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Reject students pleading, STC asks court

November 2, 2012


  ST. Theresa’s College (STC) asked the court to deny the pleading filed by two parents whose daughters were barred from the school’s March 30 graduation rites. STC lawyer Joan Largo opposed the parents’ request to cite the school in default for failing to answer their plea for intervention in the case. The girls were […]

Other Papua New Guinea students may leave Cebu, says agent

September 12, 2012


Mauling victim posts bail; other Papua New Guinea students may leave Cebu, says agent It was Benedict Penini’s turn to file a complaint against local policemen who mauled him after responding to a trouble alarm. The 29-year-old Papua New Guinea student, whose violent arrest after a drinking spree on Sunday in Cebu City was captured […]

STC questions court order on Facebook photos

July 15, 2012


ST. Theresa’s College questioned over the weekend a court order mandating them to surrender all photos taken of the students who were denied to join this year’s graduation rites from their Facebook accounts. In their pleading STC lawyer Joan Largo said the writ of habeas data issued by the court is devoid of merit since […]

Compromise with STC ‘remote’

May 2, 2012


Parent says principal should apologize first; School lawyer says ‘ no way’ The family is hurt by the school’s action but the mother of one of the students punished for Facebook photos considered “lewd” by St. Theresa’s College said she was wiling to settle the case out of court — if STC apologizes in public. […]

3 other STC graduates to press on with case

April 27, 2012


THE counsel of three other girls who sued St. Theresa’s College for not letting them attend their March 30 high school graduation rites said the the case will continue for his clients. He said the compromise agreed by STC and the original petitioner, a fourth girl,does not affect the course of their own complaint. “Eventually […]

New lawyers of STC say order of judge against school is ‘void’

April 10, 2012


It was the judge himself who voided the temporary restraining order he issued against the school, officials of St. Theresa’s College said yesterday. Lawyers of the private Catholic school said school officials did not “defy” the Temporary Restraining Order of Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Wilfredo Navarro when STC continued to bar two graduating students […]

Youth told Be careful with Facebook photos

April 2, 2012


After Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, it’s now Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal’s turn to defend the decision of St. Theresa’s College to bar five high school students from attending last Friday’s graduation ceremonies. Vidal called on the Cebuano youth yesterday to exercise responsibility in posting their photos on Facebook and other social media sites, […]

St. Theresa’s defends action

March 30, 2012


    While St. Theresa’s College has “suffered a beating” in the public eye, school officials said they acted with “respect, kindness and civility” to the parents and five students who were not allowed to join yesterday’s high school commencement exercises. School officials broke their silence last night in a press conference where they explained […]

Law studes bring fight against red tape online

October 3, 2011


Law students of the University of Cebu-Banilad campus are bringing the information campaign about government red tape, elections, and child protection online with the recent launching of three web sites dedicated to tackle these issues. These web sites are “Sugbo Talks Against Red Tape” (START), the “Elections: Cebu Advocates of Reforms and Education” (ECARE), and […]

7 Internet cafes closed for letting students surf

September 23, 2011


The Lapu-Lapu City government temporarily padlocked since last month seven Internet cafes across the city that admitted students during class hours. The move followed a call earlier this year by education officials for the city to intensify the enforcement of a 2006 city ordinance that forbids the cafes to let in students from 7 a.m. […]