Student Independent Democratic Party – History of CPU Republic (1988-1990)

Indpendent candidates during their miting-de-avance parade in 1988.

At first, the Independents thought that their entry in the CPUR political arena was only transitory. But their noble cause became the ideals of the next line of leaders both those we were and were not involved in the movement. Gape-Corvera Administration (1988-1989) Thus, Peter Gape who was a senator in the Salido-Plotria administration and… Continue reading Student Independent Democratic Party – History of CPU Republic (1988-1990)

History of CPU Republic – The Reign of Independents (1987-1988)

The CPUR elections of 1987 resulted in the landslide victory of a group of independent candidates. With their slogan “I am Independent! I am free to Serve!” these batch of CPUR leaders captured the sentiments of the students. Accomplishments of Salido and Plotria (1987-88) The accomplishments of the Salido and Plotria administration were: The construction of the… Continue reading History of CPU Republic – The Reign of Independents (1987-1988)

The Reign of the Independents/SIDP (1987-1990) – History of the Revived CPUR and the Emergence of the Student Independent Democratic Party

The Reign of the Independents/SIDP (1987-1990) The decision to boycott the school year 1986-87 election created disillusionment to some members of the USP.  According to them, they were not consulted about the party’s decision.  They said that only top USP officials made the decision whose pride in the “Constitution” issue was affected. Meanwhile, some idealistic… Continue reading The Reign of the Independents/SIDP (1987-1990) – History of the Revived CPUR and the Emergence of the Student Independent Democratic Party

History of the Revived CPUR and the Emergence of the Student Independent Democratic Party (1982-1990) – The KOALISYON Administration

The KOALISYON Administration (1982-1984) As the next school year 1984-85 opened, the CPUR witnesses an event which was the first ever in the CPU Republic’s history—two parties coalesced to form a new party. The PANGMASA and the Alliance of Democratic Students joined and the party Koalisyon ng Demokratikong Mag-aaral para sa Sambayana emerged. As described… Continue reading History of the Revived CPUR and the Emergence of the Student Independent Democratic Party (1982-1990) – The KOALISYON Administration

History of the Revived CPUR and the Emergence of the Student Independent Democratic Party (1982-1990)

The imposition of martial law in 1972 suspended the annual establishment of the CPU Republic. The purpose in which the student republic was created in 1906, to educate the Filipino people in the democratic form of government, was temporarily disturbed as the clout of martial rule curtailed the liberties of the Filipino people. When martial… Continue reading History of the Revived CPUR and the Emergence of the Student Independent Democratic Party (1982-1990)

Central Philippine University Post Office – A Brief History

The Central Philippine University Post Office was dedicated and inaugurated on February 1, 1990. Watch this short documentary about the CPU Post Office. Did you know that the CPU Republic, then led by Peter Penrod Gape, initiated its establishment? The project was fulfilled the following school year in Joseph Gensaya’s time as CPUR president. Also,… Continue reading Central Philippine University Post Office – A Brief History