• Rector to UST Batch 2015: 'Give life to others'

    LIBERTY. Graduates of the Faculty and Arts and Letters light the candle representing Christ the light during the Baccalaureate Mass. Photo by Basilio H. Sepe ... Read More

  • Parents, USTFU seek suspension of K to 12

    A mother carries a bigger burden in the new basic education program. The K to 12 program will add two more years to the 10-year basic education program. ... Read More


    Surviving American internees of the Santo Tomas Internment Camp during the Second World War open the exhibit of the UST Museum of Arts and Sciences marking the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Manila. Welcoming them back to UST were Vice Rector Fr. Richard Ang, O.P. and Museum Director Fr. Isidro Abaño, O.P. Photo by SHERWIN MARION T. VARDELEON ... Read More


    The opening of Christmas lights signifies the start of Paskuhan season in the University. Paskuhan will be held on Dec. 8, coinciding with the Feast of Immaculate Conception. ALVIN JOSEPH KASIBAN ... Read More

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  • Despite rain, thousands flock to La Naval

    SEA OF LIGHT. Devouts of the of Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario de La Naval de Manila join the celebration of her feast. Photo by Basilio H. Sepe ... Read More

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Former Science dean named academician of Nat'l Academy of Science and Technology

July 8, 2015, 12:04 p.m. - UST'S top scientist has been elected to the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) as an "academician," one of the body's highest distinctions.

Prof. Fortunato Sevilla III is only the third Thomasian to be named as academician of the UP-dominated NAST, following Alfredo Santos (physical chemistry) in 1978 and Gregorio Zaide (history) in 1985. read more »

Tags: College of Science, Fortunato Sevilla, National Academy of Science and Technology

BBL: Make up to break up?

WHEN it was signed early last year, the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) was welcomed albeit cautiously as a road map to peace. Nowaways it is often held up as an effigy of hate, a clarion call for war. It appears that Filipinos, Christians and Muslims, have made up to break up.

But could “lasting peace,” a term thrown around these days casually, be attained through the legislation of a 99-page document that many observers believe would literally make or break the peace? read more »

UST table tennis squads crash out of PNG

July 7, 2015, 6:10 p.m. - THE UST Tiger Paddlers finished their Philippine National Games campaign with only one silver and two bronze medals at the Harrison Plaza in Manila Monday.

UST fielded a total of 14 paddlers in the singles championships, but only Girly Apas managed to finish at the podium.

Apas lost to La Salle's Emy Dael, 9-11, 10-12, 5-11, in the semifinals.

Apas found her rhythm early in the first two sets but faded down the stretch. Dael cruised to a easy win in the third frame to clinch the finals berth. read more »

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