UP naming ‘mahal’

UP naming ‘mahal’

By Krysten Boado A different noise rattled the corridors of Palma Hall last week. It was not the usual student chatter, but the echoes of enraged Iskos and Iskas walking out of their classes last Sept. 20 to join the university-wide mobilization against the pork...
If there is enough budget

If there is enough budget

By Lindley Agustin The University of the Philippines, like Hogwarts, is in grave danger – not from Death Eaters but from budget eaters. It tries to get out of the spooky forest while branches and twigs run through its legs. It trips, falls down, and gets up...
CMC goes Gaga against the budget cut

CMC goes Gaga against the budget cut

By Hajilyn Javier and Florence Jose Members of the MassCommunity showed their support for the university-wide 3-day strike against the budget cut by striking a pose. Dancing to the tune of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way,” the students, led by the College of Mass...
Rehearsals of revolution: A freshie’s take on rallies

Rehearsals of revolution: A freshie’s take on rallies

By Sara Jamel Bangayan “Iskolar ng bayan, ngayon ay lumalaban!” It was the chant that students from different state universities yelled as they marched towards Mendiola. Various schools, including the University of the Philippines Manila, Polytechnic University of the...
UP students learn through ‘Stations of the Cut’

UP students learn through ‘Stations of the Cut’

By Angely Joyce Calle More than 125 students learned the situation of different sectors of society through the “Stations of the Cut,” an educational group discussion on the second day of strike against the P800 million budget cut. As a call for greater state subsidy,...
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