UP Cebu Fighting Maroons gear up for coming Cesafi wars

Glendale G. Rosal 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect to hear the “U-nibersidad ng Pilipinas” chants roaring from the stands in the upcoming Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) games as the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) Fighting Maroons…

Cebu journ, comm students told: Do not deny history

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Do not deny history. This was just one of the messages imparted to journalism and communication students in Cebu who participated in a forum about Martial Law held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.…

UP Cebu prepares series of activities to counter ‘historical distortion’ on Martial Law

Doris C. Bongcac 09/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The University of the Philippines Cebu is organizing a series of activities to counter the “historical distortion” being spread on Martial Law. From September 21 to 25, UP Cebu, UP Cebu Communication Program,…

UP Cebu launches its varsity program, gets ready for upcoming Cesafi

Glendale G. Rosal 09/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After announcing its long-awaited participation in the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi), the University of the Philippines Cebu  (UP Cebu) will hold two key events to introduce its varsity program in Cebu’s…

Meet UP Cebu’s Summa Cum Laude: Juan Paolo Santos

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – He had to ask for reconsideration to be admitted to the country’s top university. He also had to cope with drastic changes driven by the COVID-19 crisis.  But Juan Paolo Santos emerged victorious. …

FACES OF CEBU: Vienne Vildosola, 1st Transgender Woman to March in a Dress in UP Cebu Grad Rites

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When the University of the Philippine (UP) Cebu announced that graduates of their 83rd Commencement Exercises can freely choose their attire, it received wide praises and commendation from the public. But no one…

UP Cebu students told to ‘express themselves truly and freely’ during graduation rites

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Graduating students of the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) can wear their preferred clothes that will allow them to express their “genuine selves” during their 83rd Commencement Exercises scheduled this July…

UP Cebu belies reports faculty forced students to join election rally

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) belied reports circulating on social media, alleging that its faculty members have forced students to join election-related rallies. In a statement published on April 25,…

FACES OF CEBU: Angelique Mhar Bilagantol, aspiring lawyer

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite the hurdles and delays, the recently concluded Bar Examinations was the #BestBarEver for Angelique Mhar Bilagantol. Angelique is an aspiring lawyer. Born and raised in Surigao City, the 25-year-old flew and stayed…

Leni to UP Cebu grads: Don’t let the pandemic deter your dreams

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – “If anything, a crisis like the one we are going through today calls you to pursue your dreams with even greater passion and deeper result.” This was the message Vice President Ma. Leonor…

A community eco-garden initiative is growing in Catmon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When COVID-19 struck, Remar Grace “Mai” Montecillo, for the first time after staying in Metro Cebu for six years, returned to her family in Catmon town, northern Cebu. Mai, a 23-year-old graduating Management…

Dr. Dela Cerna, pioneering CDN columnist, passes on

Morexette Marie Erram 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Cebu Daily News columnist and University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) professor, Dr. Madrileña ‘Mads’ de la Cerna, has passed away on July 27. She was 74 years old. De la…

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