WINNER. Tipolo, the official student publication of URS-Antipolo campus, receives journalism awards from the Manila Times.
Tipolo Student Publication, the official student publication of URS Antipolo, received two awards – Best Literary Piece and Best Editorial Cartoon – during the Manila Times Campus Press Awards held at Savoy Hotel, Manila on January 31.
Tipolo’s literary editor, Cristopher Cogal, fourth year BS Civil Engineering student, emerged as victor for his literary piece entitled “Opo Sir! O, Pushet! Officer”. His poem tackles the extra judicial killing in the Philippines. On the other hand, the publication’s cartoonist, Timothy Lomeda, a first year BS Civil Engineering student, clinched the best editorial cartoon for his work about the capability of the government to sustain the free tuition fees in state universities and colleges.
The winners were accompanied by Dr. Marita Canapi, University president; Dr. Danilo Pascual, URS – Antipolo campus director; Dr. Eva Maranan, program head of College of Engineering; and, Mr. Norberto Nataño, Tipolo student publication adviser.