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LOOK: Ateneo bonfire celebrates sporting dynasties

Nov 24, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Ateneo honors the UAAP championship runs of the men's basketball team, men's and women's swimming team, and women's badminton team

DYNASTY. (from left to right) Mike Nieto of the men's basketball team, Aki Cariño of the men's swimming team, Geva De Vera and Chanelle Lunod fo the women's badminton team and Chloe Daos of the women's swimming team lead the lighting of the bonfire. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Ateneo de Manila campus gets bomb threats

Oct 28, 2019 - 12:15 AM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo de Manila University and the PNP conduct an evening and morning sweep of the campus, and find no irregularities

Ateneo admin: No formal complaints vs faculty accused of sexual harassment

Oct 24, 2019 - 8:05 PM

This comes after an apology from Ateneo President Jett Villarin, who promised to make investigations into sexual harassment cases 'more responsive, more efficient, more sensitive'

NO CASES. The Ateneo de Manila University administration says there are no formal cases filed against two professors accused of sexual harassment on social media.

[OPINION] Radical change stops sexual violence

Oct 24, 2019 - 9:57 AM

The ground has shifted everywhere on due process – the main objective of anti-sexual harassment and anti sexual abuse mechanisms is no longer punishment or liability, but protection and safeguarding of vulnerable persons

‘Time’s up’: Ateneo community forms coalition vs sexual violence

Oct 22, 2019 - 8:51 AM

The coalition dubbed 'Time’s Up Ateneo' is comprised of AdMU students, faculty, and alumni eager to consolidate efforts against sexual violence and impunity in the university

Photo by Janella Paris/Rappler

WATCH: Ateneo admin apologizes, vows action on sexual harassment

Oct 18, 2019 - 8:10 PM

(UPDATED) 'We’d like to look for ways to encourage those who’ve been hurt to come forward...so that we can really stamp out these people, sexual harassment, and sexual predators," says Ateneo President Fr Jett Villarin SJ

LISTEN TO VICTIMS. Ateneo de Manila students hold up protest signs without speaking as they wait for the outcome of a dialogue between university officials and concerned students and faculty. Photo by Janella Paris/Rappler

FALSE: ‘Sex video of Ateneo priest and college student'

Oct 18, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The priest and the college girl are not the subjects of the alleged sex video

Ateneo community calls on admin to act on sexual harassment on campus

Oct 17, 2019 - 5:41 PM

Ateneo Loyola Schools Faculty Association calls for an independent review on existing investigative processes after another allegation of sexual harassment involving faculty surfaces online

'Our school is not safe': Ateneo students demand punishment for sexual predators

Oct 15, 2019 - 7:14 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Ateneo says it 'does not tolerate or condone sexual harassment' but cannot be more transparent about investigations due to the Data Privacy Act

SCHOOL NOT SAFE. Ateneo students protest sexual harassment on campus and call for transparency in the administration's handling of cases. Photo by Janella Paris/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82 round 2

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:03 PM

Sparks fly whenever these two rivals meet, so this weekend's showdown between the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the La Salle Green Archers will certainly be no exception

It’s UPCAT, ASHAPE weekend! Expect heavy traffic in Diliman-Katipunan area

Oct 04, 2019 - 9:02 AM

The streets around UP and Ateneo are expected to be jammed. Those not taking the entrance exams, avoid the area.

