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

  • Unang Filipinong Rektor ng UST, pumanaw na

    PUMANAW ang kauna-unahang rektor na Filipino ng Unibersidad na si P. Leonardo Legaspi, O.P. ... Read More


    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

  • 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


    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

UST now under PH Dominican Province

FILIPINO Dominicans are now officially in charge of Asia’s oldest and only Pontifical University, after more than four centuries under Spanish Dominicans and the head of the Dominican Order in Rome.

Secretary General Fr. Winston Cabading, O.P. announced last Aug. 7 during the Mass for the Feast of St. Dominic de Guzman that the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education had issued a decree, dated May 31, approving the revised General Statutes of the University, which allowed the transfer of jurisdiction. read more »

New coach deserves second, final chance

Of all the reasons for the Growling Tigers’ forgettable season, the most convenient one is Segundo “Bong” Dela Cruz, the unheralded new coach.

He replaced fan favorite Pido Jarencio, who led the Tigers to the UAAP title in his rookie season and came close to regaining the championship in his last two.

Under Dela Cruz, who was picked from among the likes of Bal David, Estong Ballesteros, Siot Tanquincen and Aric del Rosario, the Tigers played like a whole new squad, one that was only good enough to beat the likes of UP and Adamson (and FEU in the first round). read more »

Tags: Bong Dela Cruz, Growling Tigers, UAAP 77, UAAP 77 men's basketball

Tigers suffer worst season since 2010

THIS is not our year.

The UST Growling Tigers failed to end their forgettable season on a high note after a 73-78 loss to the University of the East Red Warriors in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Sept. 16.

Graduating team captain Aljon Mariano went all out in his last UAAP game with the Tigers after finishing with a game-high 18 points despite their elimination in the Final Four race by a loss to De La Salle University two games back.

With less than two minutes left in the payoff period, the Growling Tigers trimmed a 12-point deficit to six, 69-75, after Karim Abdul scored four straight points. read more »

Tags: Aljon Mariano, Bong Dela Cruz, Growling Tigers, Growling Tigers vs UE, Kim Lo, Paolo Pe, UAAP 77, UAAP 77 men's basketball

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