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Batch 2017 records most number of Latin honorees in 121 years

Batch 2017 records most number of Latin honorees in 121 years

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By ANGELIQUE ANNE F. TORRES THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) produced 214 graduates with Latin honors this year—the highest number of Latin honorees in the Faculty recorded in 121 years—during the Solemn Investiture held Monday. AB yielded 26 magna cum laudes and 188 cum laudes out of 948 graduates. Leading the batch is Behavioral Science (BES) major Kristine Quiambao who was given the Rector’s Academic Award, the highest academic excellence award given to students, after obtaining a general weighted average of 1.254. Batch salutatorian Harvey James Castillo, former The Flame Letters Editor Aaron Philip Dela Cruz, and George Deoso of Literature, Kevyn Kishu Carbonel, Hazelyn Lariza, Zyrelle Cloie Mayor, and Rommel Montaño of BES, Imee Camille Advincula, Jerald Carl Andr...
Dagohoy to graduating Thomasians: Remain faithful and true

Dagohoy to graduating Thomasians: Remain faithful and true

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RECTOR REV. Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O. P. challenged the graduating Thomasians to keep their values intact despite the pressures and temptations they could face as they leave the University during the Baccalaureate Mass held May 19. “In a world where integrity has been replaced by expediency for some people easily believe fake news instead of good news, for some use social media as a tool of isolation instead of communication, for some exploit religion to divide instead to unite, for some politicians use leadership as a license to impunity instead of genuine public service, for some enter business for the sake of property and profit alone, I urge you, our dear graduates, to remain steadfast in your faith and hold on to what is true,” Dagohoy said. The rector also commended the grad...