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Literature is beyond ‘instant gratification, fleeting celebrity’— Hidalgo

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 16:35
THOMASIAN veteran writer Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo stressed that writers’ works must “serve beyond instant gratification and fleeting celebrity,” during the Kumustahan: Creative Writing in the Philippines Today at One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites last Oct. 22. “The writers [should] still see themselves engaged in a quest for meaning or answers to our most disturbing questions or […]

Top writers tackle ethical responsibility in 14th Creative Writing Workshop

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:10
SOME OF the country’s top poets and fictionists tackled ethical responsibility in writing about mental health and other sensitive topics during the 14th Creative Writing Workshop held at the Tan Yan Kee Student Center last Oct. 27-28. Poet Vijae Alquisola said authors have an ethical responsibility in representing people dealing with mental health issues. “Creative […]

UST 2nd in med boards, 3 Thomasians in top 10

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:13
THE UNIVERSITY ranked second among the top-performing schools in the September 2018 licensure examinations for physicians, with three Thomasians landing in the top 10. Ernest Matthew Paggabao led the newest batch of Thomasian physicians, grabbing the third spot with a score of 90.58 percent. UST graduate Luisa Encarnacion secured the fifth spot with a score […]

8,700 examinees troop to UST for 2018 Bar Exams

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 15:39
THE UNIVERSITY welcomed 8,701 bar exam takers from all over the country on Sunday, as it hosted the Bar Examinations for the eighth straight year. In a statement, the Supreme Court said this was the highest number of Bar candidates in recent years. There were 7,290 examinees last year and 6,831 in 2016. The UST […]