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UPD-OICA needs a Student Assistant!

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UPD-OICA needs a Student Assistant! To apply, bring your resume and class schedule (2nd Semester, AY 2014-2015) to our office – 3rd Floor, UP Theater, Osmeña corner Magsaysay Avenues, UP Diliman, QC.  For inquiries, please contact 928 1928 or 981 8500 loc 2659.

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What’s UP?  in UP Diliman

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Are you looking forward to attending events and joining activities in the campus?  Let What’s UP be your guide to happenings in UP Diliman.  Check it regularly to update and plan your schedules.   

All UP Diliman student organizations, councils, performing groups, faculty, colleges, units and offices are also encouraged to share their upcoming events ahead of time.  Just click the ‘Post your event’ tab to submit the details and we’ll post it in What’s UP and OICA Facebook page.

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103rd General Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines

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103rd General Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines held on April 27, 2014 at the University Amphitheater, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The commencement speaker Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno.

See event photos here:

103rd General Commencement Exercises Site Design Preparations

103rd General Commencement Exercises

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Tulong UP!

Maraming salamat po sa mga nagbigay ng donasyon para sa mga nasalanta ng bagyong Yolanda sa ginanap na Handel’s Messiah concert sa University Theater nitong Disyembre 10, 2013!

Sa mga nais pang magpaabot ng tulong, maaaring ninyong tingnan ang poster ng Tulong UP! para sa impormasyon tungkol sa donasyon. Muli, maraming salamat at mabuhay kayo!

http://www.up.edu.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/TulongUPv3.pdf

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The University Gateway

The University Gateway
The University Gateway

The official entrance of the university is called the University Gateway. The concrete guardhouse and two commuter sheds that comprise it were designed by National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva, who served as Dean of the UP College of Fine Arts (CFA) from 1977-1985. In the Gateway can also be found the commemorative plaque that remembers the end of the eight-day Diliman Commune in February 1, 1971, when the student barricades that crossed this point of University Avenue were assaulted by troops of the Constabulary Metropolitan Command, resulting in the death of student Pastor Mesina Jr.

The formal functionalism of the International Style is utilized (here) to provide a dramatic counterpoint to the long processional of University Avenue without disrupting it. The roofs of the three structures are all done in sharply angled triangles, pointing at a 45-degree angle forward. The commuter sheds in particular are planted on dangling small piers, which are also angled, and their ribbed roof supports are visible to the user, as if some giant alien creature’s skeletons were reused to make these sheds. Underneath, curvilinear concrete benches molded in back-to-back seating also provide a different, more organic sculptural feeling, one whose space is defined by a circular pavement. The guardhouse, on the other hand, is diamond-shaped, completing the Euclidian geometry of the Gateway.

Adapted from Pasyal: Walking Around UP Diliman