Eraserheads and nostalgia of UP college life

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/27/2022

The reunion concert of the Eraserheads dubbed “Huling El Bimbo” is peppered with elements associated with our college life at the University of the Philippines (UP). Eraserheads performed before a huge crowd of 75,000 people on Dec. 22, 2022…

Pasasalamat 2022

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 12/24/2022

Pasasalamat is what Social Weather Stations, a consciously nonsectarian institution, calls its annual holiday season party. We started using the name 20-plus years ago, upon discovering that a staff member’s religion forbade attending any party and receiving…

‘UP Fight’ reverberating during UAAP games

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/21/2022

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) games galvanized an extraordinary sense of solidarity for constituents of the University of the Philippines (UP), often described as the microcosm of a highly diverse nation. An academic community…

World Cup to UAAP

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 12/20/2022

I’ve told the story many times over about how, until I became UP Diliman chancellor in 2014, I was your typical nerd who knew virtually nothing about sports. I have to admit it wasn’t just ignorance, but…

Ateneo reclaims UAAP title, fends off UP in thrilling finale

June Navarro - Reporter / @junavINQ 12/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Ateneo gingerly traveled the road to redemption strewn with obstacles throughout the season that the Blue Eagles cautiously removed one after the other. With one big fight on Monday night, they finally got rid of one…

Tab Baldwin braces for ‘wild,’ more physical decider for UAAP crown

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 12/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — With a chance to regain their place atop the UAAP men’s basketball, the Ateneo Blue Eagles will leave everything on the floor as they battle University of the Philippines in another Game 3 ending…

UP nears back-to-back UAAP titles, beats Ateneo in Finals Game 1

Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines–University of the Philippines fired too many weapons Ateneo found hard to neutralize as the Fighting Maroons seized Game 1 of their UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament championship showdown with a compelling 72-66 win on…

Cesafi Esports League : Stage set for Dec. 10 clashes

Glendale G. Rosal 12/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The stage is set for the inaugural Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) ESports League or CEL that kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) Wildcats Innovation…

The search for the next UP President

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/06/2022

It was former Education Secretary Onofre “OD” Corpuz who told me that one of the pioneers in the establishment of banks in the Philippines is a namesake, Damasco Gorricho. He said that my surname is perhaps a…

UAAP: Carl Tamayo, UP edge Ateneo in OT

June Navarro - Reporter / @junavINQ 10/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Carl Tamayo proved his worth in another cliffhanger as University of the Philippines downed Ateneo in overtime, 76-71, on Sunday night in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament. Tamayo scored six of his game-high 20 points in…

Carl Tamayo always open to playing for Gilas Pilipinas

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 10/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Carl Tamayo reaffirmed his commitment to play for Gilas Pilipinas, even if his focus will be on University of the Philippines’ title-retention bid in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament. “I am not…

Cum laude, asterisk

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 07/30/2022

On the next biodata sheet submitted by a fresh graduate of the University of the Philippines, I will put an asterisk (*) after their name. At the foot of the page will be the reference, Randy David,…

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