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Families urge U.N. rights council to act vs PH drug war killings

Jul 10, 2019 - 1:38 PM

Rubylin Litao of Rise UP says international support can help stem violence in the Philippines

Families of victims of extraudicial killings call on the United Nations Human Rights Council to pursue an investigation into the rising drug war deaths in the Philippines. Photo by Micah Guiao/Rappler

U.P. Manila denies workplace discrimination vs transgender professor

Jul 05, 2019 - 11:05 AM

(UPDATED) 'Being LGBTQ+ has never been a consideration in the hiring, renewal, and evaluation for tenure,' says the Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics at UP Manila

U.P. marine scientists: 'West Philippine Sea is for Filipinos'

Jul 03, 2019 - 7:10 PM

'We call on the public to be part of a movement for responsible stewardship not only for WPS but all the seas surrounding the country. We hope that such involvement would not stop in share, likes and comments in social media,' UP Marine Science Institute says

[OPINION] Remember who you are, remember whose you are

Jul 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

In the face of all that is going on in our world, be good people. We do not need to become the monsters we seek to defeat.

U.P. Visayas community slams Duterte government's 'blatant disregard' for PH fishermen

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:24 PM

'We cannot wait for any more blatant disregard of our fisherfolk before taking a stand against these oppressive responses of the Duterte administration,' says the UPV College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Student Council

UP Mindanao’s 1st summa cum laude: 'Mindanao is home for excellence'

Jun 25, 2019 - 9:48 AM

For 22-year-old Pete Maverick Nicole Estudillo, her achievement serves as a testament that students in Mindanao can also reach greater heights, given equal opportunities

'HONOR AND EXCELLENCE'. Pete Maverick Nicole Estudillo is the first summa cum laude of the University of the Philippines Mindanao

UAAP preseason: U.P. looks to beef up all varsity teams

Jun 21, 2019 - 7:49 PM

The NowheretogobutUP Foundation and RUNRIO launch The Great UP Run to raise funds for all UP sports

FOR THE ATHLETES. UP athletics coach Rio de la Cruz discusses the details of The Great UP Run in the event launch. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustons/Rappler

'Reverberate': U.P. Los Baños Babaylan launches Pride Series 2019

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:22 PM

PRESS RELEASE: UPLB Babaylan aims to feature art educating the public about the LGBTQ+ community and their cause

FilOil: UP drubs UST in Paras’ return; San Beda survives La Salle

Jun 07, 2019 - 11:41 PM

After a month-long absence, Kobe Paras returns from injury with a 15-point showing to power the Maroons

COMEBACK. Kobe Paras makes an impact right on his first game back from an ankle injury. File photo by Keith Magcaling/Rappler

'Untarnished truth:' Pisay students spark a campus movement vs sexual harassment

Jun 06, 2019 - 5:32 PM

In the span of a week, students of the Philippine Science High School build a movement to take on the school’s highest officials and change campus culture on sexual harassment

IN PHOTOS: Game the day away at Play Nation for under P500

Jun 06, 2019 - 4:00 PM

At U.P. Town Center's Play Nation, video games, unli-board games, unli-popcorn and unli-drinks await!

Groups hold donation drive for Samar children affected by militarization

Jun 04, 2019 - 10:37 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The groups are accepting school supplies and cash donations for the children of Northern Samar and Samar until the end of June

UPLB encourages students to converse offline through human library

May 31, 2019 - 4:19 PM

People become an open book through University of the Philippines Los Baños' Human Library

Broke and broken: Working student recalls long journey to becoming a lawyer

May 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Christian Jay Millena, 30, shares how he fulfilled his dream of becoming a lawyer despite the number of times he changed jobs, incurred debts, and faced the tragedy of losing his loved ones

'Fake news': Okumu stays as U.P. women's volleyball head coach

May 28, 2019 - 12:23 PM

UP Lady Maroons head coach Godfrey Okumu debunks rumors that he had been removed from his post

STAYING. Godfrey Okumu continues to train and recruit players for the UP women's volleyball team. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FilOil: UP snaps loss streak over CEU, Baste outlasts Mapua in OT

May 25, 2019 - 9:30 PM

The UP Maroons pull through despite playing minus team stars Ricci Rivero, Kobe Paras, and Juan Gomez de Liaño

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FilOil: Debuting SSC drops UP; Serrano lifts DLSU over CEU

May 17, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Ricci Rivero's game-high 19 points isn't enough to power the UP Maroons past the San Sebastian Stags

UPSET. Ricci Rivero and the Maroons absorbed their second loss in 4 outings in the preseason tourney. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Press lends UPper Shelf to Philippine-based book clubs for free

