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UST student councils: PH changed for worse during Duterte admin

UST student councils: PH changed for worse during Duterte admin

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by ARTHUR N. APOSTOL UST STUDENT councils called for the government's accountability over its atrocities and urged the Thomasian community to "never forget what the administration has wrought" in a unity statement released Tuesday after President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his last State of the Nation Address (SONA). In the statement, the student councils criticized Duterte’s rule, stating that the country changed for the worse during his term. "With its most famous slogan "Change is coming," the country has indeed changed, for worse, in the past five years under a tyrannical administration," the councils wrote. They furthered that the administration's priority turned into violence by starting a brutal and tiring war against the poor, the indigenous people, the oppressed, and ex...
THE FLAME EXPLAINS:  Why OSA wants uniform constitution for SCs, orgs

THE FLAME EXPLAINS: Why OSA wants uniform constitution for SCs, orgs

Issues, The Flame Explains
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...