By DEE AYROSO
Tags: University of the Philippines
The spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), in elaboration of the AFP chief-of-staff’s tale of a “Red October” leftist-rightist conspiracy to oust President Rodrigo Duterte from power, said last week that the country’s university and college students are being “brainwashed” into activism and radicalism. He claimed that this is being done through,…
UP rises against tyranny
UP has declared Sept. 21 as A Day of Remembrance to honor the memories of those who struggled against Marcos’ dictatorship and highlight the university’s role in defending “academic freedom, civil liberties, and human rights.”
Students hold Black Friday Protest
They vowed to stand up against the attacks on people’s democratic rights.
Against the few for the many
The admonition that University of the Philippines students shouldn’t be protesting in the streets but should instead be in their classrooms, and that by doing the first they’re wasting the people’s money, UP being a state university supported by their taxes, has been made before by previous administrations. It’s hardly surprising for a number of…
Army officials attempt to clear Palparan in Cadapan-Empeño abduction
“This 2018, we hope that the case against Palparan be finally resolved soon. The case has been running since 2014, and it has been a long ordeal for us and all of Palparan’s victims. We want to see him in jail this year.”
Three universities united in a historic protest on a shared road.
UP Los Baños students protest costly computerization, boycott first day of classes
The glitches in accessing SAIS triggered the camp-out of protesting students who failed to register.
UP graduates call for justice for Kristel Tejada, 2 desaparecidos
The lightning protest at this year’s UP graduation commemorated the 10th year of disappearance of Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño.
UP students protest ‘colonial, anti-Filipino’ curricular reforms
“The proposed reform will not raise the quality of UP education contrary to what the proponents say. UP has long suffered from dilapidated facilities, high tuition, and exorbitant fees due to lack of state support. What we need is a truly progressive, patriotic and mass-oriented UP education, not more colonial education.”
Manilakbayan 2015’s opening salvo
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Lumad extrajudicial killings and forced evacuations due to military and paramilitary forces rampaging across the indigenous people’s ancestral domain in the remaining frontiers of Mindanao have finally made its mark on the national public consciousness. The arrival of the Manilakbayan 2015, a contingent of more than 700 people who…