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The week in photos: February 2-8, 2019

Feb 10, 2019 - 12:08 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

NAKED RUNNERS. Members of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity participate in the 42nd Oblation Run at the University of the Philippines, Diliman on February 8, 2019. Photo by Lisa David/Rappler

The week in photos: November 25-December 1, 2017

Dec 02, 2017 - 2:31 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Pope Francis takes a ride in a rickshaw during the second day of his visit to Bangladesh, in Dhaka on December 1, 2017.Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar on November 30 for the second stage of a visit that has been overshadowed by the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. / AFP PHOTO / Vincenzo PINTO

LOOK: Oblation run calls to end wars, not lives

Dec 01, 2017 - 9:07 PM

It's been 40 years since the first Oblation Run happened in front of Palma Hall

Members of the Alpha Phi Omega hold its 40th annual Oblation Run with the theme "End Wars, Not Lives" on Friday inside the University Campus. The group call for Stop Killings, Bangon Marawi, No to Martial Law, Stop Lumad Killings and Resume Peace Talks. Photo by Darren Langit

UP Oblation Run hits Marcos burial at Heroes' Cemetery

Nov 25, 2016 - 7:52 PM

This year s UP Diliman Oblation Run condemns the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes Cemetery and calls for justice for Martial Law victims

ALL OUT. Members of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity hold an Oblation Run at the Palma Hall in UP Quezon City, against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos on Friday, Nov 26. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

Binay to APO frat brothers: Help uplift Filipinos' lives

Jan 17, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay makes a pitch to his fraternity brothers based in the United Arab Emirates

CA allows filing of charges vs frat member in 'Salubong' blast

Aug 07, 2015 - 12:34 AM

In 2011 the justice department found probable cause to file criminal charges against Anthony Nepomuceno for multiple frustrated murder multiple attempted murder and illegal possession of explosives

Rumbles and institutional omerta

Jul 11, 2015 - 4:10 PM

The relationship between UP and its the fraternities especially the war freaks is a paradox – we have a violent activity that everyone knows about but its details are hardly shared with the outside world

UP’s gangland wars: A historical note

Jun 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM

A 1950 investigation of a hazing death suggests that rumbles became part of the fraternity routine after World War II There was general consensus within UP that the violence of the Japanese Occupation and the American Liberation Destruction of Manila took its toll on UP students

#PugadBaboy: Oblation Run punchline 2

Dec 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Oblation Run punchline 3

Dec 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Oblation Run

Dec 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Oblation run: UP students run naked to end culture of impunity

Dec 12, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Members of the Alpha Phi Omega run naked around the UP campus in Diliman to fight the culture of impunity in the country

Is it time for schools to recognize fraternities?

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:21 AM

If you do not recognize fraternities on campus they go underground

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Run naked for better disaster management

Dec 13, 2013 - 8:02 PM

This year s Oblation Run pushes for improved government policies on disaster risk reduction and management

Oblation Run dedicated to PH rivers

Dec 16, 2011 - 5:59 PM

The event which initially began as a celebration of the fraternity’s December 16 anniversary has evolved into a popular campus tradition

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