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Miriam College forms committee to probe sexual harassment complaints

Jul 05, 2020 - 5:30 PM

Miriam College's Truth and Justice Committee is mandated to recommend sanctions for those found guilty of inappropriate behavior

MCHS family council 'alarmed' by high number of sexual harassment complaints

Jun 30, 2020 - 12:29 PM

'There is no room for predators teaching in any school system,' the Miriam College High School (MCHS) Family Council Parent Representative said in a statement

[OPINION] Drawing the line on sexual harassment in all-girls schools

Jun 28, 2020 - 2:39 PM

'Just because a space is supposed to be safe, it doesn't mean it is'

TEDxMiriamCollege: AFTERMATH: Breaking New Grounds

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:06 AM

TEDxMiriamCollege 2019 seeks to converge the outcome on how a person is headed towards the path they took, and will deal in evoking the society about the result and growth of everything that is surrounding us

1st Southeast Asian Women’s Summit pays tribute to Sen. Leticia Shahani

Nov 03, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa will be a guest speaker at the event

Former senator Ramos-Shahani in 2016. File photo courtesy Lila Shahani

Miriam College set to hold 'Echotourism' conference November 20

Nov 03, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Those interested to join may register until Monday, November 13

Former education secretary Lourdes Quisumbing dies

Oct 15, 2017 - 9:26 PM

Quisumbing, a member of the Cabinet of the late president Corazon Aquino, was the Philippines' first female education secretary

EDUCATOR. Dr Lourdes Reynes Quisumbing is known for her stint as education secretary during the time of the late President Corazon Aquino. Photo from Miriam College

Students told after Marcos burial: 'Bigger lessons outside classroom'

Nov 18, 2016 - 9:29 PM

I m suspending your class today There are bigger lessons to be learned outside the classroom now a teacher tells students after the dictator was buried a hero

STUDENTS PROTEST. Ateneo de Manila University president Fr Jose Ramon Villarin speaks to students during a rally outside their school to protest the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo courtesy of Cheska Dosayla

UP, Ateneo, Miriam flood Katipunan to protest Marcos burial

Nov 18, 2016 - 7:24 PM

In a historic move students and faculty members of the 3 schools come together to show their indignation toward the fallen dictator

NOT A HERO. Students from the University of the Philippines Diliman march in Katipunan Avenue to converge with protesters from the 2 other schools. Photo by Katrina Artiaga/ Rappler

K to 12: Retrenched college teachers win case vs Miriam College

Nov 14, 2016 - 8:58 PM

UPDATED Miriam College President Rosario Lapus says the school which has acted fairly will appeal the decision of the Labor Arbiter

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Oct 14, 2016 - 8:54 PM

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De Lima: 'I'm not a slut, I never betrayed my country'

Oct 14, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Yes I made mistakes and when I do make mistakes in my personal life I pick up the pieces and move on But never did I betray my country says embattled Senator Leila de Lima

FIGHTING BACK. Senator Leila de Lima fights back at her critics led by President Rodrigo Duterte, who have alleged her involvement in illegal drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Martial law not an 'era of discipline' - Miriam College community

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:37 PM

Martial Law did not result in real peace Instead it fomented greater social unrest and promoted a culture of violence throughout the country

2016 Vice-Presidential Candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos continues to visit various places in the north on the second day of his election sortie on Wednesday, February 10. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Go back to 'roots' – TEDx Miriam College speakers

Mar 08, 2016 - 8:04 PM

The ideas that the TedX forum brings up comes thick and fast with 7 speakers taking to the stage from the worlds of media academia and the arts

TEDxMiriamCollege: Digging down to the roots

Mar 04, 2016 - 4:08 PM

TEDxMiriamCollege aims to help participants rediscover their roots as individuals and their capacity to grow and contribute to society