May 14, 2019 - 1:18 PM

Using the bookstore as venue is absolutely free of charge

Sectoral groups to hold 'miting de avance of the people' on May 10

May 08, 2019 - 10:49 PM

The event will bring together religious, human rights, youth, and civil society organizations to persuade voters to choose candidates who will maintain the independence of the Senate

STAND UP. Representatives from religious, human rights, youth, and civil society organizations invite people to join the Miting de Avance ng Taumbayan during its press con at the UP Diliman Hotel on May 8. Photo by Samantha Bagayas/Rappler

Otso Diretso to make last stand in miting de avance at UP Diliman

May 07, 2019 - 8:55 PM

(UPDATED) Several bands, singers, and spoken word artists are going to perform during the miting de avance, including Autotelic, Truefaith, Noel Cabangon, and Ebe Dancel

Adamson ends season with straight-sets stunner over UP

Apr 27, 2019 - 6:40 PM

The Lady Falcons snaps a nine-game skid while the Lady Maroons absorb their fourth straight loss

SKID OVER. Adamson Lady Falcons cap their UAAP Season 81 campaign on a winning note. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Disinformation and Democratic Decay Forum 2019

Apr 22, 2019 - 9:33 AM

Bookmark this page to watch the Disinformation and Democratic Decay Forum on Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23

NU ‘no intention’ to shatter UP’s Final Four hopes

Apr 14, 2019 - 9:42 PM

The young National University squad says it just wants to to end the season on a high note

LETHAL ROOKIE. Princess Robles scores 20 points to demolish UP's Final Four hopes. Photo by Alvin Go/Rappler

After Final Four heartbreak, UP captains uncertain of 5th year return

Apr 14, 2019 - 8:19 PM

UP captains Tots Carlos and Isa Molde have yet to decide if they'll play out their final year of eligibility

STARTING ANEW. The UP Lady Maroons aim to finish the season strong then start anew.  Photo by Alvin Go/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: League leaders NU, FEU continue to roll

Apr 14, 2019 - 5:47 PM

The Bulldogs extend their winning streak against the Tigers as the Tamaraws overpower the Fighting Maroons

STREAKING. The NU Bulldogs continue an 11-game winning streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Not up to the hype: NU eliminates UP from Final Four

Apr 14, 2019 - 4:42 PM

(UPDATED) The UP Lady Maroons fail to live up to their billing as preseason favorites

ELIMINATED. The NU Lady Bulldogs knock out the UP Lady Maroons from the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, FEU dispute Final Four berth as UP vies to stay alive

Apr 14, 2019 - 1:09 PM

UST and FEU inch closer to the UAAP semifinals as UP figures in a must-win game against NU

ROLLING ON. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are one of the teams vying for the Final Four slot. File Photo

UP Diliman student council elections see lowest voter turnout in at least 11 years

Apr 12, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Only 8,564 out of 20,964 students voted in UP Diliman’s student council elections

LOW TURNOUT. University Student Council elections of University of the Philippines Diliman get their lowest turnout in at least 11 years. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Who are winning in campus mock senatorial polls?

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Share the results of your campus mock polls with MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm

UP out to fight for slim Final Four chance

Apr 10, 2019 - 11:05 PM

'We are there to fight, we are going to fight,' says UP head coach Godfrey Okumu

DETERMINED. The UP Lady Maroons are up against must-win games for the remainder of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Playoff-bound UST pushes UP to brink of elimination

Apr 10, 2019 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) As UST and FEU clinch playoff berths, UP moves to the brink of bidding goodbye to the Final Four

GETTING CLOSER. Sisi Rondina and UST inch closer to their goal of returning to the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, UP continue playoff fight as FEU looks to avoid spoilers

Apr 10, 2019 - 1:38 PM

A UST sweep of UP will be detrimental to the Lady Maroons' Final Four chances

FINAL FOUR BATTLE. Contenders UST and UP  enter another crucial match. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

U.P. history teachers urge Filipinos to defend PH from China

Apr 09, 2019 - 6:45 PM

'Ang panghihimasok ng mga barkong Tsino sa bansa ay paglabag sa ating Saligang Batas at pagyurak sa alaala ng ating mga bayani,' says the UP Department of History, in a statement released on Araw ng Kagitingan

SOVEREIGNTY. Different groups march towards the Chinese Consulate in Makati to protest the presence of China in the West Philippine Sea on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Molde's absence puts UP in tougher Final Four battle

Apr 07, 2019 - 11:34 AM

The stinging loss to FEU adds to UP’s woes as the Lady Maroons drop out of the top 4 anew

ADJUSTING. The UP Lady Maroons have to find their rhythm without Isa Molde. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU bounces back with vengeful win over UP

