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Filipino minorities showcase culture in 'Hugpungan'

Sep 23, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Hugpungan coordinator Rey Paulin says that to understand the plight of the Moros and the indigenous people, 'we must understand each and every culture'

UNITY The Moros of Mindanao perform a theater production that demonstrates the plight of the Bangsamoro for self-determination and the cry for just and lasting peace in southern Philippines. All photos by Mark Saludes

On 'dilawan' tag, Aquino says listen to message before looking at color

Sep 21, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III: 'Dapat bago tignan nila 'yung kulay, dapat tignan nila kung may saysay ba 'yung sinasabi. Meron bang dahilan para umalma sa mga patayan na nangyayari?'

L-R, Senator Franklin Drilon, Former Pres. Noynoy Aquino, Senator Kiko Pangilinan, Vice Pres. Lenie Robredo and Senator Bam Aquino during a solidarity mass held at Parish of the Holy Sacrifice at UP Diliman in Quezon City on Thursday, to commemorate the 45 years of Marcos declaration of Martial Law. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Aquino, Liberal Party members lead 'Mass for justice'

Sep 21, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Aside from condemning the atrocities during the Martial Law era, they also demand justice for victims of extrajudicial killings under the Duterte administration

Sen. Bam Aquino (right) sings together with Vice President Leni Robredo, Sen. Francis Pangilinan, former President Benigno Aquino III and Sen. Franklin Drilon during the “Misa ng Mamamayan Para sa Katarungan” at the Parish of Holy Sacrifice on Thursday in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration. Photo by Mark Saludes Photo from the Office of Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV

'Prevent martial law from being repeated' – UP Chancellor

Sep 20, 2017 - 8:56 PM

'It is a time of remembering the past, especially martial law. It is a time of reaffirming our commitment to prevent that past from being repeated,' UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says

REMEMBER THE PAST. UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan said that September 21 is more than a day of protest but a day to remember the past. File photo/Rappler

UP Board of Regents approves GE reform proposal

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:09 PM

UP Board of Regents authorizes reduction of required GE units of UP Diliman students from the current 45 units to a minimum of 21 units

GE REFORM. From 45 required minimum GE units, the subjects would be trimmed down to 21 required units

The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:36 PM

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

BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

'Bakwit school' for Lumad children opens in UP

Aug 08, 2017 - 5:05 PM

Indigenous peoples have set up camp at the state university campus in Diliman after tribal schools in Mindanao were burned or occupied by government troops

BAKWIT SCHOOL. An alternative learning venue opens up for Lumad children who have set up protest camps at the University of the Philippines Diliman. All photos by Mark Saludes

SUC student leaders urge Duterte to sign the Free Education Bill

Aug 03, 2017 - 5:12 PM

The President has until Saturday August 5 to exercise his veto powers

BOOKS NOT BOMBS. Benjie Aquino, Jeza Rodriguez, Amber Quiban and Richmond Roxas warn Duterte against neglecting promises to students. All photos by Gari Acolola

No tuition for now for UP Manila, UPLB undergrads

Jul 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED In both campuses the suspension – until further notice – is applicable to those enrolling for the first semester of academic year 2017 2018

Hague ruling, BBL, Roach | Evening wRap

Jul 12, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Laon

Students react to 'no tuition collection' in UP Diliman

Jul 12, 2017 - 2:48 PM

The announcement of the university s flagship campus gets mixed reactions from the UP community

CHED commissioner to UP chancellor: Why criticize gov't?

Jul 12, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Commissioner Prospero de Vera III also asks the UP leadership to clarify its position on the tuition free policy

FREE TUITION. CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera III reacts to UP Diliman's latest decision not to collect tuition for the first semester of academic year 2017-2018. Presidential file photo

No tuition collection in UP Diliman 'until gov't clear' about subsidy policy

Jul 11, 2017 - 9:40 PM

They are not clear yet as to how much subsidy there will be: partial or complete and who will be eligible Until they clarify we will not collect any amount from students says UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan

ISKOLAR NG BAYAN. This file photo shows the Oblation statue, an iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines. File photo from Wikimedia commons

Dead man found hanging from a tree in UP campus

Jul 08, 2017 - 3:52 PM

An early morning jogger at the state university s campus alerts the police about the incident

