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'A life well-lived': Sorority sisters pay tribute to slain Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'This fight would probably be the most difficult of all that we have faced, but we shall draw strength from the brave soul that we have loved dearly. Her name was Donna,' says the Sigma Delta Pi Sorority

GONE TOO SOON. Madonna Joy Tanyag (right) with a Sigma Delta Pi sorority sister. Photo grabbed from Angie Esposo's Facebook page with permission

Inside the brotherhood: Thoughts on fraternity violence

Sep 20, 2017 - 6:41 PM

So many young promising men had been put to waste. So many dreams had been shattered. So many families had been broken.

Fashion show aims to raise funds for PGH patients

Aug 31, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Doctors and medical students will walk the runway wearing apparel by esteemed Filipino designers as they seek to help patients through Rx: A Work of HeART

Project Shoebox: It's Basilan soldiers' turn to get gifts

Jun 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The PH Army has Project Shoebox: Shoebox ko Para sa Pag aaral Mo for school children A UPLB sorority decides that soldiers should receive the gifts this time

A hazing

Jul 12, 2015 - 10:39 AM

In October 1954 when asked by the Castro Committee as to the fraternities’ role in UP life the respondents were unanimous in their answers: they existed because they desired power

Rumbles and institutional omerta

Jul 11, 2015 - 4:10 PM

The relationship between UP and its the fraternities especially the war freaks is a paradox – we have a violent activity that everyone knows about but its details are hardly shared with the outside world

UP’s gangland wars: A historical note

Jun 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM

A 1950 investigation of a hazing death suggests that rumbles became part of the fraternity routine after World War II There was general consensus within UP that the violence of the Japanese Occupation and the American Liberation Destruction of Manila took its toll on UP students

Death by 'brotherhood'

Jul 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM

One by one my classmates were tapped to join fraternities sororities and orgs They told me that if I didn t join any group I d be called a barbarian

FAST FACTS: Get to know Tau Gamma Phi

Jul 04, 2014 - 4:18 PM

The 45 year old fraternity started in the University of the Philippines and expanded into numerous chapters in and out of the country

Makati police confirm Tau Gamma Phi hazing site

Jul 02, 2014 - 1:15 PM

UPDATED Authorities say that the caretaker of the boarding house where the hazing ritual was held is not yet considered a suspect

BOARDING HOUSE. Police confirm this boarding house in Barangay Palanan in Makati is where the June 28 hazing ritual was conducted. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Binay to hazing suspects: You can't hide forever

Jul 01, 2014 - 6:12 PM

You can t hide forever You have an issue to face because what you did was wrong A life was lost says the Vice President who also visited the wake of Guillo Cesar Servando

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

College students call for review of Anti-Hazing Law

Jul 01, 2014 - 1:07 PM

The Student Council Alliance of the Philippines recognizes fraternities right to organize as long as they follow proper initiation rites