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The beginning of each DLSU academic year’s second term is often associated with having Saturday classes, with freshman students taking up their chosen National Service Training Program (NSTP). For two consecutive terms, the youngest batch of Lasallians is given the opportunity to experience weekends of military training or community engagement.   With the recent issue... Read more »

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Majority of the student population of De La Salle University (DLSU) is from Metro Manila or nearby provinces. Many utilize public transportation to get to Taft Avenue, on the other hand, a good number of students bring their cars to school.      Surviving Taft Avenue For those commuting to and from DLSU, the LRT... Read more »

National Situationer

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The Supreme Court (SC) ruled last July that three provisions of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), an undertaking by Philippine President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III’s (PNoy) administration, are unconstitutional. Nevertheless, the administration has fought for the program by filing a motion of reconsideration to the SC. The administration has been defending the legitimacy of the... Read more »


After giving out his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 28 at the Batasang Pambansa in the Batasan Complex, Quezon City, critics are still going after President Benigno S. Aquino III (PNoy) for not mentioning issues such as the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill, the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)... Read more »



Coming off a huge win against the FEU Tamaraws last Saturday, September 27, the DLSU Green Archers were able to force a rubber match for a finals berth against the same team. Vanquishing FEU’s twice-to-beat edge, La Salle is now at a precarious and a must-win situation to keep their back-to-back championship hopes alive. The... Read more »



Almost two months ago, a chum of mine in marketing was griping to me about the latest commercial developments in campus: a Power Mac center, and a 7-Eleven in the works. “Do we really need a Power Mac and a 7-Eleven? I really can’t believe how commercial La Salle is. What’s your opinion?” he asks,... Read more »


To this day by Therese Lim

The inaugural issue of The LaSallian was published on October 24, 1960, back when De La Salle University (DLSU) was still De La Salle College (DLSC), a full 15 years before being granted University status. In those days, the iconic St. Joseph Hall was barely four years old and the Taft Avenue campus still housed... Read more »

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Winning a championship is not an easy task. Defending one does not come any easier especially since every team will be fired up going against you. Luckily for the DLSU Green Archers, not only do they have one of the league’s brightest stars in reigning UAAP Finals MVP Jeron Teng, but they also boast a... Read more »


Kurt Bachmann Jr., who unfortunately passed away last August 29, was the one who started it all for La Salle.