DEATH IN UP. Quezon City police try to bring down a man found lifeless on a tree in the UP campus on July 8, 2017. Photo courtesy of Luis Liwanag

IN PHOTOS: Myrtle Sarrosa graduates cum laude from UP

Jun 25, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The former Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition winner earns a degree in BA Broadcast Communication

LOOK: 'Female Oblation' displayed in UP Diliman

Jun 24, 2017 - 4:41 PM

Visual artist Ferdinand Cacnio posts photos of this so called female Oblation with the hashtag UPLift

FEMALE OBLATION. The so-called female version of the iconic Oblation statue is now displayed at UP Diliman. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

UP student who hails from Marawi to deliver valedictory speech

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:23 AM

The 22 year old graduating student will speak on behalf of 36 summa cum laude students and 4 000 graduates

PROUD MARANAO. UP student Arman Ali Ghodsinia is expected to deliver the valedictory address during the 106th commencement exercise in UP Diliman. Photo from UP Diliman Information Office

A child of the university

May 22, 2017 - 4:38 PM

The urge to write about UP returned recently because some in the UP community protested the plan to give President Duterte an honorary doctorate degree

ALYANSA, KAISA to lead next year’s UP student council

Apr 06, 2017 - 11:33 PM

This turnout for the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman is slightly higher than in 2016 according to the University Student Electoral Board – 11 951 out of 24 036 eligible voters participated

#CampusIssue: How will the Magna Carta shape UP elections?

Apr 06, 2017 - 1:08 PM

The question needs to be asked: Should a document codify and recognize the rights of the students? The students’ answer to this question might be the tipping point of the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman

What the UP president thinks of fewer GE units in college

Mar 30, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The UP has to ensure that its graduates are well rounded But somehow we also have to make sure that our students are competitive not only locally domestically but also globally says UP President Danilo Concepcion

GENERAL EDUCATION. UP President Danilo Concepcion says he allowed the University Council of UP Diliman to 'decide democratically' on its General Education curriculum. Rappler screenshot

Narrowing down UP Diliman's GE program is a disservice to PH

Mar 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Why sacrifice General Education subjects for the sake of specialization when it can enhance the learning capacity of students to specialize? Why be so spendthrift to investing in shaping the minds of future generations?

Michael Tan reappointed as UP Diliman chancellor

Jan 26, 2017 - 2:38 PM

Michael Tan has been serving as the constituent unit s chancellor since March 1 2014

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan

UP Diliman reveals 3 nominees for chancellor

Jan 04, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Nominees will present their vision papers in a forum on January 9

ISKOLAR NG BAYAN. This file photo shows the Oblation statue, an iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines. File photo from Wikimedia commons

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 18, 2016

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Sunday

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WATCH: Giant UP lantern shines, and it has a political message

Dec 03, 2016 - 1:08 AM

The giant lantern highlights the historical role of the university in protest movements even as it celebrates the College of Music s centennial with the theme Himig ng Diliman Hymn of Diliman

UP Oblation Run hits Marcos burial at Heroes' Cemetery

Nov 25, 2016 - 7:52 PM

This year s UP Diliman Oblation Run condemns the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes Cemetery and calls for justice for Martial Law victims

ALL OUT. Members of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity hold an Oblation Run at the Palma Hall in UP Quezon City, against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos on Friday, Nov 26. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

Protests staged across PH after Supreme Court allows Marcos burial

Nov 08, 2016 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED Shortly after the Supreme Court decision is announced protest rallies are held in Quezon City Makati Baguio Los Baños Cebu and Davao mostly at universities

NO TO MARCOS. University of Philippines students join Martial Law Victims in a protest rally at the UP compound on Tuesday to condemn the Supreme Court's decision granting hero's burial to the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporada/ Rappler

UP's new GE curriculum: Should Diliman make the shift?

