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[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Palakpakan ang Baliw Awards

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Bakit itim na ang puti at puti ang itim? Bakit pinapalakpakan natin ang mali at pinupukol ang tama?

Atio Castillo died of pre-existing heart condition – Solano

Oct 24, 2017 - 4:29 PM

(UPDATED) Horacio's parents criticize the use of Solano's expert opinion as medical technologist, saying a cardiologist should have been cited instead

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Solano names fratmen he saw the morning Atio Castillo was killed

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:32 AM

(UPDATED) John Paul Solano identifies 6 Aegis Juris fratmen and one non-member, Romeo Laboga, the family driver of Ralph Trangia

UNCENSORED. John Paul Solano recounts his involvement in the death of Horacio Castillo III. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Castillo family to include Divina, UST officials in criminal complaint

Oct 04, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Family considers UST Law dean Nilo Divina, a member on-leave of the Aegis Juris fraternity, liable in the death of Horacio Castillo III

INVOLVED? UST Law dean Nilo Divina faces senators probing the death of Horacio Castillo III. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Solano claims police falsified his testimony on Castillo killing

Oct 04, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Lawyers of John Paul Solano say there was no qualified policeman to administer a sworn statement when Solano was brought in for questioning at the Manila Police District

MPD probes sorority linked to Horacio Castillo III killing

Sep 26, 2017 - 6:39 PM

The Manila Police District has begun investigating members of Regina Legis et Juris, the sister sorority of Aegis Juris fraternity

'NO PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE'. Sorority representative Ninna Bonsol says their members do not know of the hazing incident. Rappler screengrab

Solano names 7 behind Atio Castillo's death in executive session

Sep 26, 2017 - 1:05 PM

John Paul Solano, one of the suspects, names 6 fraternity brothers and 1 non-member involved in the fatal hazing of Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III

John Paul Solano. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Aegis Juris co-founder vows 'no cover-up' in Castillo's fatal hazing

Sep 25, 2017 - 10:25 PM

'Let the axe fall where it should fall. I told him and encouraged him (John Paul Solano) to tell the truth and nothing but the truth,' says Solano's lawyer Paterno Esmaquel, who is also one of the founders of Aegis Juris

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Solano claims Aegis Juris frat brother told him to lie to police

Sep 25, 2017 - 9:10 PM

John Paul Solano, among the primary suspects in the death of Horacio Castillo III, says he followed the order because he was 'very rattled' at the time

HAZING. John Paul Solano says a fraternity brother asked him to lie to police about where he found the body of Horacio Castillo III. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Castillo's parents: Aegis Juris treated our son 'like an animal'

Sep 25, 2017 - 8:30 PM

'The boy we had cherished, who brought us so much pride and joy, he had many hopes and dreams... We are devastated,' says the father of Horacio Castillo III in a Senate hearing

'TORMENTED.' The parents of Horacio Castillo III denounce Aegis Juris fraternity as they appear before a Senate inquiry into their son's death on September 25, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

UST Law Dean Divina says 'nothing wrong' in joining fraternities

Sep 25, 2017 - 7:15 PM

(UPDATED) 'Hazing is wrong in all accounts. But hazing is not synonymous to joining fraternities,' says UST Law dean, who himself is a member of Aegis Juris

Nilo Divina, dean of UST Faculty of Civil Law September 25, during the Senate public order hearing on the death of Horacio Castillo III. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

UST Law dean Divina insists he's not an active member of Aegis Juris

Sep 20, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Despite a photo of him with members of Aegis Juris, UST law dean Nilo Divina says he has not been actively participating in the fraternity's activities

Castillo family: ‘Atio was killed by criminals from Aegis Juris fraternity’

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:12 PM

‘We are outraged that barbaric and criminal acts continue to be performed in the false name of brotherhood,’ says the family of slain UST law student Horacio Castillo III

FATHER'S GRIEF. Horacio Castillo III’s father requests the media to give the family privacy as they mourn for the death of their only son. Relatives and friends visit on the first night of the wake at the Santuario de San Antonio chapel in Forbes Park, Makati City, on September 19, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Horacio Castillo III wanted to be Chief Justice

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:18 PM

At 22, Horacio Castillo III was certain he would become one of the leaders of the country someday

