Blue Eagles' balanced team effort garners the win over the Red Warriors

Sep 24, 2017 - 4:17 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles are 4-0 in the league, while the Red Warriors fall to 0-4

UNDEFEATED. The Blue Eagles exhibited their deep bench over the winless Red Warriors.Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Schools put up symbols of indignation on Martial Law anniversary

Sep 21, 2017 - 3:05 PM

'We challenge our students to become agents of hope – to never stop listening to stories, so that they will never cease to tell stories. So that the future generations will never forget'

Ateneo to hold classes on September 21 to mark Martial Law anniversary

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:59 PM

‘As a community, we are not blind to the lessons of our history,’ the university says in a statement

UAAP Weekly wRap: Led by Ravena, Ateneo stands tall once again

Sep 18, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Thirdy Ravena is still the vocal and statistical leader of the Ateneo Blue Eagles

CLEAN SWEEP. The Ateneo Blue Eagles swept through their two games this week. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles topple FEU Tamaraws to win third straight

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:39 PM

The Blue Eagles' deep outside shooting proved to be the x-factor in the victory over the Tamaraws.

THREE. Ateneo exhibits a deep talent as 7 Blue Eagles made outside shots.Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The mother who sold turon to send her 4 children to college

Sep 14, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Istorya ng Pag Asa is an effort to present an alternative narrative to the prevailing trend of negativity and hate through stories of hope optimism and inspiration

Lorna Tambaoan told her life story to Ateneo students during the launch of the Istorya ng Pag-Asa on Wednesday, September 13. Photo by Danielle Nakpil/Rappler
Photo by Danielle Nakpil/Rappler

No 'I' in team: the evolution of Ateneo’s play style in the Baldwin era

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM

First it was Jolo Mendoza who stepped up in Ateneo s first game then it was rookie Tyler Tio Ateneo is shuffling their scoring options to blowout effect so far

DISHING OUT. Last season, no single Ateneo player averaged in double digit scoring, underlining the unpredictability of where their scoring came from each game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion protests EJKs, CHR budget cut in halftime show

Sep 13, 2017 - 11:27 PM

Many members of the Ateneo academic community condemn the killings through various forms of protests

STOP THE KILLINGS. Members of the Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion protest against extrajudicial killings at the UAAP Season 80 Men's Basketball game against University of the Philippines. Photo courtesy of @_tapsilog   STOP THE KILLINGS. The Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion protests against extrajudicial killings at the UAAP Season 80 Men's Basketball game against University of the Philippines. Photo courtesy of @_tapsilog  STOP THE KILLINGS. The Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion staged a protest against extrajudicial killings at the UAAP Season 80 Men's Basketball game against University of the Philippines. Photo from @_tapsilog

Ateneo soars over the Fighting Maroons in the battle of Katipunan

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:19 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles win the battle of Katipunan by 21 points

DOMINATION. The Ateneo Blue Eagles win their second straight game by at least 20 points to open the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

USPF Panthers win commotion-marred game vs USC Warriors

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:09 AM

Four key players of the University of San Carlos were ejected from the game against the USPF Panthers

COMMOTION-MARRED. Kenneth Cada of the USPF Panthers attempts a difficult shot against the Warriors' Julius Salvador Cadavis. Photo by PJ Estan

Areté: Ateneo builds a playground for creativity

Sep 10, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Can a striking new building boost Ateneo s bid to make its students and the country more competitive in the tech and information race?

Ateneo Blue Eagles exploit Sarr-less Adamson Falcons for blowout win

Sep 09, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The Blue Eagles best the Adamson Falcons by 20 points to open their season

DOMINANCE. Ateneo wins the first round of the battle of the blue birds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Season 80 men's basketball team rosters

Sep 09, 2017 - 3:13 AM

Find out which players are suiting up for your favorite schools in UAAP Season 80

Ateneo Blue Eagles Season 80 team preview – Live in the moment, not the shadow

Sep 08, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With a deep talent pool and a coach with national team experience the Ateneo Blue Eagles figure to be strong challengers for the UAAP Season 80 title

WINGED. Despite losing Kiefer Ravena and Von Pessumal, Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles were able to make it to the UAAP Finals in Season 79. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

What's The Big Idea? Areté: Ateneo puts finishing touches on new art and innovation hub

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Ateneo president Fr Jett Villarin and Areté director Yael Buencamino talk to Coco Alcuaz about their vision the educational revolution they hope to master and the cultural boom they plan to spark

#OFWRights: Align OFWs' repatriation with PH economic plans – experts

Sep 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM

In the 2016 elections Duterte received overwhelming support from OFWs – majority of whom voted for him on his promise to make working abroad an option instead of a necessity

JOB SEARCH. OFWs search for jobs online inside POEA.Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How can we ensure onsite protection for OFWs?

