An Education

By Angelica P. Lim When Nicolo Robert went to college he was eighteen years old. In the United States, in Europe, and in most countries around the world, eighteen is the age students typically begin university—but, not in the Philippines. As Nicolo walked into his first college class in Ateneo de Manila University, one of … Continue reading

Articles / Basketball

Gwyne Capacio

By Angelica P. Lim Five players that competed in the Ateneo-La Salle UAAP Junior’s Championships in 2009 went on to join the two giants of collegiate basketball.  Blue Eaglets Kiefer Ravena and Von Pessumal stayed with Ateneo while Junior Archers Nico Elorde and Arnold van Opstal stuck with La Salle. But one player, Gwyne Capacio, … Continue reading

Articles / Sports

Ironing out the creases

By Angelica P. Lim Last issue, The GUIDON published an article showcasing the athletes’ opinions regarding the Nike sponsorship of Ateneo teams. Following the article The GUIDON conducted further research, which will be presented in this piece. This is the second of a three part series. Seven years ago, when Ateneo signed a contract with … Continue reading