A Healthy Dash of Bro. Raffy Castillo

By Bro. Dr. Ferdinand Magno, 13 Men and a Baby

imageIn a commencement speech he delivered in 2010 to the graduates of the university on the other side of the Pasig, Bro. Dr. Rafael Ricafranca Castillo, Tatlong Kasaysayan, extolled the students, which included his daughter, to work hard on becoming selfless by serving the less fortunate, one’s country and God.

Bro. Raffy expressed his words eloquently in Filipino, “Sa ating paglisan sa mga haligi ng ating Pamantasan, pagsikapin natin na ang ating loobin ay hindi ang pagiging makasarli, kundi ang pagiging makakapwa, makabayan at maka-Diyos. Sa ganoong paraan, mararanasan natin ang tunay na kaligayahan at makabuluhang tagumpay.” Continue reading

No Tauan Is An Island

By Bro. Dr. Ferdinand Magno, 13 Men and a Baby

IMG_2404Once again as summer fades into distant memory and the crisp cool air signals the arrival of fall, Tau Mu Sigma Phi, the Thomasian Medical Students’ Fraternity specifically the Tau Mu USA Foundation held its annual reunion in beautiful and sunny South Padre Island at the southern tip of Texas.

The annual sojourn took place from October 2-4, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn located at the northern side of the island. Continue reading

ΤΜΣΦ Announces Activities for 70th Year Anniversary

By Bro. Dr. Ferdinand Magno, 13 Men and a Baby

LOGO4WS2Tau Mu Sigma Phi, the Thomasian Medical Students’ Fraternity, recently announced the planned schedule of activities next year in January when the first and premier fraternity of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery turns 70 years on January 5, 2016.

The schedule was formally presented to the members by Bro. Dr. Elvis Cruz Llarena, TAON VI, Tauan Alumni Organization (TAO) President last Saturday, October 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn during the Annual Tau Mu USA Fall Reunion held in South Padre Island, Texas. Continue reading