THEFT. Phones, power banks, chargers and money were stolen from VSU Alangalang Blue Eagles during #VSUIntrams Day 1. Graphics by Raymund Pastoril/Amaranth.

"About 20 of our people were robbed. The biggest amount taken was 1,200.00Php," said Baldespinosa, Blue Eagles GAM.

REFINED. Sylvan Dragon’s, Mr. Nichol John Suficiencia and Guardian’s, Ms. Trishia Jade Acilo posing with Mr. Alexander Luminario and Ms. Carmela Rustia after being crowned Mr. and Ms. Intramurals 2017. Photo by VSU Web Teams

They will represent VSU in the regional SCUAA 2017 pageant.

PARTNERS. Mr. Rowil Batan during his speech in the opening of this year's Intramural games. Photo by VSU Web Team

“Instead of going to the universities outside of the Region 8, we’d rather see them (students) in VSU to help the province prosper,” said Mr. Batan

Pangasugan Brgy Captain Mr. Dexter Magan. Photo from his Facebook account.

“I understand if (the victims) will press charges against me because I have made a mistake, but please forgive me,” said Magan in Cebuano.

HEAD-ON COLLISION. Daryl Salidaga (left) died, while Esteban Jandoc (right) is in critical condition after their motorcycle crashed with truck in Ormoc City. Photos from their Facebook accounts.

Salidaga, the passenger, was declared dead on arrival. Jandoc, the driver, was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Ormoc Doctors’ Hospital as he suffered severe joint dislocations in his right arm and leg.

SWIFT JUSTICE. A case of mistaken identity lead to assault. Graphic by Raymund Pastoril.

Swift justice gone wrong?

5K SAGA. Amaranth chronicles VSU's experiences with CHED's one-time grant of P5,000 to students affected by Yolanda.

(UPDATED) 540 million pesos is a big amount. To the ordinary student, even five thousand pesos could have been a really big help.

ANGRY. Students are frustrated about how CHED and VSU is handling the five-thousand peso one-time grant for students affected by Yolanda.

"If they want to help many students, they should extend the deadline."

Recognizing which school raked in the most number of medals for their hard work is fair. Declaring an “overall champion” based on a point system is not. It is problematic.

The choice lies on the hands of our college presidents on April this year and it is our responsibility as members to encourage them to make a good choice.

There’s a good reason why a lot of us don’t see student politics as a “big deal”.

Cartoon by Zeal Conbrio Artajo/Amaranth.

Our student government is not set up the way it should be. And because of that, it is not functioning well, if at all.

CERTIFIED LEADERS. Participants of the 2017 Student Leadership Congress pose with their certificates at the end of the event. Photo by Tristan Miasco/VSU Web Team intern.

“Last time, it was more on lectures. It was actually useful but what we’re trying to achieve is learning while having fun. They are doing activities that are new to them because they have national speakers. They assess themselves and the things they learned after each activity.”

Ate Cherrie is now making a name for herself globally. Recently, she had been awarded as one of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Women in the Nation's Service, and the 'Earth Mover' award through Rappler on Move.Ph.

DOTA 2 is a 3d version of the popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle ARENA) Craze 'DOTA'. It caught popularity fast, and has since become a Filipino favorite, six years into its release. But only recently have we become really prominent in the International scene, with teams 'TNC', 'Mineski', and 'Execration' stepping up.

Be inspired by this story of a little guy with big dreams.

 

He's back doing what he truly loves.

After being most of his life on Earth with limited contact to humans, Gardner can only learn to be one from the internet and the couple of adults that live with him in Mars.

We need to think before we leap, let us be informed and prepared because the best prevention of the disease is by being well-informed.

How to make the most out of modern technology.

This is no science fiction. Really, if burning of fossil fuels such as coals are not minimized, the situation above would not be superficial as it now appears to be.

“The quickest way to handicap the brain is to deprive it of sleep. If university students are trying to do a good job and be successful, they ought to give sleeping a first priority if they want to use brains.” - Dr. Stanley Harris

So, how's your sleep last night?

VICTORY. Centaurs faction celebrating their win during the closing ceremony of the 2017 Intramural Games. Photo by VSU Web Team

This is a first in a while that the Cyberwarriors did not place first in the system-wide edition of the Intramural games.

VICTORS. Participants of 2nd Age-Group Invitational Swim Meet celebrating their respective victories with other players. Photo by VSU Web Team

 The Ormoc Kingfishers rise to dominate this year's competition.

TRIUMPH. Trophies for the winners of the 8th Visayas-wide Frisbee Tournament.

Sikwati Team whipped all the participating teams in a two day round robin tournament posting 11 goals.

A number of Naval State University athletes fail to meet residency requirements, and one was a former star player from another school.

The soil, not flattened by a steam roller, started to wear down from the running.

Alevio said he would ask his VSU counterpart, Dr. Aleli Villocino, for advice during the preparations.

HURRIED? CHED's Regional Office sent the memo on June 23 and asked SUCs to comply by June 28.

Dean of Students Prof. Loreto addresses the confusion about CHED's one-time grant.

The secretariat’s overall tallies and rankings do not reflect how the schools really performed.