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.
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…
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.
The Philippine Collegian unequivocally condemns misogyny, patriarchy, and machismo perpetrated by these Greek-lettered organizations. For some, this condemnation arrives too late and seems rich coming from an institution helmed by a fratman belonging to the Alpha Phi Beta, which was involved in mishaps with Upsilon Sigma Phi two weeks ago.
The Philippine Collegian operates exclusively through funds assessed from students, and collected by the University. These funds are then deposited in a trust fund managed by UP but remains under the control of the Philippine Collegian editorial board. For the longest time, we have been operating with fierce editorial independence because we control our funds. The Philippine Collegian is not subject to prior restraint or censorship because it is fully conscious that the University and the State cannot withhold its finances.