STAND UP councilor candidate wrongly states that gov’t requires jeepney operators to have at least 10 jeepneys.
April 20, 2018 | text by Richard De Leon (J 196 WUV)
CLAIM: Ivy Taroma, who is running for University Student Council (USC) councilor under Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights (STAND UP), claimed April 18 that public utility jeepney operators are required to have a minimum of 10 jeepney units in order to be granted a franchise under the government’s jeepney modernization program. “At […]
KAISA UP councilor bet claims he is a member of UPJC this academic year. This is partly true.
| text by Merinette Retona (from J 196 WUV)
Merinette Retona (from J 196 WUV) CLAIM: A publicity material released April 19 in the official Facebook page of USC councilor candidate Marco Dava (KAISA UP) claimed that he was a member of the internal affairs committee of the University of the Philippines Journalism Club (UPJC) for academic year 2017-18. FACT: The UPJC said Dava […]
BOTONG ISKO: Hot Off 2017 sparks debate on frat politics, student representation
April 5, 2017 | text by TNP
By Krysten Mariann Boado and Dale Calanog This year’s Student Council Elections (SCE) continues to blaze as University Student Council (USC) aspirants and College of Mass Communication Student Council (CMCSC) candidates squared off in Hot Off the Grill 2017 at the CMC Auditorium, Tuesday. Addressing questions thrown by their would-be constituents, USC bets from KAISA […]
BOTONG ISKO: CSSP SC bets clash over Magna Carta
| text by TNP
By Jeuel Barroso College of Social Sciences and Philosophy Student Council (CSSP SC) bets clashed at the discussion of the students’ Magna Carta in PASABOG, CSSP’s annual SC election debate at the Palma Hall Lobby, Friday. Drafted by the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman University Student Council (USC) 2014-2015, the Magna Carta is a […]
BOTONG ISKO: USC councilor bets debate on free education
| text by TNP
By Krysten Mariann Boado and Pathricia Roxas With the impending responsibility of representing the University of the Philippines (UP) student body, UP Diliman University Student Council (USC) candidates expressed their sentiments on free education at UPFRONT 2017, Thursday. In the largest USC election forum held at the UP Film Institute, the USC councilor aspirants explained […]
UP CMC ISA fields new bet for CMCSC chair
March 22, 2017 | text by TNP
Arjay Torno has replaced Andrea Andres as the UP CMC Independent Student-Centered Activism (ISA) candidate for chairperson of the CMC Student Council (CMCSC).