful for on the Habitat for HumaniTREE, or even ordered a rose and a serenade for your beloved sweetheart in school. But have you ever wondered who was behind all this?