“We see this as another attempt to silence criticism and dissent against the state.”
“Instead of providing a space for students to think for themselves, universities under the pressure of the NTF-ELCAC surrender the right to read hence giving way to the government’s anti-communist hysteria.”
By GINO ESTELLA Bulatlat Teachers’ groups in the University of the Philippines (UP) warned students on the return of proposed reforms to the university’s general education (GE) program, an issue they faced earlier this year. In a press conference Oct. 4, teachers from progressive teacher union Congress of Teachers and Educators for Nationalism and Democracy…
“President Aquino’s inaction on EO 546 is tantamount to a presidential imprimatur on these killings and violations.”
For the Class 2012 of the University of the Philippines Congress of Teachers/Educators for Nationalism and Democracy- University of the Philippines (CONTEND-UP) 22 April 2012 The question has never been whether or not a UP graduate will succeed beyond the gates of the university. Doubtless, your UP education has sharpened your edges enough to cut…
The University of the Philippines is regarded as an institution where academic freedom is at its best. Ironically, the case of one of its professors, Sarah Raymundo, seems to go against the grain of the university’s liberal tradition.