Villanueva offended by UST Alumni Association statement on award criteria

Sen. Joel Villanueva admitted on Monday that he was "offended" by the statement of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Alumni Association Inc. (AAI) saying that the sole criteria for the recipients of its award was "to be a graduate of the UST and in government service." "If you ask me na-offend ba ko sa statement ng alumni association, I'd be hypocrite to say na hindi," Villanueva, a UST alumni, told reporters. [If you ask me if I was offended by the statement of the alumni association, I'd be a hypocrite to say no.] "The officers said the award is actually just a loyalty award, to that effect," he added. "Dahil parang ang criteriang sinasabi you're a graduate of UST and yo...

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