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Lumads, youths criticize PNoy in 5th SOYA

“Kita dapat magkahiusa. Ipalagpot nato si Noynoy Aquino.” This was the statement of Datu Tungig Mansumay-at during the 5th State of the Youth Address(SOYA), July 25 at the Finster Auditorium, Ateneo de Davao University. The event was hosted by Buklurang Atenista, a socio-political organization from AdDU, and the Kabataan Partylist …

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ADV defends IHL debate champ title

The Ateneo Debate Varsity (ADV) emerged as the overall champion in the college category of the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Debates 2015 last Aug. 28-30 at the University of Mindanao (UM) Matina Campus, defending the title from last year. In 2014, ADV’s team A, which was consisted of Trisha Aliya Dulanas, Nice Mondragon, …

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Poets, artists promote literature, arts in LitOrgy 7

Poets and artists performed their various literary pieces before the crowd during the LitOrgy: Seven Seers at the Red Rooster Rooftop Bar last Aug. 29 and 30. The LitOrgy, now on its seventh installment, is a literary event that gathers various writers and performers around the city to promote literature and …

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Groups march for human rights, envi protection

With the theme “Lumadnong Kinaiyahan, Martsa Alang sa Kalingkawasan”, indigenous people (IPs), students, and members of different human rights and environmental groups in Davao city marched from Freedom Park to People’s Park last Wednesday, Aug. 19. Amnesty International Philippines-Davao (AIPh-Davao), together with the Ateneo Public Interest and Legal Advocacy (APILA) …

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Europe, Asia, Africa visit Rizal Park

Together with the representatives from the Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (AIESEC)-AdDU Chapter, a group of young people from 21 different countries in Europe, Asia and Africa organized a fund-raising program called “Hand in Hand for Mintal” at Rizal Park last Aug. 12. The said group …

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Music artists stage benefit concert for Lumad education

The Save Our Schools (SOS) Network and Salugpongan International held a free concert in which members of the audience were required to donate school supplies for the education of indigenous people instead of paying for tickets last Aug. 10 at the Reggae Grill, Davao City. The concert, dubbed as Rise for …

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Student-journos gather for Pluma 2K15

At least 131 student journalists from 18 student publications around the region gathered to take part in the Pluma 2K15: A Comprehensive Journalism Skills Training yesterday, Aug. 8, at the Ricci Hall of the Ateneo de Davao University Community Center. Chairperson Dave Steven Villamora discussed about the history of College …

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Loyalists pay homage to Ka Parago

Revolutionary banners were at scene as thousands of people from different areas in Mindanao gathered to pay one last homage to fallen NPA commander Leoncio “Ka Parago” Pitao last July 9, 2015 at the Almendras Gymnasium, Davao City. The people also mourned the loss of 27 year old medic Vanessa …

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