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‘Sufferings make us strong,’ UST parish priest tells Thomasians on the Nativity of Mary

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 21:19
Honor the Blessed Mother and always be reminded of her fidelity to God. This was the challenge issued by Fr. Louie Coronel, O.P., pastor of the Santisimo Rosario Parish, to Thomasians in a Eucharistic celebration commemorating the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s birth on Sept. 8. “Tayo ay [inaanyayahan] sa kaniyang buhay ng kapakumbabaan, […]

Pagtuturong may puso, daan sa kamalayan – Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino 

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 21:08
Hinimok ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) ang mga ulirang gurong Filipino na itaas pa ang makabansang kamalayan sa lipunan. Wika ni Purificacion Delima, kinatawan sa komisyon para sa wikang Filipino, dapat magbigay ng malaking tulong ang pamahalaan sa mga guro pagdating sa pananaliksik tungo sa pagpapalawak at pagpapayaman sa wikang Filipino. “Ang mga gurong […]

P2-B UST Senior High building set to rise in 2019

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 16:30
UST Senior High School (SHS) students will soon find home in a new building being constructed in front of the campus on España Boulevard. The University plans to build a 23-storey building with 110 classrooms and nine laboratories to accommodate the growing population of Grades 11 and 12 students beginning Academic Year 2019 to 2020. […]

Imitate Blessed Mother’s zeal for service, Thomasian lay ministers urged

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:27
THOMASIAN lay liturgical ministers should emulate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s example of servant leadership and effective communication with God, UST Vice Rector for Religious Affairs Fr. Pablo Tiong, O.P. said. These examples set by the Blessed Mother inspire the Thomasian identity, Tiong said in a Eucharistic celebration on Thursday commemorating the Virgin Mary’s nativity. “In […]

Abandon commercialism, ‘throw-away culture,’ Catholics urged

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:20
Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo challenged Catholics to stop commercialism and the throw-away culture, which prevent people from caring for the creation and the poor. Pabillo made the statement at the opening of the “Season of Creation,” the annual invitation for Christians around the world to pray and care for creation. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference […]

‘We cannot govern the nation by killing’: Tagle condemns drug war

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 23:27
MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Friday denounced the normalization of killings under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, in his strongest statement yet on the bloody drug war. In a pastoral letter released on the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tagle said rampant extrajudicial killings cultivate an inhumane culture. […]

Thomasian film critic Mario Hernando, 68

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:39
Renowned Thomasian film critic Mario Hernando passed away on Sept. 5 at the age of 68 after a bout with bone cancer. Hernando was said to have been found unconscious by his brother in their home in Quezon City the morning he died, and was rushed to Capitol Medical Center, where doctors pronounced him dead. […]

UST tops September 2017 electrical eng’g board exams

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 21:16
The University is still the top-performing school in the electrical engineering licensure examinations, with one Thomasian landing in the top 10 of the exams held earlier this month. UST’s passing rate slightly increased to 98.67 percent, or 74 out of 75 examinees, from last year’s 98.48 percent, or 65 out of 66 examinees, results from […]

Thomasian magistrate Maria Cristina Cornejo, 66

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 18:53
Sandiganbayan Associate Justice and UST alumna Maria Cristina Cornejo died on Sept. 3 following multiple organ failure. She was 66 years old. Cornejo had multiple illnesses including acute cerebrovascular disease, systemic lupus and colon cancer, according to a clinical abstract cited in a resolution by the Supreme Court. Cornejo obtained her bachelor’s degrees in political […]

4 Thomasians top August 2017 board exams

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 21:43
The University emerged as the second top-performing school in the August 2017 pharmacist licensure examinations. Four Thomasians made it to the top 10. Leading the new batch of Thomasian pharmacists is Patricia Joyce Si, who secured the fourth spot with a score of 90.92 percent. Thomasians Madelaine Johanna Abraham placed fifth with a score of […]

Hanggahan sa pakikipag-usap

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 20:29
“KUYA, pahingi ng barya.” Tila mayroong sinisingil na utang ang isang batang nakita ko. Ibinigay ng isang lalaki ang kaniyang tinapay sa bata nang walang pag-aatubili at ipinagpatuloy ang kaniyang paglalakad. Ngunit ihinagis lang ng bata ang tinapay sa kanal at umalis. Kasama sa kultura nating mga Filipino ang konsepto ng pakikiusap. Nakatutulong ang paghingi […]

