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Artlet CSC hopefuls aim for honest, active student council

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CENTRAL STUDENT Council (CSC) bets from the Faculty of Arts and Letters are seeking an improved system of information dissemination and a more responsive student council for the next academic year. Eyeing the position of treasurer, Journalism junior Christopher Daniel Reyes from Lakas ng Diwang Tomasino said holistic transparency brings student …

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Varying English language reception tackled in lecture

photo by MARIANNE LORRAINE M. SAMILING

IN ORDER to be welcoming to a person’s weaknesses in the English language, one must re-evaluate his perceptions on how the language is received by different social groups, a professor from the University of the Philippines (UP) told Thomasians in a lecture held March 28. Aileen Salonga, associate dean for …

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22 hopefuls file candidacy for ABSC polls

Photo by JANINE C. PEREA

TWENTY-TWO ARTLETS formalized their bids in this year’s Faculty of Arts and Letters Student Council (ABSC) elections after filing their certificates of candidacy on March 27. Independent candidates and bets from political parties Dekada, Grand Alliance for Progress (GAP), and Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UST (STAND-UST) …

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Be responsible reporters, media students told in a forum

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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

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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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