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University of San Carlos to continue classes online

Apr 26, 2020 - 4:10 PM

The Catholic university rejects students' call to end the semester amid difficulties posed by Cebu City's lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus

UNIVERSITY. The University of San Carlos' downtown campus. Wikimedia Commons/Badz Patanag

Students, college councils urge University of San Carlos to #EndTheSem

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:39 PM

More than 8,700 people also sign a petition in a bid to persuade school administrators to heed students' complaints and needs

Photos from University of San Carlos website and Rise for Education Alliance Cebu's petition

Cebu graduate surprises classmates, adviser with hand-drawn portraits

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:05 PM

A young artist celebrates his bond with his senior high school class in a unique and personal way

Cebu Bar topnotchers: PH needs lawyers ‘really fighting for the rule of law’

May 03, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Marcley Augustus Natu-el, Mark Lawrence Badayos, Jebb Lynus Cane, Alan Joel Pita of the University of San Carlos place 2nd, 3rd, 9th, and 10th in the 2018 Bar exams

Who are winning in campus mock senatorial polls?

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Share the results of your campus mock polls with MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm

Cebu university ‘verbally reprimanded’ students who called Gadon liar

Mar 20, 2019 - 10:14 PM

In a senatorial forum at the University of San Carlos, a student called senatorial candidate Larry Gadon a 'liar' for claiming there was no corruption during Marcos' time

Only U.P. makes it to top 100 of QS Asian university rankings for 2019

Oct 24, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Mapúa University and MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology round up the list of 8 Philippine universities in the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings

Young Maranao advocate says empathy key to promoting peace, dev't

Feb 27, 2018 - 10:52 AM

After leaving his hometown to study in Cebu, 21-year-old peace advocate Jamil Faisal Adiong says he realized the potential of Mindanao to prosper if only peace reigns in the region

USC Warriors clinch 5th CESAFI collegiate football title

Nov 26, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The USC Warriors take home the CESAFI football title and 3 individual awards including Yves Caballero's MVP trophy

5-PEAT. The USC Warriors are the reigning champions of CESAFI football. Photo by Mars G. Alison/ Rappler

CESAFI College Football El Clasico: USPF Panthers face off with USC Warriors for 4th time

Nov 25, 2017 - 2:43 PM

The Kicking Panthers are gunning for their first ever CESAFI collegiate football

EL CLASICO. The University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Kicking Panthers and the University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors will battle for the CESAFI football title. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

Lower QS Asian university rankings for UP, Silliman University

Oct 17, 2017 - 2:55 PM

From 8 Philippine universities in 2016, only 6 make it to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings

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

USPF Panthers win commotion-marred game vs USC Warriors

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:09 AM

Four key players of the University of San Carlos were ejected from the game against the USPF Panthers

COMMOTION-MARRED. Kenneth Cada of the USPF Panthers attempts a difficult shot against the Warriors' Julius Salvador Cadavis. Photo by PJ Estan

USC Warriors remain unbeaten in CESAFI, beat UC in OT

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:46 AM

John Reel Saycon s basket sends the game into overtime where USC topped UC to remain undefeated

LANCED. Justin Jake Rosete of the UV Baby Lancers fearlessly goes for a lay-up against a Magis Eagles defender. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

USJR keeps CESAFI slate clean with comeback win over USPF

Aug 20, 2017 - 1:50 PM

The USJR Jaguars come back from a 14 point deficit in the third quarter to top the USPF Panthers and remain unbeaten

JAGGED. Nelvin Navarra of the USJR Jaguars puts up a shot in the paint. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

USJR Jaguars remain unbeaten in CESAFI with thrashing of SWU

Aug 13, 2017 - 1:36 AM

The USJR Jaguars move to a 2 0 record in the CESAFI collegiate tournament

JAGUARS ON THE PROWL. USPF's Juan Miguel Gastador cuts to the rim. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

USC Warriors pound USPF Panthers for 2-0 record

Aug 10, 2017 - 10:58 PM

University of San Carlos dominate the Panthers by 29 points to remain the early CESAFI leaders

WARRIOR MARCH. USC's John Aranas drives to the rim in the Warriors' dominant win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

USC Warriors open CESAFI season with upset over UV Green Lancers

Aug 07, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Victor Rabat leads the Warriors opening win with 17 points

Results: May 2017 Certified Public Accountant board exam

May 29, 2017 - 9:14 PM

University of San Carlos grads top the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination administered this May 2017

FAST FACTS: Law schools of the 2016 Bar topnotchers

May 03, 2017 - 3:40 PM

The top 10 passers for the 2016 Bar exams come from schools outside Metro Manila led by the University of San Carlos in Cebu City