Nov 03, 2016 - 5:56 PM

Critics call the proposed shift a reduction of units while supporters say this is the university s way of responding to its 21st century learners

UP students condemn US embassy dispersal

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Students from the University of the Philippines Dilimant denounce the brutal dispersion of protesters at the U S embassy on Wednesday

PROTEST. Students from the University of the Philippines - Diliman hold a protest against violent US Embassy dispersal. Photo by Gabriel Sante

UP Masscom community demands apology from eUP for 'assault on academic freedom'

Aug 30, 2016 - 11:14 AM

An award winning investigative report by students reveals that the UP administration illegally tailor fitted the procurement documents of eUP Project’s contract to favor a certain corporation

No freshmen in 32 UP Diliman courses – report

Aug 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

These courses will continue according to an official from the University of the Philippines Diliman campus

4 things to know about eUP’s SAIS

Aug 01, 2016 - 2:58 PM

The goal of the eUP Student Academic Information System SAIS to ease up registration and harmonize the ICT infrastructure and systems of all campus units is promising What went wrong?

#SONA2016: March to Batasan a ‘breath of fresh air’ for activists

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:56 PM

Members of multi sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain vigilant

UP Visayas' first summa cum laude is next student regent

Jul 18, 2016 - 12:53 PM

As the next student regent Raoul Manuel will represent the 50 000 undergraduate and graduate students of the UP system nationwide in the Board of Regents

STUDENT LEADER. Raoul Danniel Manuel is the 34th UP Student Regent. Photo from UP Visayas' official Facebook page

UP group lauds Duterte's efforts to seek peace

Jul 17, 2016 - 8:00 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan also says the university needs to reach out to more sectors to achieve peace

WATCH: Sunflowers are here to stay – UP agriculturist

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:52 PM

University of the Philippines agricultural technicians weather the summer heat to plant sunflowers and keep a decades long tradition

UP seeks online donations for razed faculty center

Jun 13, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The Faculty Center also known as Bulwagang Rizal Rizal Hall was home of UP’s brightest artists and intellectuals

Librarian to Marcos supporters: 'Read reliable sources' on martial law

May 12, 2016 - 8:33 PM

I was angry that they keep spreading all those stuff about Marcos without credible sources ” says Roscelle Cruz a librarian who has seen records from the martial law period

UP Diliman political parties unite against Marcos candidacy

May 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The unity statement comes a month after former UP Diliman student leaders also declared unity against the candidacy of Marcos

When UP Diliman turned red again

Apr 30, 2016 - 12:34 PM

For the last 4 years the night either bled blue or yellow I have witnessed the announcement in the last two years

Luwalhati: UP organizations to unveil joint photo exhibit

Apr 16, 2016 - 9:34 PM

[PRESS RELEASE] UP PhotoS Shoot UP Manila and UP OPTICS will showcase photographs taken by young photography enthusiasts and aspiring photographers The exhibit will run from April 18 to May 6 2016

Restoring Faculty Center is an overwhelming task – UP president

Apr 06, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Let a different flame be kindled – one which lights up ever so brightly in our hearts – in this our dark moment said UP ​President Alfredo Pascual

UP community mourns loss of 'historic' Faculty Center

Apr 01, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Various members of the UP Diliman community are devastated by the April 1 fire which burned one of the campus historic buildings along with hundreds of priceless research materials

Photo by Violeta Bilbao/Rappler

PH crime, Kidapawan violence, Kolkata disaster | 6PM wRap

Apr 01, 2016 - 7:20 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Too frequent fires at UP Diliman?

Apr 01, 2016 - 2:32 PM

Here s a history of recent fires in UP Diliman the last one being in July 2015 only

SMOKE AND LADDERS. Fire fighters hose the smoking University of the Philippines Faculty Center in UP Diliman Quezon City on Friday, April 1. Photo by Joel Lozano/Rappler

Fire razes home of UP’s brightest artists, intellectuals

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:33 AM

UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says his heart goes out to some 250 affected faculty members

MASSIVE BLAZE. A fire hits the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Faculty Center on April 1, 2016. Photo courtesy of Chad Booc

Fire hits UP Diliman Faculty Center

Apr 01, 2016 - 3:02 AM

8th UPDATE The Bureau of Fire Protection declares fire out at 11:20 am

Duterte-Cayetano listen to UP street vendors

Feb 18, 2016 - 8:27 PM

The tandem is the first to meet the street vendors in UP Diliman

Campaign Trail: Where the candidates are, Feb 1-7

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:45 PM

UPDATED Interestingly Grace Poe a leading presidential bet does not have any sorties lined up for this week before the official campaign kickoff