fraternity wars - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fraternity wars


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’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 frat attacks: 'Suspects used baseball bat, lead pipes'

Jun 20, 2015 - 7:59 PM

Ten suspects – 5 still unidentified – face frustrated homicide physical injury and malicious mischief charges for attacking 4 people on separate occasions

UP condemns frat-related attacks on founding anniversary

Jun 19, 2015 - 5:18 PM

UP Diliman will act firmly initiating immediate preventive suspension on students involved in the assault and promptly conduct hearings We will impose the full penalty for those found guilty the UP administration assures