UPLB Perspective


#NasaanAngPangulo (Where is the President?) was the battle cry of the student leaders, organizations and student institutions of the University of the Philippines Los Baños during an indignation rally held Friday afternoon at the Oblation grounds, in honor of the 44 Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) who died in combat in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on January 25.

Wearing black shirts as a form of protest and to amplify their opposition and disappointment, they condemned President Benigno S. Aquino III’s absence in the arrival of the remains of the troops on Thursday. They also called out the presence of US forces in Mindanao.

Organizations present in the event include the Southern Tagalog chapters of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines, League of Filipino Students, National Union of Students of the Philippines, Student Christian Movement of the Philippines, and Anakbayan; College of Development Communication-based…

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