Lack of candidates in CHK-SC due to burnt-out council

Past experiences of student leaders in the College of Human Kinetics (CHK) student council have led to lack of interest among students to run for the positions. “Nobody wants to run since the council is usually overworked,” Marla Cuerdo, CHK Student Relations Officer said.

By Clarisse Osteria and Shaira Panela
Tinig Ng Plaridel/UPJourn.net

Past experiences of student leaders in the College of Human Kinetics (CHK) student council have led to lack of interest among students to run for the positions.

“Nobody wants to run since the council is usually overworked,” Marla Cuerdo, CHK Student Relations Officer said. Continue reading “Lack of candidates in CHK-SC due to burnt-out council”

(Updated) Local party in Music releases GPOA, says delay aims to promote ALYANSA Music rep

Camerata, the only party running in the College of Music Student Council Elections this year, officially released its General Program of Action (GPOA) today, barely a week before elections.

By Hon Sophia Balod
Tinig Ng Plaridel/UPJourn.net

Camerata, the only party running in the College of Music Student Council Elections this year, officially released its General Program of Action (GPOA) today, barely a week before elections.

Anna Achacoso, incumbent Music representative and candidate for SC Chairperson, said Camerata prioritized to campaign for Kris Dionisio who is currently running as the college representative from Alyansa ng mga Mag-aaral para sa Panlipunang Katwiran at Kaunlaran (ALYANSA). Continue reading “(Updated) Local party in Music releases GPOA, says delay aims to promote ALYANSA Music rep”

CMC parties consult students for platforms

The two parties vying for positions during this year’s College of Mass Communication (CMC) Student Council elections are both claiming that their platforms best represent students’ needs and issues.

By Ernica de Guzman
Tinig Ng Plaridel/UPJourn.net

The two parties vying for positions during this year’s College of Mass Communication (CMC) Student Council elections are both claiming that their platforms best represent students’ needs and issues. Continue reading “CMC parties consult students for platforms”

(Updated) New CSWCD party challenges STAND-UP

A college-based political party has posed the first major challenge in three years to ruling party Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND-UP) at the College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD) Student Council (SC) elections.

Members of the party ASTIG prepare campaign materials. Photo by Frederick Tomacder.
Members of the party ASTIG prepare campaign materials. Photo by Frederick Tomacder.

By Frederick Paulo Tomacder and Rachel Miranda
Tinig ng Plaridel/UPJourn.net

A college-based political party has posed the first major challenge in three years to ruling party Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND-UP) at the College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD) Student Council (SC) elections.

The Alliance of Students Toward Innovative Governance (ASTIG)—composed wholly of Community Development (CD) students—is fielding candidates for eight out of the nine available student council positions, while STAND-UP is fielding five. Continue reading “(Updated) New CSWCD party challenges STAND-UP”

Bagong EIC ng pahayagan ng CMC, naghain ng pagliban para sa kandidatura

Upang mawala ang mga kontensyon hinggil sa kanyang pagtakbo bilang kinatawan ng mga mag-aaral ng College of Mass Communication (CMC) sa University Student Council, naghain ang bagong patnugot ng Tinig ng Plaridel (TNP) ng pansamantalang pagliban sa pahayagan.

Ni Marvin Lim/Philippine Collegian

14 Pebrero 2009/ 1:30 pm

Upang mawala ang mga kontensyon hinggil sa kanyang pagtakbo bilang kinatawan ng mga mag-aaral ng College of Mass Communication (CMC) sa University Student Council, naghain ang bagong patnugot ng Tinig ng Plaridel (TNP) ng pansamantalang pagliban sa pahayagan. Continue reading “Bagong EIC ng pahayagan ng CMC, naghain ng pagliban para sa kandidatura”

Parties not needed to win–indie candidates

The two independent candidates for USC councilor agree: having a party is not essential for victory.

