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Former Rappler intern bags U.P.’s highest student award

Jun 13, 2019 - 5:33 PM

'I hope that winning this award will inspire those who have failed and struggled.... There is always hope,' says Angelica Yang

Lead found in MMDA traffic enforcers’ blood – study

Jun 11, 2019 - 7:00 AM

The study will justify granting traffic enforcers hazard pay, says a research team led by Emmanuel Baja of the National Institutes for Health-University of the Philippines Manila

HEALTH HAZARD. A study finds that traffic enforcers are prone to heart and lung problems due to exposure to air pollution.

'Reverberate': U.P. Los Baños Babaylan launches Pride Series 2019

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:22 PM

PRESS RELEASE: UPLB Babaylan aims to feature art educating the public about the LGBTQ+ community and their cause

UPLB encourages students to converse offline through human library

May 31, 2019 - 4:19 PM

People become an open book through University of the Philippines Los Baños' Human Library

National Artist for Music Ramon Santos holds lecture in UP on June 6

May 24, 2019 - 7:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Bukás at libre ito sa publiko. Magpatalâ o tumawag sa Sangay ng Literatura at Araling Kultural ng KWF sa (02) 252-1953 o sa email na kwf.slak@gmail.com

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

UP Press lends UPper Shelf to Philippine-based book clubs for free

May 14, 2019 - 1:18 PM

Using the bookstore as venue is absolutely free of charge

Ricky Lee's words to the PUP Class of 2019 is the pep talk our weary hearts need

May 10, 2019 - 1:30 PM

'Di mo kailangan making perpekto. You are never worthless. Huwag kang matakot magkamali. Langoy lang, lipad lang,' says the acclaimed writer

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Groups hit 'pattern of attacks' against democratic institutions

May 08, 2019 - 1:43 PM

'Papatayin nila ang demokrasya kaya anyone who helps in strengthening democracy...sisirain nila kasi media is one of the pillars of democracy,' says Vera Files president Ellen Tordesillas

TRUE MATRIX. Some of the individuals linked to the so-called "Oust-Duterte matrix" gathered at the University of the Philippines Diliman for a forum organized by the Third World Studies Center on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

Otso Diretso to make last stand in miting de avance at UP Diliman

May 07, 2019 - 8:55 PM

(UPDATED) Several bands, singers, and spoken word artists are going to perform during the miting de avance, including Autotelic, Truefaith, Noel Cabangon, and Ebe Dancel

U.P. archaeologists find ancient site in Misamis Oriental dating back to 3,000 BC

May 07, 2019 - 5:59 PM

Archeologists find several artifacts at the Calumat site, including obsidian stones used as tools by Homo sapiens

CALUMAT SITE. The Calumat archaeological site in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

‘Zero vote:’ Youth groups slam Imee Marcos’ dishonesty

May 06, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The groups ask fellow voters to exert an effort to reach other electorates and educate them about the characteristics leaders must possess

TWO FACES. Various youth groups call on Filipinos not to vote for Imee Marcos at the "Zero Votes for Imee Marcos" unity declaration event in Quezon City on Monday, May 6. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

DLSU joins U.P. in latest Asia university rankings

May 02, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The De La Salle University once again makes it to a Times Higher Education list, this time on Asia University Rankings. The University of the Philippines also climbs in rank and is now 95th in the region.

PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITIES. The University of the Philippines and De La Salle University make it to the latest Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings.

WATCH: Disinformation and Democratic Decay Forum 2019

Apr 22, 2019 - 9:33 AM

Bookmark this page to watch the Disinformation and Democratic Decay Forum on Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23

CHED urges public universities to start classes in August

Apr 15, 2019 - 10:50 AM

The Commission on Higher Education says starting classes in August would mean easier processing of budgets since the school year would become aligned with the fiscal year

CHANGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR. The Commission on Higher Education instructs public state and local universities to move their opening of classes to August.

UP Diliman student council elections see lowest voter turnout in at least 11 years

Apr 12, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Only 8,564 out of 20,964 students voted in UP Diliman’s student council elections

LOW TURNOUT. University Student Council elections of University of the Philippines Diliman get their lowest turnout in at least 11 years. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Who are winning in campus mock senatorial polls?

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Share the results of your campus mock polls with MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm

U.P. history teachers urge Filipinos to defend PH from China

Apr 09, 2019 - 6:45 PM

'Ang panghihimasok ng mga barkong Tsino sa bansa ay paglabag sa ating Saligang Batas at pagyurak sa alaala ng ating mga bayani,' says the UP Department of History, in a statement released on Araw ng Kagitingan

SOVEREIGNTY. Different groups march towards the Chinese Consulate in Makati to protest the presence of China in the West Philippine Sea on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Student representatives slam ‘weaponization of the law’ to silence critics

Apr 03, 2019 - 5:40 PM

KAISA UP, along with other student representatives, condemn the aggressions done by the government to silence and harass journalists

PROTEST. KAISA UP stages a torch rally in response to the recent arrest and continued harassment of Maria Ressa and to call on President Rodrigo Duterte on his false promises to the people at the Palma Hall on April 2. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

UPCAT 2019 results released

Apr 01, 2019 - 10:03 AM

The UP College Admission Test results are out!

