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16 Artlet profs honored in Dangal ng UST Awards

photo by KRISTELA DANIELLE S. BOO

  SIXTEEN PROFESSORS from the Faculty of Arts and Letters were recognized for their loyalty and contributions to the University in the 18th Dangal ng UST Awards held May 11. Department of Philosophy founding chair Alfredo Co received the Gawad San Alberto Magno award for the category Natatanging Aklat, while …

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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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Scarred, Scared, and Silent: Shedding Light on Sexual Harassment

art by GUTHRIE F. ROMANO

  A SECOND home is how students would usually perceive their schools and universities, a safe space where they are nurtured intel­lectually and socially before venturing out in the real world. However, beyond the four walls of the classroom there re­mains greater threats—and that includes sexual harassment. Recently, a Facebook …

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Environmentalists call on youth to adopt zero waste living

photo by JANINE C. PEREA

STUDENTS SHOULD partake in achieving a zero waste surrounding as early as now to attain a sustainable world in the future, environmentalists from different countries told Thomasians in a forum held Thursday. “What we could do to the environment today will affect not just you, not just your children, not just …

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Keep passion in writing through reading, says Lit prof

photo by JANINE C. PEREA

THE ASSISTANT director of UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) urged aspiring creative writers from various schools in Manila to keep their passion for writing alive through reading. Cultural and literary critic Assoc. Prof. Ralph Semino Galan underscored that writers must immerse in literary works. “What we need …

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UST retains QS world ranking for 4th time

Infographic by ALISHA JANA R. MORALES and MAXINE V. MORENO

THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) retained its spot in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for the fourth consecutive year. UST, together with De La Salle University, did not move an inch from the 701+ bracket of the 2016 world university rankings. The Ateneo de Manila University is also …

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Filipino units retained in college; profs rejoice

File photo by KARL ANGELO N. VIDAL

IT WAS a day of delight for Filipino language advocates, including professors from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), as college students will continue learning Filipino subjects in the general education curriculum. Members of the UST Department of Filipino expressed their joy after the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issued a …

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Batch 2016 records most number of Latin honorees

photo by JANINE C. PEREA

THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) produced 149 graduates with Latin honors—the highest number recorded in the last 120 years—during the 2016 Solemn Investitures held Monday. AB yielded one summa cum laude, 17 magna cum laudes, and 131 cum laudes out of 973 graduates. Leading this year’s Artlet graduates is …

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