GONE TOO SOON. UST law student Horacio Castillo III. Photo from Horacio Castillo III's Facebook page

Aguirre orders NBI to probe Horacio Castillo III’s death

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:09 PM

The University of Santo Tomas law student is suspected to have died during the hazing rites of the Aegis Juris Fraternity

Aegis Juris fraternity members barred from entering UST

Sep 18, 2017 - 3:03 PM

(UPDATED) UST Faculty of Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina puts officers and members of the fraternity under preventive suspension after the death of recruit Horacio Castillo III

What we know about UST head coach Bong Dela Cruz

Jan 30, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Rappler collates background information on under fire UST head coach Bong Dela Cruz

UNDER PROBE. Bong Dela Cruz, UST's head coach, is being investigated for unspecified reasons. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Game-fixing not in Ferrer, Daquioag's character'

Jan 28, 2016 - 3:34 PM

A source close to both former UST Growling Tiger veterans Kevin Ferrer and Ed Daquioag vehemently denies any participation of the two with alleged game fixing incidents

IN VINES: UST ousts defending champ NU in UAAP Final Four

Nov 22, 2015 - 7:53 PM

Check out highlights from the UAAP Season 78 Final Four match between the UST Growling Tigers and the NU Bulldogs

FINALS BOUND. Jamil Sheriff is tested from the free throw line as NU played the foul game down the stretch. But UST still prevails to barge into the UAAP Season 78 Finals. Photo by Edwardo Solo/Rappler

UST's Karim Abdul still recovering from knee surgery in April

Oct 01, 2015 - 2:14 AM

“Karim’s really not yet at a 100 ” says his head coach

9880 - UST (20) Karim Abdul

Defending UAAP champ NU gets first win over UST

Sep 19, 2015 - 7:32 PM

UPDATED Defending champion National University is no longer winless after earning its first victory at the expense of previously undefeated University of Santo Tomas

WINLESS NO MORE. Alfred Aroga (right) provides the heroics for defending champion NU as they notch their first win in 4 games in UAAP Season 78. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: Ateneo vs UE/UST vs NU (UAAP Season 78)

Sep 19, 2015 - 5:03 AM

Live updates of the Ateneo Blue Eagles vs UE Red Warriors and UST Growling Tigers vs NU Bulldogs games

MVP award still not on Ed Daquioag’s mind

Sep 18, 2015 - 2:47 PM

It’s too early in the tournament says UST’s new go to guy

1321 - UST (8) Ed Daquioag Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

QC school defies court order to release salutatorian's documents

Jul 29, 2015 - 6:23 PM

The Public Attorney s Office plans to file a motion for the Court of Appeals Second Division to cite the Santo Niño Parochial School in contempt

INTERRUPTED. Krisel Mallari, a graduating student from the Sto Niño Parochial School in Quezon City, is interrupted by school officials as she delivers her salutatorian speech that hinted on her school’s lack of fairness. Screengrab from YouTube

CA orders QC school to release salutatorian's docs

Jul 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED The Court of Appeals slams the Sto Niño Parochial School for not releasing the student s certificate of good moral character after she spoke against the school in her graduation speech

INTERRUPTED. Kristel Mallari, a graduating student from the Sto Niño Parochial School in Quezon City, is interrupted by school officials as she delivers her salutatorian speech that hinted on her school’s lack of fairness. Screengrab from YouTube

Law students debate on legalizing medical marijuana in PH

Jun 10, 2015 - 9:38 AM

The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill is still pending with the House committee on health more than a year after it was filed in 2014

Teng hits game-winner as DLSU advances to FilOil quarters

Jun 07, 2015 - 12:58 AM

Jeron Teng continued his torment of University of Sto Tomas by hitting a game winning layup to advance to the FilOil quarterfinals

Jeron Teng showed late game heroics for DLSU in the FilOil tournament. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Inter-university debate on legalization of medical marijuana

May 30, 2015 - 4:14 PM

PRESS RELEASE: This interactive exhibition debate serves to generate discourse and create awareness on House Bill No 4477 or The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act

DavNor athlete finally bags gold in tennis in 5th Palaro stint

May 06, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Christian Lopez plans to achieve more success on the tennis courts of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines UAAP where he will represent the University of Sto Tomas

FUTURE TIGER. Christian Lopez looks forward to his next challenge - competing the University Athletics Association of the Philippines. Photo by Naveen Ganglani/ Rappler

One with ASEAN: The Blueprint for a rising region

Jan 27, 2015 - 4:56 PM

This week long celebration is complete with a cultural exhibition a two day conference community development and cultural exposition

Grieving father asks Pope Francis: Why did God take my only child?

