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Keeping UP: No Dress Code Culture

Do you know what makes UP different from other universities in the Philippines aside from being its own microcosm? I have one hint to give you; you will have more laundry! 700 more words



Have you ever wondered what miraculous things happen in the green fields at UP when it’s covered by the shroud of night?

Well, I can tell you about the green but, alas, they’re not about the hearsay’s, because the green in this post is not the you-know-green-minded-dirty-minded thing. 677 more words


Keeping UP: De-stressing with Music

Music has been such a big part of my life since I was just a kid. I remember waking up to Bee Gees’ and The Beatles’ songs playing on my dad’s cassette player every morning, I would jump out of the bed and run straight towards the mirror to lip sync. 613 more words


Keeping UP: All-Nighter Spots near UP

A lot of UP students like to work under pressure a.k.a cramming including me. Most of us pull an all-nighter to prepare for an exam or to accomplish the paper needed the following day with our Kopiko 78 or a cup of coffee beside our notes as we struggle not to sleep at our dorms/boarding houses, but have you experienced napping and not waking up at your alarm as you look at your phone it’s already six in the morning? 1,103 more words


Keeping UP with the "Call of Nature"

One thing I have observed from the hundreds of iskos and iskas I have interacted with is that there are two kinds of people: those who think talking about “the call of nature” is taboo and those who are very open about it. 526 more words


Keeping UP with Dorm Life

When you come from a province, especially from the Visayas and/or Mindanao regions, and are planning to study in UP, finding a place to stay should be your top priority. 748 more words