Bar topnotcher Karen Mae Calam hopes to inspire others to dream big

May 03, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The 2016 Bar topnotcher from Kalilangan Bukidnon says her feat is beyond beyond beyond what she prayed for

DREAM BIG. Bar topnotcher Karen Mae Calam of the University of San Carlos in an interview in Cebu City after the Supreme Court announced the Bar exam results on May 3, 2017. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 3, 2017

May 03, 2017 - 12:06 PM

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University of San Carlos grad tops 2016 Bar Exams

May 03, 2017 - 11:20 AM

3rd UPDATE The 2016 Bar Exams register a passing rate of 59 06 the highest in decades

BAR TOPNOTCHER. Karen Mae Calam of the University of San Carlos in Cebu has topped the 2016 Bar examinations. Photo from SC PIO

UV Green Lancers win CESAFI title with Game 4 victory over USC

Oct 22, 2016 - 7:29 PM

The UV Green Lancers avenge their finals defeat last year to the USC Warriors by winning the 2016 CESAFI title in 4 games

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. The UV Green Lancers win their 11th CESAFI collegiate basketball championship with a Game 4 victory over the USC Warriors. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Where are the crowds for the CESAFI Finals?

Oct 21, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The 2016 Finals between the UV Green Lancers and USC Warriors has not managed to attract the number of fans as in years past

DIMINISHED CROWDS. The New Cebu Coliseum was far from full for Game 3 despite University of the Visayas being on win away from avenging their defeat last year to the USC Warriors and winning the CESAFI title.

CESAFI: USC Warriors stay alive with Game 3 win over UV

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:52 PM

The UV Green Lancers still hold a 2 1 lead after USC wins the closest game of the series

STAYING ALIVE. Conrad Catapusan shoots for two of his 7 points in USC's win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Green Lancers blow out Warriors to take 2-0 advantage

Oct 17, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The UV Green Lancers are now one win away from clinching the 2016 CESAFI crown after a 69 53 win over the USC Warriors

LANCER STORM. Tristan Ray Albina of University of the Visayas puts up a shot near the basket. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers open finals with blowout win over USC

Oct 15, 2016 - 10:58 PM

The UV Green Lancers dominate the second half putting the defending champion USC Warriors in a 0 1 hole

LANCED. Jan Monic Soliva topscored for the Green Lancers with 18 points. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Fear of threats after 'blood' message found in CESAFI locker room

Oct 14, 2016 - 12:27 AM

Don’t lose the game is written in a red liquid on the UV Green Lancers locker room mirror prompting concern for the team s safety

CRYPTIC MESSAGE. UV Green Lancers coach Gary Cortez shows where the wordi were written on the mirror. The mirror had allegedly been wiped clean when the team went back to the dugout during halftime. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers, USC Warriors advance to semis

Oct 04, 2016 - 9:48 PM

UV and USC join Southwestern University Phinma in the CESAFI semis after winning their respective quarterfinal games

WARRIOR MODE. Scothy Ntumba of the USC Warriors throws down a slam during the semis-clinching win. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: USJ-R Jaguars down USC Warriors as SWU Cobras go up 10-0

Sep 19, 2016 - 1:03 PM

The Jaguars improve their win loss record to 6 3 good for third place

BLOCK. USJ-R Jaguars' Nelvin Navarra tries to stop USC Warriors' Bryan Divinagracia. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Tallo takes over as SWU remains unbeaten

Sep 05, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Also the UV Green Lancers defeat the CIT U Wildcats behind 17 points from Rey Suerte

LANCED. Rey Suerte scored 17 points in a win by the UV Green Lancers. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors win overtime thriller over UC Webmasters

Aug 31, 2016 - 4:15 AM

USC tops UC in what may have been the most exciting game so far in the CESAFI season

HIGH JUMP. UC Webmasters' Geliant Delator rides on the back of USC Warriors' Ian Jefferson Tagapan on his way to the basket. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers avenge finals loss to USC Warriors

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Also the USPF Panthers end their 4 year 31 straight losing streak with a win over the CIT U Wildcats

REVENGE. The Warriors' Conrad Catapusan tries to block the shot of Green Lancers' Jayson Balabag. The Green Lancers laughed last in this rematch of last season's finals. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: USJ-R finishes daily sweep with college, HS wins

Aug 26, 2016 - 12:37 PM

The USJ R Jaguars and Baby Jaguars win their respective games including a victory over defending seniors champs USC

MYTHICAL PERFORMANCE. Mythical 5 player Ralph Jude Dinolan came off the bench to contribute 20 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and one steal for the USJ-R Jaguars. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Cebu students find Duterte's SONA 2016 authentic

