By Fritz D. Rodriguez While UP has become a hotbed of gender-open politics, the rest of the country still has a long way to go. 2012 proved to be a victorious year for advocates of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) rights. We have witnessed Uganda’s first Pride March, CNN’s Anderson Cooper coming out (via e-mail),… Read More MICROCOSM OF THE PHILIPPINES?
By Andrea Yu Last year saw several headline-grabbing stories on student deaths and attacks within UP’s biggest campuses. Here’s a recap of what has been a violent 2012 for UP. Nearly a year after the brutal robbery incident that left her with massive head injuries and needing a months-long hospitalization, Lordei Hina has yet to… Read More STATE OF UNEASE IN STATE U: Reviewing a year of violence in UP
By Christelle Delvo In the past eight months, UP Diliman has become a test site for the latest innovation of Filipino scientists and engineers – an Automated Guideway Transit System (AGTS), the first fully-automated and emission-free rail transport system in the country. The project is spearheaded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) –… Read More DOST testing future PH mass transport system in UP