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UST Singers kick off international tour with classics and contemporary hits

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:26
THE WORLD-renowned UST Singers began their international concert tour with a classical and contemporary repertoire on June 24 in Goslar, Germany. “For the past 25 years, [we have] been traveling almost every year around the world. Our theme has and always will be ‘Thomasian and Filipino excellence and artistry in music to the world,'” said […]

UST is top-performing school anew in June 2018 architecture board exams

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:17
THE UNIVERSITY retained its spot as the top-performing school in the June 2018 licensure examinations for architects, with three Thomasians landing in the top 10. UST posted a passing rate of 84.19 percent or 197 out of 234 examinees, from last year’s 83.26 percent or 184 out of 221 examinees. Karl Justin Diocales placed fourth […]

​CBA negotiators bring complaint vs faculty union president to labor department

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:47
ELECTED negotiators of the UST Faculty Union (USTFU) for the 2016 to 2021 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the University administration have taken to the labor department their complaint questioning the inclusion of union president Dr. George Lim as chairman of the negotiating panel. In a Single Entry Approach (SENA) filed before the Department of […]

UST officials, student leaders hit Duterte for calling God ‘stupid’

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 21:05
OFFICIALS and student leaders of the country’s pontifical and Catholic university slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for calling God “stupid,” saying it was uncalled for and unbecoming of the highest official in the land. Fr. Napoleon Sipalay Jr., O.P., prior provincial of the Dominican Province in the Philippines and UST vice chancellor, said Duterte must learn […]

‘Respect, don’t discriminate vs gays’

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 16:49
AMID oral arguments at the Supreme Court for a petition to legalize gay marriage, clergy and lay experts urged the faithful to respect members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. The Church, however, cannot recognize same-sex marriage, as marriage, by nature, is both a loving and life-giving institution. “All persons have their own […]

Thomasian Jesuit on priest killings: Forgive, but don’t remain silent

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:29
UST alumnus and Jesuit priest Fr. Albert Alejo urged Filipino clerics to forgive the masterminds of the recent killings of Fr. Richmond Nilo and Fr. Mark Ventura, but not cower in silence. “We can be ready to forgive. Don’t tell us to be silent. Don’t tell us not to shout, resist and stop preaching what […]