Editorial

Another year

For 111 years, starting from its humble beginning as a wood working class in 1907, the Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) system has indeed evolved to a higher institution competing not only in the national scene through education and competitions, but internationally as well by student exchange programs and partnerships. Through the years, the university …

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Tahan ng Tahanan

Araw-araw na trapiko? Makitid ang pangunahing daanan? Barado ang paagusan ng tubig-baha? Ang pinakamagandang lugar para magretiro? Dumaguete City nga ba? Inanunsyo ng Forbes at ng mga lokal na estasyon ang nasabing lugar bilang pinakagusto ng mga turista kung sila ay magreretiro na. Base sa 2014 Retire Overseas Index, ang Dumaguete City ay nabilang sa …

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Birong hindi biro

Bilang pagtugon sa impormasyon na inilabas ng Philippine National Police (PNP) na ang Davao ang may pinakamataas na record ng rape cases sa bansa sa taong 2018 (2nd Quarter) noong ika-30 ng Agosto sa mismong siyudad ng Davao, binulalas ni President Duterte ang birong kaya maraming ganitong kaso sa naturang siyudad ay dahil sa ‘mga …

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Patuloy na pag-usad

Noong nakaraang Enero, naging usap-usapan sa bansa ang bagong ipinasang House Bill 1022 o “National Writing System Act” na iminungkahi ni Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil. Ito ay naglalayong gawing sistemang panulat sa bansa ang Baybayin. Ayon kay Bataoil, sa paraang ito ay mas maipapakita ang halaga ng ating kultur. Inaprobahan naman ng House Committee on Basic …

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May pagbabago pala

Paulit-ulit. Walang hangganan. Walang katapusan. Ito ang kasalukuyang estado ng sistema ng ating pinakamamahal na unibersidad— ang Negros Oriental State University (NORSU). Paulit-ulit na lamang ang pagbibigay ng mga abiso at iskedyul na sa bandang huli ay hindi rin naman susundin. Paulit-ulit na lamang ang pagbibitaw ng mga pangakong hindi naman lahat natutupad. Paulit-ulit na …

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An act enflaming hope

Starting with a delayed process, later reaching 20 years of endless torment and almost a lifetime worth of revisions, Republic Act 11036, on June 21 of this year, is now a law. A good news for everyone, however, it can no longer be celebrated by the thousands of Filipinos who died due to mental health …

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Hasta La Vista, TN

The NORSUnian (TN) – Dumaguete, the official weekly publication of Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) Dumaguete campuses I and II, with its dogma, ‘We write for you, we fight for you’, has continuously fought for the students’ rights for the last 36 years. Since its pioneering staff members until its current batch of student journalists, …

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Is it really free?

Word got around quick at Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) after the administration required the students who benefit from Republic Act 10931 or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education law to serve in compliance to the “return service” as part of Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR). Although student-beneficiaries of …

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