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Be responsible reporters, media students told in a forum

Photo by JANINE C. PEREA

CREDIBILITY is the currency of a good journalist. This was the message of seasoned radio presenters to media students from different universities during the fifth Podcast Convention (PodCon) held March 23 and 24 at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex. Atty. Rudolph Jularbal, general counsel of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng …

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Journalism alumni recognized for agriculture reporting

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TWO Journalism alumni were acknowledged for their comprehensive and quality reportage of the issues and developments in the country’s agricultural sector last March 22. Jasper Emmanuel Arcalas and Louise Maureen Simeon were awarded second and third best agriculture beat reporters of the year, respectively, during the 2016 Philippine Agriculture Journalists-San Miguel …

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3 Artlets compete for CSC posts

Photos by KRISTELA DANIELLE S. BOO

THREE STUDENTS from the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) filed their certificates of candidacy for the upcoming Central Student Council (CSC) elections, Tuesday, March 21. Former UST Journalism Society vice president-internal Christopher Daniel Reyes is eyeing the position of treasurer under Lakasdiwa. The Journalism junior said it is his goal …

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Ombudsman: Prevention is ‘antidote’ to corruption

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PREVENTION IS the only way for Filipinos to eradicate corruption—for now. This was the message of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to the Artlets in the 49th St. Thomas More Lecture held March 16 at the Medicine Auditorium. Through “preventive corruption initiatives,” Filipinos may hope for a better governance and nation, Morales …

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Thomasians urged to defend democracy, stand vs. return of Martial Law

Photo by KATHLEEN MAE I. GUERRERO

SPEAKERS FROM different sectors of the society called on students to uphold democracy and human rights as they tackled the personal, political, economic, and religious aspects of Martial Law in the symposium organized by the Thomasian Debaters Council on Saturday. Former Commission on Human Rights chairperson Etta Rosales reminded the youth …

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Former Tarlac gov renews blame on Aquino for Mamasapano clash

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FORMER Tarlac governor Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco reiterated that her nephew, former president Benigno Aquino III, should be held responsible for the Mamasapano clash in 2015, which saw the deaths of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos. Cojuangco claimed that Aquino’s “utter ignorance” was the previous administration’s biggest error that led to …

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Artlets reign in 32nd Gawad Ustetika with 27 awards

Photo by MARIANNE LORRAINE M. SAMILING

SEVENTEEN ARTLETS dominated this year’s Gawad Ustetika with 27 out of 35 awards, once again proving that the Faculty of Arts and Letters is home to the University of Santo Tomas’ (UST) best literary writers. Winning big was Literature senior Raymond Gold Padao who received the Rector’s Literary Award—the highest literary …

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Professor Emeritus Co: Seek true knowledge through philosophy

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NAMED AS Professor Emeritus for his outstanding contributions to the University and the field of philosophy, “Venerable Master” Alfredo Co, Ph.D. urged Thomasians to continue the pursuit of true knowledge and beauty through philosophy amid today’s virtual age. “I am disturbed that man is gradually abandoning the ideal search of …

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AB blasts Nursing for 1st Goodwill victory

photo by KATHLEEN MAE I. GUERRERO

THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) Women’s Basketball Team is recovering the lethal form that carried it to the Thomasian Goodwill Games Finals last year through a methodical handling of the College of Nursing (Nursing) Women’s Basketball Team, 56-23, in their elimination round duel held March 7 at the …

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Commerce trounces AB in overtime

Photo by JANINE C. PEREA

THE COLLEGE of Commerce and Business Administration (Commerce) Men’s Basketball Team rode on a tense overtime, 77-74, leaving the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Basketball Team winless after its second game in this year’s Thomasian Goodwill Games. Commerce powerhouses Isaac Lim and Jose Mauricio Beredo racked up 16 points …

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