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Dream come true: Ateneo towers to debut together in PVL 2019

Jul 16, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Ateneo Lady Eagles Bea de Leon, Kat Tolentino, Maddie Madayag, and Kim Gequillana are sticking together in their professional volleyball debut

REUNION. The recent graduates of the Ateneo Lady Eagles will make their professional volleyball debut in Choco Mucho. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

[POLICY] Follow rule of law, but aspire for rule of justice

Jul 16, 2019 - 8:43 AM

We cannot adopt a defeatist attitude and just sit idly by and let China seize what international law has declared to be our own exclusive economic zone

FALSE: 2 Ateneo, FEU graduates are 'raped by 5 men'

Jul 12, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The women whose graduation photos are used are not the subjects of the news report embedded in the blog post. They also deny being raped.

SC suspends ex-Xavier University law professor for sexual advances to students

Jul 10, 2019 - 9:30 AM

(UPDATED) While there were no demands for sex, the Supreme Court says 'sexual harassment is not the violation of the victim's sexuality but the abuse of power by the offender'

SUSPENDED. The Supreme Court suspends a law professor for making sexual advances to students. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

'Homosexual acts are disordered': CFC-FFL condemns Ateneo Pride, draws flak online

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:16 AM

The statements are far worse than raining on Pride's parade

Despite D-League title romp, Baldwin expects more from Ateneo

Jun 26, 2019 - 1:27 AM

Tab Baldwin says the Ateneo Blue Eagles are far from ready for their three-peat bid in the UAAP

KINGS OF COURT. The Ateneo Blue Eagles capture the 2019 PBA D-League crown. Photo from PBA Images


Cignal-Ateneo buries CEU to win PBA D-League title

Jun 25, 2019 - 6:38 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles clinch their second offseason title since winning their second straight UAAP crown in 2018

NOT GOING THE DISTANCE. Thirdy Ravena and Cignal-Ateneo dispose of CEU in 4 games. Photo from PBA Images


[OPINION] Aswang: A strange new energy

Jun 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Contemporary Filipinos have humorously deconstructed and reconstructed the aswang and its beastly kin as intimate parts of the Filipino worldview, much like the beasts of ancient Greek mythology

Kouame records 9 blocks as Ateneo clamps CEU in Game 3

Jun 20, 2019 - 6:57 PM

The Blue Eagles crush the Scorpions to move within a win of capturing the PBA D-League crown

LOCKED IN. The Blue Eagles give the Scorpions no wiggle room in the lopsided Game 3. Photo from PBA Images

Ateneo de Manila has highest passing rate in 2018 Bar Exams

Jun 20, 2019 - 6:17 PM

University of the Philippines has the 2nd highest rate, and Cebu’s University of San Carlos has the 3rd highest rate

NEW LAWYERS. Around 1,800 bar exam passers take an oath during their oath-taking ceremony held at PICC in Pasay on June 13, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Isaac Go named 2019 PBA D-League MVP

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:00 PM

The sweet-shooting big man edges fellow Ateneo stalwart Thirdy Ravena for the top individual plum

BACK ON TOP. Ateneo's Isaac Go bags his second MVP award in 5 months. Photo from PBA Images

D-League: CEU evens finals series over Ateneo

Jun 18, 2019 - 8:16 PM

The CEU Scorpions halt Cignal-Ateneo's 10-game winning streak in the 2019 PBA D-League

DO-OR-DIE. Jerome Santos' double-double 10 of 28 points and 10 rebounds helps the CEU Scorpions even the series at 1-1. Photo from Kyle Janremy Bustos

D-League: Malick Diouf keeps CEU hopes alive

Jun 13, 2019 - 9:06 PM

Ranged against powerhouse Ateneo, Malick Diouf and the CEU Scorpions still hope to pull off the improbable in the PBA D-League Finals

ALL OUT. Malick Diouf carries the CEU Scorpions on his shoulders in the title series opener. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

Ateneo draws first blood vs CEU in D-League Finals

Jun 13, 2019 - 7:35 PM

Isaac Go and Thirdy Ravena take charge as the Blue Eagles overwhelm the Scorpions in Game 1 of the best-of-five title series

FLYING HIGH. Matt Nieto and the Blue Eagles soar past the Scorpions by 35 points in Game 1 of the title series. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

Ateneo books D-League finals berth; St Clare extends semis

Jun 06, 2019 - 8:27 PM

Flashing its champion form, Ateneo blasts San Sebastian to clinch the first title slot

KING EAGLE. Thirdy Ravena leads a balanced charge to power Ateneo to a semifinal sweep of San Sebastian. Photo from PBA Images

[OPINION] Questioning the hill

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Every graduation, Atenean seniors are told to go 'down from the hill.' This year, perhaps it is time to ask why there is even a hill at all.

