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A new Thomasian symbol pounces: UST unveils new tiger and block lettering

A new Thomasian symbol pounces: UST unveils new tiger and block lettering

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PLAZA MAYOR bid farewell to its resident tiger statue as the University revealed a new and fiercer version of its animal symbol as part of the welcome walk festivities for freshmen.  The tiger, made from UV resin, stood eight feet beside a two-meter high GI Sheet block letters in the University’s official font. “The statue depicts the University’s zeal and passion, and its continuous engagement with the mission (of) bringing the light through quality in Catholic education both in Mindanao and CALABARZON region,” Secretary-General Fr. Louie Coronel O.P said. The University has extended its campus in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Its most recent expansion is in General Santos City in Mindanao.  With a performance from Salinggawi Dance Troupe came the big reveal of the tiger statue an...
You are entitled to a social life, Rector tells freshmen

You are entitled to a social life, Rector tells freshmen

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by AUBREY SHANE LIM UST RECTOR Rev. Fr. Richard Ang O.P encouraged freshmen to balance social activities with academic pursuits, saying some important lessons are learned outside the classroom. “I do not want you to become nerds. You are entitled to a social life and experience parties as well as parades just like today,” Ang said in his homily during the Thomasian Welcome Mass on Tuesday. “You also get to learn a lot of significant things in community service or supporting advocacies of the organizations you choose to join,” Ang added. The rector cited the importance of both emotional quotient (EQ) and intelligence quotient (IQ) in achieving a balanced and fulfilled life. He said he does not expect Thomasians to be “intellectual eggheads.” “Thomasians are brainy—and ...
#BalikUSTe returns on campus after two-year hiatus

#BalikUSTe returns on campus after two-year hiatus

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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...