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Why the children?

February 3, 2019

The Duterte administration must cease using legislative agenda as public entertainment and political leverage. It must redirect its efforts towards stronger implementation of existing laws. Its recent posture in the name of law and order cannot replace missing economic shields, selective justice, and an inclination towards distracting the Filipino people from the country’s real problems.

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Old woes, new challenges confront UP enrollment

February 4, 2019

Hannah Maria Imson

Every enrollment at the beginning of the semester paints vivid pictures of agony, each one different for every generation of UP students. But there are the staple issues like shortage in course offerings, long queues,...

Security guards decry salary delay

February 4, 2019

Maurice Vonne Gido

Security and reliever guards affiliated with NorthCom Security and Investigation Agency (NorthCom) protested the month-long delay of their salaries. The guards did not receive their salaries from December last year until the first part of...

Students demand reforms, better policies

February 4, 2019

Marielle Fatima Burog Tuazon

FIRST DAY RAGE. Anakbayan Maskom Chairperson Gab Ramos (foreground) calls for better leadership in the College of Mass Communication and more pro-student policies in the University. The First Day Rage mobilization was called for by...

Roundup: Upsilon, APB case remains pending

February 4, 2019

Franchesca IJ Persia

“Hindi pa rin,” is what Twitter user @MustaNaUpsilon would tweet everyday. The phrase is a reply to a question posted by the same user : “Has Upsilon been sanctioned?” November 2018 saw the height of...

KULTURA
Environmental aesthetics: beauty of nature on i...

February 4, 2019

Amanda Juico Dela Cruz

For the longest time, “aesthetics” has been strongly identified only with works of art or with beauty. For generations Y and Z, the word has evolved to also encapsulate one’s own style and sense of...

Should we save the world?

February 4, 2019

Nicky Solis

I have a guilty aversion to news about climate change. Knowing that at least one species die every hour because of man-made destruction of natural habitats, or seeing the point-of-no-return-from-catastrophic-environmental-damage inch in closer and closer,...

Enter the end

February 4, 2019

John Michael Vincent De Pano

The endgame approaches. Each of the very few pieces left have been set. Now, every move counts more than ever. A single action, no matter how minute it might seem to be, could lead to...

Trading people, instead of products

December 16, 2018

Amanda Juico Dela Cruz

“We could experience a stronger Philippine Peso this December, all thanks to the remittances from our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).” Former Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in September 2018 that Malacañang is confident that the...

EDITORIAL
Blame the kids

February 4, 2019

Jo Ghorbani

Fifteen minus six equals twelve, not nine, apparently. That’s how the Lower House tried to solve this political equation. In less than an hour, the House of Representatives (HOR) Committee on Justice voted for the...

Paglisan sa tahanan

February 4, 2019

Alfonso Abaya

Naging pangalawang tahanan na ang Bulwagang Vinzons para sa mga naging miyembro ng publikasyon. Noong Oktubre nang nakaraang taon, naghain ng desisyon ang pamunuan ng Unibersidad para sa malawakang renobasyon ng Bulwagang Vinzons. Ibig sabihin...

Why the children?

February 3, 2019

Philippine Collegian

The Duterte administration must cease using legislative agenda as public entertainment and political leverage. It must redirect its efforts towards stronger implementation of existing laws. Its recent posture in the name of law and order...

Leave hypocrisy at the door

November 28, 2018

Philippine Collegian

It is a mistake to think recent fraternity-related controversies are about fraternities alone. The Philippine Collegian unequivocally condemns misogyny, patriarchy, and machismo perpetrated by these Greek-lettered organizations. For some, this condemnation arrives too late and...

BREAKING NEWS
BREAKING: BOR appoints new deans for CMC, CAL,...

February 4, 2019

Philippine Collegian

The Board of Regents, in its meeting this morning, appointed the following faculty members as deans of their academic units: Arminda V. Santiago (College of Mass Communication), Francis Carlos B. Diaz (College of Human Kinetics),...

BREAKING: House approves House Bill No. 8858, l...

January 28, 2019

Philippine Collegian

The House of Representatives, voting 146-34, passes House Bill No. 8858 on Third and Final Reading. The proposed measure lowers the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old.

BREAKING: House passes HB 8858 on Second Readin...

January 23, 2019

Philippine Collegian

The House of Representatives passes House Bill No. 8858 on Second Reading this afternoon. The measure lowers the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR). But instead of lowering the minimum age to nine years old,...

BREAKING: Thakur selected as new USC Vice Chair

December 8, 2018

Philippine Collegian

University Councilor Sean Thakur was selected by members of the University Student Council-Diliman as the new Vice Chairperson. Thakur was unanimously selected upon motion by University Councilor Madelene de Borja. Thakur will serve the unexpired...

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Extension of payment of matriculation for the s...

January 10, 2019

Philippine Collegian

Late payment of matriculation for the second semester, AY 2018-2019 is extended up to 18 January 2019. Late registration will need clearance from the University Registrar and your respective Colleges first.

Extension of registration for the second semest...

January 8, 2019

Philippine Collegian

“In view of the suspension of classes announced by the Quezon City government on 09 January 2019 due to the Traslacion activities (Feast of the Black Nazarene), UP Diliman is extending the registration period until...

Proposed Philippine Collegian Rules (First Draft)

November 6, 2018

Philippine Collegian

We are pleased to present the first draft of the proposed Philippine Collegian Rules of 2018. The Draft and the resource materials used in crafting it are downloadable from this link: goo.gl/UjByW3. We encourage all...

Round Two of Collegian Rules Review on 13 Octob...

October 11, 2018

Philippine Collegian

The Ad Hoc Committee for the Review of the Philippine Collegian Rules is inviting ALL enrolled UP Diliman students to the second round of public consultation on 13 October 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM...

Opisyal na lingguhang pahayagan ng mga mag-aaral ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas-Diliman