Kristel Tejada - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Kristel Tejada


'Students can’t afford reimposition of CSU tuition fees'

Mar 04, 2015 - 12:28 PM

As it is most students of Cagayan State University cannot afford the cost of school fees says the National Union of Students of the Philippines

TUITION FEE DEBATE. Cagayan State University has observed a 'no tuition fee' policy since 2009. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Hearts rage against forgetting Kristel Tejada

Mar 18, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Let’s remember Kristel so that her dangerous memory will be our beacon in being persistent in fighting against the system that silently allowed her pointless death

GRIEVING. A black cloth hangs over the oblation statue in UP Diliman in commemoration of Kristel Tejada's first death anniversary. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Dear PNoy: An education wishlist

Mar 15, 2014 - 9:18 PM

Marking the first death anniversary of Kristel Tejada who took her life allegedly after being forced to leave UP Manila groups call for reforms in education

WISHLIST. Protest groups call on President Aquino to act on education issues one year after Kristel Tejada's death. Photo by Thomas Benjamin Roca

Remembering Kristel

Mar 14, 2014 - 3:35 PM

One year after Kristel Tejada s death her father admits he would still allow his other children to enter UP – but with a condition

LAST CHRISTMAS. In this picture, little did Christopher know he will be spending his last Christmas with Kristel. Photo from Christopher Tejada.

5 roadblocks that PH education hurdled in 2013

Dec 23, 2013 - 2:44 PM

What were the setbacks of Philippine education in 2013? Rappler lists down 5 of them in this yearender

UP to reform student financial assistance program

Dec 14, 2013 - 9:06 PM

The 23 year old Socialized Tuition and Financial Assistance Program will go by its new name the Socialized Tuition Scheme in the next academic school year

#AskMargie: Suicide (part 2)

Apr 06, 2013 - 3:56 PM

Clinical psychologist Dr Margie Holmes continues the discussion on suicide this time focusing on its psychological and more pragmatic issues

#AskMargie: Suicide

Mar 30, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Clinical psychologist Dr Margie Holmes tackles a sensitive issue: suicide

UP education: Burden of students or the state?

Mar 28, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Other state colleges and universities are closely watching the UP experience

Beyond the politics, psychiatry of suicide

Mar 25, 2013 - 1:58 PM

Every cause needs a poster child that can evoke passion in a way that the nameless cannot

Who's talking about mental healthcare?

Mar 24, 2013 - 9:30 AM

In the heated debate over poverty and education mental healthcare access is not brought up at all

The whys of suicide

Mar 23, 2013 - 9:15 PM

Families should provide a support system It is the best deterrent to suicide

Lawyers file complaint vs. UP Manila officials

Mar 22, 2013 - 11:52 PM

UP Manila officials face administrative charges over the death of Kristel Tejada after two lawyers filed cases before the Office of the Ombudsman

'No late payment' lifted; UP students want STFAP scrapped

Mar 21, 2013 - 5:21 PM

Members of the newly formed Justice for Kristel Alliance stage a symbolic surrender of their IDs as they demand the scrapping of the STFAP

#TalkThursday: Anatomy of a suicide

Mar 21, 2013 - 5:20 PM

Rappler talks to grief educator and counselor Cathy Babao on the suicide of a UP Manila student

Kristel’s death generates action

Mar 20, 2013 - 8:54 AM

An unfortunate tragic event moves ordinary citizens to do something about education reform

Black parade for Kristel Tejada

Mar 19, 2013 - 4:47 PM

Not everyone however is pleased with the outrage and the sudden surge of organized student action

Do we really care about education?

Mar 18, 2013 - 6:00 PM

It is easy not to accord education the importance it deserves There is a human tendency to prefer immediate rewards over long term gains

UP Manila Chancellor: No guilt

Mar 18, 2013 - 5:32 PM

UPDATED We do not wish to give anyone a difficult time We dream for them as they aspire for their future As administrators we are not enemies