By Andrew Jonathan Bagaoisan
Tinig ng Plaridel / UPJourn.net

The two independent candidates for USC councilor agree: having a party is not essential for victory.

Arnie “Bong” Arquiza and Christopher “Kester” Yu, each campaigning on solo platforms, both answered “no” Thursday to a question asking if party machinery was a must to win in the university-level elections. Continue reading “Parties not needed to win–indie candidates”

USC chair bets give Bagro mixed grades

Asked to rate the performance of outgoing University Student Council chair Herminio “Third” Bagro, the students vying to succeed him each gave varied assessments.

By Andrew Jonathan Bagaoisan
Tinig ng Plaridel / UPJourn.net

Asked to rate the performance of outgoing University Student Council chair Herminio “Third” Bagro, the students vying to succeed him each gave varied assessments.

The USC chairperson candidates of UP Diliman’s three main political parties answered this, each for only one minute, among questions posed Thursday night at a miting de avance in the freshmen dorm Kalayaan Residence Hall. Continue reading “USC chair bets give Bagro mixed grades”

USC contenders face off in freshie dorm

Contenders for the upcoming University Student Council (USC) elections defended their stand on various campus issues, like tuition increases and dormitory admission policies, in a mudslinging event held at Kalayaan Residence Hall last February 12.

By Marjohara Tucay
Philippine Collegian

Posted 13 February 2009/10:05 pm

Let the games begin.

Contenders for the upcoming University Student Council (USC) elections defended their stand on various campus issues, like tuition increases and dormitory admission policies, in a mudslinging event held at Kalayaan Residence Hall last February 12. Continue reading “USC contenders face off in freshie dorm”

CMC parties start room-to-room campaign

Candidates contending for council seats at the College of Mass Communication (CMC) this week began their two-and-a-half-week trek to the election by introducing their party slates and plans to the classes here.

By Andrew Jonathan Bagaoisan and Roehl Nino Bautista

Tinig ng Plaridel / UPJourn.Net

 

Candidates contending for council seats at the College of Mass Communication (CMC) this week began their two-and-a-half-week trek to the election by introducing their party slates and plans to the classes here.

Continue reading “CMC parties start room-to-room campaign”

2008 State of the Nation Address

(Delivered by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the opening of the second regular session of the 14th Congress, July 28, 2008 at the Batasang Pambansa, Quezon City)

Thank you, Speaker Nograles. Senate President Villar. Senators and Representatives. Vice President de Castro, President Ramos, Chief Justice Puno, members of the diplomatic corps, ladies and gentlemen:

I address you today at a crucial moment in world history. Continue reading “2008 State of the Nation Address”

2008 CMC Student Council Elections Results

Chair: Santos, Marian Kris = 366 || Canlas, Anna = 213 || abstained = 51

Vice Chair: Mangilit, Rupert Francis = 273 || Dantes, Mark Aurelio = 236 || abstained = 121

Secretary: Uichanco, Marian Rose = 300 || Mo, Sophia = 243 || abstained = 87

Treasurer: Banta, Marie Adelle = 268 || Castillo, Samantha Joyce = 230 || abstained = 132

Broadcast Communication Representatives: Longjas, Randolph = 75 || Su, Sherwin Ian = 72|| Correa, Roselyn = 66|| Nolasco, April Angela = 61 || abstained = 7

UP Film Institute Representatives: Soliongco, Jose Carlos = 73 || Lee, Samantha Lauren = 66 || abstained = 35

Communication Research Representatives: Magadia, J. Kathleen = 75 || Galvez, Jayson = 61 || Tagumpay, Regina Coeli = 57 || Crisologo, Kyreen = 49 || abstained = 6

Journalism Representatives: Eligio, Absolom Jerome = 129 || Remillano, Edmalynne = 94 || Tuazon, John Mark = 71 || Roque, Patricia Ann = 68 || abstained = 10

(Courtesy of the 2008 College Student Electoral Board)