EXAM WEEKEND. UPCAT and ASHAPE test takers should expect heavy traffic this weekend as both exams will be administered on the same days. Photo by Angie de Silva

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs UP – UAAP Season 82 round 1

Sep 28, 2019 - 8:48 PM

What better way to cap a wild first round than pitting top teams Ateneo and UP in a UAAP finals rematch on Sunday, September 29

Ateneo de Manila announces recipients of 2019 Traditional University Awards

Sep 24, 2019 - 9:18 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The awardees each receive a replica of the Sacred Heart statuette originally carved by national hero and Ateneo alumnus Jose Rizal

Recipients of the 2019 Traditional University Awards with the university administrators

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

Next man up: Nieto, Mamuyac post career games vs La Salle

Sep 08, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Unlikely heroes Mike Nieto and Gian Mamuyac step up for Ateneo in the UAAP's heated rivalry match

BREAKOUT GAME. Mike Nieto steps up against archrival La Salle as he erupts for a career-high of 18 points. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82 round 1

Sep 07, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Ateneo puts its champion roster to a test against a La Salle side that's set to unveil a slew of Fil-foreign players

Calida: Bikoy's Narcolist videos published using Ateneo server

Aug 20, 2019 - 5:00 PM

'Could Advincula stage the grand scheme Project Sodoma all by himself?' says the solicitor general

BIKOY CASE. Peter Joemel Advincula alias Bikoy at the DOJ hearing on the inciting to sedition complaint filed against opposition leaders. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

‘Crumbling democracy’: Groups call for end to attacks against the youth

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:24 PM

Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens

PROTEST. Various youth organizations stage a protest outside Gate 2.5 of ADMU to condemn human rights violations occurring nationwide. Photos by Casey Mateo/Rappler

Ateneo de Manila names next president

Aug 06, 2019 - 10:31 PM

Fr Roberto Yap will begin his term as president of the Ateneo de Manila University on June 1, 2020

NEW ATENEO PRESIDENT. Fr Roberto Yap, SJ is named next president of the Ateneo de Manila University. Photo from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

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.

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

[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

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

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

UK, Canada underscore role of free press in fostering democracies

Apr 30, 2019 - 10:14 AM

'A free and responsible media is fundamental to an open and democratic society,' says British Ambassador Daniel Pruce at a forum on press freedom and responsibility at the Ateneo de Manila University

WATCH: Media Freedom and Responsibility Forum

Apr 29, 2019 - 4:21 PM

Bookmark this page to watch Pahayag: A Forum on Media Freedom and Responsibility on Monday, April 29

Circulars in Duterte’s drug war violate constitutional rights – research

Apr 26, 2019 - 11:47 AM

(UPDATED) Voluntary submission in existing laws can exempt a drug suspect from criminal liability. In Duterte’s war on drugs, a surrenderer may further expose himself to prosecution, according to research done by the Ateneo Human Rights Center

OPLAN TOKHANG. Cops go around Muntinlupa City to knock and plead with drug suspects to surrender. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Ateneo hit for art ampitheater named after Marcos 'dummy'

Apr 21, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The Areté amphitheater is named after Ignacio B. Gimenez, who is identified by the Philippine government in court records as a 'dummy' of the Marcoses

ARETE. Irene Marcos at the Ateneo Areté Ignacio B. Gimenez Amphitheater on April 7, 2019. Photo from Panday Sining Katipunan

How Ateneo's e-jeeps revolutionized in-campus commutes

Apr 16, 2019 - 1:32 PM

The e-jeeps are a quick and sustainable transport alternative inside the campus — and they’re cheaper, too. Here’s how you can implement the same for your own organization

[OPINION] Universities should take strong stance against the Marcos dictatorship

Apr 14, 2019 - 7:40 PM

An Ateneo professor and a student leader respond to Tony La Viña's piece published in Rappler, saying that his concern about the university's decision on the Irene Marcos controversy is, among others, oversimplistic

[OPINION] Should we ban the Marcoses from our campuses?

