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UST Tigresses knock out FEU Lady Tamaraws

Nov 19, 2017 - 4:14 PM

The UST Growling Tigresses will now face the UE Lady Warriors in the stepladder finals

Sta Lucia halts 3-game skid with drubbing of winless UST

Nov 14, 2017 - 8:33 PM

Sta. Lucia wins in 3 sets over the Lady Tigresses

BOUNCING BACK. Sta. Lucia finally ends their 3-game skid. Photo from Philippines Superliga Facebook

UST Lady Judokas nab 4th straight crown, Ateneo shares men's title with UST

Nov 13, 2017 - 12:09 AM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the Tiger Judokas are declared co-champions, but their tie will still be reviewed by the UAAP board

DYNASTY. The UST Lady Judokas earn their 4th straight championship title. Photo by Miah Terrenz Provido/The Varsitarian

The day 'Go Uste!' was heard again

Nov 12, 2017 - 6:02 PM

When all seemed lost, it was the UST fans – the school community – who never gave up and pushed the Growling Tigers to win their last game of the season

FOR THE ROAD. The Growling Tigers end their pitiful season with a victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Growling Tigers snatch first win on their last S80 game against UE

Nov 12, 2017 - 2:29 PM

UST avoids ending Season 80 with a forgettable 0-14 record

TIMELINE: Death of Horacio Castillo III from alleged Aegis Juris hazing

Nov 08, 2017 - 11:06 PM

(UPDATED) A recap of the case of Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III, a freshman UST law student who died from alleged hazing injuries inflicted by Aegis Juris Fraternity members

The different angles in Atio Castillo's hazing case

Nov 07, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Ventura's testimony is seen as a breakthrough in the hazing case, but Senator Lacson asks: could he be a Trojan horse?

HAZING. The death of freshman law student Horacio Castillo III triggers Senate investigations that have so far threshed out key details in a sensational case of hazing.

Who is Aegis Juris' Big Brother? Not me, says Divina

Nov 06, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Senator Grace Poe brings up the ties of UST law dean Nilo Divina's firm with Aegis Juris fraternity, and his supposed meeting with hazing victim Horacio Castillo III

It took fratmen 30-40 minutes to bring Atio Castillo to hospital – witness

Nov 06, 2017 - 1:15 PM

Mark Anthony Ventura also recalls his own initiation rites, telling senators that Aegis Juris members struck him with a paddle 10 times

HAZING. Mark Anthony Ventura recalls his own hazing rite to be admitted to the Aegis Juris fraternity where he would eventually become the Master Initiator 2. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

'Negligence' of UST officials partly led to Castillo's death – senators

Nov 06, 2017 - 12:05 PM

(UPDATED) 'Ang talagang naging kapalit dito ay buhay ng isang bata,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian

LIVE: Senate hearing on death of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III

Nov 06, 2017 - 6:14 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

Blue Eagles fortify hold on top spot after win vs UST

Nov 04, 2017 - 4:28 PM

The Blue Eagles pull away from a close third quarter to remain undefeated

FORTIFIED. The Ateneo Blue Eagles continue to seal their spot on top of the standings. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Elusive title within Louie Vigil's arm's reach after being drafted by San Miguel

Nov 01, 2017 - 3:22 PM

After watching title opportunities slip by in the UAAP, Vigil joins a PBA squad that is not accustomed to losing in the championship round

ROOKIE. Louie Vigil says he's ready to help San Miguel's starters catch a breather and reinforce their second shift. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dela Rosa on pension, DDB drug plan, SC on Comelec | Evening wRap

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:23 PM

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UST's Divina denies Atio Castillo met with him 5 days before hazing

Oct 30, 2017 - 2:40 PM

UST Faculty of Civil Law dean Nilo Divina also claims the complaint against him is 'obviously being driven' by those seeking to 'persecute' and 'humiliate' him

FRATMAN. UST Law Dean Nilo Divina says he's considering quitting Aegis Juris fraternity altogether after the case of the hazing death of freshman law student Horacio Castillo III.

Green Archers once again dominate Growling Tigers in lopsided fashion

Oct 29, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The Green Archers reset the record for the biggest blowout win this season, defeating UST by 35 points

DOMINANCE. At one point DLSU led by 42 points against the still winless UST Growling Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DOJ puts UST's Divina on immigration lookout over Atio Castillo case

Oct 26, 2017 - 1:36 PM

(UPDATED) Some of the names in the lookout order check out with the names that appear in the group chat of Aegis Juris alumni who held a meeting when Castillo was killed

LOOKOUT. UST Law Dean Nilo Divina, also an alumnus of Aegis Juris fraternity, is on the immigration lookout order. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, October 26, 2017

Oct 26, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

Ahanmisi, Sarr lead Falcons to soar over Growling Tigers

Oct 25, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Papi Sarr and Jerrick Ahanmisi save the Falcons from an upset

CLOSE CALL. The Soaring Falcons almost suffered an upset by the Growling Tigers.

