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[REFLECTIONS] Stories and dreams: Easter in the time of COVID-19

Apr 12, 2020 - 11:03 AM

We can rebuild from the ruins. We can rebuild with one another.

EASTER SUNDAY. Residents pray and look on during an Easter procession at the Parish of the Holy Sacrifice in UP Diliman, Quezon City, on April 12, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LIVE: Easter Vigil Mass with Ateneo president Fr Jett Villarin, SJ

Apr 11, 2020 - 7:48 PM

Bookmark this page to watch the live online Easter Vigil Mass with Fr Jett Villarin, SJ, at 8 pm on Saturday

Amid 'dark' bullying, Ateneo president says defend light of Christmas

Dec 24, 2018 - 11:10 PM

'If hate and pain seem to be enduring, these can never be greater than love,' says Ateneo president Fr Jose Ramon Villarin in his Christmas Eve homily

LIGHT IN THE DARKESS. Ateneo president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, calls for the end of 'darkness' from the viral bullying incident. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ateneo calls for support to overturn Sereno ouster

May 18, 2018 - 7:20 AM

'May pagkakataon pa na itama ang pagkakamaling ito,' says Ateneo de Manila University president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ

GUEST SPEAKER. Then Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno (left) and Ateneo de Manila University president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, stand onstage on May 26, 2017, when Sereno delivered the Ateneo commencement speech. Photo courtesy of Ateneo

Ateneo, workers union reach agreement on wages, benefits

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:34 PM

The Ateneo Employees and Workers Union lifts its two-day-old strike after agreeing on merit wage increases and non-wage benefits

AGREEMENT. Ateneo management and Ateneo Employees and Workers Union reached an agreement on the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement on Friday, February 23, 2018. Photo from Ateneo de Manila University website

Ateneo president calls revolutionary gov't a 'dangerous idea'

Nov 30, 2017 - 8:00 AM

'By centralizing power in the hands of a few, RevGov directly undermines democratic institutions and the economy. Indeed our very own experience of years of authoritarian rule during Martial Law compels us to reject any moves to establish a RevGov,' Ateneo President Fr Jett Villarin says.

University President Fr. Jet Villarin gives his opening words

Areté: Ateneo builds a playground for creativity

Sep 10, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Can a striking new building boost Ateneo s bid to make its students and the country more competitive in the tech and information race?

What's The Big Idea? Areté: Ateneo puts finishing touches on new art and innovation hub

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Ateneo president Fr Jett Villarin and Areté director Yael Buencamino talk to Coco Alcuaz about their vision, the educational revolution they hope to master, and the cultural boom they plan to spark

Diokno: Next anti-Marcos campaign is to educate the youth

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Teaching the youth about Martial Law is the way to move forward from the rallies says former NHCP Chairperson Maria Serena Diokno and other educators

Ateneo retrofits buildings, some classes pushed to August 3

Jun 09, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Retrofitting will involve strengthening of beams and columns following a structural audit done in 2014

SAFETY MEASURES. ADMU President Fr Jett Villarin issues a statement that 3 building from the Ateneo Grade School will be retrofitted in preparation for the "Big One."

Another surprise: Pope Francis meets with Filipino Jesuits

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:10 PM

4th UPDATE Ateneo President Fr Jett Villarin tells Rappler the Pope and the Jesuits discussed vocation love of Christ and the youth Very Jesuit very casual

'FAMILY GATHERING.' Pope Francis meets with 40 Filipino Jesuits from various Jesuit institutions all over the country. Photo courtesy of Fr Ari Dy, SJ

Disturbing climate change

Dec 10, 2014 - 2:39 PM

Rappler talks to Fr Jett Villarin on Typhoon Ruby and the UN climate change talks in Lima

When Imelda visited Ateneo

Jul 10, 2014 - 11:34 AM

Some Ateneo alumni remember that the university conferred on pianist Van Cliburn a Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 1974 He was known to be close to Imelda Marcos

APPROPRIATE? Former first lady Imelda Marcos graces a celebration of the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation. Left photo from Instragram user @kassydoodle

Ateneo de Manila 'sorry' over Imelda's visit

Jul 06, 2014 - 8:07 PM

The head of Ateneo de Manila University issues a public apology for having Imelda Marcos over for an alumni function

APPROPRIATE? Former first lady Imelda Marcos graces a celebration of the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation. Left photo from Instragram user @kassydoodle

Aquino at Ignatian festival: Get out of comfort zone

Jul 20, 2013 - 3:49 PM

Speaking at the 2nd Ignatian Festival at the Ateneo President Benigno Aquino III asks everyone to participate in the positive transformation of the country

LUPANG HINIRANG. President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the singing of the Philippine National Anthem during the Ignatian Festival 2013 at the Henry Lee Irwin Theater, Ateneo De Manila University. Photo by Ryan Lim /Malacañang Photo Bureau

Feeding hearts

Nov 15, 2012 - 7:31 PM

Doing good to others is doing yourself a favor

TRULY SPECIAL. Voted as the students' most favorite meal, the Champorado Espesyal is made more tasty and special with its fried dilis toppings. All photos courtesy of Michelle Solano

When life gives you lemons: A response to The Varsitarian

Oct 09, 2012 - 6:35 PM

I am proud of my school for standing by the Church and for upholding academic freedom at the same time This is a position that encourages discourse and freedom of speech – the very basics of a democracy