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Y-vote forum encourages youth participation

Good governance is expected from good leaders. This is the core message of the Y-vote, a forum conducted on February 27 to encourage participation from the youth on the upcoming May 2013 elections. In Region XI, around 2 million are registered voters out of the 4 million voting population. Y-vote, …

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2013 SCB Elections over: Tongcua, new President

By: Almira Jane Villegas & Kirsten Ilajas Ralph Robin Tongcua, was elected as the new SAMAHAN Central Board President, garnering 2,161 votes against Jemimah Pearl D’Lonsod with 2,037 votes. “Naga-sink in na that there is a calling. It was unexpected, but I have to take it. I’m happy that finally …

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FACE TO FACE: Presidential Candidates’ Debate

February 15, 2013. It was a breezy Friday afternoon as students flock in the Roxas open field to witness one of this year’s SCB Election’s highlights, the debate of the presidential candidates. Hosted by Ateneo Debate Varsity, Atenews, Office of the Buklod Ambassadors and Ateneo COMELEC, the said event shed …

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Climate Justice: A call for Social Change

An environmental forum about Climate Justice was conducted last January 24, 2013 by The Clarion- the official student publication of the Davao Doctor’s College- and in the cooperation of the College Editors’ Guild of the Philippines- Mindanao chapter. The main speaker of the said forum was Jolan Suazo, a member …

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CONCOMM PRESENTS PROPOSED CONSTITUTION TO SAMAHAN

The SAMAHAN Constitutional Commission presented their proposed constitution to the SAMAHAN Central Board at around 1 o’clock in the afternoon last November 18, 2012. The proposed constitution was composed of a Preamble and thirteen articles with sections under it. Constitutional Commission chairperson Paolo C. Cansino revealed during the first reading …

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Davao Commemorates International Students’ Day

More than 60 students from various colleges and universities in Davao flocked on Freedom Park on November 16 to voice their concerns in a cultural rally as part of their commemoration of the 73rd International students’ day. The students expressed their concern and call for a quality and accessible education …

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Green Light illuminates the first day of second sem

by Juan Basilio Espinoza and Christopher Ed Caboverde Despite the drizzly weather and the hectic adding and dropping system, the semester started with the event called, Green Light: Gonna Keep Goin’, during the activity period at the Roxas Open Field. The program started with a doxology sung by Star Search …

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