Standard bearers of the three political parties—PIGLAS-TUGON, The Plebeian, and Partido Bandillo—have been qualified to run for the presidential post in the February 8 FCSC elections. PIGLAS-TUGON fields the current president of the College of Technology–Department of Information and Communications Technology Student Body Organization, Ronnie del Barrio, and the president of the College of Health […]

Vote-buying is so far the nastiest disease affecting the political system of our country today. Article XXII of the Omnibus Election Code defines vote buying as giving, offering, or promising money, favors, or jobs in exchange for getting a person’s vote for the principal or causing the person to vote against somebody else. It holds […]

A bomb exploded at the Senate as hypocritical Senators Miriam Defensor Santiago and Senator Allan Peter Cayatano notified the public about what really happened to the Senate’s fund: Enrile played God as he distributed a total of 30M to the Senators and Senate employees. And yes, thanks to those hypocrites—Cayetano and the three other senators […]

As one of the requirements that have to be complied by FCSC election candidates, the COMELEC enjoined the applicants for electoral posts to resign from the organizations where they hold key positions such as president, vice-president and treasurer/finance officer. The official rule states that “If a candidate is presently holding a position in a student […]

To further improve the optimum participation and promote active response to duty by the student leaders, the Php67,500.00 budget appropriated for the funding of honoraria, as proposed by the Federated College Student Council (FCSC), was approved by the school’s Commission on Budget (COB) effective first semester. “Providing honoraria may serve as motivation for the officers […]

Sa gaganaping FCSC Election, nakatutuwang isipin na ang tatlong kandidatong tumatakbo sa pagkapangulo ay may pagkakatulad—relihiyon. Si Crisanta Benitez ng Partidong Plebian ay  Provincial Youth Head ng Youth for Christ (YFC). Si Ronnie del Barrio naman ng Piglas-Tugon ay aktibong miyembro ng CSU-Campus Ministry samantalang si Mylord T. Panti naman ng Partido Bandillo ay isang […]

Ang Hindi Marunong Sa mga lumipas na administrasyon, naging katumbas na ng pangalang FCSC ang  kontrobersya at batikos. Samu’t saring isyu ang ipinupukol sa organisasyong namumugad sa Sudent Center, ang kanilang opisina/ himpilan. Ang FCSC o Federated College Student Council, ang siyang tanging awtonomus at demokratikong administrasyong kumakatawan sa masang estudyante ng buong Isteyt. Pangunahing […]

‘Di natin namalayan, isang termino na pala ang napipintong magtapos. At sa  pagtatapos na ito’y magbubukas naman ang isang pagkakataong  muling makahanap  ng pinunong  tunay na kakatawan sa mithiin ng mga estudyante. Ngayong darating na eleksyon, tatlong kandidato ang magpapakilala, manunuyo, mangangampanya at hihingi ng ating mga boto upang mabigyan ng bagong mukha ang liderato […]

Nagiging isang malaking tanghalan ang pisngi ng Isteyt sa pagsapit ng isa sa mga pinakamahalagang araw sa buhay ng mga mag-aaral—ang eleksyon para sa konseho ng mga mag-aaral. Isang tanghalan ng mga kandidato bilang mga aktor at aktres, kung saan tayo ang mga tagasubaybay. At kasabay ng pagkilatis natin sa mga kandidato, kilalanin din natin […]

Muling pipintahan ng pulitika ang apat na sulok ng ating mahal na Unibersidad, at reporma ang sigaw ng mga nagnanais umupo sa trono ng mababakanteng puwesto ng kasalukuyang FCSC President, dahil hindi maipagkakailang naging kontrobersiyal  ang pangalan ng FCSC sa nakalipas na dalawang taon—partikular na ang pagiging mailap ng kasalukuyang FCSC President, kasabay ng kanyang […]

Aware of the criticisms on his leadership, incumbent FCSC President Eric T. Amarille said that his personal problems affected the performance of his administration. “Nasabutan ko ‘yung point ng mga yasabi sa ako. And yaamin ko man, lately talaga nagkaigwa akong personal na problema and kinaipo kong maghalayo mun’a sa eskwelahan,” explained Amarille. But according […]

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan – Two editors from the Arts and Graphics Department of The CSU Statesman bagged awards in their respective individual contests in the recently concluded 16th Luzonwide Higher Education Press Conference (LHEPC) held on February 22-24, 2017. Demetrio E. Celestino III, Art Editor, snatched both championship title in Editorial Cartooning (Filipino category) and Literary […]

When things go in our favor, the norm is that we opt to be silent, even if we don’t deserve what we got. Fortunately, there are still a few, who remain to be honest, as they say, “even if others are not, even if others cannot, and even if others will not”. When Catanduanes State […]

If smoking makes other peoples’ day, well, it ruins mine. The toxic smoke disorients my consciousness, disturbs my serenity, and brings my soul forlorn. People don’t even need to look up its vile health hazards on any reference, cigarette packs already waived any responsibility on the danger its buyers are on putting on their life […]