- CAREER SERVICES
BY: JUVIN M. DURANTE
With the theme. “MANINDUGAN: the Role of Campus Journalism in Advocating Good Governance,” The ‘The Democrat’ staff participated in the 6th LIYA: Regional Journalism and Arts Festival held at the Ateneo de Naga University (ADNU), Naga City last Nov, 21-24.
The said event was spearheaded by the ‘The Pillars,’ the official student-publication of ADNU. It was a 4-day event which catered several forums and symposia, such as: ‘Our Philippines: A National Situationers’; ‘Harampangan:’ the Taste of Pork Barrel’; ‘Writers’ Trip: Basic Masses Integration (Understanding the Marginalized Sectors)’; ‘Publication Management’; Bikol Language and Literature for Social Transformation; and ‘Good Governance: in the times of Disaster’.
On the 2nd and 3rd day, the participants had enrolled in different workshop such as: (Nov. 22) features Writing, Editorial Writing, and Publication Design, and (Nov. 23) News Writing ad Field Reporting, Opinion Writing, and Graphic Design.
Two of the highlights of the said event were the commemoration of Maguindanao massacre victims and the 4th Cris Hugo Awards for Journalism and Literature wherein different publications and journalists were given recognition.
‘The Democrat’ delegation was composed of Juvin Durante, Jane de Jesus, Jorelyn Marasigan and Angeles Basquina.
It was participated in by 18 student-publications and 79 students’ journalist all over Bicol.