Aegis Juris fratman turns state witness, tells all

Oct 25, 2017 - 3:07 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Mark Ventura tells investigators that when the fratmen at the initiation rites saw Atio Castillo move after he collapsed, they paddled him again

STATE WITNESS. Mark Ventura (middle) signs the document on his admission into the Witness Protection Program in connection to the case of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Gaye, Salem lift NU Bulldogs over winless Growling Tigers

Oct 22, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Growling Tigers fall to 0-10 on the season

DOMINANCE. Issa Gaye and Matt Salem break out to help the Bulldogs improve their record. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Solano testimony, war on drugs, Harvey Weinstein | Evening wRap

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:47 PM

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Atio Castillo's dad says Aegis Juris fratmen merely 'buying time'

Oct 18, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Horacio Castillo Jr says he pitied the young Aegis Juris fraternity members because their lives are now ruined

'BUYING TIME.' Parents of Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III listen during the Senate hearing on Wednesday, October 18. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Senate panel cites Aegis Juris leader in contempt, orders detention

Oct 18, 2017 - 1:01 PM

(UPDATE) Senate public order committee chairman Panfilo Lacson directs the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms to place Arvin Balag in detention after the hearing

Aegis Juris members intended to cover up killing of Atio Castillo

Oct 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Senior Superintendent Joel Coronel, director of the Manila Police District, says: 'It appears that from Sunday, September 17, the objective of the Aegis Juris fraternity is to cover up, conceal, to avoid and evade the prosecution of this case'

COVER UP. Manila Police District director Joel Coronel says members of the Aegis Jury fraternity intended to cover up the fatal hazing of Horacio "Atio" Castillo III. File photos from Rappler, Senate

'Tell me what happened,' Atio Castillo's mother asks frat members

Oct 18, 2017 - 12:38 PM

Carmina Castillo looks into the eyes of 6 Aegis Juris fraternity members seated across her and her husband, and tells them to give back Atio's phone, eyeglasses, and watch

Senators watching the slides of the executive session with John Paul Solano. Photo by Angie de Silva

Grace Poe asks Divina to take leave of absence as UST law dean

Oct 18, 2017 - 12:28 PM

'Just continue lecturing but you don’t have to be dean,' Senator Grace Poe tells UST Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina at the Senate hearing on the death of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III

Solano names fratmen he saw the morning Atio Castillo was killed

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:32 AM

(UPDATED) John Paul Solano identifies 6 Aegis Juris fratmen and one non-member, Romeo Laboga, the family driver of Ralph Trangia

UNCENSORED. John Paul Solano recounts his involvement in the death of Horacio Castillo III. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Tamaraws get back on the victory road with domination over UST

Oct 15, 2017 - 1:51 PM

(UPDATED) The Tamaraws blow out the Growling Tigers up with a 26-point lead

BACK TO WINNING WAYS. The Tamaraws end their two-game losing streak with a blowout win over the Growling Tigers. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Divina files 3rd libel suit vs Kapunan as he swears innocence in Castillo case

Oct 12, 2017 - 9:48 PM

'Let me assure those behind this vilification campaign that they will feel the full weight of the law,' Divina says

MULTIPLE COMPLAINTS. UST Law Dean Nilo Divina is making good on his promise to bury lawyer Lorna Kapunan in "an avalanche of cases" as they cross paths once again in the case of  UST Law student Horacio Castillo III. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Senate allows public release of Solano testimony in executive session

Oct 11, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The Senate votes unanimously to release the testimony of John Paul Solano, one of the suspects in the killing of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III

HAZING. John Paul Solano during a Senate hearing on the death of Horacio Castillo III due to hazing. File Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

UP breaks 3-game losing streak vs winless UST

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Jun Manzo splits his charities to win the game for the Fighting Maroons with a two-point lead

VICTORY. The UP Fighting Maroons break their 3-game losing streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DOJ offers witness protection to hazing suspect Ralph Trangia

Oct 10, 2017 - 11:35 AM

'Hopefully, Mr Trangia’s return is covered in good intentions to clear his name and to tell the truth,' says Justice Secretary Aguirre

RETURN. Ralph Trangia, suspect in the case of slain UST Law student Horacio Castillo III, arrives at the NAIA Terminal 1 in Pasay City on October 10, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Trash all evidence pulled from Aegis Juris library – Solano camp

Oct 10, 2017 - 8:59 AM

John Paul Solano's lawyers find at least 3 irregularities in the search conducted by Manila police of the Aegis Juris frat house-library

FACING THE MUSIC. John Paul Solano's legal team arrives at the Department of Justice. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ralph Trangia, suspect in Castillo hazing death, returning to PH

Oct 09, 2017 - 11:09 PM

Trangia, who left the Philippines for the United States on September 21, will be returning Tuesday, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says

RETURNING. Ralph Trangia, a suspect in the slay case of fraternity member Horacio Castillo III, is scheduled to return to the Philippines.

