The Great Divide: From Facebook to Face-to-Face
There are few places which are as cluttered as message boards, comments sections and wall-posts when it comes to political discussions. Fueled by personal attachment to the debated issue, every discussion quickly becomes an exercise in futility as each participant simply draws farther lines from each other with every impasse. It would seem that social […]
news 9:31 PM Aug 2014
ALS student falls victim to would-be purse snatcher in Rockwell area
“IT HAPPENED so fast,” said Gillian Flores, a third-year Ateneo Law School student, as she recounted the traumatic ordeal. Early morning last 4 June 2014, merely two days after the start of the school...
news 9:29 PM Aug 2014
ALS students rediscover Japan’s cultural heritage in Kyushu University
“REINVENTING Japan” was Kyushu University’s theme for the short-term cultural exchange with different Asian universities, including the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law. Armand Dulay (4A), Angela Feria (3A), Philip Recentes (3C), Patricia...
news 9:25 PM Aug 2014
Draft ruckus disturbs Rockwell peace
“I DON’T like thinking about it,” replied the shaken law student when asked about the events during the night of 5 June 2014. On that date, patrons of the popular watering hole, Draft Gastropub...
news 9:05 PM Aug 2014
ALS Alumni deliver speeches in Masters of Law Graduation Rites
THREE remarkable alumni from the Ateneo Law School (ALS) were called on to perform a most daunting and honorable task this year—that of speaker in their respective Masters of Law graduation rites. Carlo D....
news 8:56 PM Aug 2014
Dean clarifies the ‘kill order’ fiasco
A.Y. 2013-2014 ended with 52 students being dismissed from the Ateneo Law School (ALS)—42 freshmen, 6 sophomores, 3 juniors, and 1 senior. A.Y. 2014-2015 started with 297 first year students, 181 second year students,...
news 5:34 PM Apr 2014
ALS student-leaders witness the Ignatian Way at JLE
“CO-WORKERS in the vineyard of legal education,” said Dean Sedfrey Candelaria pointing to the designation of the 36 Ateneo Law School (ALS) student leaders—comprised of outgoing and incoming Student Council officers, heads of different...
news 5:17 PM Apr 2014
Speakers enlighten students on Cybercrime Prevention Act issues
“THIS IS a virgin area of practice,” stated Atty. Rico Domingo in the opening remarks of the 10th Media Law symposium held last March 12, 2013, at the Justitia Hall. This year’s forum focused...
news 5:00 PM Apr 2014
Libertas hosts the first ever Medina Cup; 1C prevails
COINCIDING with its namesake’s birthday, the Medina Cup was held on the 28th of February, at the Ateneo Professional Schools Auditorium. The Medina Cup is the landmark project of the recently created student-organization, Libertas:...
news 4:59 PM Apr 2014
APS security personnel bag 1st and 2nd in ELSA Amazing Race
LAST FEBRUARY 23, 2014, the Environmental Law Society of the Ateneo (ELSA) held its third annual Amazing Race. This year, six teams of three competed in a race around the Metro to raise awareness...
news 4:55 PM Apr 2014
Student body elects new representatives to the Student Council
FEBRUARY 28, 2014 marked the Ateneo Law School’s Student Council (SC) elections. Polls opened at 11:00 a.m. and ended at 6:00 p.m., capping off an almost week-long campaign for 13 candidates. Incumbent Third Year...