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 […]
Thirst for a wider horizon: An assessment of CMCSC 2013-2014
February 21, 2014 | text by TNP
Weeks of campaigns and debates all lead to one thing: a new line-up of students leaders expected to serve the college for another academic year. Before the seats become occupied by new faces, there is a need to assess the current council’s performance.
Timeline of the Maguindanao Massacre
November 26, 2013 | text by TNP
A timeline of events on the Maguindanao Massacre
Ineligibility tagging alarms students: UP’s painful enrollment process
December 3, 2011 | text by TNP
By Melissa Luz Lopez Juan Alcanices, a transferee student from the Trinity University of Asia, was all set for the enrollment second semester this year. After all, he had already submitted his Bracket B certification form, his family’s income tax return and the vicinity map of their residence – requirements for the Socialized Tuition Financial […]
Show me the money: USC’s failure to publish financial reports
September 4, 2011 | text by TNP
By Karlitos Brian Decena, Gianfranco Geronimo and Dawnavie Dadis Fifteen years ago, Ibarra Gutierrez III did the unusual: he served as the student council chairperson of the University of the Philippines Diliman just three months after his term as the editor-in-chief of UP’s official publication, the Philippine Collegian. But Gutierrez’s uniqueness did not change an […]