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Student rage

Oct 21, 2019 - 9:00 PM

If you think the young will back down from the chaos, think again. The world beckons them to act.

Anakbayan: ‘Missing’ youth activist is free and safe

Aug 12, 2019 - 10:28 PM

The 18-year-old Anakbayan member is still active, but not ready to resurface due to threats of harassment, abduction, and assassination, the group's leader says

YOUTH ACTIVISTS. (From left) Hen Namoca, Raoul Manuel of NUSP, Alex Danday of Anakbayan, Kara Tanggava of LFS, and Daryl Angelo Baykado of the CEGP hold a press conference on August 12, 2019, to belie the allegation that a 17-year-old student who joined Anakbayan was kidnapped. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House approves bill requiring ROTC for Grades 11, 12

May 20, 2019 - 6:30 PM

If passed into law, the bill would make the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program mandatory for both male and female senior high school students

SOON TO BE REQUIRED FOR SHS? A soldier of the 1st Scout Ranger Regiment of the Philippine Army instructs an ROTC cadet officer on the finer points of the M16 rifle. Photo from Wikipedia

Groups ask Comelec to junk Duterte Youth Cardema's substitution bid

May 20, 2019 - 5:43 PM

Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement

COMELEC EN BANC. In this photo, 4 of the 7 Comelec commissioners observe the canvassing of the certificates of canvass in the 2019 elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

House bill requiring ROTC for Grades 11, 12 one step away from passage

Feb 06, 2019 - 6:51 PM

(UPDATED) If passed into law, the House bill would bar a senior high school student from graduating if he or she fails to complete the ROTC program

CADETS IN FORMATION. Competing cadets in the Ultimate ROTC Challenge 2018 attend the opening ceremony prior to the start of their respective events. Photo by the DND

Grade 9 students nabbed in Makati home for alleged drug use

Feb 05, 2019 - 5:45 PM

A noise complaint leads cops and barangay watchmen to a house which they enter after supposedly 'smelling shabu' right outside the residence

MINORS. Police allege that these Grade 9 students used illegal drugs in a private home in Makati City on February 5, 2019. Photo from Makati police

Mandatory ROTC will expose students to corruption, says lawmaker

Dec 10, 2018 - 5:25 PM

But both the education and defense departments are backing the proposal to require ROTC for senior high school students

CADETS IN FORMATION. Competing cadets in the Ultimate ROTC Challenge 2018 attend the opening ceremony prior to the start of their respective events. Photo by the Department of National Defense

LTFRB expands student fare discount to include weekends, holidays, summer breaks

Oct 23, 2017 - 2:04 PM

(UPDATED) The LTFRB now allows students to avail of their commute discount beyond weekdays

DISCOUNT EXPANDED. LTFRB allows students to avail a discount outside weekdays

Mandatory drug tests could lead to ‘tokhang’ in schools, warns students’ union

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:41 PM

UP will not require students to undergo drug tests We are very wary that this could be abused and the results misused says public affairs VP Jose Dalisay Jr

DRUG WAR IN SCHOOLS? The NUSP warns students will now be more vulnerable to the government's anti-drug campaign following a recent CHED order. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Kathy Bersola, Janelle Frayna part of Ten Outstanding Students in NCR

Jul 26, 2017 - 7:02 PM

The pair prove that student athletes can excel in both academics and in their chosen sport

OUTSTANDING. The Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for the National Capital Region. Photo from TOSP NCR's Facebook page

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

Santiago, Poe top Iloilo universities mock polls

Apr 28, 2016 - 11:16 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago tops two out of 3 mock university polls in Iloilo while Poe wins in one university

Aboitiz-supported scholars receive recognition for excellence

Jan 13, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Press Release: Two young scholars use the opportunities given to them to excel in academics and beyond

EXCELLENCE. Adriel Sanchez and Armand Canoy, both Aboitiz scholars, receive recognition for their academic achievements. Image courtesy of the Aboitiz Group

Murder, kidnap cases filed vs 69 activists, suspected rebels in Cagayan

Oct 04, 2015 - 4:09 PM

The complaint affidavit notes the 69 identified individuals have knowledge and or participation of the recent killings of 3 military members

Applications for 1st National Youth Forum on Heritage extended until Sept 25

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:30 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The 1st National Youth Forum on Heritage will be composed of 80 delegates

#GirlInterrupted: Should graduation speeches be censored?