Jul 25, 2016 - 11:31 PM

While analysts criticize the President for his long winded off script speech others think it is authentic

SONA 2016. Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address during the opening of the 17th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, East of Manila, Philippines July 25, 2016. Photo by Francis R. MALASIG/EPA

4 more PH schools in 2016 Asian university rankings

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Aside from UP AdMU DLSU and UST the list also includes Ateneo de Davao University Silliman University Xavier University and University of San Carlos

Cebu graduates dominate CPA board exams top 10

May 26, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Ten of the 16 who got the 10 highest scorers in the accountancy exam are from the University of San Carlos and the University of San Jose Recoletos

Cebuana Bar topnotcher: No need to go to Manila for good education

May 04, 2016 - 5:27 AM

Athena Plaza who graduated from the University of San Carlos USC in Cebu places second in the 2015 Bar examinations with a grade of 87 25

WELL-RESTED. Athena Plaza, 2015 bar exam second placer, says it is important for her to get enough rest to perform well. Photo by Jensen Floren/Rappler

Japan continues basketball dominance at Asia Pacific University Games in Cebu

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:19 PM

The Japanese team comprised of players from Nippon Sports Science University beat the 2015 CESAFI champion USC Warriors to win their third straight game

THIRD STRAIGHT WIN. Japan's Taguchi Wataru tries to stop USC's William McAloney in their game at the USC Gym on Sunday. Photo by PJ Estan

USC wins 2015 CESAFI championship, ends 57-year title drought

Oct 20, 2015 - 8:05 PM

The University of San Carlos Warriors defeat the University of the Visayas Green Lancers to win their first Cebu championship since 1958

Ian Jefferson Tagapan of USC rises to the rim for a score. Photo by Ronex Tolin

CESAFI: UV survives USC, forces winner-take-all fifth game

Oct 17, 2015 - 6:59 PM

The UV Green Lancers remained in contention for the CESAFI seniors title defeating the University of San Carlos USC Warriors in Game 4

UV import Steve Akomo registered a double-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds, two assists and one block. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USC downs UV in Game 3, moves within one win of CESAFI title

Oct 15, 2015 - 9:48 PM

University of San Carlos downs University of the Visayas to put the Green Lancers against the wall

Ian Jefferson Tagapan scored 20 points for the USC Warriors in a pivotal win. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

UV trumps USC in game 2 to even CESAFI finals

Oct 13, 2015 - 9:55 PM

University of the Visayas led by as much as 22 as they even their CESAFI best of 5 series against University of San Carlo at 1 win a piece

BLOODY WIN. June Kent Manzo left the game after receiving a cut on his chin, but not before scoring 20 points and leading the UV Green Lancers to a Game 2 victory. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USC takes Game 1 in CESAFI finals

Oct 12, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Playing without the injured Leonard Santillan the UV Green Lancers drop Game 1 of the CESAFI finals to the USC Warriors

SHOOTING SHOOSTER. Shooster Olago of University of San Carlos scored 19 in a game 1 win. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

Meet Charles Pepito, USC Warrior and Cebu's rebound machine

Oct 06, 2015 - 3:20 AM

Charles Pepito despite being just 6 foot 3 is averaging 11 4 rebounds per game and has led University of San Carlos to the CESAFI basketball finals

REBOUND WARRIOR. Charles Pepito tried out for several CESAFI teams before finding a spot with the USC Warriors. Now he has a chance to close his college career with a championship. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

USC Warriors to face UV Green Lancers in 2015 CESAFI Finals

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:37 PM

The University of San Carlos Warriors and the University of the Visayas Green Lancers set up a dream match showdown for the senior division s title

Nicolas Kyle Magat of USC scored 11 points in their semifinals match against USJR. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors down UV to earn Finals berth

Oct 02, 2015 - 4:32 PM

Charles Pepito scores 23 and grabs 14 rebounds to lead USC to the CESAFI Finals for the second season in a row while USJR tops SWU to keep their hopes alive

WAR PATH. Charles Pepito of USC had another all-around game to lead the Warriors into the CESAFI Finals. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors end eliminations as top seed

Sep 23, 2015 - 3:21 AM

The USC Warriors ended the eliminations ranked number one while likely ending the University of Cebu s Final Four hopes

TOP SEEDS. Charles Pepito of the University of San Carlos Warriors rises to the rim uncontested. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Green Lancers back on top of standings

Sep 21, 2015 - 9:29 PM

The University of the Visayas Green Lancers grabbed the top spot from the University of San Carlos Warriors after handing the latter their second loss

Rey Anthony Suerte of the UV Green Lancers rises to the rim. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler