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SSC is Ethics Bowl 2019 Champion

March 16,2019

St. Scholastica’s College, Manila student representatives won in the South Manila Educational Consortium Ethics Bowl 2019 held at Geronima Pecson Auditorium, Philippine Normal University last February 22, 2019. Team SSC was composed of Maria Gabrielle Isabel Crespo (5th year Accountancy student), Dawn Cecilia Peña (3rd year Communication student), and Alliah Prodigalidad (1st year Accountancy student) and was coached by Mr.  Zaldy Dueñas III, a philosophy professor.

During the elimination round, the team explained the moral permissibility of online shaming sexual harassers by using the feminist narrative, the #MeToo Movement, and the spiral of silence theory. In the final round, they discussed the morality of digital technology addiction. They argued that technology is a double-edged sword and reiterated the importance of being digitally responsible.

Team SSC prevailed over University of the Philippines – Manila (1st runner up) and De La Salle – College of St. Benilde (2nd runner up).