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Look Ma, no principles!

In its latest tirade against UP Diliman University Student Council Chairperson Sindayen (published in today’s issue of the Phil. Daily Inquirer in the LTTE section), a certain political minority faction in UP Diliman has claimed that there is a ‘shadow … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, TOFI

Batiin natin ang 300% Tuition and Other Fee Increase (TOFI) ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas! Ika-apat na kaarawan na nito ngayong araw. Noong nakaraang Mayo nagtapos ang pinaka-huling batch na nagbabayad ng lumang matrikula ng P300 kada yunit. Sa loob ng … Continue reading

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combat liberalism

Just a few minutes ago, I read on Facebook that the UPLB Administration has finally withdrawn charges filed against some members of previous UPLB University Student Council officers, including former Student Regent Banez, and UPLB Perspective Editor-in-Chief Acuna. After being … Continue reading

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blog action day: a tale of two campuses

The two chronologies are a study in contrasts. One showcases actions one would associate with the terms “lobbying” and “dialogue”. The other features those associated with “confrontation” and “militancy”. One is associated with “civil society”, the other is associated with “agitators”.

But the two also combine to form a logical process or order. A before and after. One assumes that there are equal power relations between Admin and student, the other has realized that it does not exist. One gives the benefit of the doubt, the other has no doubt left in its participants. Continue reading

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there are few civilized students in PUP and UP

For one, Akbayan is unable to come to the same conclusions as we have. The scientific method says that a hypothesis can only be proved if it goes through an experiment and the results affirm the hypothesis. Akbayan and its allied groups have forgotten the “experiment” part of the process Continue reading

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the battle of march 24

Malamang lahat ng mga estudyante, kahit sa mga paaralang hindi sangkot sa mga nasabing protesta, ay nakakaalam nito: kahapon, naglunsad ng sabay-sabay na mga protesta ang mga estudyante ng UP Diliman, UP Manila, UPLB, at PUP-Sta. Mesa. Sa Diliman, napanood … Continue reading

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