Recognizing which school raked in the most number of medals for their hard work is fair. Declaring an “overall champion” based on a point system is not. It is problematic.
There’s a good reason why a lot of us don’t see student politics as a “big deal”.
Ang sarap sanang isipin na di lang taga-UP, Ateneo, o La Salle ang sumasali sa mga pulitikal na usapin.
(UPDATED) 540 million pesos is a big amount. To the ordinary student, even five thousand pesos could have been a really big help.
Our student government is not set up the way it should be. And because of that, it is not functioning well, if at all.