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When I Crave for Some Sprinkles of Common Sense




One of the most awaited moments within the UAAP season is the Cheer Dance Competition.
 
Universities all try to bend and break their bones trying to come up with fresh and almost impossible death defying stunts that would make you weep with awe and envy.
 
There are only 3 schools who can brag about being able to deliver such stunts – UP, UST, FEU.
 
Slowly inching their way into this elite trio is NU.

Not to be mean girls about it, but it seems that they are being helped in the most scandalous and interesting way.
 
I know that the whole UAAP Cheer Dance organizers will go to their graves defending their decision.
 
They are saying that NU won because they tried the hardest routine.
 
Emphasis po sa TRIED.
 
Simply put, they have rewarded NU on their failed attempts than other universities' flawless execution.
 
Nothing against NU, but what-a-shame.
 
This is not a kindergarten where we put more emphasis on effort. 
 
This is real life.  And real life taught me that ambitions do not matter, it is what you have achieved that counts.
 
And this is a competition like any other.
 
There should be fairness and frankly, some bits of common sense.

Note:  Image courtesy of spin.ph

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