update: V5 cafe 1:22 PM

Posted on February 22, 2010

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Sorry for the late updates..

fyi, the reps of MPP@SRCUTP are going to meet the management and DJernih in a meeting this afternoon, in order to get back the Trio into UTP. We’ll bring along the results of our online survey which currently the number of respondents is 1989 (a nice-looking number)

We hope that we manage to bring back the Trio, because we are there to bring the students’ voice. we are all 1 UTP, we need to get our rights, as a students, as well as the consumer..

Pray for our success…

(i’ll post the updates later…stay tuned)

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