Mar 24, 2015 - 4:04 PM

A viral video of a high school salutatorian whose critical speech was interrupted by school officials sparks debate on whether graduation addresses should be screened

'Students can’t afford reimposition of CSU tuition fees'

Mar 04, 2015 - 12:28 PM

As it is most students of Cagayan State University cannot afford the cost of school fees says the National Union of Students of the Philippines

TUITION FEE DEBATE. Cagayan State University has observed a 'no tuition fee' policy since 2009. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Thousands of students walk out to call for Aquino's resignation

Feb 27, 2015 - 2:50 PM

Simultaneous protest actions are being staged to show outrage over Aquino’s alleged attempt to cover up his involvement in the Mamasapano operation and the new round of tuition fee increases

Militant students encourage other students to join them and walk out of their classes during a mass protest demanding President Benigno Aquino III to step-down from office at the Palma Hall of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on Friday, February 27. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

TOPS 2014: 10 outstanding PH public school students chosen

Feb 25, 2015 - 11:03 PM

Poverty is not a hindrance to success

CHED: Tuition hike in 400 schools 'highly improbable'

Feb 24, 2015 - 12:27 PM

UPDATED The Commission expects more realistic estimates by April

#AyokoMagmahal: College students oppose tuition hike

Feb 21, 2015 - 10:11 AM

Students bring their opposition to the proposed tuition and other fees increase to social media

Should students get fare discount 'all year round'?

Feb 03, 2015 - 8:39 PM

Two bills in Congress propose a 20 student fare discount on all public transport utilities but various groups are worried about its effect on drivers and small operators

STUDENT DISCOUNT. Various groups on Tuesday, February 3, weigh in on whether an 'all year round' student fare discount is doable.

PH youth urge Pope Francis: ‘Hear our true story’

Jan 15, 2015 - 8:47 AM

In an open letter to the Catholic leader a nationwide coalition of youth groups details the challenges faced by Filipino youth from the peace process and disasters to corruption in government

Youth groups to hold camp, activities during Pope's visit

Jan 13, 2015 - 6:19 PM

Led by the Student Christian Movement Philippines SCMP thousands of youths from Metro Manila and nearby provinces are expected to flock to public sites of Pope Francis activities despite tight security

FOR THE YOUTH. (L-R) Marc Abila, National Editors Guild of the Philippines president, Einstein Recedes, Student Christian Movement Philippines spokesperson, Vencer Crisostomo, Anakbayan national chairperson, and Sarah Elago, National Union of Students of the Philippines president hold posters that show how Pope Francis is an icon for the plight go Filipino youth. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

MRT upgrade, West PH 101, lechon smuggle | The wRap

Jan 06, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Malacanang says MRT and LRT improvements are about to begin The DFA wants the China conflict taught in schools Did VIP inmates use lechon or a roasted pig to smuggle contraband?

PH students to Pope Francis: Make ‘surprise’ visits to poor

Jan 06, 2015 - 10:43 AM

The Filipino youth is deeply inspired by the words and deeds of Pope Francis Yet we fear that the government will not let his holiness truly witness the dire situation of the vast majority of Filipinos living in poverty

Search for the Ten Outstanding Public School Students of the Philippines (TOPS) 2014

Oct 08, 2014 - 12:56 PM

UPDATED Time to give back For the first time recipients of the TOPS Awards will help look for the next deserving batch of scholars

10 outstanding NCR students announced

May 06, 2014 - 10:32 PM

This year s recipients say they choose to be everyday heroes

TOSP 2014

Coming soon: High schools for athletes?

Sep 20, 2013 - 7:00 AM

You need to take young people with what their passion is and with that passion lead them in academics DepEd consultant Fr Carmelo Caluag tells senators

SUPPORT YOUNG ATHLETES. Sen Pia Cayetano and Sen Sonny Angara asks whether a sports academy system will be better than the proposed Philippine High School for Sports. Photo from Pia Cayetano's office

TOSP 2012: Choosing leaders

Aug 04, 2012 - 10:10 AM

They call a spade a spade – allowing them to tear apart the hypocrisy age allows to flourish Although they do it with respect they can tell the emperor he has no clothes and many of them have

10 most outstanding students of PH chosen

Aug 02, 2012 - 5:41 PM

If you think you have advanced so far do not forget that you are standing on the shoulders of those who came before you

Making nation-building the youth’s business

Jul 11, 2012 - 5:02 PM

Young role models help launch Php1M youth challenge

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