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By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Only a few individuals and groups, among the latter the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), took issue with a statement by Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chair Patricia B. Licuanan last August that not every student should go to college. What she said should…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – John Clifford Sibayan, 19, is following the footsteps of his mother who is a teacher in a public school in Pampanga. “There is nothing like teaching,” Clifford said during an interview. They do not only teach the students their lessons, for a public school teacher like Clifford’s…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — John Mark Malquisto, 19, was forced to stop schooling after his grandfather, who shouldered his school needs, died. “I really wanted to study but what can I do? I do not have the resources to send myself to school,” Malquisto told Bulatlat.com. After his parents separated, Malquisto’s…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Students from all over the country staged a nationally-coordinated walk out on July 19 in preparation for the big protests slated on July 25. President Benigno Aquino III will deliver his second State of the Nation Address (Sona) on the said date, and the youth and students…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – For the first time since he became president, Benigno S. Aquino III’s effigy was burned to the ground by thousands of students who gathered at Plaza Miranda in Manila. For the first time since Aquino became president, his effigy was burned to the ground. (Photo by Janess…