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UST hosts nationwide law aptitude exam

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 20:44
MORE than 4,700 students from schools across Metro Manila trooped to UST last April 16 for the first nationwide law school aptitude test. The University was designated as a testing site for the Philippine Law School Admission Test (PhiLSAT) by the Legal Education Board (LEB) last March 1. LEB Chairman Emerson Aquende said UST was […]

#NewsWrap – April 16, 2017

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 03:00

Mercury Drug founder dies at 96

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 17:29
MERCURY Drug founder Mariano Que, who obtained an honorary doctorate degree from UST in 2015, died last April 12. He was 96 years old. The popular drug store chain announced Que’s death on its Facebook page on Good Friday, April 14. Que received an honorary doctorate in humanities, honoris causa, from UST on Sept. 9, […]

Recall Christ’s sacrifice, Dominicans urge in ‘Siete Palabras’

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:07
DOMINICAN preachers urged Filipinos to recall Christ’s sacrifices and follow his example of humility as they reflected on the “Seven Last Words” on Good Friday at Santo Domingo Church in Quezon City. Members of the Order of the Preachers and other speakers linked the Seven Last Words to current events, such as President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

UST Rector: Reflect on Christ’s death, renew yourselves in faith

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 01:00
UST RECTOR Rev. Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. called on Catholics to renew themselves in faith as they commemorated the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross on Good Friday. “Pinako sa krus ang Diyos upang tayo’y magkaroon ng pagbabago sa buhay [at] magbagong buhay,” Dagohoy said in his homily during the Commemoration of the Lord’s […]

Follow Christ’s example of humility, Catholics urged on Maundy Thursday

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 00:43
MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle washed the feet of former drug users, policemen and relatives of victims of extrajudicial killings on Maundy Thursday. The reenactment of the “washing of the feet” was part of the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper at the Manila Cathedral. The 12 people, representing the 12 apostles whose feet […]

Science dean elected VP of nat’l biology teachers’ association

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 15:30
THE DEAN of the College of Science has been elected vice president of the Biology Teachers Association (Biota) of the Philippines, Inc. John Donnie Ramos, who was elected to the post during the Biota annual convention last April 6 to 8, will serve as vice president from May 2017 to April 2019. Ramos obtained his […]

‘Address depression, prevent suicide,’ urges Thomasian psychiatrist

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:02
A THOMASIAN alumnus has stressed the need to address depression as a way to prevent suicide. “The whole idea of [determining] depression is because of the danger of suicide,” said Dr. Edgardo Tolentino, former president of the Philippine Psychiatric Association, in a forum at Bonifacio Global City last April 8. “We need to ask them […]

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