• Imahen ng Santo Niño de Cebu, bumisita sa Maynila

    MULING pinaalalahanan ang mga laiko na kanilang responsibilidad ang alagaan ang kalikasan bilang bahagi ng kanilang misyon ... Read More

  • 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

  • The Pope in the Philippines

    The Varsitarian launches special coverage of 2015 Papal Visit ... Read More

  • 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 head of the Order of Preachers to lead Dominican Family Retreat

(Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., director of the Las Casas Institute of Blackfriars Oxford)

October 10, 2015, 1:12a.m. - THE FORMER Master of the Order of Preachers is set to lead the Asia-Pacific Dominican Family Retreat at the UST Quadricentennial Pavillion on Oct. 12-14.

Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., director of the Las Casas Institute of Blackfriars Oxford, will serve as the main speaker of the event. read more »

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 1st UST National Campus Journalism Awards

The 1st UST National Campus Journalism Awards (UNCJA) will honor outstanding works in journalism at the university or college level in three categories: (1) Best In-Depth News, (2) Best Feature and (3) Best Editorial.

The UNCJA is supported by a grant from retired Washington-based labor lawyer Julio Macaranas Jr., a two-time editor in chief of The Varsitarian, the 87-year-old official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas. Macaranas established the awards in honor of his late mother, Mercedes, who taught him how to write.

The awards will be given out during "Inkblots," the annual national campus journalism fellowship and conference established by The Varsitarian in 1999. read more »

Mockery of separation of church and state

ACCUSING Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of being behind the criminal complaint filed by expelled Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) minister Isaias Samson Jr. against the INC leadership for alleged illegal detention, tens of thousands of the sect's members took to Edsa and surrounding streets to demand that the case be withdrawn, that De Lima stop meddling in the affairs of the INC, and for the government to respect the separation of church and state. read more »

UAAP: FEU pounds Junior Tiger Spikers

October , 2015, 3:20p.m. - THE UST Junior Tiger Spikers missed an easy entry to the Final Four after yielding to the Far Eastern University Junior Tamaraws, 25-27, 22-25, 19-25, in their last elimination game of the UAAP Season 78 boys’ volleyball tournament at the Adamson University gym Saturday.

UST had the upperhand early in the third set before a 12-4 barrage from FEU gave the Junior Tamaraws the lead, 15-10.

The Junior Tiger Spikers cut the deficit to three, 15-18, but FEU responded with a 5-1 rally.

UST could have advanced to the semifinals if they won against FEU, after Ateneo De Manila University lost to defending champions University of the East earlier . read more »

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