March 28, 2017

Student Union Urges Fraternities & Other Groups: End Violence and Serve the Students and the People

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The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemns the recent incident of violence involving two fraternities in the University of the Philippines (UP) – Diliman and calls on the UP administration for a speedy and impartial investigation regarding the incident. We call on all student formations, be it fraternities, sororities, academic organizations, political parties and other groups, to join the rest of the Filipino students and youth in the reverberating call to end the cultures of violence and impunity. Violence among students and youth is not confined nor isolated to fraternities and sororities. Violence is as harsh as…

STATE OF ABANDONMENT:Why Reforming STFAP Is Not the Solution

Student Regent Cleve Kevin Robert V. Arguelles and Katipunan ng Sangguniang Mag-aaral sa UP (KASAMA sa UP) University of the Philippines Transcript of speech delivered at the Public Consultation on the Proposal to Revise the STFAP and Financial Assistance Services of UP, 04 February 2013, at the College of Education Auditorium hosted by the UP Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs For the past years, students have raised different concerns regarding the UP Socialized Tuition and Financial Assistance Program or STFAP. Be it the long lines, the thousand-pages long application form, the life-and-death mismatch in brackets or the…