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Xavier University produces rubbing alcohol to shield health workers from coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020 - 7:54 PM

Developed by the Chemistry Department of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan, the alcohol adheres to the World Health Organization’s recommended formulation

Photos from Kristine Renebelle Flores

#TalaForTaal: Xavier University takes on dance challenge for a cause

Jan 29, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Spicing things up, XU uses the 'Tala' dance challenge as a way to promote the university’s donation drive for those affected by the ongoing Taal Volcano eruption

Screenshot from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan video

SC suspends ex-Xavier University law professor for sexual advances to students

Jul 10, 2019 - 9:30 AM

(UPDATED) While there were no demands for sex, the Supreme Court says 'sexual harassment is not the violation of the victim's sexuality but the abuse of power by the offender'

SUSPENDED. The Supreme Court suspends a law professor for making sexual advances to students. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Xavier University valedictorian: 'We are called to be advocates of peace'

Mar 24, 2018 - 1:30 PM

'Love what you do dearly. Extend service to others genuinely and see the world more clearly. Through these, we will be able to set the world on fire,' says Nicole Rose Baculio

Her advocacy: Make no mom feel alone

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:09 AM

Nadine Gadia Casiño, founder of Modern Nanays of Mindanao, advocates for natural child care and supporting other mothers

MODERN NANAY. Breastfeeding advocate Nadine Gadia Casiño says a woman is neither defined by how well she cooks nor by how clean their home is – but by how she is different. Photo by Nadine Gadia Casiño.

Student-led org helps nurture Cagayan De Oro's local artists

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:47 PM

'Before these artists joined Dire Husi, they had difficulty in letting go of their past, but because of music and art, their lives have changed forever'

MUSIC AND NARRATIVES. Members of the Dire Husi Initiative performed on November 11, Saturday, to narrate their own personal stories and how it changed since they joined the organization

Ateneo de Cagayan summa cum laude tops mechanical engineering board exam

Oct 05, 2017 - 4:47 PM

Jay Nelson Corbita's father worked as a school janitor while his mother sold ice candies, hotcakes, and banana cue. He learned the most important life lessons from his parents.

SUMMA CUM LAUDE. Jay Nelson Corbita is one of the brightest in Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan. Photo from XU

Remembering the Jesuits of Cagayan de Oro

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:51 AM

There are many more Cagayan de Oro Jesuits I should recognize and tell more stories about There are also those who are still living and of course the Jesuits I have worked for and with in other places

St. Ignatius of Loyola. Photo from Wikipedia

'Value freedom amid crisis' – Xavier-Ateneo

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan marks the 119th Philippine Independece Day by being reminded of the value of freedom and the dangers of martial law

WAVING FLAGS. Xavier Ateneo Junior and Senior High School students wave their flags during the university's Philippine Independence Day celebration. Photo by Angelo Lorenzo

Develop Mindanao, nurture diversity, XU grads challenged

Apr 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM

We really need to promote more concern and engagement because if we Mindanaoans won’t do it who will?

GRADUATION 2017. The Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan's academic convocation was held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the XU Gymnasium. Photo by Rico Magallona.

#InspireCourage: A Mindanaoan's valedictory address

Mar 30, 2017 - 11:30 PM

I was asked to talk about what we can do in the future but I say why wait for the future when the future is now when the future is here and when the future is us

GRADUATION 2017. The Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan's academic convocation is held on March 30, 2017 at the XU Gymnasium. Photo by R Magallona

Answering the call for Magis by serving others

Feb 18, 2017 - 8:21 AM

For Gimar Reyes one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for 2016 a life devoted to service for others is his way of loving God back

SERVICE. As a Jesuit Volunteer, Gimar Reyes is currently living with an Agta Dumagat community in Sitio Maninit, Barangay Tinib in Casiguran, Aurora. Photo courtesy of Gimar Reyes/XU

Are we really burying Marcos' 'body'?

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:42 PM

Filipino historian and anthropologist Dr Antonio Montalvan II weighs in on the burial of the late dictator in a forum in Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan

How Cagayan de Oro voted during the 2010 presidential elections

May 08, 2016 - 12:00 AM

A day before the votes are cast let’s look back at CDO s performance 6 years ago How did the national candidates fare in CDO during the 2010 elections?

Duterte maintains significant lead in CDO survey

May 04, 2016 - 6:51 PM

The survey conducted by Kinaadman Research Center shows that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte persists as the front runner among the presidential candidates in Cagayan de Oro

STRONGHOLD. Davao city Mayor Rodrigo Duterte leads the presidential survey held in Cagayan de Oro city

Martial Law survivor on 2016 polls: ‘Never again pick a dictator’

Apr 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM

When you pick the next leader never again should you pick a dictator Never again should you give up the freedom that people long ago fought so valiantly for says activist Susan Quimpo to a room full of students

NEVER AGAIN. Susan Quimpo, co-author of 'Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years,' narrates her family's tumultuous experience during the Martial Law. Behind her are photographs of the young heroes and martyrs who fought against the dictatorship. Photo by Stephen Pedroza/ Rappler

Ateneo presidents slam Bongbong Marcos ‘revision of history’

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Heads of Jesuit run universities join nearly 530 other signatories against ‘the darkness and oppression of the Marcos years’

DICTATOR’S SON. Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr, a candidate for vice president, gestures during his campaign in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on February 9, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

#TheLeaderIWant: Youth dared to find 'hugot' in social issues

Dec 16, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Because the youth have a major role to play in the upcoming elections they have to connect to social issues and find the passion to act

CDO youth asked: Who will you vote for in 2016?

Dec 11, 2015 - 7:41 PM

During PHVote Challenge: Cagayan de Oro s TheLeaderIWant students identify leaders they want based on the presidential bets stance on issues and track records

MORO YOUTH. Nor-Jamal Batugan (R), speaking in behalf of Moro youth, describe the type of leader they want. Photo by Naoki Mengua/ Rappler

#PHVote CDO: More youth getting involved with election issues

Dec 11, 2015 - 8:47 AM

Youth leaders say CDO youth are engaged participative and have a high level of societal consciousness

YOUTH ON ELECTIONS. (L-R) Chay Hofilena, Nor-Jamal Batugan, Ernesto Neri, and Gemma Mendoza talk about the issues that are relevant to the CDO youth for the upcoming elections. Photo by Naoki Mengua/ Rappler

From street child to Atenean: The story of Rusty

Apr 13, 2015 - 5:36 PM

Here is a story of how a street child exposed to drugs and crime at a young age went against all odds and graduated from Ateneo

'Should we disregard history, hard work on Bangsamoro law?'

Mar 28, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal tells graduates of Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan that the youth will reap the fruits of the peace process

'SPEAK UP ABOUT PEACE.' Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal speaks to graduates of Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan. Screenshot from Youtube

Students divided over Iqbal’s Xavier University invite

Mar 03, 2015 - 1:41 PM

With rumors of student walkouts the university will be on red alert during its Baccalaureate Mass and university convocation on March 26