Thursday, January 28, 2021

Pampanga LGUs Participate In Cement-For-Trash Program

Wow! 9 LGUs in Pampanga have successfully reduced their residual plastic through this program!

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

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SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

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‘OK Boomer’: Dividing Generations And Gen Z’s Response To Outdated Views

‘OK Boomer’: Dividing Generations And Gen Z’s Response To Outdated Views

Spotlight

Pampanga LGUs Participate In Cement-For-Trash Program

Wow! 9 LGUs in Pampanga have successfully reduced their residual plastic through this program!

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

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Millennials are not the silent type. After several years of being silenced and dismissed by older generations, it’s no surprise that this kind of phrase would come up and become viral. They are obviously fed up with resistance to change – in technology, ideas, and even gender inclusivity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How the phrase “OK Boomer” went viral on the Internet

This phenomenon started on TikTok, an app considered as the successor of Vine.

It lets users create videos up to 15 seconds in which they can lip-sync, dance, and make sketches.

The videos show TikTok users lip-syncing to the song, which apparently, has the title “OK Boomer”. The videos were posted last month and with an app that’s already crowded, it’s no wonder that as simple as a phrase would come crashing on everyone’s timeline.

“OK Boomer” As The Younger Generations Ticket To Shutting Down Someone Older Who’s Close-Minded

To clear out any misunderstandings, the term ‘boomer’ does not refer to those who were born after World War II. Although it’s short for ‘baby-boomer’, which was defined back in the ’60s, ‘boomer’ simply touches, not on a particular generation, but on older people in general— their beliefs, trends, values, and concerns.

The phrase ‘OK Boomer’ rather works as an insult or a response to an older person with outdated opinions and views, a sense of entitlement, and patronizing attitude towards younger generations.

Taking Sides On Twitter

After “OK Boomer” went viral, the public took to Twitter to express their thoughts about the phrase.

Some Twitter users think the phrase serves as the calling card for Gen Z, while the latter think otherwise.

 

 

 

 

 

Cold Chain Facility In Taytay Ready To Store 28M Vaccines

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Imee: Optimize Local Supply And Distribution Before Importing

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US Rejoins WHO

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Spotlight

Pampanga LGUs Participate In Cement-For-Trash Program

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SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

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Lifestyle

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Entertainment

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Travel

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Motoring

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