Photo from Ateneo de Manila University

Cignal-Ateneo, CEU draw first blood in D-League semis

Jun 03, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Cignal-Ateneo demolishes Valencia-San Sebastian, while CEU pulls off an escape against St. Clare-Virtual Reality

DOMINATION. Thirdy Ravena and Cignal-Ateneo stamp their class over Valencia-San Sebastian. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: Ateneo closes UAAP Season 81 with 7 titles

Jun 01, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Ateneo dominates the league's most popular sports as it gears up on its hosting of Season 82

MULTI-TITLED. Two-time men's football MVP Jarvey Gayoso of men's football (left) and women's volleyball Finals MVP Bea de Leon light the Ateneo bonfire. Rappler screenshot

PH team, pro dreams fuel Tolentino to forgo final UAAP year

Jun 01, 2019 - 4:49 PM

'That’s (national team) a whole other aspect after UAAP. It definitely would be an honor to represent the Philippines,' says Kat Tolentino in a Rappler Talk episode

NEXT CHAPTER. Kat Tolentino has many opportunities ahead for her in Philippine volleyball. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

[OPINION] Prayer for generosity

May 30, 2019 - 4:36 PM

'I am fueled by my dreams, dreams which Ateneo’s generosity nourished, in a country whose problems are partly caused by the same inequalities that created the Ateneo'

Protest photo from The GUIDON

Rappler Talk Sports: Ateneo Lady Eagles on UAAP title return

May 28, 2019 - 3:59 PM

Ateneo Lady Eagles Kat Tolentino and Bea de Leon and head coach Oliver Almadro drop by the Rappler office on Tuesday, May 28 at 3 pm

Cignal-Ateneo, Valencia-San Sebastian to meet in D-League semis

May 27, 2019 - 7:50 PM

Cignal-Ateneo clamps down on the shooters of ChaDao-FEU, while Valencia-San Sebastian survives Che'lu in overtime

RELIABLE. Angelo Kouame continues to be a steady presence inside for Cignal-Ateneo in the PBA D-League. Photo from PBA Images


Baldwin, Fernandez pick up collegiate coaching honors

May 24, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Ateneo's Tab Baldwin and San Beda's Boyet Fernandez cop top coaching awards after extending their respective teams' dynasties

Not just UAAP queens, Ateneo Lady Eagles also Twitter champions

May 22, 2019 - 7:36 PM

Four Lady Eagles claim spots in the list of top 5 mentioned players on Twitter during the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals

TWEET GALORE. (From left to right) Ateneo's Jules Samonte, Kat Tolentino, Bea de Leon, and Maddie Madayag, and UST's Sisi Rondina were the most talked about players on Twitter in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler and Josh Albelda/Rappler


Kat Tolentino 'signing off' from Ateneo after winning first title

May 19, 2019 - 6:56 PM

The 6-foot-3 Filipino-Canadian still has one playing year left with the Ateneo Lady Eagles, but it seems like she is not returning for another season

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. If ever, Kat Tolentino will leave the UAAP proud as a champion. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


UST coach sees silver lining despite UAAP volleyball finals heartbreak

May 19, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Improving from 7th to 2nd place, the UST Golden Tigresses have accomplished so much in Season 81

PASSING THE TORCH. Eye Laure is expected to lead the UST Golden Tigresses as Sisi Rondina graduates. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Finals MVP Bea de Leon completes redemption with a crown

May 18, 2019 - 9:06 PM

Ateneo's chest-pounding captain feels glad that she decided to play one more year for the Lady Eagles

RIDING HIGH. The Lady Eagles give Bea de Leon a victory ride after the Ateneo captain bagged the Finals MVP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo gets last laugh after title win: 'People counted us out'

May 18, 2019 - 8:03 PM

Looking back, Ateneo coach Oliver Almadro says the Lady Eagles needed the Game 1 loss and the warranted doubt to push their title drive

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

#LiveTheDreamAteneo trends worldwide as Ateneo captures UAAP volleyball crown

May 18, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Fans also tweet their appreciation for graduating players, including team captain and Finals MVP Bea de Leon

Ateneo breaks UST’s heart, reclaims UAAP volleyball crown

May 18, 2019 - 5:10 PM

(UPDATED) Banking on what they do best, the Ateneo Lady Eagles dominate the UST Golden Tigresses to recapture the title after 4 seasons

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UST - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Finals Game 3

May 17, 2019 - 3:59 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles and the UST Golden Tigresses go at it one last time for the UAAP crown

Gayoso leads Ateneo back to UAAP men’s football throne

May 17, 2019 - 9:42 AM

Ateneo outlasts rival La Salle to capture its second crown in 3 years

FLYING HIGH. Ateneo football star Jarvey Gayoso caps another stellar season with a UAAP championship and the MVP plum. Photo release

