I was never Filipino

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By Eric Siy In 2005, I wrote an opinion column for The LaSallian and made the case that Filipinos should stay with Filipinos. Living (in my case, teaching) in another country was heresy. The case was to give back to the community that gave to me. Almost ten years later, I’m teaching in the United… Read more »

Legacies

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By Arik Aaron Abu Three to five years. On average, that is how long it takes for a student to finish a degree (or two) from De La Salle University. That is about three to five more years to enjoy the final dregs of youth. After that, the rest of your life begins. As cliché… Read more »

To this day

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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 »

ALL OUT

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Saving a life never sounded so good. Go ALL OUT with the UA&P IMC Seniors this September 27 in Greenfield District and see how your support can make an ALL OUT difference in a child’s life. ALL the proceeds of this concert-festival will go OUT to fund the chemotherapy treatment of a child with A.L.L…. Read more »

Join Team Galaxy!

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Want to be a part of a team that will save a life? Team Galaxy is waiting for you! ‘Team Galaxy shirts for a cause’ is brought to you by IMC Seniors of UA&P. This cause was launched to help provide medical treatment to a child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or A.L.L. In partnership with… Read more »

Defining Politics

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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 »

Kawaii in Manila 2

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The meaning of Kawaii has gone beyond its original sense. It is no longer just a word that means “cute,” “pretty” or “adorable” in Japanese. Kawaii is now considered a global phenomenon because of its great influence in art, fashion, beauty and even food. It is not just an appreciation for all things cute and… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: PINK WAR Walk and Run

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Breast cancer claims thousands of lives around the world every year. To date, it remains the number one killer of Filipino women. Anyone can be a victim – mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends, regardless of age, race, social or economic status. This makes breast cancer and the fight against it, everyone’s major responsibility. Raising awareness… Read more »