Sep 02, 2017 - 4:14 PM

One suggestion is to leverage the demand for Filipino migrant workers when going into multilateral or bilateral negotiations with host governments

MIGRATION. In this file photo, hundreds of Filipinos line up at a Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) where they will register to go overseas to work for better pay in Manila on August 5, 2010. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

'No harassment and intimidation' intended in Ateneo protest – QC police chief

Aug 25, 2017 - 5:05 PM

After a talk with the ADMU administration Friday afternoon QC Police chief Guillermo Eleazar says they agreed that cops will from now on coordinate directly with ADMU security personnel

QUEZON CITY CHIEF. Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar addresses Ateneo de Manila students who question their rally visit. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Netizens question cops' visit to Ateneo rally vs extrajudicial killings

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:23 AM

UPDATED Two policemen reportedly asked for the names of the leaders of the protest rally The Guidon reports Was this intended to intimidate?

INTIMIDATION? Two cops riding a police car without a license plate reportedly arrives at a mobilization held in the Ateneo de Manila University. Photo from The GUIDON

Ateneo faculty, artists, writers condemn Kian delos Santos killing

Aug 21, 2017 - 2:54 PM

We denounce the state terror that President Duterte is unleashing upon the citizenry members of the Ateneo de Manila faculty say in a statement

GONE TOO YOUNG. Kian's uncle, Randy points the corner where the boy was shot. The bullet holes is visible with Kian's blood splattered around it. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Magis Eagles player Velasco breaks leg in CESAFI game

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Andrew Vincent Velasco suffers a compound leg fracture in a bad fall

Magis Eagles make quick work of Baby Panthers in CESAFI juniors

Aug 08, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The defending champions Magis Eagles open the season strong as they gun for their fourth straight title

STRONG START. Benedict Chua of the SHS-ADC Magis Eagles goes in strong for a basket against 3 USPF Baby Panthers defenders. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Filipino named best debater in Asia

Aug 06, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Andrei Buendia wins the title of Best Debater of Asia at the United Asian Debating Championship

WINNERS. The contingent from the Ateneo de Manila University poses for a photo after the United Asia Debating Championship. Photo courtesy of Andrei Bautista

Remembering the Jesuits of Cagayan de Oro

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:51 AM

There are many more Cagayan de Oro Jesuits I should recognize and tell more stories about There are also those who are still living and of course the Jesuits I have worked for and with in other places

St. Ignatius of Loyola. Photo from Wikipedia

Memanusiakan manusia: Kisah seorang difabel berjuang demi pendidikan

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:07 PM

Ida Puji Astuti lulus dari UGM dan meraih gelar master di Universitas Ateneo di Filipina Ia merintis PAUD di Boyolali untuk mengikis jurang antara masyarakat dan kaum difabel

PAUD. Ida Puji Astuti merintis Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini untuk mengikis jurang pemisah terhadap difabel di masyarakat. Foto oleh Dyah Ayu Pitaloka/Rappler

Ateneo comes from behind to beat La Salle in Battle of the Rivals

Jul 16, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Three time UAAP MVP Alyssa Valdez spearheads the Lady Eagles to victory

FLASHBACK SUNDAY. Alyssa Valdez and Mika Reyes relived their college rivalry for a worthy cause. File photo by Josh Albelda/AFP

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 3- July 9, 2017

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Must watch videos from this week

What's The Big Idea? Scientist writes children's books for girls

Jul 06, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Coco Alcuaz finds out the big idea behind Professor Didith Rodrigo s children s books written for young girls

Ateneo’s Manang’s Foodhouse closes shop

Jul 05, 2017 - 5:29 PM

Owners of the long standing eatery will no longer renew their contract this year

MANANG’S. The beloved eatery has been a fixture on the Katipunan campus since 1990. Screengrab from

The good and the bad: Analysts assess #DuterteYear1

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM

A political analyst economist and survey expert weigh in on the Duterte administration s successes and failures in its first year during a recent forum


Ateneo confirms Michelle Morente out of Lady Eagles lineup

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:37 PM

UPDATED Ateneo s assistant athletics director for operations Erika Dy confirms the spiker is ineligible to enroll in the university

LADY EAGLE NO MORE. Ateneo confirms Michelle Morente is out of the Ateneo Lady Eagles. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Red Lions finish elims unbeaten after clobbering Ateneo Blue Eagles

Jun 16, 2017 - 7:08 PM

The Red Lions complete an 8 0 record sweep while Ben Mbala powers La Salle s win with a double double of 45 points and 17 rebounds

8-0. The San Beda Manila Red Lions successfully ran through the preseason cup unbeaten after defeating the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Value freedom amid crisis' – Xavier-Ateneo

