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


    The enthronement of the image of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary in the Santisimo Rosario Parish church is part of the solemn celebration for the month of the holy rosary. Photo by Nazzi M. Castro ... Read More

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    Uprooted trees are scattered in the Plaza Mayor after Typhoon "Glenda" hit several parts of the country including the University. Photo by ALVIN JOSEPH KASIBAN ... Read More


    High-rise buildings in the Sampaloc area continue to overshadow UST's Main Building, which used to be a towering presence many decades ago. Photo by NAZZI M. CASTRO ... Read More

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    UST tightens security a day after the bomb scare last February 25, with security guards now checking bags and recording logs in all gates and buildings. JOHN DANIEL J. HIRRO ... Read More

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Eng'g reclaims Pautakan crown

THE FACULTY of Engineering emerged as the Pautakan 2015 champion after besting 13 other teams in the intercollegiate quiz contest last April 13 at the Medicine Auditorium.

The Engineering team finished with 200 points, defeating perennial podium finisher Faculty of Arts and Letters (Artlets). Artlets led early in the competition but fell short and ended up with 165 points, good for a runner-up finish. read more »

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Gains and lessons of 4th papal visit to UST

THE VISIT last Jan. 18 of Pope Francis reaffirmed UST’s status as a Pontifical University and the center of Catholic education not only in the Philippines but in Asia. The latter status was more than underscored when the Pope held a meeting with other Christian groups and with leaders of other religions on campus. Truly the papal visit trained the world’s spotlight on UST as a world-class university and a global hub of learning and dialogue on key concerns affecting humanity.

Even before the Vatican officially announced last July that the Pope would visit the Philippines, word had already leaked that for the fourth time, the Vicar of Christ would address the young people of the Philippines and Asia on campus, repeating in the process the gestures of his predecessors, notably Pope, now Blessed, Paul VI, who came in 1970, and Pope, now Saint, John Paul II, who came twice, in 1981 and 1995. read more »

Girls' volleyball coach to lead UST Golden Tigresses next season

April 23, 2015, 9:20 p.m. - UAAP girls' volleyball champion head coach Emilio “Kung Fu” Reyes Jr. has been appointed as the new chief tactician of the UST Golden Tigresses.

He replaced Tiger Spikers head coach Odjie Mamon whose four-year tenure ended as his contract expired last March 31.

Reyes said he got his formal appointment Wednesday although he had been training the Tigresses since last week.

Reyes was picked by a council at the Institute of Physical Education and Athletics  read more »

Tags: Emilio Reyes, Golden Tigresses, Odjie Mamon, UAAP 78

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