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Iskolars ng Bayan band together to help stranded students during pandemic

Jul 01, 2020 - 10:34 AM

Sagip Kabataan gives food packs and other essential goods to stranded students of the University of the Philippines Diliman and the Polytechnic University of the Philippine

STUDENTS' NEEDS. Sagip Kabataan volunteers distribute food packs and female sanitary items to help stranded students at the University of the Philippines Diliman and Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Photos from Star Jhane Caparas and Kevin Mangayan

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 makes ethyl alcohol to protect students, teachers from coronavirus

Mar 19, 2020 - 2:18 PM

Developed by PUP's Institute for Science and Technology Research, the alcohol follows the requirements and standards of the Food and Drug Administration

FOR THE COMMUNITY. Polytechnic University of the Philippines' Institute for Science and Technology Research develops a local version of local ethyl alcohol in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo from PUP

[OPINION] I used to hate activists, until I became one

Mar 02, 2020 - 2:54 PM

'I remember rolling my eyes every time I'd hear protesters chanting. I hated all of it. I was so annoyed.'

Manuel Muhi is new PUP President

Feb 08, 2020 - 8:12 PM

The new Polytechnic University of the Philippines will take over the incumbent president Dr. Emanuel de Guzman who served the university from 2012 to 2020

Newly appointed PUP president, Dr. Manuel Muhi shared his vision for the university in a public forum on January 23. Photo by Rome Rex Medina/The Communicator

The search is on: Who’s the next Polytechnic University of the Philippines president?

Jan 26, 2020 - 6:22 PM

The university will soon have a change in leadership as incumbent president, Dr. Emanuel de Guzman, completes his two consecutive terms. Get to know the candidates for the next PUP president here.

All photos by Rome Rex Medina/The Communicator

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] P.U.P. deserves to be a national polytechnic university, but not with this bill

Oct 14, 2019 - 8:48 AM

'The bill is counterproductive, anti-education, anti-alumni, anti-students, and anti-science,' says alumnus Joseph Masangkay Lardizabal

[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

‘Crumbling democracy’: Groups call for end to attacks against the youth

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:24 PM

Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens

PROTEST. Various youth organizations stage a protest outside Gate 2.5 of ADMU to condemn human rights violations occurring nationwide. Photos by Casey Mateo/Rappler

Anakbayan: ‘Missing’ youth activist is free and safe

Aug 12, 2019 - 10:28 PM

The 18-year-old Anakbayan member is still active, but not ready to resurface due to threats of harassment, abduction, and assassination, the group's leader says

YOUTH ACTIVISTS. (From left) Hen Namoca, Raoul Manuel of NUSP, Alex Danday of Anakbayan, Kara Tanggava of LFS, and Daryl Angelo Baykado of the CEGP hold a press conference on August 12, 2019, to belie the allegation that a 17-year-old student who joined Anakbayan was kidnapped. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

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

Ricky Lee's words to the PUP Class of 2019 is the pep talk our weary hearts need

May 10, 2019 - 1:30 PM

'Di mo kailangan making perpekto. You are never worthless. Huwag kang matakot magkamali. Langoy lang, lipad lang,' says the acclaimed writer

Photo by Rob Reyes/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

WATCH: What students, faculty, alumni think about AFP’s red-tagging of schools

Oct 12, 2018 - 4:04 PM

Teachers and students air their views on the military's move to tag their schools as places of communist recruitment for an ouster plot against President Duterte

SPEAK OUT. Students, faculty, and alumni share their thoughts on the military's red-tagging of schools.

Schools slam military for linking them to Red October plot

Oct 04, 2018 - 6:17 PM

(2nd UPDATE) University officials, students, and professors say the AFP endangers the lives of their community members with its ‘baseless and dangerous’ accusation

BASELESS. Students and school officials hit the AFP for "baseless" claims that endanger the lives of university members. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Get to know Ianne Gamboa, PUP's first transwoman valedictorian

Jun 11, 2018 - 8:00 PM

'I know to myself that I am more than just a transgender woman and I can prove that [through] my merits,' says Ianne Gamboa, the first transwoman valedictorian of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines

PRIDE. Ianne Gamboa is the first transwoman valedictorian of Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Ianne Gamboa

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

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.

PCL: UP, Perlas Pilipinas ballers overcome PUP, RTU A

Jun 25, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Philippine Collegiate League women s basketball continues as University of the Philippines and Blackwater Perlas Pilipinas earn wins at RTU

IN PHOTOS: Philippine Collegiate League debuts at RTU

Jun 22, 2016 - 7:44 PM

This new league is the brainchild of Philippine National Team player Merenciana Ewon Arayi who also created the Pinay Ballers League

La Salle’s Kathy Gonzales (#21) attempts a shot over the UP defense. Photo by Michael Abuel

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

V-League: University of Batangas dispatches PUP in 4 sets

Aug 09, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Krisa Madalogdog scores 18 points and the Lady Brahmans capitalize on PUP s 40 errors to win on Sunday

University of Batangas, PUP reap confidence, exposure from V-League

Aug 03, 2015 - 12:48 PM

Winless squads University of Batangas and Polytechnic University of the Philippines are set for an interesting clash in the Shakey’s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

WIN ONE SET. Polytechnic University of the Philippines' goal in its final match of the Shakey's V-League 12 Collegiate Conference is to win one set against fellow winless squad University of Batangas. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

FEU cruises past PUP to stay unbeaten in V-League

Jul 25, 2015 - 5:31 PM

Far Eastern University had no trouble at all on their way to sweeping Polytechnic University of the Philippines as Bernadeth Pons scores 13 and Jovelyn Gonzaga adds 10

TAMARAW STAMPEDE. Bernadeth Pons led the rout with 13 points she culled from 11 attacks and a couple of service aces. Photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

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

PUP holds 4th Annual HR Students Convention

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:12 PM

PUP s College of Business Administration hosts its 4th Annual HR Convention on March 3 5

Sign Up: Enter the Digital Path to Business Success

Feb 25, 2014 - 6:36 PM

The Digeratis of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines will hold a marketing seminar open to all interested students individuals and groups

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

Bamboo Flag Museum: 'Routes of a Nation'

Jun 18, 2013 - 6:43 PM

The Bamboo Flag Museum is a representation of the resilient spirit of the Filipino people

RESILIENT. A giant bamboo flag installation commemorates the Filipino spirit. All Photos by Ira Agting

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