• AFTERMATH

    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

  • CITYSCAPE

    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

  • UST Faculty Union ratifies new CBA

    THE UNIVERSITY administration and the 1,600-strong UST Faculty Union (USTFU) finally signed a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement ... Read More

  • HEIGHTENED ALERT

    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

  • Mindanao campus to rise soon

    WITH ALMOST all obstacles cleared, Asia’s oldest University is set to open its first satellite campus soon in Mindanao. ... Read More

  • Peace prize honorees call on Rector

    THE 12TH Gusi Peace Prize laureates paid a courtesy call on UST Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. last Nov. 26 at the Main Building ... Read More

  • Growling Tigers roar in defeat

    THE GROWLING Tigers' remarkable run in UAAP Season 76 ended with a 69-71 overtime loss to the De La Salle Green Archers ... Read More

  • UST joins clamor to abolish 'pork'

    THOMASIANS joined thousands of angry citizens in the Million People March last Aug. 26, calling for the abolition of “pork barrel” ... Read More

  • Pork barrel: Mas marangal pa ang baboy

    Habang ang bahang matagal nang suliranin ay hindi pa rin masolusyunan, patuloy namang yumayaman ang iba gamit ang pera ng bayan. ... Read More

  • UST unveils bust of Mother Teresa

    THOMASIANS were urged to emulate Blessed Teresa of Calcutta by appreciating the small things in life ... Read More

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CSC sets deadline for Students' Code

THE STUDENTS’ Code is on its way to enactment, with only minor revisions left after a 10-year delay, and could land on the Rector’s desk as early as August this academic year.

Central Student Council (CSC) President Ina Vergara said the Office for Student Affairs (OSA) has approved the charter. The charter is ready for submission to the Office of the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs (OVRAA) and UST Faculty Union (USTFU) following several meetings with OSA, which yielded only slight changes in the code’s terminologies.

“Actually, medyo kinakabahan kami pero sa bilis, the way OSA handles it, okay na [ito] this year. From the past years, ‘dun maraming problems. Ngayon, rewording na lang,” Vergara said in an interview. read more »

My brother, my executioner

FRATERNITIES or some form of associations for so-called male bonding have been a mainstay in the making of this nation, be it Rizal’s La Liga Filipina, or Bonifacio’s Katipunan, or as in recent cases, in ts unmaking: such as the college fraternities of the despised dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Zamboanga siege butcher Nur Misuari, and other criminals and corruptionists of our sordid history.

It is sad though that recently, fraternity hazing has ended yet another young life. Counting that and the several unresolved cases that still haven’t found the light of a solid court decision, we seem to have constituted a nation of barbarians masquerading as brothers. read more »

UST Tigers look to revive UAAP dynasty

UST IS in unfamiliar territory after losing the general championship anew to the De La Salle University last year.

Can the Growling Tigers revive their historic dynasty and secure their 40th UAAP overall title or will the Green Archers make it three in a row and start their own?

Here is the Varsitarian’s fearless forecast on UST’s quest for redemption in UAAP Season 77.

BADMINTON

Male Shuttlers
Last Year: Third Place
Prediction: Fourth Place read more »

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