U.P. Board of Regents: Unenrolled UPLB students can register

Mar 30, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents also directs chancellors to conduct dialogues and consultations with their respective constituents

Call for nominations: 2019 U.P. Gawad Plaridel

Mar 30, 2019 - 1:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE: For 2019, the 14th UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding transmedia practitioner. The deadline for submission of nominations is on April 15, 2019, 5pm.

Photo courtesy of UP College of Mass Communication

‘Stand firm, fight for free press:’ UP Diliman community slams arrest of Maria Ressa

Mar 29, 2019 - 8:51 PM

UP journalism professor and 'Bulatlat' associate editor Danilo Arao added alternative and mainstream media should work together to defend press freedom

Students, together with faculty members, of University of the Philippines-Diliman held a protest action on March 29, at the College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman, condemning the arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa. Photo by Miguel Garcia

UPLB community slams ‘repressive’ ban on unenrolled students in classes

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:10 PM

'Nakakalungkot lang na hindi ako makaka-graduate, hindi dahil sa negligence ko but sa negligence ng admin,' says graduating student Kirby Vicente

Still not the 'best UP,' says coach Okumu

Mar 24, 2019 - 9:15 PM

'I still feel there’s more to come, we can still play better. It’s just a matter of time,' says UP head coach Okumu

WORK-IN-PROGRESS. The UP Lady Maroons just had a 'good day' against La Salle. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Shock NU loss ‘hard to describe,’ says UP coach Okumu

Mar 14, 2019 - 11:27 AM

UP coach Godfrey Okumu says the Lady Maroons are not taking the slump lightly

NOT GOOD. UP coach Godfrey Okumu thinks the Lady Maroons are now in a ‘very, very tight situation.’ Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

LGBT youth on choosing candidates: 'Mambabatas, hindi mambabastos'

Mar 09, 2019 - 7:15 AM

At a recent Safe Spaces event, UP LGBT group leader Sam Cruz urges youth voters to go for candidates who will work to eliminate gender-based discrimination

GENDER EQUALITY. UP Diliman Babaylan Vice President Sam Cruz (3rd left) pushes for the anti-discrimination bill at the Senate. Photo from the UP Babaylan Facebook page

U.P. revisits history in Diliman Commune Tour

Mar 07, 2019 - 11:00 AM

(UPDATED) The tour, offered until March 29, celebrates the spirit of the 1971 Diliman Commune and serves as a tool to educate the youth amid the historical revisionism on social media

UP Commune Tour. Photo by Sofia Virtudes/Rappler

MovePH goes to U.P. College of Law for #MoveDiliman

Mar 06, 2019 - 9:13 AM

MovePH will be at the UP College of Law on March 12! Tickets for the forum are free, but seats are limited. Register now!

Reigning champs UP remain unbeaten in UAAP football

Mar 04, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Dan Saavedra and King Miyagi find the back of the net as UP turns back Ateneo


Ricci Rivero relishes UAAP return: 'Babalik pa rin ako sa mahal ko'

Mar 02, 2019 - 11:05 PM

Sidelined from competitive basketball for a year, Ricci Rivero got right to work for the Maroons in his UAAP comeback

RICCI RETURNS. New UP recruit Ricci Rivero quickly shows his wares in UAAP 3x3 basketball action. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP coach Okumu on La Salle upset: 'We won struggling'

Mar 02, 2019 - 10:22 PM

The Lady Maroons may have stunned the reigning UAAP volleyball champions but UP head coach Godfrey Okumu believes the team has more to work on

NOT OVER. The UP Lady Maroons are not satisfied until they reach the championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

‘Tay, may abogado ka na:' Lawyer pays tribute to taho vendor

Feb 27, 2019 - 7:20 PM

In a now viral post, Alex expresses her immense gratitude to Tatay Dong, a taho vendor whom she met in her first year of college

REUNITED. Alex and Tatay Dong reunite take their first ever photo together after 2 years at the UP Sunken Garden on February 23, 2019. Photo from Alex Castro

UP Maroons' inspirational rise to be chronicled in new book

Feb 27, 2019 - 4:59 PM

'It's a very interesting story, and we hope that it will inspire those who face enormous challenges in the pursuit of their ambitions,' says UP coach Bo Perasol

GOING UP. Bright Akhuetie and Juan Gomez De Liaño lead the Maroons’ incredible rise. Photo release

[OPINION] Why I want to leave UP – and why I might stay

Feb 26, 2019 - 4:22 PM

'I sometimes wonder how much fire my passion has left and, truth be told, if such drive can be better nourished elsewhere – in another university or organization'

U.P., DLSU only PH schools in latest Asia Pacific university rankings

Feb 21, 2019 - 8:57 PM

The De La Salle University makes its debut in the Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings, while the University of the Philippines climbs in rank and is now in the 101-110 bracket

PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITIES. The University of the Philippines and De La Salle University make it to the latest Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings.