Apr 06, 2019 - 6:24 PM

(UPDATED) Behind Jerrili Malabanan and Heather Guino-o, FEU exacts revenge on UP to claim a share of 3rd place

TAKE CHARGE. Jerrili Malabana (right) takes over as the Lady Tamaraws overcome Tots Carlos and the Lady Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Men’s volleyball: Adamson soars over UST; Ateneo drubs UP

Apr 06, 2019 - 2:36 PM

Adamson and Ateneo pull off key wins to prop up their Final Four bids

SOARING HIGH. The Adamson Soaring Falcons conquer the skidding UST Tiger Spikers. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP, FEU break logjam as UST vies to stay on track

Apr 06, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Locked in a three-way tie, UP, FEU and UST fight to stay inside the top 4

CRUCIAL. UP and FEU dispute for a spot in the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Soaring Buitre steps up for injured Molde

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:26 PM

UP veteran Marian Buitre delivers just as coach Godfrey Okumu predicted

TAKE CHARGE. Marian Buitre and the Lady Maroons claw past the UE Lady Warriors in a five-set escape. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Student representatives slam ‘weaponization of the law’ to silence critics

Apr 03, 2019 - 5:40 PM

KAISA UP, along with other student representatives, condemn the aggressions done by the government to silence and harass journalists

PROTEST. KAISA UP stages a torch rally in response to the recent arrest and continued harassment of Maria Ressa and to call on President Rodrigo Duterte on his false promises to the people at the Palma Hall on April 2. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

Molde-less UP survives UE threat, stays on Final Four track

Apr 03, 2019 - 4:40 PM

(UPDATED) Even minus veteran standout Isa Molde, UP avoids dropping back-to-back games after turning back a gutsy UE side

BACK ON TRACK. The UP Lady Maroons sweep the UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men's volleyball: Adamson upsets FEU; UST ends losing skid

Apr 03, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The Adamson Falcons trip the FEU Tamaraws in a five-set stunner as the UST Tigers end their four-game slump

WINNING WAYS. UST stops UP to get back on the winning track. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo raring to sweep FEU as UP looks to bounce back

Apr 03, 2019 - 12:46 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles vie to complete a double-elimination win over the FEU Lady Tamaraws, the team that sent them packing in last year's semis

VETERAN MATCH. It will be a rematch of the league's most veteran teams – Ateneo and FEU – who faced each other in the Season 80 semis. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UPCAT 2019 results released

Apr 01, 2019 - 10:03 AM

The UP College Admission Test results are out!

Okumu sees 'silver lining' in Molde injury

Mar 31, 2019 - 8:59 AM

UP coach Godfrey Okumu thinks the Lady Maroons can deliver even without injured team standout Isa Molde

'NOTHING SERIOUS'. Isa Molde has to rest  her injured left ankle during the game against Ateneo. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

U.P. Board of Regents: Unenrolled UPLB students can register

Mar 30, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents also directs chancellors to conduct dialogues and consultations with their respective constituents

Ateneo soars as UP loses stalwart Isa Molde to injury

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:00 PM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo Lady Eagles tighten their hold of the No. 1 spot as the UP Lady Maroons suffer a double whammy

SWEEP. The Ateneo Lady Eagles complete an elimination-round sweep of Katipunan neighbor UP Lady Maroons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Men's volleyball: NU survives Ateneo; Adamson ousts UP

Mar 30, 2019 - 3:51 PM

The Bulldogs roll to their ninth straight victory against the Blue Eagles in a rematch of last year’s finals

HOT STREAK. The NU Bulldogs overcome a tough challenge from a familiar foe to sustain their hot run. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Call for nominations: 2019 U.P. Gawad Plaridel

Mar 30, 2019 - 1:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE: For 2019, the 14th UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding transmedia practitioner. The deadline for submission of nominations is on April 15, 2019, 5pm.

Photo courtesy of UP College of Mass Communication

UP looks to spoil Ateneo's streak as FEU, UE collide

Mar 30, 2019 - 10:44 AM

Will the UP Lady Maroons get to exact revenge on the league-leading Ateneo Lady Eagles in the Battle of Katipunan?

REVENGE. The UP Lady Maroons aim to deal Ateneo its first loss in 8 games. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

‘Stand firm, fight for free press:’ UP Diliman community slams arrest of Maria Ressa

Mar 29, 2019 - 8:51 PM

UP journalism professor and 'Bulatlat' associate editor Danilo Arao added alternative and mainstream media should work together to defend press freedom

Students, together with faculty members, of University of the Philippines-Diliman held a protest action on March 29, at the College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman, condemning the arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa. Photo by Miguel Garcia