Forgive and forget: The fragmentary epilogue of the June 18 mauling

BY DENVER JETT FAJANILAN On two close occasions last June 18, four UP Diliman students were mauled in the campus grounds. Four university student council (USC) general assemblies (GA), several investigation processes and legal proceedings later, it seems the widely-publicized “frat-related incident” would never reach its long-awaited closure. “Their case has just rested,” said USC… Read More Forgive and forget: The fragmentary epilogue of the June 18 mauling

UP receives P2.2 B cut from DBM budget in 2016

BY FELI RECTO The University of the Philippines (UP) system is set to have P2.2 billion cut from its annual budget in 2016, the Department of Budget Management (DBM) said last August. In their proposed National Expenditure Program for 2016, the DBM reduced the general appropriation amount for the UP system from P13.14 billion this… Read More UP receives P2.2 B cut from DBM budget in 2016

Lack of transparency proves huge setback for eUP

BY JESSE DOCTOR AND CIARRA COLLADO In October, UP President Alfredo Pascual made headlines across many of the university’s student publications. The reason – his remarks on his administration’s flagship project proved controversial. Pascual’s flagship project, eUP, “seeks to integrate, harmonize, and interoperate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems and infrastructure across all constituent universities… Read More Lack of transparency proves huge setback for eUP