By Gil Aquino ’11
On May 26, 2011 Sigma Rho brods assisted in the Operation: Libreng Tuli at Brgy. UP Campus, Quezon City. Said operation is a joint project between the Sigma Rho Fraternity and Councilor Bong Suntay of District 4, Quezon City. The said health and medical program has been conducted regularly since 1998, providing free circumcision to over 2,000 boys yearly. Continue reading
By Taking Marella ’10
“The business of a law school is to teach law in a grand manner and to make great lawyers.”
These words from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., etched on a wall of Malcolm Hall, were what greeted the incoming freshman of UP Law as they piled into the theater for their orientation. This year’s freshman orientation, aptly titled “Adapt 2011: Sangdaang Sangandaan,” aimed to welcome, if not frighten; encourage, if not discourage; and praise, if not intimidate, the Centennial Batch of UP Law. Indeed, as the students, organizations and guest speakers could attest, the business of law school can be a daunting task – especially for neophytes in the legal academe. Continue reading
The University Student Council (USC) is the official student representative body of the Philippines’ premiere institution of higher learning. As such, it represents the interests of the students within and outside the University. The USC exists to represent UP students in various affairs of the University, acting as the voice of students in the local, national, and international issues. As the highest student representative body in the university, the USC is composed of members elected amongst the student body, mandated to organize and direct campaigns and activities to defend and promote students’ rights, and improve the students’ general welfare.