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Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: 5 reasons not to join fraternities

Dec 20, 2018 - 8:40 PM

History teacher Leloy Claudio, who calls frats virtual gangs, enumerates 5 compelling reasons not to join the brotherhood

[OPINION] This war is ours

Dec 03, 2018 - 11:20 AM

'We can only achieve what we have envisioned if we choose to participate in movements to call out for the rightful punishment and removal of these fraternities'

From walkouts to dismantled banners, UP community protests frat-related violence

Nov 28, 2018 - 9:35 PM

The College of Social Sciences and Philosophy also takes down the centennial exhibit of the Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity that's supposed to run until December 7

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

Despite his Upsilon ties, U.P. president commits to resolve frat issues

Nov 23, 2018 - 6:21 PM

Upsilon itself conducts an investigation into the so-called #LonsiLeaks, the results of which will be given to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

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

U.P. says car chase, not shooting, occurred in Diliman campus

Nov 14, 2018 - 8:48 PM

The administration of the UP Diliman campus says it was still waiting for a report about the car chase

NO SHOOTING. Officials from the University of the Philippines denied reports a shooting incident took palace in the school's Diliman campus. Photo from Shutterstock

Letran student kidnapping: A fraternity initiation gone wrong?

Aug 07, 2018 - 4:19 PM

For their Letran high school classmates, the case of the suspects in the kidnap-for-ransom of a 19-year-old is a botched initiation ceremony

KIDNAPPING RITE? Letran Senior High School classmates of arrested suspects say they may just have been involved in a fraternity initiation rite gone wrong. Graphic by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler

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

What you need to know about the Anti-Hazing Law

Sep 25, 2017 - 3:01 PM

The Anti-Hazing Law penalizes members of organizations only if an applicant suffers any physical injury or dies

4 more Aegis Juris fraternity members placed on immigration lookout list

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 20 the number of frat men on the lookout list as authorities probe the hazing death of UST student Horacio Castillo III

HAZING VICTIM. Horacio Castillo III died due to injuries allegedly sustained during hazing initiation rites by Aegis Juris fraternity. Photo of Castillo from his Facebook page

Aguirre opposes complete ban on fraternities

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, a member of the Lex Talionis fraternity, says the 1987 Constitution protects people's right to form associations

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says fraternities cannot be completely outlawed because the right to form associations is protected by the 1987 Constitution. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Aegis Juris, the UST frat allegedly behind latest hazing death

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM

One of the 3 fraternities based in the UST Faculty of Civil Law, Aegis Juris subscribes to the motto 'Do no injustice, suffer no injustice'

Stop the barbarians!

Jul 18, 2014 - 12:04 PM

Have these fraternities become obsolete and unnecessary?

Charges filed vs 20 Benilde hazing suspects

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:51 PM

UPDATED At least 4 suspects however have fled the country before formal complaints were filed

3 more suspects in Benilde hazing have left the country

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:16 PM

Once criminal charges are filed against the suspects the Department of Foreign Affairs can cancel the passports of those abroad so they can be deported

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows Guillo Cesar Servando being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

17 Benilde hazing suspects on immigration lookout list

Jul 10, 2014 - 6:36 PM

See the list of suspects here The Philippine National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation will also file a case against them on Friday July 11

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows Guillo Cesar Servando being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Is it time for schools to recognize fraternities?

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:21 AM

If you do not recognize fraternities on campus they go underground

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

BI: One of Benilde hazing suspects has fled to the US

Jul 09, 2014 - 3:38 PM

Kevin John Navoa one of the suspects in the hazing rites that killed 1 student and injured 3 others can be deported from the US once the DFA cancels his passport

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows Guillo Cesar Servando being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

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

DLSU condemns 'barbaric act' of hazing

Jul 05, 2014 - 1:01 PM

This is an unconscionable and barbaric act that deserves no place in human society the De La Salle University says in a statement

BARBARIC. The De La Salle University condemns the recent hazing incident that killed a La Sallian student and injured 3 others.  File photo from Wikicommons

To the murderers of Guillo: Live a meaningful life

Jul 05, 2014 - 10:24 AM

In a just world Guillo would get the justice he deserves But the reality is we are living in a world where thieves brush shoulders with saints and murderers slip into the guise of brothers

Makati police: No delay in filing of case vs hazing suspects

Jul 05, 2014 - 9:00 AM

More or less 13 to 14 suspects are believed to be behind the hazing incident that killed a college student and injured 3 others

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/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

FAST FACTS: Get to know Tau Gamma Phi

Jul 04, 2014 - 4:18 PM

The 45 year old fraternity started in the University of the Philippines and expanded into numerous chapters in and out of the country

Another frat incident, this time involving UP student

Jul 03, 2014 - 5:49 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says the school cannot give details because the victim s family wants privacy but investigation is ongoing

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan

DLS-CSB president on frat recruitment: Just say no

Jul 03, 2014 - 9:48 AM

When you say no you will be a victor and not a victim De La Salle College of St Benilde President and Chancellor Dennis Magbanua tells his students

JUST SAY NO. De La Salle-College of St Benilde President and Chancellor Dennis Magbanua calls on students to stop joining fraternities. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler