Graduates of the UP College of Mass Communication protested against the repressive policies of the Duterte and college administration in Malaya: Graduation Rites 2018 of UP CMC on Sunday, June 24.
Students were barred from going up the stage for the lightning rally.
Through the years, Maskom graduates have consistently expressed their militant stand on pressing issues by conducting a lightning rally to conclude the graduation rites.
UP CMC Class of 2018 protested against the newly-implemented tax reform law, jeepney phaseout, and martial law in Mindanao.
The alagad ng midya also strongly called for the defense of press freedom.
The college bade farewell to more than 170 graduates in the commencement exercises yesterday, with two students finishing their degree as summa cum laudes.
Photos by Keith Magcaling