Princeton alumni, students call for end to 'intimidation campaign' vs Maria Ressa

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:30 PM

A hundred graduates call on government officials, policy makers, and businesses to 'press' the Philippine government to end its harassment of Maria Ressa and the Philippine press

STOP HARRASMENT. Princeton graduates call for an end to the 'clear intimidation campaign' the Philippine government has mounted against fellow alumni Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons escape UE in UAAP volley season opener

Feb 16, 2019 - 4:35 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Maroons pull off a thrilling win over the Lady Warriors right in the opening game of the UAAP Season 81 volleyball competition

SURVIVAL. Isa Molde and the UP Lady Maroons outlast the gritty Lady Warriors in 5 sets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Amid Maria Ressa’s arrest, UP Fair 2019 urges: 'Defend press freedom'

Feb 14, 2019 - 7:48 AM

The theme of this year's UP Fair is 'Rak N’ Rally', with Ressa originally scheduled to talk about press freedom

PRESS FREEDOM. Various organizations conducts a silent protest for Maria Ressa and press freedom at the UP Fair 2019. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

Dogs offer emotional support for U.P. Diliman students, staff

Feb 12, 2019 - 5:44 PM

Cotton and Tisay are UP's first emotional support dogs

DOG HEALERS. The University of the Philippines - Diliman launches its new program that will involve dogs around the campus in lightening the burden of people. Photos from Utak at Pusa Facebook page

UP Fair: More than just a concert

Feb 11, 2019 - 2:27 PM

This year, UP Fair aims to be the voice of the masses

Newsrooms, universities team up to fact-check 2019 elections

Feb 11, 2019 - 1:38 PM

The Tsek.ph collaborative project will verify claims in the lead-up to the 2019 midterm elections, and rate them based on the degree of accuracy or completeness

TSEK.PH LAUNCH. Media and academe partners sign a memorandum of understanding for the Tsek.ph collaborative fact-checking project at the University of the Philippines on February 11, 2019. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

WATCH: U.P. Lady Maroons out to live up UAAP hype

Feb 09, 2019 - 7:59 PM

After copping two breakthrough preseason crowns, the UP Lady Maroons vie to prove they're for real

FOCUS. The UP Lady Maroons take it one game at a time this season. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: UP Oblation Run calls to uphold freedom of expression

Feb 09, 2019 - 8:14 AM

Around 30 masked APO members joined this year’s Oblation Run, dubbed the “Ritual Dance of the Brave” – a call for action against threats to democracy

BLANK. Alpha Phi Omega (APO) fraternity members carry blank placards to allow people to voice out their own messages during the Oblation Run at the University of the Philippines-Diliman on February 8, 2019. Photo by Lisa David/Rappler

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Feb 07, 2019 - 9:15 PM

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FALSE: Imee Marcos ‘graduated cum laude from UP College of Law’

Feb 06, 2019 - 6:48 PM

(UPDATED) 'There is no record of her graduation from UPD (University of the Philippines Diliman) nor any honors or academic distinctions received with the University Registrar's office,' says UP Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa

NO UP DEGREE. UP says while she took courses at the university, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos does not have a record of graduation.

Why experts strongly oppose lowering the age of criminal responsibility

Feb 04, 2019 - 11:48 AM

Lawmakers are set on having children as young as 12 exposed to the criminal justice system. They ignore years of scientific research and evidence.

UP Diliman commemorates 70th year of move from Ermita campus

Jan 22, 2019 - 1:01 PM

The event urges everyone to contemplate on our sense of place and the routes in place-making

LOOK: Paul Desiderio gets his own Chooks-to-go branch

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:12 PM

Despite not winning the UAAP championship, Chooks-to-Go gifts Paul Desiderio a franchise

REWARD. Chooks-to-Go still awards Paul Desiderio his very own branch that will be with him for the rest of his life. Photo from release

UAAP juniors: Ateneo vents ire on UE, NU blasts UST

Jan 16, 2019 - 7:39 PM

The Blue Eaglets snap a two-game skid as the league-leading Bullpups remain as the top dogs in the UAAP juniors basketball tournament

LEAGUE’S BEST. Gerry Abadiano and the NU Bullpups strengthen their hold of the solo top spot. Contributed photo