AFTER the euphoria of graduation, Batch 2008 will soon leave the great walls of this University. As they part ways and chart their own careers, the Varsitarian asks them to relive the memories.

What will you miss most about UST?

“Hepa lane at Dapitan, Ate Eva’s sisig, blockmates, CFAD peeps, flood, The Varsitarian, and of course, this chant ‘Go USTE! Go USTE! Go USTE! GO! GO! GO!’”
-Carlo Gonzales Sumaoang, College of Commerce

“The library where I see all of my friends.”

-Charmaine Orillosa, College of Architecture

“Deadlines and projects.”

-Christine Ana Maria Castillo, Faculty of Arts and Letters

“Paskuhan will be the number one event that I will surely miss, especially the free food, quality time with friends, and of course, the fireworks!”

–Catherine Rosales, AMV-College of Accountancy

“The extravagant Christmas lights of UST and the giant Christmas tree,”

–James Cortez, College of Rehabilitation Sciences

“The lover’s lane where my girlfriend and I used to date.”

–William Go, College of Architecture

“I’ll miss the feast days of the saints when they usually suspend classes.”

-Sharon Diaz, Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management

What’s your most memorable moment in UST?

“My thesis defense.”

-Benedict Lim, College of Fine Arts and Design

“Our summer music camp where we went to different places and we held concerts and taught the children how to play different instruments.”

-Benjie Alcantara, Conservatory of Music

“Overnights. Because when you’re in the fifth year of the Civil Engineering, overnights are must-haves and these are also the time for bonding with friends… and DOTA!”

-Gregory Leonard, Faculty of Engineering

UST Singers: 15 years of rave repertoire

“The minute I found the right group of people to be with, knowing what I really want to do, and knowing how lucky I am being in UST.”

-Melvin Ignacio, College of Commerce

“When we won in the UAAP basketball game in 2006 and we had a hard time getting tickets in Araneta just to watch the final game.

-Eulyn Villamayor, College of Science

“When we bonded with the graduating students in Isla and during that time a curfew was declared by the government because of the coup d’ etat in Manila Peninsula Hotel in Makati.

-Alexis Molina, Faculty of Engineering

What do you hate most about UST?

“The comfort rooms especially in AB. I also hate the enrollment procedures.”

-Regina Geronimo, Faculty of Arts and Letters

“The class schedule and the increase in tuition.”

-Marc Tito Sangalang, College of Nursing

“The security guards”

-Daryl Bolauro, Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management

“UST’s exaggerated modesty. Despite UST’s 10 straight years of general championship, exemplary board performances, and outstanding alumni, UST just keeps quiet, unlike other schools that do several publicities.”

-Christian Kris Mendez, College of Education

“Crisis in car park spaces. Even with the creation of the AMV-Multi Car Park, I still find it hard to have a decent parking space.”

-Leandro Patrick Ong, College of Architecture

Where’s your favorite hangout in UST?

“The library, where I also work and meet new friends.”

-Cristela Obusan, College of Commerce

“During my first year it was the Coffee Experience, then in my second year the billiard hall in Laong Laan, then in P. Noval the All Colleges Canteen, the Lacson Gate, and, in the studio where we practice a lot.”

-Waltan Taikun Taccad, Conservatory of Music

Candles for Mark Chua

“We consider ourselves hallway people. It is a nice feeling whenever we see people especially the undergraduate students saying hello to us.”

-Kristel Lahera, Faculty of Pharmacy

“The pavilion in front of St. Raymund’s Building and, of course, the Quadricentennial Park.”

-Ann Suzzelle Vidal, College of Commerce

“The field, it’s a very nice place to talk with friends about problems, life, and memories.”

-Lawrence Almario, Faculty of Engineering


-Tyrus Macaraeg, Faculty of Arts and Letters


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