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STAFF FOR THIS ISSUE MARY LAURENCE DEL MUNDO ROBLEDO Editor In Chief LARA MAE RICOHERMOZO

Associate Editor FLOREGAIL REGIO

Literary Editor LEO PALMA

Staff Writer Head Layout Artists: John Levi Pangilinana John Christopher Matienzo Phiotojournalist: Eugel Par

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THE OFFICIAL STUDENT PUBLICATION OF MSC—SANTA CRUZ BRANCH Volume 3, Issue 2 September 8– 14 2013

MSC Olympics 2013 Holds Opening Ceremony BY: Mheriil Mengullo and Primo Pamintuan

The Marinduque State College faculty and students held their opening program of Olympics 2013 at Boac Campus, August 19, 2013. With the theme “Sharing MSC’s Legacy through Festival of Sports, Cultural and Literary, the part 1. of the programmed started with a parade of faculty and students at 7:30 AM. After the parade, the MSCians gathered at the covered court where the thanksgiving mass was held.

Staff Writers: Jessica Almonte Argel Pielago Mheryll Lynne Mengulo Mrs. Joy Profugo Mr. Ernesto Pernia Advisers

SSC and SSCF hold Oath Taking Ceremony The Supreme Student Council of each campus and the elected officers of the Supreme Student Council Federation of Marinduque State College for Academic Year 2013-2014 held their oath taking at SAED Audio Visual Room, August 19, 2013.

Photo by: Eugel L. Par

Started at exactly 1:30 PM, the oath taking ceremony of the elected officers of the SSC and the SSCF was led by Dr. Romulo H. Malvar. The ceremony was also assisted by the VP for Academic Affairs, Dr. Leodegario Jalos and OSA Director Mr. Arnel Lantita. After the oath taking, Dr. Malvar said his speech which inspired the elected officers as he stated his visions for the institution and how would be able to adapt to the change to the new system of education implemented by the government. He also said that the students should be prepared for the ASEAN 2015 in order to meet the quality education needed by the youth, to be competitive inside and outside of the By: Mherill P. Mengullo country.

After the thanksgiving mass, the opening programstarted. Dr. Romulo H. Malvar gave his opening remarks. He mentioned ViceGovernor Romulo Bacorro as the guest speaker and introduced the judges who were Mr. Federico, Sports Director and Mr. Rosales, Culture of Arts Director of Southern Luzon State University, Vice Governor Romulo Bacorro, Vice Mayor of Torrijos Roberto Macdon and the Supply Officer, Mrs. Grace Yllanan and the chairman of the judges, Mr. Almon of Cavite State University. After the speech of the president, the guest speaker also delivered his speech. Afterwards, the lighting of the symbolic torch was done by Ms. Lindel P. de Luna. While theathletic oath was done by Ms. Judy Ann A. Bata-anon, followed by the declaration of officials oath by Mr. Edgardo Laririt.

The opening of the Olympics was declared by Mr. Romulo Malvar through the raising of the flags of the unit muses and escorts. While the eyes, hopes and ears of the students focused on the main event on that day which is the cheer dance competition of each teams. The first team to compete was the Matrix followed by the Seiners, Artisan, Nexus, E-nnovators, the Trojans, Blue Flames and the Lex Coercitor. With the incredible performance made by the cheer dancers, the judges found it hard to give scores to each teams, so the SSTED Laboratory School performed while the judges are computing the scores of them. Not long after, the School of Information and Computing Science or the Ennovators hailed as the champion for the 2013 Cheer Dance Competition.


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Nexus Beats Agripower

MSC Santa Cruz Earn Points in Literary

By: Neil Angelo Rodil

By: Floregail Regio & Argel Pielago

Regardless of the bad weather, MSC Olympics 2013’s

Literary competition was held among different

basketball tournament still started at 3:00 PM which

departments this 19th Day of August at MSC Library,

was held at Boac Town Covered Court. The two

Boac Campus.

teams that competed for the first game were the Nex-

The competition was reigned by the students

us and Agripower.

from MSC Sta. Cruz Campus. Millicent Pangilinan won

For the first 8 minutes of the game, Agripower

the first place in impromptu speech while Lara Mae

only earned two points while the Nexus scored 12

Ricohermozo bagged the fourth place in the same

points. For the second quarter of the first half, Agrip-

category. On the other hand, Vonzyrine Louisel Daca-

ower narrowed the lead close for up to five points.

los; Educators, got the second place in storytelling.

The game heated in the second half when 3rd quarter

Students from MSC Santa Cruz hope that

began in which the Nexus’ lead grew to double digits

their fellow participants may also win in their different

again. In the 4th quarter, Nexus continued to dominate

fields.

out-running the Agripower. The game ended favoring the Nexus 73-59. The star of the game was jersey numbered 16 Loto with an outrageous performance.

Little David reigns against Multi Goliaths By: Jessica Almonte

“Small but terri-

Dear Clarion, Very commendable po ang issue na inilalabas ninyo every week. Kaya lang po bakit parang tinitipid ninyo at lagging sa bond paper lang nakaprint and newspaper? Sincerely, Anonymous 23 Dear Anonymous 23, Thank you for raising your concern. FYI, our funds have not yet been released and the money that we used in printing all our issues since June came from our own pocket. That is the reason why we had it printed on a bond paper and had it posted on classrooms and bulletin boards. xoxo, EIC Rheyne

ble”, this was proven by Millecent Pangilinan AB Political Science as she brought home the beacon in Impromptu Speech during MSC Olympics. August 19, 2013 as part of the Nexus team. Armored with conversant ideas regarding the current news and events, Pangilinan prepared in the mentioned competition. She drew “Sangguniang Kabataan: A School of Corruption”. She expressed her erudite ideas about the topic and kindly put an emphasis to “Ang Kabataan ay Pag-Asa Ng

Bayan, Reporma sa Edad Ang Kailangan”. Pangilinan said, “There were butterflies in my stomach when I set foot in front. I was embarrassed seeing my opponents wearing formal attire attire because I am only wearing my Department t-shirt and I thought I will be disqualified. Thanks to ABSO and ARTSSO for providing my attire in few minutes at all cost” she added Just trust yourself, pray to God and have faith in Him, you’ll bag the title you’re aiming for despite of being like little David alone competing multi Giant Goliaths.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR


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