Jan 18, 2015 - 7:38 PM

It is a question not even the Pontiff could answer

Pope Francis meets father of volunteer who died after Leyte Mass

Jan 18, 2015 - 5:10 PM

UPDATED Kristel Padasas’ father is still in shock from the death of his daughter when he talks to Pope Francis

Pope Francis mourns death of Yolanda aid worker

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:48 PM

Padasas who worked with the Catholic Relief Service during the Yolanda humanitarian crisis is remembered in a moment of silence

Youth on Pope Francis: A symbol of hope

Jan 18, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Instead of spending the long weekend at the mall Ramon and his friends choose to see Pope Francis their idol and symbol of hope

Ferrer's late threes lead UST past FEU

Jul 20, 2014 - 7:22 PM

Kevin Ferrer s clutch perimeter shooting led UST to its first win of the season against FEU

Kevin Ferrer led UST with 18 points in a win over FEU. File photo by Josh Albelda

What adding Renzo Subido does for UST

Jul 01, 2014 - 5:22 PM

As UST seeks to rebound from last season s Finals heartbreak Naveen Ganglani analyzes what the addition of Renzo Subido brings to the Growling Tigers

Renzo Subido, seen here during the SLAM Rising Stars Challenge, will look to bolster the UST basketball team. Photo by Marlon Bernabe/BurnSports

CHED: School calendar should follow the law

Feb 07, 2014 - 2:00 PM

According to law the school year should start on the first Monday of June but not later than the last day of August

FURTHER STUDY. CHED Chairperson Dr Patricia Licuanan creates a technical working group that will study academic calendar shifts further. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

CHED: School calendar shift not for all

Jan 04, 2014 - 6:21 PM

At least 3 universities aim to implement the shift this school year but CHED doubts this will push through

FURTHER STUDY. CHED Chairperson Dr Patricia Licuanan creates a technical working group that will study academic calendar shifts further. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

5 leaps in 2013 that make PH education promising

Dec 31, 2013 - 8:30 AM

From K to 12 to the collective awareness of the prospects of ASEAN 2015 here are 5 leaps the country has made in education this 2013

#wRap2013: Top 10 Twitter moments in PH

Dec 25, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Rappler picks the top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter in the Philippines for 2013

Spooky school stories: UST edition

Nov 01, 2013 - 11:14 PM

Spooky stories abound in the centuries old UST campus Here are 4 tales that have made the rounds

TERRIFIED TIGERS. The UST campus is centuries old - perfect for ghost stories. Image by Mara Mercado/Rappler.

Green means go

Oct 12, 2013 - 7:59 PM

We may have lost But we came out fighting And we fought like Tigers

Twitter War: Growling Tigers vs Green Archers

Oct 12, 2013 - 4:47 PM

The arrows are aiming higher and the growls are getting louder in the UAAP championship match

Pro, anti-RH groups in show of force

Jul 09, 2013 - 2:15 PM

Pro and anti RH law groups hold separate rallies in front of the Supreme Court before oral arguments

PRO RH LAW. Pro RH law groups rally in front of the Supreme Court hours before the the oral arguments. Photo by Ace Tamayo/Rappler

UST cancels senatorial forum over RH issue

Jan 10, 2013 - 7:40 PM

UPDATED Organizers say UST decided to stop the event for fear that the RH law will be discussed during the forum

Valdez sparks Ateneo's back-to-back crowns

Jun 11, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Valdez showed why she was the most sought after high school spiker of her generation

REPUBLISHED: UST breaks rules to favor Corona

Jan 02, 2012 - 9:53 AM

[EXCLUSIVE] Chief Justice obtains a doctorate without required dissertation

ILLUSTRATION: UST confers PhD on Corona