Mural near 74th St Roosevelt Avenue. Taken 11th August 2021

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“Graphic excellence Is that which gives to the viewer the greatest number of ideas in the shortest time with the least ink in the smallest space.” — Edward Tufte

Article by: Gertrude Abarentos & Jia Delos Reyes Edited by: Jamie Rebugio Graphics by: Aimie Winter Idul Ezekhyna Naval, & Neysa Geocallo

Article by Gertrude Abarentos | Edited by Jamie Rebugio | Graphic Design & Illustration by Aimie Winter Idul, Alleya Era & Ezekhyna Naval

Restroom at Elmhurst Park — Captured 11th July 2021 (Sunday) — NOTE: It’s rare for Filipinos to encounter clean public restrooms, much more aesthetically pleasing ones.

1. The Libby App by Overdrive

Article by Gertrude Abarentos | Edited by Jamie Rebugio | Graphics by Neysa Bianca Geocallo


Why is it that only one side of…

There is only so much insight from Pandora Sykes’ book How Do We Know We’re Doing It Right? (2020) I can squeeze in an article. It does not have answers, but the author took questions as luxury. A consoling read for any burnt-out millennials and Gen Z alike. An insightful read for media practitioners.

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Ask: Have I started with my most important point?

Lost Possible Selves — On the pains and freedom of coming to terms with all the persons I could have been. For all that is lost in their life choices, failed relationships, and other regrets.

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Gertrude Abarentos

WRITER for UNDERSCORE | Creating something means imagining it and not imagining the world without it. We’re all telling a story, what’s your medium?

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