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No hounds left in hell

March 4, 2019

As though chasing after the truth and reporting on the odious acts of a government weren’t difficult enough, Filipino journalists must now face a new breed of foes: legal monstrosities which clawed out of some absurd invisible cauldron.  

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[Part 1 of 2] National patrimony and so much mo...

March 4, 2019

Nova Z. Navo

More than two years after the Tribunal on the South China Sea Arbitration issued its decision on the conflicting claims of the Philippines and People’s Republic of China (PROC) on the South China Sea (or...

Oblation Run calls for defense of press freedom

March 4, 2019

Hannah Maria Imson

An event watched by many, the Oblation Run continues to stride with a purpose. Every year, the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) International Collegiate Service Fraternity in the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman conducts the...

Rise of the Faculty Commons

March 4, 2019

Charles De Leon

The Faculty Center (FC), one of the most valuable buildings in the University, will be rebirthed in the new name of Faculty Commons. PHOTO: Joaquin Arriola According to the UP Media and Public Relations Office...

WANTED: Senators

March 4, 2019

Marielle Fatima Burog Tuazon

As campaign season heats up, it pays to know where our candidates stand on several issues that Filipinos confront. After all, they are wooing us for our votes. If we do not know how they...

KULTURA
When #MeToo fails a victim

March 4, 2019

Amanda Juico Dela Cruz

In November 2015, the porn industry was shaken when one of its high-profile performers revealed a rape allegation in a now deleted series of tweets. Stoya had resorted to Twitter to share how her then...

#UsToo: How Powerful is No?

March 4, 2019

Philippine Collegian

“You could’ve just said no.” And I did. Six times, to be exact. And six times, my no was disregarded, and eventually, I was violated. I had met this guy on a dating app and...

Consent in the New Age

March 4, 2019

Humility Javier

We are not called a woke generation for nothing. We have risen and shone as a collective to address long known societal issues that our predecessors have failed or ignored to do so. One of...

Bodies of Choice

March 4, 2019

Nicky Solis

Women’s choices suffer the illusion of freedom. In a nation like the Philippines where class and privilege can color any discourse, talking about consent – and agency, and empowerment – in relation to women’s bodies...

EDITORIAL
Death by discourse: Stop laughing at yourself

March 4, 2019

Nicky Solis

Despite the stereotype of the obnoxiously publicized relationship, I find that there are often more single people joking about their singleness on Valentine’s day than there are actual couples posting sickeningly cute selfies. Perhaps it’s...

Weaponizing abstentions: UP Fair is more popula...

March 4, 2019

Jo Ghorbani

The lament is familiar and stale, in fact the list is depressing: Too many students don’t care. Candidates fielded or endorsed by fraternities are the only candidates really capable of winning. Any regime change heralds...

No hounds left in hell

March 4, 2019

Philippine Collegian

As though chasing after the truth and reporting on the odious acts of a government weren’t difficult enough, Filipino journalists must now face a new breed of foes: legal monstrosities which clawed out of some...

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...

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