UP Cebu - updates

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U.P. Cebu confirms data breach on its Student Evaluation on Teaching system

Jun 08, 2020 - 6:48 PM

The names and passwords to access a site used to let students rate the performance of their lecturers and professors are made public in the breach

U.P. Cebu demands immediate release of students, alumni

Jun 08, 2020 - 9:33 AM

UP Cebu urges Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and the chief of the Cebu City police office to 'seriously look into this clear transgression against our constituents and our property'

'I don’t feel safe, Facebook': After discovery of ghost accounts, users demand better account protection

Jun 07, 2020 - 1:57 PM

Facebook users harness their own online community to report and flag these suspicious accounts

False Facebook accounts of U.P. students, alumni reported after terror bill protests

Jun 07, 2020 - 9:09 AM

Here's how you can report accounts pretending to be someone you know or someone that doesn't exist

Cebu City mayor says public has right to assemble even during health emergency

Jun 07, 2020 - 12:00 AM

Despite the heavy-handed tactics of the cops in dispersing a peaceful protest, the Cebu City police are 'professional policemen' and the mayor says he trusts their judgement

DEMONSTRATION. Cebu police haul off a demonstrator at the gate of the University of the Philippines Cebu. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

PNP denies using excessive force, violating U.P. agreement in Cebu dispersal

Jun 06, 2020 - 3:12 PM

The police, who were in riot gear and carrying long firearms, claim that they were the ones assaulted by the unarmed protesters

FORMATION. Cebu City police stand outside the University of the Philippines Cebu during a protest against the anti-terror bill. Photo by Gelo Lintonjua/Rappler

U.P. Cebu to probe whether cops violated U.P.-DND accord in arrest of protesters

Jun 05, 2020 - 10:05 PM

Under the accord, the police and the military are not allowed to conduct operations within the vicinity of UP campuses without prior notice or approval of the UP administration

UP Cebu community joins hands to help beloved banana cue vendor’s recovery

Feb 11, 2020 - 3:58 PM

The University of the Philippines Cebu Student council, along with alumni, raises funds for beloved banana cue vendor Manang Lisa Mendez, who suffered an aneurysm

WITH GLEE. Manang Lisa (right) carries her Sto. Niño with a smiling face. Photo courtesy of Aleza Mae Mendez.

U.P. Cebu community discusses social issues through Cookout

Nov 29, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Press release: The University of the Philippines Cebu Cookout is a platform for the community to air out grievances, show dissent, and take a stand on issues through theater, art, and music

The Lumad calls to stop the attacks during their theatrical performance. Photo courtesy of UP Cebu Cookout 2019

Protests staged across PH after Supreme Court allows Marcos burial

Nov 08, 2016 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED Shortly after the Supreme Court decision is announced protest rallies are held in Quezon City Makati Baguio Los Baños Cebu and Davao mostly at universities

NO TO MARCOS. University of Philippines students join Martial Law Victims in a protest rally at the UP compound on Tuesday to condemn the Supreme Court's decision granting hero's burial to the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporada/ Rappler

Fellow millennials, your votes matter

May 08, 2016 - 1:00 PM

I too may have lost complete faith in this flawed system but I have not lost faith in you—the hope of our nation

In Cebu debate, Binay’s game plan 'boomeranged' – analysts

Mar 22, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Political analysts say the Vice President also missed a key opportunity to discredit his opponents particularly Senator Grace Poe and former interior secretary Mar Roxas

FAILED GAME PLAN. How did Vice President Jejomar Binay during the presidential debates in Cebu? Screen grab from TV-5

Cebu businessmen say debate didn't tackle big issues

Mar 22, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Business owners say they wanted a more detailed discussion on various platforms but saw that candidates just wanted to do demolition jobs on each other

9 documents Binay wanted to bring to the Cebu presidential debate

Mar 21, 2016 - 10:41 PM

What difference does it make if I bring these documents to support my position? As long as we follow the same time restrictions as everyone else the Vice President says a day after the debate

PROOF. Vice President Jejomar Binay (left) appears before journalists with his spokesmen in Lapu-Lapu City on March 21, 2016, to show the documents that he says would prove wrong allegations of corruption against him. Photo courtesy of the United Nationalist Alliance

Cebu debate: Roxas, Duterte most talked about on Facebook

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The social media site also says concerns about transparency and corruption are the most discussed

