The Publications Department (’15-’16) has been known as Introvert RePUBlic. Get to know the fourteen individuals and decide for yourself!
The Dandiest (Dann Dy)
What you know: The guy who appears to help out in random moments, with a calm and collected demeanor that can quip witty thoughts on-the-fly.
What you don’t know: His laugh is always with a puff of air. He currently has a source of inspiration that proves that he is certainly one dandy Dann Dy.
The MVP (Joel Lim)
What you know: He’s got a hat ever since college (the story of which may come to you on another day).
What you don’t know: He’s a huge movie junkie (especially when it comes to superhero flicks). His attention to detail is keen for social situations and for articles, making him a snappy social quipper and a meticulous section editor.
The Mysterious (Lance Lim)
What you know: He has a quiet exterior.
What you don’t know: He has an interest in learning languages like German. He is very active online in a Reddit support group, and he writes fan-fiction and edits scripts online from time-to-time. He drums too!
The Panda Lover (Leyah Dizon)
What you know: She’s fluent in Mandarin and Hokkien, and she participates in ACLC and Gawad Kalinga.
What you don’t know: She prefers J-Drama to K-Drama, pulled off a speed dating game with Strikethrough volunteers, and is also very fond of historical fiction.
Marella, because you’re already too fab~ (Marella Lozada)
What you know: She’s very passionate about Miriam Defensor-Santiago and social issues.
What you don’t know: She likes authors along the lines of Charlotte Brontë and Louis Sachar, and she’s an avid anime watcher of shows like Fate/stay night, and Humanity has Declined.
MaMa (Mieko Ma)
What you know: She can tap into her innate chill pill to calmly handle tough situations.
What you don’t know: She once spent some time in Indonesia as a volunteer abroad. She also volunteered for the APEC Summit and toured Koreans.
Matt Yu (forgive usss, Mark!)
What you know: Our ever-passionate photographer, with a constant burst of energy. The partner-in-crime of Quimbe Dy.
What you don’t know: He’s ⅓ of the Yu triplets with Matt Yu and Abby Yu. (Don’t you see the resemblance?) He’s also a Marvel fan, and he loves to teach.
HELLOOOO (Quimbe Dy)
What you know: Her iconic greet has been copied all over the org, but it’s nothing compared to when she says it. The partner-in-crime of Mark Yu.
What you don’t know: She cares a lot for social causes, and she loves Japanese food. She has also gone to the wild (but that’s another story).
L (Eliza Cua)
What you know: You can find her donning a Pokemon-inspired outfit, or putting up sketches of Pokémon and Undertale online.
What you don’t know: She’s a founding member of BLINK, the team that brought you Uy! Si Crush! She’s also one of the few extroverts in the department.
Max (Maxine Olaguer)
What you know: She’s one of those who developed the look and feel of Elements Magazine this year, to a whole new level.
What you don’t know: Her sister is a jewelry designer, and Max herself going to become a designer of her own right.
Alyyyy (Alyssa Cheng)
What you know: She often comes to the sandwich place at the New Rizal Library for brunch.
What you don’t know: She occasionally comes to the org room and would be happy to take you on either a sabaw conversation or a game of Mahjong.
Juday (Judy Sy)
What you know: The quiet Logistics Head for Binondo Amazing Race.
What you don’t know: Among the gorgeous men of K-pop group, EXO, former member Luhan is her bae. (She also really likes math!)
PEra (Pau Era)
What you know: She really likes anime, cats, and dark humor.
What you don’t know: She’s interested in deep topics surrounding core subjects, and she loves to draw in her spare time.
Papa Robs (Robert Cuartero)
What you know: He’s the Associate Editor for the A.Y. ’14-’15 Elements issue, and he helped develop the website.
What you don’t know: He watches Descendants of the Sun, listens to Coldplay and Linkin Park, and develops websites outside Celadon from time-to-time. He really likes football too!
From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for the ride with us this year! <3
Written by Cheng (Joshua Cheng) and Faithy (Faith Ong)