Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Independent probe into drug war deaths pushed after Kian de los Santos’ killing

CHURCH leaders called for "genuine and verifiable investigations" into the deaths of victims of the drug war last Aug. 26, the day of the burial...

Lawmaker seeks more training, career services for fresh grads

A THOMASIAN lawmaker is pushing for a bill mandating improved career counseling in higher education institutions (HEIs) to equalize job opportunities. Senate Committee on Youth Chairman Sen....

Journ profs warn vs low Palace accreditation standards for bloggers, social media users

Editor’s note: This story was rewritten to correct a misinterpretation of the views expressed by the resource persons interviewed. TWO JOURNALISM professors are taking issue...

Voting technicalities stir calls to revise election code, CSC charter

THE CENTRAL Student Council (CSC) and the UST Central Commission on Elections (Comelec) are planning to revise the students’ election code and the CSC...

UST produces 1,090 honor graduates

THE NUMBER of Thomasian honor graduates rose by 11 percent on account of higher admission standards, teaching innovations and improved curricula, deans from UST’s...

CHEd lifts ban on out-of-campus activities

THE COMMISSION on Higher Education (CHEd) has lifted its nationwide ban on out-of-campus activities, issuing a new set of policies for colleges and universities. CHEd...

Dedicated crisis mgmt office needed, says emergency official

ESTABLISHING a crisis management office in UST is essential to improving disaster preparedness for impending natural hazards, an emergency training professional said. Juliano Parena Jr.,...

‘UST at risk with lack of crisis management’

INADEQUATE crisis management training may place the University at risk in the event of a bombing, an earthquake, or even a lone-wolf attack like...

‘Do not fixate on bar exam results’ — Cebu law dean

A CEBU law dean has downplayed the “top-performing law school notion” in the country, saying law schools should not be benchmarked on bar results...

La Salle dean proposes ban on political turncoats

A POLITICAL science professor is calling for the passage of a Senate bill that seeks to prevent switching among members of national political parties. “We...

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