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Virtue before virality
Editorial Opinion // November 11, 2016

In this day and age, it’s normal for people to measure things in likes and shares on Facebook or Twitter. Whether it’s a competition scored on the number of likes a picture receives, a company constantly monitoring data to determine how to strengthen its viewership and reach, or even a teenager thinking up a funny…


The true Marcos
Editorial // November 10, 2016

The Supreme Court (SC) made history last Tuesday, November 8, after voting 9-5 to dismiss all petitions challenging the burial of Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani (LNMB), thus allowing the former president and dictator’s remains to be moved to the highly regarded cemetery. The LaSallian stands with the thousands of voices of martial…


With intention to offend
Editorial Opinion // October 30, 2016

Sat-ire. Noun. The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues—at least, that’s what a quick Google search will tell you. In a day and age when responsible social media usage is more relevant than ever before,…


PRESS RELEASE: Adobo Campus Tour
Press Release // October 7, 2016

On the 8th of October, AdCreate Society is holding an event in cooperation with Adobo magazine, entitled Adobo Campus Tour! Registration will begin at 8am and the event will end at 5pm. There will be a series of creative talks from advertising veterans and big leagues to help unleash one’s creative potential. Sign up here…


PRESS RELEASE: Lazy Bastard
Press Release // September 14, 2016

“Long Live Bacon!” This is the motto, battle cry, and charismatic invitation that welcomes diners to Lazy Bastard. Following the unanticipated success of its first branch along Jupiter Street in Makati and its 2nd branch in Katipunan, Lazy Bastard finally brings its brand of guilty pleasure to Taft. The wisecracking hotdog and burger joint is…


Reading beyond headlines
Editorial Opinion // September 7, 2016

Last July 25, a terrible incident occurred on the streets of Quiapo, Manila. The CCTV footage that showed a bicycle rider and car driver getting into a physical altercation, after which the latter shoots the former point-blank in the face, went viral on social media primarily because of Top Gear Philippines. The popular Facebook page…


Not a hero
Editorial Opinion // August 29, 2016

The anniversary of EDSA is commemorated every year lest we forget the dark years under the Martial Law, and to celebrate our nation’s victory in clamoring for the restoration of democracy through a peaceful revolution. This year on February 25th, the Philippines celebrated the 30th anniversary of the EDSA revolution, in honor of a time…


Renewed confidence
Editorial Opinion // July 30, 2016

From a 72.73 percent voter turnout in 2013, the succeeding University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) saw the number decline to 62.05 in 2014, before hitting an all time low in recent years at 35.90 in 2015. Last year’s GE failure wasn’t the first of its kind. A plebiscite to change the USG Constitution…


PRESS RELEASE: Communication Conference – Revolutionizing the Future of Communication
Press Release // July 25, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – The Communication Conference (CommCon), on its second year, is back to emerge and start the change we are all waiting for through a one-day conference on July 30, 2016 that will take place in De La Salle University-Manila, Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium from 8:00AM to 6:00PM. With the theme, Revolutionizing the Future of…


Green Journal: Yan Lariba’s road to Rio
Green Journal Sports Feature // July 21, 2016

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio right around the corner, Lady Paddler Yan Lariba describes how she is gearing up to face the world’s best in Brazil. It has been a new, exciting, and tough journey for the Season 78 Athlete of the Year, yet as Lariba approaches arguably the biggest tournament of her…