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Artlets, Commerce moving temporarily to other buildings after fire

July 8, 2015, 5:50 a.m.; updated 7:50 a.m. - SPECIAL term classes at the Faculty of Arts and Letters and the College of Commerce and Business Administration resume tomorrow, four days after the fire that broke out at St. Raymund de Peñafort Building.

Classes were supposed to resume today but Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada suspended classes at all levels because of bad weather.

Commerce will hold classes at the Main Building and Artlets at the Buenaventura Garcia Paredes, O.P. Building, while clean-up operations at St. Raymund's are being conducted.

Student org stands by gay pride profile pics

July 4, 2015, 11:41 p.m. - A STUDENT organization has stood by its rainbow-filtered social media profile pictures celebrating gay pride and the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States.

The gay-pride-themed profile pictures were in "solidarity" with lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) "celebrating Pride Month and the US Supreme Court ruling on equal marriage," according to a July 4 statement posted on Facebook by TomasinoWeb, a student group accredited by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA).

Five Thomasians named outstanding professionals

June 22, 2015, 7:59 a.m. - FIVE Thomasians were recognized as “Outstanding Professionals of the Year” by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) during its 42nd anniversary last June 18.

Thomasians Leila Florento, Teresita Barcelo, and Donald Lipardo were awarded as the most outstanding professional medical technologist, nurse, and physical therapist, respectively.

UST, UP, La Salle drop in QS Asian rankings

June 10, 2015, 4:21 p.m. - THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas dropped two notches in the 2015 ranking of top Asian universities, but improved its score from last year, data from the London-based consultancy agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) showed.

Protesters gather at Liwasang Bonifacio to push for K to 12 suspension

May 11, 2015, 10:11 p.m. - FOUR thousand protesters gathered at the Liwasang Bonifacio on Saturday calling for the suspension of the K to 12 Law.

The rally, spearheaded by the Suspend K to 12 Coalition, featured several speakers including UST Faculty Union Internal Vice President Rene Tadle, David San Juan of De La Salle University and Tanggol ng Wika, Teachers’ Dignity Coalition National Chairperson Benjo Basas, UST High School Parents’ Association Board Member and Parents’ Advocacy for Children’s Education (PACE) Chairman Revenendo Vargas, Alliance of Concerned Teachers’ Rep. Antonio Tinio, and Sen. Antonio Trillianes IV, among others.

Outstanding Thomasians recognized in 2015 UST Student Awards

May 8, 2015, 7:56 p.m. - THOMASIANS from several faculties and colleges were recognized in the 2015 UST Student Awards held at the Quadricentennial Pavillion on Friday, with the Tradition of Excellence Award bestowed upon an organization in the College of Architecture.

The UST Architecture Network received the top honor for student groups, which is conferred on recognized student organizations that have won awards for five consecutive years.

Profs honored in 16th Dangal ng UST Awards

March 26, 2015, 6:59 p.m. - EXEMPLARY Thomasian professors were recognized in the 16th Dangal ng UST Awards held at the Medicine Auditorium on Thursday, with the Hall of Fame award bestowed upon a Nursing professor.

“Ang tunay na hamon sa kanyang kakayahan [bilang guro] ay ang impluwensyang humubog ng isang magandang kinabukasan para sa bayan. Ang pagtuturo ay isang karangalan at gawain tungo sa kabanalan,” said Vice Rector Fr. Richard Ang, O.P. in his opening remarks.

Central Comelec junks petition to disqualify independent bets

March 25, 2015, 9:22 a.m. - THE CENTRAL Commission on Elections (Comelec) has rejected the petition of Lakas ng Diwang Tomasino (Lakasdiwa) to disqualify all independent candidates in this year’s Central Student Council (CSC) elections.

“We find no merit in the petition of Lakasdiwa to disqualify the contested independent candidates,” Comelec stated in a resolution released Tuesday. “Lakasdiwa failed to provide clear and convincing evidence that would support [its] contention relative to the intent of the respondents running as independent candidates.”

Student council elections set on April 17

March 4, 2015, 12:20 p.m. - THE UST Central Commision on Elections (Comelec) has declared the third Friday of April as the official date of student elections starting this academic year, in a resolution released Tuesday.

Due to changes in the University’s academic calendar, “the commission sees the necessity of adjusting the dates with regard to election-based matters under the [UST Students' Election Code] (USEC) of 2011,” said Comelec Resolution No. 7.

This year’s local and university-wide elections will be on April 17.

Central Board: ‘Any increase in tuition is exorbitant’

Feb. 27, 2015, 3:16 p.m. - STUDENT council presidents from several faculties and colleges of the University reaffirmed their objection to “any proposed increase in tuition and other fees,” in a statement released Thursday.