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QUICK RECALL: UAAP CHEERDANCE COMPETITION

After two years of hiatus, students from eight participating schools finally hit the court to showcase their talents, skills, and school spirit for the annual UAAP Cheerdance Competition. That said, it is also that time of the year when the battle on the dance floor extends to the benches with respective schools’ students and supporters, […]

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‘EXTRAORDINARY’ MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNEY — UAAP

For 48 days, the student-athletes of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) amazed, dazzled, and entertained during the Season 84 men’s basketball tournament. It was a product of meticulous preparation not just from the UAAP, but all eight-member schools that mounted a bubble for their teams as the league staged the competition amid […]

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Sports & Entertainment

CONVERGE ICT HELP UP STUDES GET FREE NET ACCESS

The University of the Philippines Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT), through the NowheretogobutUP Foundation, and its newest supporter, Converge ICT Solutions, have pledged to help scholars from the National Capital Region and other parts of Luzon cope with the demands of remote learning. Officers of UP’s Kaagapay Sa Pag-Aaral Ng Mga Iskolar Ng Bayan program, the […]

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Politics

REMEMBER MARTYRDOM OF WENCESLAO VINZONS – GORDON

On the commemoration of the 110th birth anniversary of the late Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, one of the country’s most notable patriots during the Second World War, Senator Dick Gordon called on Filipinos to honor the memory of the former legislator from Camarines Norte. “Wenceslao Vinzons is a true hero of the Philippines. He died defending […]

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Sports & Entertainment

FIGHTING MAROONS LOOK BACK AT THEIR HISTORIC UAAP 81 RUN

If there’s one good thing that has come out of this pandemic, it’s that friendship and family bonds have gotten stronger, despite or because of the physical absence. A tightly-knit family and the best of friends because of their shared experience, the UP Fighting Maroons of University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81, […]

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UP FIGHTING MAROONS CHEER UP FRONTLINERS WITH ZOOMUSTAHAN

With people around the world cheering, applauding and saying thank you to their frontliners from balconies and plazas, the University of the Philippines Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT) expressed gratitude and appreciation for local frontliners in their own unique way. UP Fighting Maroons Noah Webb, Kobe Paras, Ricci Rivero, James Spencer, David Murrell, Joe Gomez de […]

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Government

UP-PRODUCED COVID-19 TEST KITS READY FOR DEPLOYMENT — NOGRALES

Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) spokesperson Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced that the government has allocated P57.2 million for the production of locally-produced COVID-19 test kits that were developed by the University of the Philippines (UP)-National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Manila HealthTek Inc., saying in a press briefing […]

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Sports & Entertainment

1986 CHAMPIONS JOIN UP MAROONS COACHING STAFF – PERASOL

The UP Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT) will be boosting its coaching staff with four former UP Fighting Maroons as part of its efforts to continue the upward trajectory of its program and win its first University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball championship since 1986. This according to UPMBT Head Coach Bo Perasol, […]

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UAAP Tournament Commissioner not ‘all-powerful’ says Maroons lawyer

A member of the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons legal team bucked claims that the UAAP Tournament Comissioner had “unlimited powers” to impose disciplinary measures, saying on Thursday that this was one of the issues it raised in the Motion for Reconsideration (MR) the school filed to appeal the three-game suspension imposed on […]

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Politics

COMPEL UP, PUP TO COOPERATE WITH POLICE, ARMY ON ALLEGED RED RECRUITMENT – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato dela Rosa has floated the idea of compelling state-run universities to fully cooperate with security forces in ensuring that groups that indoctrinate students into the communist ideology will not be allowed in their campuses. “They should, gobyerno naman gumagastos sa kanila (the government funds them). Government-owned schools ang mga ito (these are government schools) and yet […]