SPUP’s The Paulinian Magazine (OUTCAST) was adjudged as the Region 2’s Best Magazine after garnering 67 points in all Categories under Magazine. At the same time, Katsa, Literary folio, landed as the 5th overall best Literary Folio in the region. Both the Magazine and Literary Folio of The Paulinian will be one of the papers to represent Region 2 in the national quest.
Meanwhile, six (6) The Paulinian staffers will advance to the Luzonwide Higher Education Press Conference (LHEPC) on March 19-21, 2020, in Naga City after nabbing places during the Regional Higher Education Press Conference (RHEPC) on January 29-31, 2020, at the University of La Salette, Santiago City, Isabela.
The said staffers were, Krisarah Enriquez, Editor-in-chief, who placed 5th in Feature Writing English and 6th in News Writing English; Francis Elijah Malabad, Literary Editor, landed 5th in News Writing Filipino and 7th in Editorial Writing Filipino; Stanley Donato, Devcom Editor, ranked 5th in Devcom Writing English, 8th in Opinion Writing English, and 9th in Editorial Writing English; Gil Gerard Tumbali, Head, Literary graphics, made it to the 5th place in Literary Graphics English; Jhufel Turingan, Head, Photojournalist, landed 5th in Photojournalism English; Lester Balicao, Photojournalist, placed 7th in Sports Writing English; Miles Taccad, Cartoonist, 1st place in Comic Strip Drawing Filipino.
Consequently, The Paulinian, the official student publication of St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP), was declared as the sixth-best student publication in the region, besting almost 30 HEIs who competed in the said stint.