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UP Prexy releases statement on frat-related issues

FRATAfter two weeks of fraternity-related issues in the university, University of the Philippines System President Danilo Concepcion released a statement.

In the statement, President Concepcion emphasized that UP does not welcome misogyny and similar behaviors after conversations of members of Upsilon Sigma Phi were leaked by an anonymous Twitter account. He said, “Whatever the source of these reported posts may be, the language and the behavior they contain are reprehensible and totally unacceptable in our community.” The President elaborated, “Such flagrant misogyny has no place in a university dedicated to the highest ideals and the practice of gender equality and human rights.

The President also expressed his sentiments as a member of Upsilon Sigma Phi on the posts, “ They do not represent what we have stood for all these years, as they bring us back to the darkness rather than the light.” He also committed to not protecting guilty members, “I will not protect any fraternity brother who may be found culpable of these kinds of offensive acts.”[P]

 

Read: https://www.up.edu.ph/index.php/a-statement-by-the-president-on-recent-issues-involving-fraternities/

UPLB Perspective is the official publication of the University of the Philippines Los Baños, established 1973. It is the first campus publication established during the Martial Law in the Philippines.

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