Another Ravena rises as Dani impresses in Ateneo must-win

May 15, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Sophomore libero Dani Ravena steps up big time as Ateneo forces a UAAP championship decider against UST

KEY COG. Ateneo coach Oliver Almadro and the Lady Eagles get a huge boost from Dani Ravena. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo stays alive vs UST, forces title rubbermatch

May 15, 2019 - 6:36 PM

(UPDATED) Rediscovering their fire, the Ateneo Lady Eagles make sure there’s no championship party yet for the UST Golden Tigresses

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UST - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Finals Game 2

May 14, 2019 - 4:29 PM

Looking to become the new volleyball queens, the UST Tigresses try to finish off the Ateneo Lady Eagles for good in Game 2 on Wednesday, May 15

UST, Ateneo supporters working to bring Sisi Rondina family for Game 2

May 12, 2019 - 7:05 PM

It's not just for the star Tigress, though, as the families of veterans Alina Bicar and Dimdim Pacres are also set to witness them play live

WITHIN ARM'S REACH. Sisi Rondina is one win away from her first UAAP indoor volleyball championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


MVP mode: Rondina laser-focused in straight-set drubbing of Ateneo

May 11, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The Queen Tigress leaves no doubt she deserves to win the league’s highest individual honor

ROARING RONDINA. UST skipper Sisi Rondina shows the feisty form that rubs off on the rest of the Tigresses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST stuns Ateneo in straight sets, nears 1st title in a decade

May 11, 2019 - 5:43 PM

(UPDATED) An unstoppable Sisi Rondina powers the UST Growling Tigresses to a 1-0 series lead over the Ateneo Lady Eagles in the UAAP women’s volleyball finals

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UST - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Finals Game 1

May 10, 2019 - 3:57 PM

A historic championship battle unfolds on Saturday, May 11, as Ateneo and UST fight for the women's volleyball crown for the first time

Ateneo de Davao professor: Davaoeños should vote candidates based on values

May 10, 2019 - 9:25 AM

In a time when 'pragmatism' dominates peoples' politics, professor Ramon Beleno III urges voters to vote based on values and principles they hold dear

Rappler screenshot

GAME SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 81 Women's Volleyball Finals

May 09, 2019 - 9:59 AM

A new champion will be crowned as Ateneo and UST battle in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball best-of-three finals series

Graduating Ateneo cast kept the faith in season-saving win

May 08, 2019 - 8:02 PM

'We didn’t entertain the thought that it was our last game. We knew and we trusted that this is really for us,' says Ateneo captain Bea de Leon

 Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo outlasts FEU, books UAAP title showdown vs UST

May 08, 2019 - 5:43 PM

(UPDATED) After missing last year’s finale, the Lady Eagles return to the championship round following a four-set disposal of the Lady Tamaraws in the do-or-die semis

FIERY. Maddie Madayag lets out a yell as Ateneo averts a Final Four upset against a gritty FEU side. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs FEU - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Final Four Game 2

May 07, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Ateneo and FEU fight for the last championship berth on Wednesday, May 8

Ateneo mum after shock loss to FEU

May 05, 2019 - 12:35 AM

The No. 1 Lady Eagles hope to clinch a UAAP championship berth in their second try on Wednesday, May 8

STUNNER. The No. 1 Ateneo Lady Eagles bow to the FEU Lay Tamaraws in a five-set nail-biter. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU's graduating Guino-o savors season-saving win: 'Di pa kami tapos'

May 04, 2019 - 9:39 PM

Heather Guino-o and the FEU Lady Tamaraws prove yet again to be the queens of the long game this season

ONE MORE. Heather Guino-o and the FEU Lady Tamaraws move within a win of a return trip to the UAAP Finals. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU stuns No. 1 Ateneo, forces do-or-die for UAAP title berth

May 04, 2019 - 7:28 PM

The FEU Lady Tamaraws stay alive after outlasting the Ateneo Lady Eagles in a five-set thriller

FIGHTING FORM. Jerrili Malabanan and the FEU Lady Tamaraws take the floor undaunted against the top-ranked Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU takes down Ateneo to reach UAAP men's volleyball finals

May 04, 2019 - 5:29 PM

The Tamaraws end a six-year finals drought with a four-set win over the Blue Eagles in the Final Four

BACK AT IT. The FEU Tamaraws are back in the UAAP men's volleyball finals for the first time since 2013. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


Ateneo students win 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge Global Finals

May 04, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The Ateneo team beats over 6,000 students from 1,100 universities around the world

GLOBAL CHAMPIONS. The Ateneo de Manila University team. Photo from CFA Institute

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs FEU - UAAP Season 81 Volleyball Final Four

May 03, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Top-ranked Ateneo shoots for the first championship berth against No. 4 FEU on Saturday, May 4