Katipunan traffic: Viaduct, flyover construction coming – DPWH

Feb 08, 2016 - 4:08 PM

A viaduct from C 5 Road to Ateneo Gate 3 and a flyover from C 5 to CP Garcia at the University of the Philippines will be constructed to ease traffic along Katipunan

VIADUCT COMING. The Department of Public Works and Highways says a viaduct to ease the traffic along Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City will be constructed in 2016. Changes in traffic flow is expected in the area. Photo of Katipunan Avenue from Wikicommons

Chile president: No such thing as a superwoman

Nov 18, 2015 - 9:44 AM

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet turns personal and talks about women s struggles in a forum at the Miriam College in the Philippines

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet speaks during a dialogue with women's groups and young women leaders in Miriam College, Quezon City. The dialogue is part of her State visit in Manila and the APEC Leader's meeting. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chile president Bachelet to Filipino women: Work, love, laugh

Nov 17, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Using metaphors jokes and her colorful personal story Chilean President Michelle Bachelet commends Filipino women and urges them to close the gender gap

'I'M HAPPY.' Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says attending a women's forum at Miriam College makes her happy. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Company of One to stage benefit dance concert

Aug 10, 2015 - 4:47 PM

Press Release: Miriam College s official dance troupe to stage dance show for Philippine Cerebral Palsy Inc on August 28

Miriam College profs fear mandatory separation in 2016

Jul 14, 2015 - 8:42 PM

Professors fear that other private schools may follow Miriam College s example and offer a separation package that could succeed in taking away tenured faculty

What is wrong with Miriam College?

Jul 14, 2015 - 5:49 PM

Miriam College has to answer a number of questions as school opens in August One of them: Why is the school increasing its tuition – 70 of tuition increase goes to faculty – but will cut down on faculty?

Former diplomat gets 2 years jail term for false personal records

Jun 04, 2015 - 7:22 PM

In convicting the former Philippine consul general in Osaka the Second Division gives credence to the testimony of school officials who say she was credited for only 84 units out of the required 140 units

CASE DROPPED. The Sandiganbayan first division absolves Myla Ogerio, an alleged employee of pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles. Rappler file photo

Bomb threat disrupts classes, work in Miriam College

Oct 09, 2014 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED The school is already clear of any bomb threat after inspection of the Philippine National Police bomb squad

Women Martial Law survivors to girls today: Understand the past

Sep 21, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Go beyond your mobile phones Facebook and Twitter Join the protests and understand the discussions Understand the people’s anger against the pork barrel and against corruption

The Company of ONE presents: Sole to Soul

Aug 13, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Head to the Marian Auditorium in Miriam College for their annual benefit dance concert

Women launch movement for peace participation in Mindanao

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Women should have a seat at the table of decision makers who will build the peace in Mindanao

Universities to gov't: Speed up pork probe, file cases

Feb 12, 2014 - 7:24 PM

Ateneo La Salle Miriam and UP release a joint statement urging continued vigilance over the pork barrel issue

The State of the Nation’s Girls: Rising

Oct 13, 2013 - 1:14 PM

International Day of the Girl helps raise awareness of girls worldwide who are deprived of education and other basic rights

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. 63% of the world's illiterate youth are female. That's 77.6 million girls worldwide. All photos from the Facebook page

Diana Zubiri's fresh outlook after sexy phase

Aug 30, 2013 - 5:29 PM

Once and future pantasya happy with her child education and quieter presence But don t rule out greatness

OLDER, WISER. Diana is thankful for her family, education, and work. Photo from her Facebook

Entrapment survivor advocates OFW rights

Dec 01, 2012 - 12:26 PM

Sally a former OFW survives grueling work in Lebanon She was not fed well and was forced to hide scraps from the kitchen in the garbage which she would later retrieve and eat

ADVOCATE. Sally at the World Social Forum on Migration

Miriam College High School Glee Club wins World Choir Games

Jul 20, 2012 - 9:14 AM

The World Choir Games is often regarded as the Olympics for singers and choirs