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AB’s cold stretch continues after losing to Medicine

THE PLAYOFF hopes of the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Women’s Volleyball Team in the Thomasian Goodwill Games dimmed after it suffered its third straight defeat, this time in the hands of a surging Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Medicine). AB fell prey to Medicine in a two-set meltdown, 25-23 …

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Educator slams media’s portrayal of women

  MEDIA’S REPRESENTATION of women is limited only to the roles of mothers and wives, leaving out the real problem they face in the society, a professor from the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman told Artlets in a forum held Tuesday. Bernadette Villanueva Neri, deputy director of UP Center …

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AB bags awards in Theomasino 2016

THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) grabbed bronze in this year’s Theomasino: Thomasian Theology Quiz Bee held Friday at the Medicine Auditorium. The Conservatory of Music landed as first runner-up, while the College of Education emerged as champions, dethroning the Faculty of Pharmacy. Composing the AB team were Philosophy junior …

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SDP denied accreditation this year

POLITICAL PARTY Students’ Democratic Party (SDP) will not be allowed to participate in next year’s local elections after failing to get accreditation from the Faculty of Arts and Letters Commission on Elections (AB Comelec). SDP’s non-accreditation came after it failed to submit the necessary documents for accreditation as stated in …

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Educator urges youth awareness on federalism

WITH THE possible shift of the current unitary presidential system of government to a federal one, the youth sector would play an important role in advocating awareness on the said concept, an educator said in a forum held Wednesday. Prof. Eric de Torres, chair of the University of the East Department …

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AB improves Goodwill record after trouncing IICS

THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Volleyball Team is now standing at a 2-1 win-loss record after it brushed aside the Institute of Information and Computing Sciences (IICS) Men’s Volleyball Team during the elimination round of the Thomasian Goodwill Games held Wednesday. AB offensive specialist Russel Wilfred Estrada …

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Literature counters social ills, says Nobel laureate

NOBEL PRIZE in Literature awardee Mario Vargas Llosa expressed his confidence in the power of literature to denounce dictatorships and other social ills in his lecture as an honorary professor of the University of Santo Tomas. “It (literature) does not only express one’s conviction, but [it] also [expresses] his feeling …

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Nat’l identity found in aging filmstrips – film archivist

A FILM restoration expert urged Thomasians yesterday to patronize restored classic Filipino movies because they bring a sense of national identity. Leo Katigbak, head of ABS-CBN archives and film restoration, stressed the importance of the younger generation’s exposure to classic movies in the campus tour of Cinema One Originals Festival 2016 …

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Former Socio Dep’t head dies at 86

  THE FORMER chairperson of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Department of Sociology died at the age of 86 due to heart failure last Oct. 21. Alice Bulos, who graduated from UST with a master’s degree in social and behavioral sciences, taught sociology in the University from 1951 to 1971. …

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AB escapes IPEA, logs 1st Goodwill win

THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Volleyball Team welcomed this year’s Thomasian Goodwill Games with a triumph against the Institute of Physical Education and Athletics (IPEA) Volleyball Team. Odds were not in the favor of AB during the first few minutes of the game as they committed multiple errors, …

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