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'Justice prevailed': Youth groups hail Ampatuan massacre verdict

Dec 19, 2019 - 7:50 PM

'Today we are a step ahead in our fight against impunity,' says College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president Daryl Angelo Baybado

‘Honor before excellence’: Students condemn cheating in U.P.

Aug 01, 2019 - 10:18 AM

(UPDATED) 'Academic dishonesty has no place in a university that prides itself in promoting honor and excellence,' says the University of the Philippines School of Economics Student Council

Ateneo students file sexual harassment case vs professor

Oct 15, 2018 - 9:25 PM

Complaints from several students will now be part of official investigations conducted by the university

CASE FILED. A formal case composed of testimonies of sexual harassment is filed vs a longtime male professor. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Ateneo professor faces sexual harassment complaint

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'We commit to protecting our students and lobbying for their safety and dignity,' says the university's student council

MISCONDUCT. The Ateneo Student Council is gathering testimonies from students as evidence in a case to be filed against a university professor for alleged sexual harassment. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Bring back the beat: UP council calls for UAAP drum return

Sep 15, 2018 - 10:59 PM

The UP Diliman University Student Council calls for the full return of the drums in the UAAP men's basketball games

Screengrab from Nowhere To Go But UP Foundation

UST students protest removal of 'abstain' vote in student council elections

Apr 10, 2018 - 4:36 PM

The League of Filipino Students (LFS)-UST condemned the removal of the abstain vote in the upcoming elections as an attack on the democratic rights of students

UST student council denounces award given to Mocha Uson

Jan 21, 2018 - 6:40 PM

According to UST's highest student government body, Uson does not deserve the award because 'she does not, in any way, embody the ideals of a real Thomasian'

The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:36 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

Call for papers: 5th International Research Forum on the Philippines

Aug 25, 2017 - 2:18 PM

The 5th International Research Forum on the Philippines is on November 23 to 24 at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia

VIRAL: UST student council bets draw flak for views on martial law

Apr 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM

One candidate says martial law shouldn t be feared while another says research should be done first on what it s all about

#UPFair2017 Tuesday: Mabaya

Feb 14, 2017 - 10:14 PM

Catch Ebe Dancel Bullet Dumas Tanya Markova and many more on the first day of the UPFair2017

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Dec 01, 2016 - 12:08 AM

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Former UP student leaders: Make Duterte pay for Marcos burial

Nov 30, 2016 - 4:18 PM

We former student leaders of the UPD University Student Council express our strongest condemnation for the burial of the dictator in the resting place of heroes

UP Diliman students hold a protest rally at the Pama Hall on Friday, November 25, against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporda

UP's new GE curriculum: Should Diliman make the shift?

Nov 03, 2016 - 5:56 PM

Critics call the proposed shift a reduction of units while supporters say this is the university s way of responding to its 21st century learners

#StrongerTogether: Student councils to hold national Youth Rights Assembly

Jul 22, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Chairman Chito Gascon of the Commission on Human Rights is keynote speaker

UP Diliman political parties unite against Marcos candidacy

May 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The unity statement comes a month after former UP Diliman student leaders also declared unity against the candidacy of Marcos

Can you help 'displaced' UP Diliman students?

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:21 AM

The University Student Council in coordination with MovePH provides a mechanism to receive these donations that will help address the short term needs of the affected students

New opportunities await UP's new June graduates

May 06, 2015 - 4:58 PM

The summer sun blazes new opportunities for the graduating students of UP Diliman

Former Palace spokesman dies

Oct 04, 2014 - 1:06 PM

Jerry Barican noted student activist and former presidential spokesman dies from complications of a heart attack

UP professors condemn violence vs Abad

Sep 19, 2014 - 6:59 PM

This incident is not a victory but a blow to UP s honor say the UP professors who urged Secretary Abad s attackers to apologize to the budget chief and the university

ANGRY MOB. Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

Nat'l student handbook pushes for bill on students' rights

Sep 10, 2014 - 5:23 PM

The National Student Handbook can guide students in asserting their rights on campus especially in institutions without a functioning student government that can represent them

STUDENTS' RIGHTS. The National Student Handbook informs students of their rights inside  their school campuses. Photo by Mara Mercado/Rappler

UP, Ateneo Law student gov'ts hit Aquino on DAP

Jul 27, 2014 - 4:10 PM

Both student governments say the President did not respect the independence of the Supreme Court in his recent defense of the disbursement acceleration program

Is it time for schools to recognize fraternities?

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:21 AM

If you do not recognize fraternities on campus they go underground

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

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

#Malaya campaign launched to fight human trafficking

Jun 23, 2014 - 3:53 PM

We are counting on you the youth to rise up and define your generation as the one that will finally and definitely put an end to modern day slavery Justice Secretary Leila De Lima says to the youth participants

What is the youth's role in educational reforms?

Mar 05, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The National Congress of College Councils NCCC serve as an avenue where students can tackle relevant issues on education

UP Tacloban students decry STFAP re-bracketing glitch

Jan 16, 2014 - 4:22 PM

UP Tacloban students who cross enrolled in other campuses automatically get full scholarship Those who have stayed behind are not enjoying the same benefits

TRO out – PSBA-QC won't close down

Oct 17, 2013 - 6:20 PM

No closure on October 18 The temporary restraining order effective for 20 days gives students enough time to enroll for the second semester

Will PSBA-QC close down? Students bring battle to court

Oct 17, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Student groups of PSBA QC ask the Quezon City RTC to issue a temporary restraining order on the impending closure of the school on October 18

Uncertainties for students, teachers amid PSBA-QC board war

Oct 09, 2013 - 7:00 AM

As the board war continues some students and teachers of PSBA QC are already weighing their options should the school close down on October 18

WAITING. With one side saying the school is definitely closing, and the other saying it won't, students can only wait and see. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

CHED steps in to settle PSBA-QC closure controversy

Oct 07, 2013 - 5:43 PM

UPDATED The commission will hold talks with warring factions of the school board and administration on Wednesday October 9

CHED says PSBA-QC can't close down mid-year

Oct 01, 2013 - 7:28 PM

If the new school administration insists on closing the school on October 18 the battle may even reach Congress

'AS LONG AS I'M ALIVE'. Incumbent president Benjamin Paulino assures PSBA-QC academic community and parents that the school will never close as long as he is alive. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Cheating in UP mock elections?

Apr 06, 2013 - 3:35 PM

UP’s online mock elections is tainted with fraud

Senate bets at UPLB: What would you ask them?

Jan 31, 2013 - 9:29 AM

Debates will focus on the implementation of reproductive health sin tax mining and agrarian reform laws education and other youth issues

What would you ask the Senate bets?

Jan 17, 2013 - 12:25 PM

First in a series of debates: UP Diliman student organizations and Rappler will ask them on January 17 about electoral reforms foreign affairs economic issues

Court: Allow 'bikini pic' students to attend grad rites

Mar 29, 2012 - 5:45 PM

Cebu judge also ordered Saint Theresa s College to treat the minors with kindness and civility during entire commencement exercise scheduled Friday March 30

Groups hit school for punishing girl over 'bikini' pic

Mar 29, 2012 - 12:45 PM

Freedom of expression strict school rules and even violence against women became topics for discussion after news broke about a girl in Cebu barred from graduation ceremonies for a picture of her in a bikini

Ateneo gives Corona some respite from negative survey results

Mar 26, 2012 - 2:29 PM

While surveys show how distrusted Chief Justice Renato Corona is an Ateneo de Manila survey reveals its students are not judging the chief magistrate just yet