vol. 8, no. 2 (2016)
Tilamsik is the official, peer-reviewed journal of research of the College of Arts and
Sciences (CAS), Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) in the Philippines. Roughly
translated in English as spark, spatter, or splatter, the journal maintains its commitment of
igniting the flame of passion for transformative research undertakings, and planting seeds
for lifelong learning among the CAS and SLSU faculty, students, as well as the greater
community. The journal is published twice every academic year, with a print ISSN - 1656-
1953 and an online ISSN - 2467-6209.