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Military steps up recruitment campaign in Cebu


CEBU City offers a substantial number of potential recruits for the country’s Armed Forces, the military’s Central Command (Centcom) said during yesterday’s visit of the Philippine Military Academy’s Mabalasik Class of 2019. “Cebu City is a very nice place. There are lots of young people here in Cebu coming from different places,” Col. Medel Aguilar, […]

Posted: May 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Alert up


CENTRAL VISAYAS AND NEGROS ISLAND    The police in Central Visayas raised an alert status in the region in the wake of the sighting of a group of armed men in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental, even as police and military authorities in Central Visayas and Negros Island Region(NIR) urged the public to stay calm […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Ed Maguiat: The man behind the UP Singing Ambassadors


Under his baton, UPSA and UP Serenata will hold a back-to-back concert in Cebu this June WITH a wave of Dr. Ed Manguiat’s hands, the UP Serenata—the University of the Philippines Cebu’s official choral group—sang “Ride the Chariot” seamlessly, their soulful voices filling the room. It had only been a dream of multiawarded conductor Dr. […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Bio-Fresh, Fusion set up title rematch


BIO-FRESH+ and Fusion forged yet another championship showdown after they bested their semifinal opponents in the Architects + Engineers Basketball Club Davies Paints Cup last Saturday at the University of San Carlos Gym. Bio-Fresh upended Superdry Extreme, 83-52, while Fusion outlasted Sun and Rain, 85-83, to barge into the best-of-three championship series, where they will […]

Posted: May 17th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

UP cager passes engineering board, eyes PBA


AFTER passing the Civil Engineering licensure exam, University of the Philippines cager Jett Manuel can now go back to his first love. The charismatic swingman will now have a chance to revive his basketball career after going on hiatus following the UAAP season as he seeks to make it to the big league. “I can […]

Posted: May 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

PH goes up 2-0 in U-15 football tilt


THE Philippine Malditas Under-15 squad pocketed its second straight win after it routed Cambodia, 3-0, last Thursday night in the Asean Football Federation (AFF) U-15 Girls Championships at the KM16 Stadium in Vientiane, Laos. The Malditas now lead Group B with six points as it won again after starting their campaign with a 2-0 win […]

Posted: May 12th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Cebu game dev levels up, create games


AT LEAST seven games were produced by Cebu’s programmers, designers and developers in a 72-hour onsite global game jam dubbed “Ludum Dare 38” held last April 22 to 24. “Ludum Dare 38” gathered developers around the world to spend a weekend of creating games based on a theme suggested by the community, said Clint Hennesy […]

Posted: May 11th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

New acquisitions step up for Mahindra


MAHINDRA drew immediate impact from its new acquisitions to hammer out a morale-boosting win over Blackwater, 96-87, in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Glenn Khobuntin and Eric Camson, who were brought in on Friday via trade from NLEX in exchange for the embattled Alex Mallari, combined for 24 points and […]

Posted: May 7th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

UP Cebu officially launches College of Communication, Arts and Design


The University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) officially launched its College of Communication, Art, and Design (CCAD) with the launching of Cebu’s first smartphone film festival and art exhibitions at Robinsons Galleria, Cebu City on Sunday. With the elevation of UP Cebu from an autonomous unit to a constituent university, all of its corresponding […]

Posted: May 7th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Trees of UP Cebu


Now is a good time to look at the trees at the Lahug campus of the University of the Philippines Cebu. A tree that glows with purple bouquets, whose name I still do not know, dabs soil and grass with purple spots. The tambis trees near the central edifice heave with succulent, pink fruits. Some […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »