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'Frat war' erupts between Drilon, Gordon during Senate budget deliberations

Dec 06, 2018 - 9:36 PM

It starts when Senator Richard Gordon praises his 'brod,' UP president Danilo Concepcion, prompting Senator Franklin Drilon to tease him back

More groups slam ‘violent, misogynist’ frat-linked chat

Nov 27, 2018 - 9:07 PM

‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society

FRAT-RELATED VIOLENCE. The U.P. Department of Sociology and various groups slammed frat-related violence following the series of screenshots of group conversations allegedly linked to Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity.

3 resign from U.P. student council amid fraternity scandal

Nov 24, 2018 - 4:49 PM

(UPDATED) 'A change in leadership is called for to effectively transition the responsibility of investigating and deliberating these concerns,' University Student Council chairman Yael Toribio, a member of Upsilon Sigma Phi Fraternity, says in his resignation letter

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Nov 23, 2018 - 10:20 PM

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U.P. says warring fraternities involved in 2 incidents on campus

Nov 15, 2018 - 4:00 PM

UP Diliman vice chancellor for student affairs Jerwin Agpaoa says no action has been taken yet, as separate investigations are still ongoing

FRAT WARS. The University of the Philippines Diliman says it does not condone any form of fraternity-related violence. Photo of Malcolm Hall from Shutterstock

Drilon admits he underwent fraternity hazing

Sep 26, 2017 - 7:00 AM

'Like Senator Gordon, Senator Lacson, we all went through this in our younger days. We all know what happens in initiation rights when you go through hazing,' says Minority Leader Franklin Drilon

A hazing

Jul 12, 2015 - 10:39 AM

In October 1954 when asked by the Castro Committee as to the fraternities’ role in UP life the respondents were unanimous in their answers: they existed because they desired power

Rumbles and institutional omerta

Jul 11, 2015 - 4:10 PM

The relationship between UP and its the fraternities especially the war freaks is a paradox – we have a violent activity that everyone knows about but its details are hardly shared with the outside world

UP president Pascual: Frat violence offends me as frat alumnus

Jul 09, 2015 - 5:09 PM

UP president Alfredo Pascual breaks his silence on the recent incidents in UP Diliman that allegedly involved his fellow Upsilonians

DUE PROCESS. UP President Alfredo Pascual says incidents of violence have no place in the university. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Frat war: Upsilonian UP student council chair expelled from party

Jul 03, 2015 - 9:59 PM

We question whether his loyalty still lies with the students or with his fraternity brothers

#PugadBaboy: Frat Brats punchline 3

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Frat Brats punchline 2

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Frat Brats

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

UP’s gangland wars: A historical note

Jun 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM

A 1950 investigation of a hazing death suggests that rumbles became part of the fraternity routine after World War II There was general consensus within UP that the violence of the Japanese Occupation and the American Liberation Destruction of Manila took its toll on UP students

UP Law student gov't to conduct own probe on frat attacks

Jun 22, 2015 - 8:35 AM

The UP Law Student government says it will conduct its own probe to determine the involvement of its members in the two fraternity related incidents last week

Charity run for the families of the fallen SAF 44 commandos

Mar 10, 2015 - 7:52 PM

Registration fee is P500 for all categories

Bill seeks to ban hazing in and out of schools

Jul 08, 2014 - 4:21 PM

House Bill 4714 or the Servando Act seeks to repeal the Anti Hazing Law which only regulates hazing conducted by fraternities sororities and other organizations

UP president vows due process in hazing probe

Jul 08, 2014 - 10:24 AM

Incidents of violence done even for the noblest of reasons have no place in UP says University of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual

DUE PROCESS. UP President Alfredo Pascual says incidents of violence have no place in the university. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Upsilon involved in UP hazing that injured 17-year-old

Jul 04, 2014 - 10:06 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says the family of the victim will be taking formal legal action next week