Insulto sa tapat na peryodismo

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 20:23
ISANG insulto sa pag-aaral at propesyon ng peryodismo ang pagpapatupad ng Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) ng akreditasiyong nagbibigay ng access sa social media practitioners sa mga opisyal na pangyayari sa Malacañang. Nakasaad sa PCOO Department Order (DO) No. 15 o Interim Social Media Practitioner Accreditation na kahit sinong blogger o social media practitioner na […]

Sa pagitan ng sining at realidad

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 21:16
Isinasalamin ng pelikulang “Respeto” ni Treb Monteras ang mga kasalukuyang pangyayaring may kaugnayan sa ilegal na droga, karahasan at krimen sa bansa. Gamit ang panitikan at musika, ikinuwento ni Monteras ang pakikipagsapalaran sa buhay ni Hendrix, isang binatang rapper na lumaki sa hirap ng buhay sa Maynila. Isa lang ang pangarap ni Hendrix: ang makakuha […]

Pagsilay sa Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, part 3: “Triptiko,” “AWOL,” “Manananggal sa Unit 23B,” “Salvage”

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 20:59
Isang malaking pagdiriwang ang Pista ng Pelikulang Filipino na pinasinayaan bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika para sa taong ito. Itinampok ang 12 pelikulang likhang Filipino mula sa iba’t ibang genre sa pakikipag-ugnayan ng Film Development Council of the Philippines sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino at iba pang mga ahensya. Buhat ng pagiging […]

Pagsilay sa Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, part 2: “Pauwi Na,” “Birdshot,” “Star na si Van Damme Stallone,” “Paglipay”

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:49
Isang malaking pagdiriwang ang Pista ng Pelikulang Filipino na pinasinayaan bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika para sa taong ito. Itinampok ang 12 pelikulang likhang Filipino mula sa iba’t ibang genre sa pakikipag-ugnayan ng Film Development Council of the Philippines sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino at iba pang mga ahensya. Buhat ng pagiging […]

Pagsilay sa Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, part 1: “Patay na si Hesus,” “100 Tula Para Kay Stella,” “Bar Boys”

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:27
Isang malaking pagdiriwang ang Pista ng Pelikulang Filipino na pinasinayaan bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika para sa taong ito. Itinampok ang 12 pelikulang likhang Filipino mula sa iba’t ibang genre sa pakikipag-ugnayan ng Film Development Council of the Philippines sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino at iba pang mga ahensya. Buhat ng pagiging […]

Itigil ang dahas sa lansangan ni Juan!

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 13:53
ISA SI Kian de los Santos sa higit 13,000 na nakatalang pinatay kaugnay ng kampanya ng administrasiyong Duterte laban sa ilegal na droga. Tatlong beses siyang binaril: isa sa likod at dalawa sa sentido. Ayon sa mga awtopsiya, “nakasubsob” na ang binata nang binutas ng mga bala ang bungo nito; ang may kagagawan, mga pulis. […]

UST opens doors to indigenous people

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 10:27
Thomasians on Thursday welcomed members of a cultural minority group from the Cordillera region as part of the annual “Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya” or people’s caravan to assert the rights of indigenous people. Members of the UST Yellow Jackets, Political Science Forum and the Central Student Council (CSC) met with the members of the Cordillera […]

UST boosts passing rate in August 2017 med-tech board exams

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 21:18
The University posted a higher passing rate in the August 2017 licensure examinations for medical technologists, with four Thomasians making it to the top 10 list. UST’s passing rate rose to 95.34 percent, or 225 out of 236 examinees, from last year’s 93.77 percent or 286 out of 306 examinees. Shaira Rae Billena led the […]

Bilang ng SHS freshmen dumoble, college freshmen nanatiling mababa

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 20:52
SA IKALAWANG taon ng programang K to 12, dumoble ang bilang ng mga bagong mag-aaral sa buong UST Senior High School (SHS) ngayong akademikong taon, habang bahagya namang bumaba ang bilang ng mga bagong mag-aaral sa kolehiyo. Matapos magkaroon ng Grade 12 enrollees, umabot sa 8,614 ang bilang ng mga bagong mag-aaral sa SHS ngayong […]

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