Apr 13, 2019 - 8:30 PM

I would think I have succeeded more as a teacher if my students were more angry at the Duterte administration's human rights record than being upset at the Marcos children visiting us

Ateneo official resigns after backlash over Irene Marcos invite

Apr 12, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Ateneo de Manila University President Fr Jose Ramon Villarin also issues the university's 'deepest apologies for the hurt this has brought'

RESIGNED. Ateneo Arete Executive Director Yael Buencamino resigns after students slammed the invitation of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' daughter, Irene Marcos, to a school event. Photo from Ateneo de Manila University on Facebook

Irene Marcos was invited to Ateneo, and students are up in arms

Apr 08, 2019 - 7:22 PM

Ateneo students are demanding an apology, saying, ‘The role of Ateneo is not to condone the fabrication of lies, but to be a pillar of human rights in a society that celebrates the mockery of the truth’

Irene Marcos at the Ateneo Areté Amphitheater, Thursday, April 4. / Photo fro, Panday Sining Katipunan

Ateneo team tops Asia Pacific Regionals of 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Apr 06, 2019 - 8:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The Ateneo de Manila University team will compete in the CFA IRC Global Finals in New York City on April 25

WINNING TEAM. The winning team from Ateneo de Manila University. Photo courtesty of the CFA Institute

Call for nominations: 2019 Ateneo Art Awards

Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Ateneo Art Gallery celebrates contemporary art and art criticism through the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art and the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism

Ateneo blueRep's Spring Awakening musical hopes to empower youth

Mar 20, 2019 - 3:04 PM

Ateneo Blue Repertory’s Spring Awakening runs from March 29 to April 14 at the Hyundai Hall, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University

LOOK: Cast of Spring Awakening together with director Missy Maramara. Photo by Ateneo blueRep

Ateneo stops FEU, NU sweeps Adamson in UAAP men's volleyball

Mar 20, 2019 - 2:52 PM

The Tamaraws' seven-game winning streak comes to a screeching halt against the Blue Eagles

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


‘One Big Pride': Ateneo LGBTQIA+ community calls for acceptance on women’s month

Mar 19, 2019 - 3:19 PM

'It's important for us to stand together because it amplifies our voices,' says student government President Hyacenth Bendaña

Ateneo's Bea de Leon overcomes leadership struggles

Mar 15, 2019 - 6:58 PM

After a slow start to the season, Ateneo captain Bea de Leon rises together with the Lady Eagles

KEEPING TOGETHER. Bea de Leon's presence on the court is vital to the Ateneo Lady Eagles' performance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo's Bea de Leon still gets 'veteran jitters'

Feb 18, 2019 - 10:22 AM

Even senior player Bea de Leon admits that playing in Sunday's Ateneo-La Salle season opener still made her nervous

POOR START. Bea de Leon admits that the Ateneo Lady Eagles were off to a poor start.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Ateneo Lady Eagles eye grand comeback

Feb 11, 2019 - 8:48 PM

After missing the title round last season, the Ateneo Lady Eagles believe they have the tools to reclaim the crown

CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE. Bea de Leon hopes that she can end her UAAP career the same way she started it – with a championship. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo claims PCCL national title with UV rout

Jan 28, 2019 - 6:35 PM

With players arriving late from their classes, the Blue Eagles bank on Isaac Go to lift the championship

KINGS OF COURT. After winning a second straight UAAP crown, Ateneo Blue Eagles rule the Philippine Collegiate Champions League. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler


Ateneo president on age of criminal liability: ‘No need for changes, strengthen the law’

Jan 25, 2019 - 2:15 PM

'Let us take our children to school. Let us accompany them to God. Let us not bring them to jail,' Villarin says

WATCH: Get study tips from Ateneo's Isaac Go

Jan 18, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Two-time UAAP champion Isaac Go shows us his study habits that helped him nab back-to-back first honors in Ateneo

Ateneo de Manila releases ACET 2019 results

Jan 11, 2019 - 11:20 AM

(UPDATED) Results are available exclusively online

Expect packed UAAP Season 82 as PH hosts 2019 SEA Games

Jan 06, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Season 82 host Ateneo plans to compress the UAAP basketball schedule as league athletes also gear up for the regional meet

THREE-PEAT? The Ateneo Blue Eagles' mission for a three-peat championship adjusts to the 2019 SEA Games schedule. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler