October 1, 2022 - 10:04:07 am
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THE DOMINICAN GAZETTE

NEWS

Healthcare workers hold a protest outside the Philippines' Department of Health, demanding better wages and benefits amid rising coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Manila, Philippines, September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
PH Health Care Workers: Combat against COVID-19 Pandemic
By: Rochelle Mae E. Manucum  

 Low Pay, High Risk. Overworked yet Underpaid, Essential but undervalued. As the country deals with the fresh surge in infections driven by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), health care workers in the Philippines continue to suffer from poor working conditions and delayed benefits.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
Virtual Celebration of World Mental Health Month
By: Chloe S. Lacandola 

 Dominican College of Tarlac (DCT) joins in celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month this October with this year’s campaign slogan “Mental health care for all: let's make it a reality” which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues to the students..

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DCT-SHS Organizations are back for S.Y. 2021-2022
By: Ethan Janzen C. Cenizal  

 For School Year 2021-2022, Senior High School (SHS) organizations are back in this new setup for students as part of the Acculturation Week last August 11, 2021. These organizations aim to enhance their skills and have a temporary escape from academics.

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A Play Within a Play: Our Own Thoughts
By: Lance Kirby Ami  

 We all recalled our moments when we were a child, a moment when our mind was too pure for the world, too clean to understand, too subtle to realize how the earth revolves.to the students..

FEATURE

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Yesterday’s memories
By: Cristal Mae R. Publico 

 We transitioned from a world where we can breathe through the fresh air freely, without a cloth covering our faces to a never-ending repetitive nightmare. We took our old lives for granted, will we ever get it back? Or will our traditional class experiences be merely recollections..

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Esnyrr Ranollo and to his victory as a Tiktok Sensation
By: Janna Caguiat 

 Ranollo, like the majority of young individuals who have achieved success on TikTok, had no expectations of becoming viral. His million-view acts were "completely spontaneous," he claims.

OPINION

Education‌ ‌amidst‌ ‌Pandemic:‌ ‌What’s‌ ‌the‌ ‌next‌ ‌step?‌

By: Juniella Domingo

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LITERARY

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Safe Opening of Schools, Implement Now!
By: Ashanti Rivera  

 The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Health (DOH) signed a merged memorandum in regards of the pilot testing on limited face-to-face classes for Basic Education in “low risk” areas in the country on September 27, 2021, making the Philippines to be one of the last countries to open schools..

SCIENCE

Schoology App: An Open Room for Engagement and Excellence
By: Nadine Denise Baluyut  

 “Online learning has been the talk of the town ever since the opening of classes in the pandemic has, especially towards the students..

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Renewed Faith: Story of a DCT Alumnus who Survived Covid-19
By: Alexis Marni Galang  

 “Life is not something you can take for granted,” said Ressy Rodriguez, a Dominican College of Tarlac alumnus and a Medical Technologist, as she recounted her experience with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid- 19).

SPORTS

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Ugas rose triumphant against Pacquiao in 12 round landslide victory
By: Allen Christian P. Apostol  

 Retaining the WBA Welterweight Championship belt, Yordenis Ugas delivered a world-class boxing performance against the 8- division world champion Manny Pacquiao at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 21st of August. (22nd of August, Manila time..

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Sirjan Foulad Iranian (Iran) 5 peats AVC men’s championship, squeaks past Al-Arabi Sports Club (Qatar), 3-1
By: James Raphael A. Sicat  

 Sirjan Foulad Iranian once again proved their reign of dominance across Asian Seas as they completed their 5 straight gold medal finish, continuing their reign of terror on the Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Federation, with a 3-1 edge-of-your-seat thriller win over Al-Arabi Sports club..

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Recognizing E-Sports as a Sport
By: Vonne Joseph Mallari  

 Sitting in front of a computer for hours at a time may not seem that acceptable to some people, especially when playing video games. Gamers are not easily acknowledged as athletes, because they do not demand themselves to carry out exercises just like an athlete would do..