UST alumni outraged over Mocha Uson award

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UST alumni outraged over Mocha Uson award
'Ang dami-dami pong Thomasians sa government service na nagtatrabaho ng totoo at naglilingkod sa bayan....This is more of an insult!'

MANILA, Philippines – Anger, disgust, bewilderment, or all of the above.

Some Thomasians are far from pleased with the award given by the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Alumni Association to entertainer-turned-government official Mocha Uson.

Their common sentiment – Uson does not deserve to receive the Thomasian Alumni Award for Government Service. (READ: UST student council denounces award given to Mocha Uson)

Uson had been awarded on Sunday, January 21.



Uson earned a degree in medical technology from UST, then attended medical school in the same university for two years before dropping out to pursue a career in the music industry.

This is not the first time that she has left people outraged and baffled, since her appointment as Palace communications assistant secretary had also been heavily criticized last year.

Uson, a rabid supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, is accused of spreading propaganda and misinformation on her social media accounts. (READ: Mocha Uson: Fake news victim or fake news peddler?)

Uson has also called on Duterte’s supporters to slam mainstream media, which she calls “presstitutes.” (READ: What is Mocha Uson’s top source of news?–

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