Miriam's absence big loss in Cebu debate – Bongbong Marcos

Mar 21, 2016 - 8:14 PM

Despite the presidential candidate s announcement that she would not join the 2nd debate some of her supporters show up to remind voters she s still in the race

More #PiliPinasDebates2016 tweets for Cebu debate than CDO

Mar 21, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Over 1 6 million tweets are sent as Filipinos weigh in on the second presidential debate for the May 2016 elections

Cebu debate: Education, health on agenda, but not discussed

Mar 21, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Presidential candidates were able to tackle a few issues during the debate but they weren t asked about two key matters supposedly on the agenda

Cebu presidential debate: Litmus test of character

Mar 21, 2016 - 2:05 PM

Millennial advocates and experts say the debate was intense but lacked substance

Behind the scenes during the delay in the 2nd Presidential Debate in Cebu.

Pro-BBL Roxas hit for 'Muslim na mananakop' line in debate

Mar 21, 2016 - 11:37 AM

The LP standard bearer was answering a rival s insinuations that he doesn t enjoy President Benigno Aquino III s trust

ONLINE FLAK. The ruling party's standard-bearer is criticized for his use of a pejorative term during the presidential debate in Cebu City. Screenshot from the TV5 screen

Rule on documents: Who missed what in Cebu debate meetings

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:35 AM

The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay says they should not be criticized for asking whether documents are allowed onstage

#AnimatED: Comelec Debate 2, A for Entertainment

Mar 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Nasindihan ba ang kandila sa karimlan? Lumiwanag ba?

More fireworks in 2nd presidential debate despite delay

Mar 21, 2016 - 7:15 AM

The presidential candidates are on attack mode during the whole debate

#PiliPinasDebates2016: Highs and lows on social media

Mar 21, 2016 - 1:55 AM

UPDATED Who were the most talked about candidates online? Check out the social media highlights of the second leg of PiliPinasDebates2016

Duterte sweeps Rappler online polls for Cebu debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:43 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte consistently ranks 1st in our polls while Vice President Jejomar Binay is consistently last

Poe to Roxas: Isn't Mamasapano proof Aquino doesn't trust you?

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:22 PM

The second presidential debate puts the LP standard bearer in a familiar situation: having to defend the mistakes of the current administration

MAMASAPANO DEBACLE. Senator Grace Poe and LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas face-off during the 2nd presidential debate. Rappler screenshot

Duterte tests Poe: What would you do if China attacked?

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:02 PM

The Davao City mayor presses Poe to answer his question directly

Screengrab from TV5 livestream

Binay-Duterte 'bromance' at 2nd presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 10:10 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay chooses not to have a face off with Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at the second presidential debate in Cebu City

NO FACE-OFF. Vice President Jejomar Binay has nothing to ask Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at the face-off portion of the second presidential debate on March 20, 2016. Screengrab form TV5

Netizens praise sign language interpreters in Cebu presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:06 PM

Is the sign language inset for the second Comelec sanctioned presidential debate enough?

#PiliPinasDeLate? Delayed Cebu debate stirs confusion on social media

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:40 PM

The 90 minute delay is caused by disagreement on whether or not bringing notes to the stage is allowed

DELAYED. The Visayas leg of the presidential debate is an hour late. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

UP students lead preps for Cebu presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Compared to the first debate in Cagayan de Oro the programs in Cebu are more interactive with booths and activities that get voters sentiments for the elections

IN PHOTOS: UP Cebu, venue of the 2nd presidential debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Check out where 4 presidential candidates will face off in Cebu on March 20

CANDIDATES, TAKE A STAND. These 4 podiums will bear witness as Vice President Jejomar Binay, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Grace Poe, and former Interior secretary Mar Roxas face-off during the second presidential debates on March 20. All photos by Mara Cepdea/Rappler

Cebu City prepares for March 20 presidential debate

Mar 13, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The topics to be discussed include climate change education women s rights and health

Ready for UPCAT? Test centers and reminders

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:57 PM

Review what you need to do before taking the University of the Philippines entrance exam

UP offers cross-enrollment for Tacloban campus students

Nov 14, 2013 - 11:31 PM

Students who will transfer to UP Mindanao will stay either at the school dormitory or with foster families