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Twenty-two notable news of 2022

Twenty-two notable news of 2022

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THE YEAR 2022 was a year of transition and transformation. It saw transition in the change in leadership in the Philippines, the gradual return of practices that were disrupted by the pandemic, the takeover of the frequencies of a shuttered television network and the miserable debut of UST’s revamped men’s basketball team. The year also witnessed transformations caused by an invasion-triggered war, a number of natural disasters, acquisition of a social media company, and soaring commodity prices, which forced several households to further tighten their belts. There were also triumphs like the Philippines’ securing of a place in a prestigious football tournament and the magical reunion concert of arguably the most influential band in the country; tragedies like the passing of p...
#BalikUSTe returns on campus after two-year hiatus

#BalikUSTe returns on campus after two-year hiatus

AB Events, Inside AB
by PRINCE RONSON SABADO THE UNIVERSITY will be opening its doors to incoming freshmen and returning Thomasian students with its annual school-wide welcoming campaign, #BalikUSTe, with its theme "Make your mark, Tigers.” The event was physically discontinued for two consecutive years due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, halting its 2020 edition and conducting its virtual edition in 2021. In a press release, #BalikUSTe organizer and the University's premiere events management and media production organization TOMCAT- UST asserted that the pandemic would "not hinder them" in creating a “one-of-a-kind” experience for incoming and returning Thomasian students this academic year. "As the university gears up for both on-campus and virtual class setups, ‘Make your mark, Tiger...