CAN'T CONNECT. Contestants of the 2017 UISB Quiz Show flock to the gym corner where the organizers try to connect to their mobile devices.

The participants were supposed to use a web app called Kahoot It, but the WiFi provided by VSU was unable to accommodate the number of devices.

ACADEMIC CONVOCATION. Pres. Edgardo E. Tulin delivers his second State of the University Adress at the VSU gymnatorium. Photo from VSU Web Team

Pres. Tulin challenges everyone to "Dare to Excel," as he celebrates his second year in service.

REFUND. Dorm occupants who paid the semester in full ask Prof. Manolo B. Loreto, Dean of Students, for a month refund as they are requested to leave by Dec. 3 for SCUAA. Photo by Derek Alviola/DDC.

[UPDATED] “I am appealing to you. Let this be your contribution for the success of the SCUAA,” Dean Loreto said.

ADVANCE. Exams moved a week earlier in preparation for Regional State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA). Graphics by Jamie De Veyra/Amaranth

The regional SCUAA games will be held at VSU on December 9-14, 2017.

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.

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.

HACKED. Dagatan claims someone else used his account to send those vulgar conversations.

"I was hacked," but...

HACKED. Mr. Dagatan claimed his account was hacked during the time the victim received his chats.

[4TH UPDATE] A post by a VSU senior high school student shows Dagatan offering 3,000-pesos worth of cash to meet with him.

VICTORS. Out of 9 pairs of candidates, (from left to right) Juliene Borlasa Araño (2nd runner up), Ken Ian Contado (2nd runner up), Skelly Ivy Florida (Ms. PASUC 2017), Christopher Cinco ((Mr. PASUC 2017), Carmela Rustia (1st runner up), and Carl Lencer Rebadomia (1st runner up) were hailed winners in the Regional Search for Mr. & Ms. PASUC 2017. Photo by VSU Media Team

Cinco and Florida will represent Region VIII, Eastern Visayas in the National Search for Mr. & Ms. PASUC 2017.

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

Four of the winners are Amaranth staff.

They met at the sidelines of SCUAA 2016 to form their organization.

They will represent Eastern Visayas in the national SCUAA games.

There are 270 delegates, 206 of which are athletes along with the 36 coaches and assistant coaches.