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‘Voltes V’ fan gets back at Marcos

‘ULTRAMAGNETIC’ ART Toym Leon Imao with his “Voltes V”-inspired piece conveying his “angst” over the Marcos dictatorship, on display at the UP Diliman campus. RAFFY LERMA

As an 11-year-old in 1979, Toym Leon Imao felt the heavy hand of the Marcos dictatorship when his favorite TV cartoon series “Voltes V” was unceremoniously taken off the air.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UP students to Abad: We won’t apologize

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So who manhandled who? The University of the Philippines student group accused of mobbing Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad after a forum on the Disbursement Acceleration Program last week said on Monday that it was their members who were pushed and shoved by the official’s “protectors.”

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

UP president probes Abad mobbing: ‘We do not condone violence’

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Five days after Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad was mobbed by protesters after a forum at the University of the Philippines Diliman, the school administration and the students involved in the fracas have found themselves on opposite sides of the issue.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP professors, students protest scrapping of Filipino

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Professors and students of Filipino courses in the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, on Friday opposed a Commission on Higher Education order removing Filipino subjects from the college general education curriculum (GEC).

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP freshmen ‘taken for a ride’ as classes open in Diliman

‘ISKOLAR NG BAYAN’ ON WHEELS  Freshmen students are taken on a familiarization tour of the University of the Philippines Diliman campus in Quezon City using the battery-powered Segway vehicles on the first day of classes.  LYN RILLON

As classes opened on Thursday at the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City, some freshmen were taken for a ride—literally—and in batches.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »