• Despite rain, thousands flock to La Naval

    SEA OF LIGHT. Devouts of the of Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario de La Naval de Manila join the celebration of her feast. Photo by Basilio H. Sepe ... Read More


    The enthronement of the image of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary in the Santisimo Rosario Parish church is part of the solemn celebration for the month of the holy rosary. Photo by Nazzi M. Castro ... Read More

  • Unang Filipinong Rektor ng UST, pumanaw na

    PUMANAW ang kauna-unahang rektor na Filipino ng Unibersidad na si P. Leonardo Legaspi, O.P. ... Read More


    Uprooted trees are scattered in the Plaza Mayor after Typhoon "Glenda" hit several parts of the country including the University. Photo by ALVIN JOSEPH KASIBAN ... Read More


    High-rise buildings in the Sampaloc area continue to overshadow UST's Main Building, which used to be a towering presence many decades ago. Photo by NAZZI M. CASTRO ... Read More

  • UST Faculty Union ratifies new CBA

    THE UNIVERSITY administration and the 1,600-strong UST Faculty Union (USTFU) finally signed a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement ... Read More


    UST tightens security a day after the bomb scare last February 25, with security guards now checking bags and recording logs in all gates and buildings. JOHN DANIEL J. HIRRO ... Read More

  • Mindanao campus to rise soon

    WITH ALMOST all obstacles cleared, Asia’s oldest University is set to open its first satellite campus soon in Mindanao. ... Read More

  • Peace prize honorees call on Rector

    THE 12TH Gusi Peace Prize laureates paid a courtesy call on UST Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. last Nov. 26 at the Main Building ... Read More

  • Growling Tigers roar in defeat

    THE GROWLING Tigers' remarkable run in UAAP Season 76 ended with a 69-71 overtime loss to the De La Salle Green Archers ... Read More

University targets higher QS ranking

THE UNIVERSITY will establish a committee to focus on the improvement of UST’s standing in the Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) world university rankings, following its poor showing in recent years.

Maribel Nonato, director of the Office for Research and Innovation (ORI), said Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. had decided to form a committee of administrators that would synchronize UST’s strategy to achieve better QS results.

“The move of one will certainly affect the other office kaya kailangan parallel, synchronized ang mga [strategies]. Father Rector will be calling a big [meeting with the] lead offices,” Nonato said. read more »

Purist on Purisima

AMID glaring cases of police corruption and incompetence, notably the kidnapping of two men and stealing P2 million in broad daylight on Edsa by eight policemen, some of them already convicted administratively of graft cases against them, President Aquino has stood by Director General Alan Purisima of the Philippine National Police (PNP), insensitively declaring that he was standing by his man.  read more »

Tale of the Tigers: What the numbers say

NUMBERS don’t lie.

What went wrong with the UST Growling Tigers this season boiled down to inconsistency and shaky offense, as shown by data from Imperium, UAAP’s official statistics company.

In half of their 14 games, the Growling Tigers performed poorly in the first three quarters before getting their rhythm in the final period. They had four games where they collapsed in the end after an aggressive start.

The Tigers also slumped in offense as they only made a total of 309 field goals to rank seventh in the league. They also placed sixth in field goal percentage, shooting only an average of 35.7 percent. read more »

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