Monthly Archives: September 2013

Kasikas: Gaston Park Redevelopment, Du-aw Park/DPWH River Dike

The Gaston Park is now undergoing a major face lift. Concrete is poured all over while trees are spared spaces. The development is almost halfway, and with the looks of it, it will follow the same signature design as with the Provincial Capitol’s De Lara Park, and with Balingasag’s seaside park. Here’s to wishful thinking… Read more »

XU lands second place in 1st Philippine Collegiate Peace Debates

Xavier University landed on the second spot in the 1st Philippine Collegiate Peace Debates in a 5-4 split decision against the University of the Philippines Diliman. The finals was held at AFP Theater last September 16 using the Asian Parliamentary Debate Format. The motion was “In order to weaken the insurgent recruitment of the youth… Read more »

Kasikas: Developments in CM Recto and Lapasan Stretch

Here are the latest pictures of the developments in CM Recto and Lapasan Highway. The featured photo above shows the under construction MUST Engineering Building. Its circular portion is already on its eighth floor while the rectangular building is on fifth floor. When done, this structure will have a blue glassy facade. The second photo… Read more »

iCare, Peak, Tsada Gyud hold charity event

Fifty kids from Barangay Bulua had a fun filled day last September 15 with the charity event sponsored by iCare, Peak Excellence Training Academy and Review Center, and Tsada Gyud. These kids have been the recipients of the charity programs by iCare. The event was held at Peak Review Center in Julio Pacana Street. Marivic… Read more »

Paghulagway: Kagay-anon Ballerina Project

Cagayan de Oro itself is a piece of art. Only that many of us do not appreciate or simply ignores its beauty. Fortunately, there are Kagayanons  who can capture Cagayan de Oro embodied with musical and choreographic images. These clear and vivid shots are just samples of Vincent Tom Udasco’s Kagay-anon Ballerina Project. Tom has featured… Read more »

The Xavier Stage presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Review

In a nutshell: TXS’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream/Isa ka Damgo is a wonderful, must watch play at XU Little Theater. Go get your tickets. Like, now.     Work of Art   In its new season, Realizing Shakespeare, The Xavier Stage (TXS) brings to us the adaptation by MSU Sining Kambayoka Ensemble of William Shakespeare’s well-loved comedy, A… Read more »

Kasikas: MUST Engineering Building nearing Top Off

The MUST Engineering Building fronting Limketkai Gateway Park is nearing top off. As shown in the rendering, the building is comprised of two parts: the rectangular building which is 5 storeys, and a curved building near the gate, which is 8 storeys. Currently, the curved building is on the 7th floor, and pushing 8. Anytime… Read more »

Kasikas: Interior shots of CLIMBS Building at Tiano-Pacana Streets

Here are some shots of the interiors of the new CLIMBS Building. Above, as a 5-storey building in downtown Cagayan de Oro, the building affords a great distant view of the city’s Central Business District, and soon the highrise strip of Northern Mindanao.   According to CLIMBS, the first floor will likely be occupied by… Read more »