Parents of Horacio Castillo III accuse Nilo Divina of murder

Oct 09, 2017 - 7:41 PM

The parents of Horacio Castillo III suspect UST law dean Nilo Divina of covering up for his younger Aegis Juris fraternity brothers

Horacio II and Carmina Castillo, parents of slain University of Santo Tomas Law student Horacio Castillo III, take oath during the hearing on various cases filed against members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity at the Department of Justice on October 9, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

UST Law Dean Divina sues Kapunan, Patricia Bautista for libel

Oct 09, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Divina says this is just the first of the 'many complaints we will be filing nearly every day'

LIBEL. UST Law Dean Nilo Divina files a total of 19 counts of libel against lawyer Lorna Kapunan and Patricia Bautista.

After near upset of DLSU, the UE Red Warriors walk with a winning swagger

Oct 07, 2017 - 6:46 PM

'Maybe if were blown out then by La Salle, we would have also lost today,' says Alvin Pasaol

RED HOT. Philip Manalang scored a career-high 20 points in the win over UST as the UE Red Warriors continue riding high off the momentum of their near-upset of La Salle. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE Red Warriors nab first victory at UST's expense in battle of winless

Oct 07, 2017 - 4:31 PM

The Red Warriors beat the Growling Tigers to nab their first win this season in their final game of the first round.

FIRST WIN. The Red Warriors escape the tight final quarter to nab their first win of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Castillo family to include Divina, UST officials in criminal complaint

Oct 04, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Family considers UST Law dean Nilo Divina, a member on-leave of the Aegis Juris fraternity, liable in the death of Horacio Castillo III

INVOLVED? UST Law dean Nilo Divina faces senators probing the death of Horacio Castillo III. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Solano claims police falsified his testimony on Castillo killing

Oct 04, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Lawyers of John Paul Solano say there was no qualified policeman to administer a sworn statement when Solano was brought in for questioning at the Manila Police District

Duterte meets with parents of Horacio Castillo III

Oct 04, 2017 - 3:37 PM

(UPDATED) The meeting comes a week after hazing victim Horacio Castillo III was buried at the Manila Memorial Park

HAZING CASE. President Rodrigo Duterte meets the parents of the late Horacio Castillo III in Malacañang on October 4, 2017. Malacañang photo

Mbala says UP loss was a 'wake-up call' for Green Archers

Sep 30, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Cameroonian import Ben Mbala says there's no room for complacency for the DLSU Green Archers

WAKE-UP CALL. Ben Mbala and the defending champion Green Archers took out their frustrations on the listless UST Growling Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Green Archers trump winless Growling Tigers

Sep 30, 2017 - 4:27 PM

The Green Archers' 29-point victory is the biggest blowout of the UAAP Season 80 men's basketball tournament

BACK TO WINNING WAYS. The defending champions bounce back big time from their lost to UP, pummeling the Growling Tigers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: UST students pay tribute to teachers the grandest way

Sep 29, 2017 - 5:32 PM

The attempt to set a new Guinness world record is part of the celebration of the National Teachers' Month

#THANKYOUTEACHER. UST students vie for the Guinness World Record for Largest Human Sentence at UST in observance of National Teacher's Month. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: What SOCO found inside the Aegis Juris frat house

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:56 PM

Manila Police enter the Aegis Juris fraternity house for the first time and are convinced this is 'most probably' where Horacio Castillo III was killed

INSIDE, AT LAST. Members of the Manila Police Distric enter the Aegis Juris Law Resources Center, also known as the frat library. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Police search 'most probably' site of Horacio Castillo hazing

Sep 28, 2017 - 4:28 PM

Among those found in the Aegis Juris Law Resources Center were three paddles, says the Manila Police

FRAT LIBRARY. Members of the Manila Police enter office of the Aegis Juris. Photo by Eloisa  Lopez/Rappler

Solano released by Manila police

Sep 28, 2017 - 1:48 PM

John Paul Solano’s release is not a ticket to freedom. He has yet to undergo preliminary investigation to ascertain the charges to be pressed against him.

RELEASED. John Paul Solano, a principal suspect in the killing of Horacio Castillo III in Manila Police District. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Boy Sablan remains light-hearted amid UST's decade-worst 0-5 start

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM

For Boy Sablan, it all boils down to the single, unifying trait that has made UST what is today, 406 years later: faith.

KEEPING THE FAITH. Despite the losing streak, UST coach Boy Sablan says he's seen significant player development among his young team. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blue Eagles survive UST's threat to remain undefeated

Sep 27, 2017 - 7:04 PM

The Growling Tigers' 0-5 record is the worst start for UST in a decade

CAREER-HIGH. Matt Nieto makes a dagger three and attains his career high of 22 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler