The opening of a new academic term marks another year of renewed vigilance to promises of reforms and change, both by the UP administration and the Duterte regime. In the 95th year of the Philippine Collegian or Kulê, it persists to be critical of the many policies that infringe on the rights of the people. It will not falter in fulfilling this tradition.
Laging may espasyo sa malawak na pagkilos ng mamamayan ang bawat Iskolar ng Bayan na handang mag-alay ng kanilang dunong at lakas.
The Collegian recognizes these conditions from which we continue to assess, historicize, analyze and criticize for as the prospects of change become bleak, the people’s resistance will continue to thrive.
Lumilikha lamang ng patung-patong na tensyon at krisis ang pamahalaan—kung idadagdag pa ang mga naitalang kaso ng pandarahas at pamamaslang sa nagdaang apat na dekada.
The bill instead blatantly violates the civilian’s right to life and the prohibition of torture and inhuman treatment as declared in the Constitution and agreements the state is signatory to.
Hamon sa bawat sektor ng lipunan na paigtingin ang kampanya sa pagpapatuloy ng usapang pangkapayapaan, at makilahok sa pagbubuo ng mga repormang panlipunan.
Sa pagbubukas ng bagong taon, nananatili ang pag-asa at laban ng mga kabataan tungo sa progresibong oryentasyon ng edukasyon.
The country will only become free if all the perpetrators be held accountable, and all the material conditions which allowed them to become superpowers be gone.
Just on the following grounds, the Magna Carta puts unnecessary limits to our rights—sending signals that we can only struggle up to the limits of law and bureaucracy.
The youth today may not have been alive to live the terrors of Martial Law, but the society continues to mirror the repression and attacks set out by the dominant elite against the masses.