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    PROSPECTUS. Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy addresses the Thomasian community regarding his plans for the University last Oct. 16 at the Medicine Auditorium. Photo by BASILIO H. SEPE ... Read More


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UST marks 'Vocation Promotion and Prayer and Gratitude for Priests'

November 27, 2015, 6:49p.m. - "EVERY religious vocation is Eucharistic in nature."

The importance of the members of the religious community were highlighted during the celebration of the "Vocation Promotion and Prayer and Gratitude for Priests" at the Santisimo Rosario Parish Church last Nov. 26.

Fr. Filemon de la Cruz, O.P., vice rector for religious affairs, said there were two challenges that aspiring preachers might encounter in religious vocation, in his homily during the Eucharistic celebration.

“A person may be giving up something and giving everything. It’s not easy to give up. But making a choice involves giving up," Fr. de la Cruz said. read more »

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 1st UST National Campus Journalism Awards

The 1st UST National Campus Journalism Awards (UNCJA) will honor outstanding works in journalism at the university or college level in three categories: (1) Best In-Depth News, (2) Best Feature and (3) Best Editorial.

The UNCJA is supported by a grant from retired Washington-based labor lawyer Julio Macaranas Jr., a two-time editor in chief of The Varsitarian, the 87-year-old official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas. Macaranas established the awards in honor of his late mother, Mercedes, who taught him how to write.

The awards will be given out during "Inkblots," the annual national campus journalism fellowship and conference established by The Varsitarian in 1999. read more »

Scrutinize candidates

THE PRESIDENCY is no easy job, but there sure was no shortage of aspirants wanting to take it just the same.

After the five-day period set by the Commission on Election (Comelec), a total of 130 people filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) for president, the highest number in Philippine election history, easily beating 2010’s 99 candidates.

They included a man who described himself as an “intergalactic space ambassador,” another who goes by the name “Archangel Lucifer,” and a few others who said they were running because they had been told by the heavens to do so. read more »

Fire at QPav resto last October "accidental"

November 27, 2015, 2:31p.m. - THE FIRE that hit a chicken restaurant at the Quadricentennial Pavilion last October was “accidental in nature,” fire investigators have ruled, but the food establishment had to install new equipment prior to reopening this week.

The Chicken Deli Restaurant was hit by fire on Oct. 9, with the blaze lasting for half an hour and reaching only first-alarm status, according to Insp. Efren Bereña of the Sampaloc Fire Station. No one was hurt during the incident, and damage was estimated at only P30,000. read more »

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