Category The CSU Statesman Newsletter, July-December 2012

It pays to check the label

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 […]

Cruel Intentions

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 […]

CHS Dean cites JULY 2012 CSU NLE passers as ‘disciplined, hardworking’ students

Disciplined and hardworking—these are the qualities of the CSU July 2012 Nursing Licensure Examination passers, according to Dr. Jocelyn Ll. Jordan, Dean College of Health Sciences, that helped them earn the 80.37% CSU Passing Percentage.  This almost doubles the 45.69% National Passing Percentage set by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). “Maybe it has something to […]

Carlito Gelito, ‘self-reviewee’, is National LET 10th placer

A graduate of Catanduanes State University (CSU) College of Education (CEd) made history after placing 10th in the September 2012 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) national level. Carlito T. Gelito is the first graduate of CSU College of Education to place in the National LET Top 10. He got a rating of 87.2%   He graduated […]

ARI most common ailment among CSU students, employees

Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) topped the list of most common medical ailments among students and employees of the Catanduanes State University. This was disclosed by CSU’s medical and dental clinic in its semi-annual accomplishment report covering the period of January- June, 2012. According to statistics, acute respiratory infections (ARIs) are the most frequent illnesses experienced […]

Alas Sais

  alas  [uh–las, uh–lahs ]interjection  unfortunately   “‘Ang tagay mo, nilumot na,’ a bystander said in a funny mantra as I walked through the street of Zamboanga Farm. The god of rum, perhaps, showered voodoos to sway the bystander into trapping me in the alcohol lair. I was beaten. I stopped for a while and proceeded […]

Hopeless Resolve

“Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.” —Mwai Kibaki Today, being in politics does not only mean serving the public. When we say politics, we mean money, greed and corruption. Almost two years now, a bill that would prohibit the establishment of political […]