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Love and Light

A personal message from former president Dr. Carmen Valdes | Today, May 31, 2020, is the last day of my term as president of Assumption College San Lorenzo. It has been my honor and privilege to have served you in the best way I knew how.

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Statement on Extra Judicial Killings

Editorial Statement on Extra Judicial Killings | We have seen in the past six weeks a laser-like focus on the need to rid the country of the scourge of drug addiction. We know the pernicious effect of drugs – on the individual, on the family, on the community and on the country as a whole.

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Does President Ferdinand Marcos deserve a Hero’s burial?

Editorial statement on former President Ferdinand Marcos’ ‘Hero Burial’ | I believe that every person no matter what they have or have not done in their lives deserves respect even in death. However, to be buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani affirms that those buried there were indeed heroes. And there’s the rub.

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Dr. Pinky Valdes: From Girl Power to Brain Power

An article from peopleasia.ph | “People always say that I’m outside the box. I’m very innovative, I’m very creative, I want to move things forward, I want to break the walls of Assumption, I want to be much more holistic … Let’s put it this way; I want to embrace and expand what Assumption San Lorenzo does,” Pinky shares.

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Assumption’s New President Out to Build More Women Leaders

An article from lifestyle.inquirer.net | Dr. Carmen Lourdes “Pinky’ Valdes, a former nun, is AC’s ninth president and the first lay leader to steer the nearly 60-year-old education institution known for producing alumnae who blaze trails in government service, the arts and business.

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The Gathering Storm

Published on opinion.inquirer.net by Rina Jimenez-David | The “Parliament of the Streets,” the series of protests, marches, organizing meetings, symposia, even fashion shows, concerts and comedy acts that marked the post-Ninoy Aquino assassination period, will always be remembered as the political “coming out” of the Filipino middle class.

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DR. CARMEN “PINKY” VALDES: “Change Is Also Here”

Feature at People Asia | All her life, Pinky has had a unique way of looking at the world. “I believe life is much better than people think,” she explains. “I always like to look at the whole picture because you’ll see that there is more positive than negative.”

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A Letter to AC Teachers and Students

To students I say: be a “Horatio” for each other. See the nobility in the heart of your classmate and in your teachers and parents, too. To teachers I say, it is our call to see beyond the “shell” of fear and confusion in our students; and with tenderness, nurture the nobility in every student’s heart.

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A Voice for the Pre-Teens

We, as a school, are dedicated to the developmenet of the young – we should always speak and stand for the rights of the children and pre-teens. Be their voice wherever you are.

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Triple Filter Test by Socrates

Keep this in mind the next time you are about to repeat a rumor or spread gossip. “Take a moment to filter what you’re going to say. The first filter is Truth; the second is Goodness, and the third is Usefulness.”

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Pope Francis tells Bishop Ambo: Courage!

On my way out, after I received his gift, I was ready to step out already when he held my arm and said, “Wait. Please let me give you a special blessing. I want you to know I am with you as you face trials in your ministry in your diocese.”

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