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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 concerning... 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 and... 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 »

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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 »

Sports

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With the UAAP basketball tournaments approaching its climax, the rhythmic and thunderous banging of the drums coupled with the spirited and signature chants of each participating university’s pep squads get more deafening and significant in the annual UAAP Cheerdance Competition (CDC). This season’s edition of the UAAP CDC will be held this Sunday, September 14... Read more »

Opinion

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Last week, President Aquino spoke to the press about the mayhem that is Metro Manila’s MRT3 line, promising that new units are being bought to replace and append the old ones. What stands out in his statement though is that he is once again blaming this issue on his predecessor, former President Arroyo. Apart from... Read more »

Editorial

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The term ‘politics’ originates from the Greek word ‘politikos’ which means “Of, for, or relating to citizens.” At its core, politics is meant to be about the people who are being governed, not those who govern. Government officials derive their power from majority vote of the people and as Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has... Read more »

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“Whatever the team needs, I’m there. Whatever [DLSU] coach Juno [Sauler] tells me, I’m doing,” shared Julian Sargent after he helped the DLSU Green Archers dispose of the NU Bulldogs in their elimination round finale. Sargent has filled various roles this season for DLSU, playing both guard spots and small forward on occasion, and his... Read more »

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