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Tracing the threads: ABSC files complaint vs. ‘fraudulent’ Type-B supplier

Tracing the threads: ABSC files complaint vs. ‘fraudulent’ Type-B supplier

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article won best in-depth report in the second UST National Campus Journalism Awards last Dec. 21. It first appeared in the Flame's Vol. 51, Issue no. 2. ON FEBRUARY 11, students in the University were allowed to wear their Type-B uniforms throughout the semester in anticipation of the hot weather. However, Anna Patricia Urrutia, an Economics senior, has yet to receive the two Type-B uniforms she ordered from the Arts and Letters Student Council (ABSC) last year. "Malapit na akong grumaduate [pero] wala pa rin akong Type-B uniform. Seeing your batchmates wear their Type B uniform every day since February 11—I can’t stop thinking when can I get [mine], and if ever there’s a chance of refund, when will that happen?” Urrutia is just one of many Artlets who own
THE FLAME EXPLAINS:  Why OSA wants uniform constitution for SCs, orgs

THE FLAME EXPLAINS: Why OSA wants uniform constitution for SCs, orgs

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FROM STUDENT councils, interest organizations, and political parties, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) is home to an array of extra-curricular organizations that cater to Thomasians’ interests and need for holistic learning. Student leaders and concerned constituents have been in constant pursuit of amending their constitutions to adapt to the changing times and demands of their organizations. Usually, it is the students who initiate such move. Fast forward to 2015, this grassroot-level of student lawmaking could take a different route. Due to the lack of proper documentation of some faculties and colleges, the University’s Office for Student Affairs (OSA) wants to hold a constitutional convention with all faculties, colleges, and institutes to revisit their constitutions. This w