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PUP orgs call for release of student detained over 'lockdown violation'

Apr 26, 2020 - 9:05 PM

Manila police detain student Rexon Aumentado over a supposedly invalid quarantine pass. Human rights lawyer Erin Tañada calls the detention a form of 'harassment.'

CALL FOR RELEASE. Student bodies in the Polytechnic University of the Philippines call for the release of mechanical engineering student Rexon Aumentado from detention. Screenshots from PUP Office of Student Regent

PUP launches music video festival tackling press freedom

Nov 22, 2019 - 3:25 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The annual festival aims to showcase broadcasting freshmen's skills and creativity in response to the worsening political situation

[OPINION] A National Polytechnic University?

Sep 14, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The PUP administration, with the support of other sectors in the PUP community, has lobbied for it because it would mean very real support for the university as a whole

Groups slam PUP's random drug tests among students

Aug 16, 2019 - 4:15 PM

PUP says that the drug tests are based on an order by the Commission on Higher Education

Students of Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), various youth groups express their opposition to the implementation of the mandatory random in a snake rally from the PUP Main Building to Popeye on Thursday, August 15. Photo from The Catalyst's Facebook page

Bato dela Rosa wants 'more regular' police patrols in PUP

Aug 07, 2019 - 4:08 PM

Senator Ronald dela Rosa also says schools should 'police their ranks' to check if teachers are responsible for the radicalization of their students

'RADICALIZED'. Gemma Labsan shed tears as she shared how her daughter left her to join a militant youth group. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LOOK: Man holds 5-year-old hostage outside PUP campus

Dec 17, 2018 - 3:31 PM

Dominador Abrinno, a resident of Taguig City, surrenders to a Manila Police negotiator after two hours

A 38 years old, Dominador Abrinno hostage a child along Teresa street at Sta. Mesa beside PUP Campus in Manila on 17 December 2018. The hostaker surrender to the police officer and safety retrive the child. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

PH state media urged to exercise editorial independence

Apr 02, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Professor Danilo Arao offers the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a model for the proposed People's Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), saying that private individuals must control content

STUDYING PHILIPPINE STATE MEDIA. Professor Danilo Arao gives a lecture at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines about state media in the Philippines

PUP student council belies Anakbayan’s claims over campus crackdown

Oct 05, 2017 - 12:10 AM

Student leaders from Polytechnic University of the Philippines clash over whether there is crackdown on campus

CAMPUS REPRESSION. Student leaders from different universities including the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) decry alleged campus repression. Photo by Danielle Nakpil/Rappler

Are PUP students' rights under attack?

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:50 PM

The state-run university is known as a bastion of student activism and movement, its students among the most progressive in the country

CAMPUS ISSUE. The Polytechnic university of the Philippines is known as a bastion for student activism and movement, its students among the most fearless and progressive in the country.  Image from the PUP website

SUC student leaders urge Duterte to sign the Free Education Bill

Aug 03, 2017 - 5:12 PM

The President has until Saturday August 5 to exercise his veto powers

BOOKS NOT BOMBS. Benjie Aquino, Jeza Rodriguez, Amber Quiban and Richmond Roxas warn Duterte against neglecting promises to students. All photos by Gari Acolola

AIDS 101 and painting a pregnant woman with HIV

Mar 25, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Visual artists from the Panday Pira group render images of Janina 21 who was diagnosed HIV positive during a prenatal check up in November 2016

ARTISTS AT WORK. Artists paint portraits of a pregnant woman with HIV. Photo by Diana Mendoza

PUP engineering dean: Pageant canceled over EJK-themed pics

Feb 16, 2017 - 4:20 PM

We believe that matters like extrajudicial killings shall not be downplayed to just a theme in a pageant s shoot says PUP College of Engineering dean Guillermo Bernabe

School pageant organizers sorry for EJK-themed photo shoot

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:39 PM

We admit that indeed it appeared as insensitive and not carefully thought out and we apologize for failing to properly present our message say the organizers of the Mr and Ms PUP Engineering pageant

PCL: Team A victorious in Battle of RTU, CEU defeats PUP

Jul 20, 2016 - 5:36 PM

The PCL s inaugural season enters its final stretch

BRINGING THE THUNDER. All 11 listed players for RTU Team A scored in their 61-56 victory over RTU Team B.

Duterte youth supporters will also be his 'critics'

Jul 01, 2016 - 3:27 PM

The group Duterte Youth for Change says they are both watchdogs and supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte

YOUTH. Youth supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte say they will serve as both critics and supporters of his administration. All photos by Danielle Nakpil/Rappler

RTU, UP prevail in National Softball Intercollegiate Championships

Dec 20, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Rizal Technological University wins the men s championship while University of the Philippines takes home the women s title

Manila students welcome Lumads

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:46 AM

The killings have intensified in 2015 claiming 13 lives as of September 1 activists say

PUP students to represent PH at Cyber SEA Games

Oct 15, 2015 - 3:57 PM

The Cyber SEA Games is an ASEAN contest with the aim to promote cybersecurity awareness among youth

Santiago, Singh team up as NU keeps PUP winless

Aug 02, 2015 - 7:48 PM

Santiago finishes with 12 points and Singh has 11 as the Lady Bulldogs rise to 3 1 in Group A

NU's Jorelle Singh attacks PUP's net defense. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP makes quick work of PUP for first V-League win

Jul 18, 2015 - 9:42 PM

The Lady Maroons bagged their first victory in the tournament after dropping their opening game against National University in Group A

Rookie middle hitter Maristela Layug goes for a spike against the blockers of PUP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

YFC, student groups join Rappler for papal coverage

Jan 11, 2015 - 11:04 AM

MovePH invites you to join the People s Coverage of the People s Pope by sending us your photos and stories and participating in the online discussion

PUP to release P1.7M to finance 11 researches

Jul 09, 2014 - 4:32 PM

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines is set to provide institutional funding for quality researches

PUP LOGO. Image from the PUP website

Dr Herminia Manimtim new PUP VP for Student Services

Jun 30, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Dr Juan C Birion retires from government service after holding the position for 7 years

Struggling out of the poverty trap

Mar 16, 2014 - 2:39 PM

The country s fight against poverty still has a long way to go but do the success stories of some of the conditional cash transfer grantees indicate that the government is on the right track?

SUCCESS STORIES. Coupled with hard-work and resourcefulness, the conditional cash transfer program can work well in improving the lives of poor Filipinos. Photo taken from the DSWD documentaries’ screenshots

PUP College of Law entrance examination slated March 22, 29

Mar 07, 2014 - 4:11 PM

The PUP College of Law entrance examination is slated for March 22 and 29

P11.3-M PDAF for PUP scholars unused after a decade

Oct 10, 2013 - 9:20 PM

Lawmakers forget to submit their list of scholars to PUP while the university skirts government rule to return to National Treasury PDAF unused after 2 years

Photo from www.pup.edu.phPhoto of school lobby taken from www.pup.edu.ph

LIST: The PH's most searched teams and athletes online

Dec 27, 2012 - 10:14 AM

Jeremy Lin Miami Heat top the list of the most searched sports terms in the Internet

Contractual labor: A dead end?

Jul 30, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Contractuals numbered 445 020 in 2010 usually commissioned for a project that will take them in for a short period of time But for them there is neither stability nor security of tenure

PUP students shave heads to protest corruption

Feb 28, 2012 - 2:02 PM

Like Aquino the students said they are willing to lose their hair in the fight against corruption

PROTEST. A female PUP student willingly shaves her head to protest corruption.