The New Builder

The Official Publication of Mapúa Institute of Technology.

Writing their First Chapter: Yugto Theatre Ensemble opens first production ‘Open the Door’

 With nothing but passion for acting in their pockets, a group of hopeful alumni of the Mapúa and Mapúa Tekno Teatro formed an independent theatre group called Yugto Theatre Ensemble. … Continue reading

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School of EECE elects new student officers

Mapúa’s School of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering (EECE) opted its Student Council (SC) officers for Academic Year 2015-2016 through an open election held on September 11 at the North … Continue reading

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The Foreigner’s Guide to the Institute Part One – Student Visa

I could write a starter article for foreign students where I would include trivial tips and facts like: “FYI the ground floor is counted as the 1st Floor in this … Continue reading

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Braña, Cards vindicate revenge over Bombers, 68-67

On the verge of another setback, the Mapúa Cardinals avenged their opening round defeat against Jose Rizal University (JRU) Heavy Bombers with Mark Braña’s clutch and-one, 68-67, at the FilOil Flying … Continue reading

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Nimes’ explosive return steers Cardinals past Stags, 87-78

FILOIL FLYING V ARENA, SAN JUAN – The King Cardinal swooped into the fray once again, and he did it in style. Veteran do-it-all guard Josan Nimes made his return … Continue reading

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[GAME REVIEW: POKEMON OR/AS] “Back to Hoenn’s Horizons”

It leaves no room for wonder that Pokémon still holds a place in the hearts of most players, with the tally of these creatures reaching up to 600 already and … Continue reading

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JPCS hold Installfest, Microsoft Week

As part of this year’s Microsoft Week, the Junior Philippine Computer Society (JPCS), in cooperation with Microsoft, held the Installfest which lasted from 16-17 February 2016 at the South Circle. … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Be Right or Take Flight: A Take on MT2’s ‘Tamali’

From the brilliant talents working at Mapúa Tekno Teatro (MT2) comes Tamali, a short but bold play about the choice between “the right to live” and “living right” feared for … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cinemapúa Film Review – Sa Sakayan ng Pagkakataon

In our peer group where everyone is drawn to light-hearted comedy, it makes me think if we are really prepared for serious and worthy films such as this. Directed by … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Fun in Fewn

Light, funny, and cute—these three words easily capture the essence of the Jesus Reyes film Fewn. The romantic comedy follows the point of view of Jose as he tells the … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Minimalism ups the ante for Kamera Siklo

Creating the appropriate atmosphere is one of the key elements in making a decent horror movie, as it is responsible for building up the tension in both the film and … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

NAMA Holds 82nd Alumni Night

The walls of our Mapúa gymnasium contained the heartwarming atmosphere of yet another Alumni Night last Saturday, January 30. The 82nd Alumni Night, put together by the National Association of … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Childhood Memory – Cinemapúa Film Review

Written and directed by Hiyas Baldemor Bagabaldo, A Childhood Memory bravely dips its toes into the dreadful waters that surrounds the issue of rape and child abuse. The film begins … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Athletics’ Department holds 2nd Fitness Run

In line with the opening of the 91st foundation of Mapúa Institute of Technology (MIT), the PE and Athletics Department hosted its second Fitness Run held last January 24 in … Continue reading

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