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan marks the 119th Philippine Independece Day by being reminded of the value of freedom and the dangers of martial law

WAVING FLAGS. Xavier Ateneo Junior and Senior High School students wave their flags during the university's Philippine Independence Day celebration. Photo by Angelo Lorenzo

Blue Eagles escape Green Archers behind Ravena's clutch triple

Jun 11, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Ateneo gets away with a win to secure a 3 2 record while La Salle drops to a 4 3 card

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP inches up in latest QS world university rankings

Jun 08, 2017 - 11:50 AM

UPDATED The University of the Philippines now ranks 367th in the world according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings

Arvin Tolentino's story: Beating the odds through sports

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:42 PM

There was a time when Arvin Tolentino had to wear basketball shoes two sizes smaller unable to afford a new pair Today he s in the UAAP

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo presidents to Duterte admin: Act 'judiciously' on martial law

May 28, 2017 - 9:05 AM

We call on everyone to remain vigilant to hold our officials accountable for their actions to demand to know and to be told the truth at all times say all 5 presidents of Ateneo universities

Jesuit leader says martial law 'fraught with danger'

May 28, 2017 - 12:11 AM

Father Antonio Moreno urges vigilance so that the dark atrocities of martial law under Ferdinand Marcos not be repeated

JESUIT LEADER. The head of the Jesuits in the Philippines, Father Antonio Moreno, has led the Jesuit Philippine Province in pursuing a 'roadmap to Mindanao.' File photo from

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May 26, 2017 - 10:23 PM

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The Atenean facing martial law

May 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM

These are times when everything that can be shaken is being shaken when institutions are being challenged to their very foundations and basic ideas of decency and human dignity are being violated with great impunity Sereno says during commencement exercises at the Ateneo de Manila

CJ Sereno to Ateneans: Make sure past Martial Law horrors not repeated

May 26, 2017 - 12:52 PM

I urge you to speak out with truth even against the overwhelming tide of popular opinion When you face threats to the sanctity of human rights or the stability of our democracy give your all to protect these freedoms Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says

MARTIAL LAW. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno tackles the issues of the martial law in Mindanao declared by President Rodrigo Duterte in her speech before graduates of the Ateneo de Manila University on May 26, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Supreme Court Public Information Office

Batang Gilas star Padrigao shifts wings: From Baby Falcon to Blue Eaglet

May 18, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Forthsky Padrigao hopes to soar even higher with his new team

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DepEd, Ateneo, MovePH agree to use Agos for disaster preparedness

May 18, 2017 - 7:09 AM

The partnership enables the education agency to harness social media and technology in managing disaster information using Agos powered by eBayanihan

PARTNERSHIP FOR DRR. MovePH Executive Director Rupert Ambil and Usec Annalyn Sevilla conduct a ceremonial signing of an MOA between DepEd, Rappler, and Ateneo on disaster preparedness. Photo by Jaen Manegdeg/Rappler

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2017

May 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

STREET ART. A painted mural by British graffiti artist Banksy depicting a workman chipping away at one of the stars on a European Union themed flag is photographed in Dover, England on May 8, 2017. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Kai Sotto towers above the competition for Batang Gilas

May 09, 2017 - 4:28 PM

The 14 year old Kai Sotto stands 6 foot 11 and has basketball hopes higher than his height

POWER. The 6-foot-11 Kai Sotto says he continues to improve his game and is focusing on his speed. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Football: Gayoso has his moment as Ateneo's men seal the deal

May 08, 2017 - 6:24 PM

Jarvey Gayoso has his breakout moment in UAAP while La Salle s return to the championship marks the peak of women s football

CHAMPION. The Ateneo Blue Eagles celebrate their UAAP title. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Ateneo reclaims crown in UAAP Season 79 football

May 07, 2017 - 5:25 PM

UPDATED Star striker Jarvey Gayoso provides fire power for the Blue Eagles as he scores the only goal of the match in the 39th minute

CELEBRATION. The celebration is on as Ateneo reclaims the UAAP football crown. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MVP Baron played for teammates, Lasallian community – not to prove self

May 07, 2017 - 3:11 PM

For Baron the MVP plum was an additional reward for the amazing season that was

CHAMPS. Mary Joy Baron, this season's MVP, raises her hand in celebration of La Salle's latest championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jia Morado foregoes final year of eligibility with Ateneo Lady Eagles

May 06, 2017 - 11:38 PM

The Ateneo setter says she s graduating from school and will graduate from the team as well

SIGNING OFF. 'I want to move on to a new chapter in my life,' says Jia Morado. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: La Salle Lady Spikers clinch second straight UAAP title

May 06, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Tears of joy and sorrow were shed at Smart Araneta Coliseum as the Lady Spikers complete the series sweep over the Lady Eagles

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler