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Econ head urges Thomasians to help minimize pandemic effects

Econ head urges Thomasians to help minimize pandemic effects

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by MATTHEW DAVE A. JUCOM AB ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT head Assoc. Prof. Carlos Manapat urged the Thomasian community to participate in the actions related to minimizing the adverse effects of the pandemic. “Find opportunities to volunteer like being contract tracers and attend to the needy [by donating] cash if you have, your time, and things that you don’t use and things that you don’t need but are still useful,” Manapat said during a webinar on Friday. “When the government said that the senior citizens [should not] go out, apektado talaga sila, especially, kung mag-asawang senior citizens. Now for us Thomasians, how can we help them? Well I think, in that case, a good example is we can go to their house and ask them if they need our help in buying groceries and medicine for examp...
Artlet CSC bets seek active studentry in mandatory debate

Artlet CSC bets seek active studentry in mandatory debate

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CENTRAL STUDENT Council (CSC) candidates from the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) bared their platforms and stands on different University issues in Tagisan 2016 mandatory debate, all seeking to end student apathy and to promote active involvement in the Thomasian community. Both vying for the position of public relations officer, Journalism junior Enna Hermoso from Lakas ng Diwang Tomasino (Lakasdiwa) and Behavioral Science junior Jherome Ramos from Lakas Tomasino Coalition (LTC) presented measures to combat Thomasians’ political apathy. Hermoso said it is important to know the cause of students’ apathy first in order to come up with efficient solutions while Ramos sees the lack of awareness among students as the main problem. “Kapag naging aware na po ang mga estudyante, he...
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...