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The state of the nation
Editorial Opinion // September 2, 2017

Last July 24, President Rodrigo Duterte gave his second State of the Nation Address (SONA). In front of over two thousand guests which included [key guests], Dutere delivered a two-hour long speech in English with some statements and stories in Tagalog and Bisaya. Although previous reports from Malacanan said that the SONA would last for…


One death is one too many
Editorial Opinion // August 22, 2017

Kian Loyd Delos Santos, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student, was killed in an Oplan Galugad police operation in Barangay 160, Caloocan City on August 16. His death sparked outcry—and rightly so—as a CCTV video surfaced showing two policemen wearing civilian clothes dragging Kian with a cloth over his head. This is a stark contrast from…


A challenge to the USG
Editorial // July 21, 2017

This year’s University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) has seen an engaging campaign period–only that the publicity it received was mostly negative. Since the start of the election season, allegations of corruption resurfaced and new scandals emerged amid calls for abstention. In what was the second GE following the Special Elections (SE) held in…


PRESS RELEASE: TAKIPSILIM
Press Release //

Find out what happens when the sun sets. The De La Salle University – Economics Organization’s TAKIPSILIM is a music festival and advocacy event created through a shared passion for local art. Through it, we aim to celebrate the diversity of the Filipino spirit by highlighting our own people’s talents, craft, and products. TAKIPSILIM uplifts…


Press Release: Power Mac Center goes all-out for ‘Cinemansanas’ 2017
Press Release // July 15, 2017

Power Mac Center goes all-out for ‘Cinemansanas’ 2017 Featuring Masterclass with Brillante Mendoza and digital short film competition   A jam-packed second edition of Power Mac Center Pixelworx: Cinemansanas awaits film artists all over the country as the premier Apple reseller goes all-out this year. Among the highlights are Masterclass sessions with award-winning director Brillante Mendoza, a digital short…


Championing the masses
Editorial General Elections Opinion // July 14, 2017

It was on the eve of September 3, 2016 when the Lasallian community was introduced to a controversy that would rouse the political consciousness of the students. An anonymous write up containing allegations of corruption involving several members of the University Student Government (USG) circulated online, prompting immediate actions of deflection by the incumbent officers….


Press Release: INDIE UN-FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Press Release // July 7, 2017

INDIE UN-FILM FESTIVAL 2017 is an annual intercollegiate digital film competition organized by the DLSU Green Media Group. Now on its 14th year, IUF 2017 will showcase films that unveil the dawn of new ideas and beginnings. With hopes of inspiring student directors to start their journey in the world of film, IUF 2017 will…


In response to martial law
Editorial Opinion // July 1, 2017

It has been a tumultuous few weeks for the Philippines. Last May 23, firefights and clashes between the Philippine government and Maute troops erupted in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, after failed attempts by the military to arrest Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon, who was reported to have been in the city. The death toll…


Response on Behalf of the Graduates – June 17, 2017, Afternoon
Transcript // June 19, 2017

The following is the transcript of the Response on Behalf of the Graduates, delivered by Nathan Eliezer Bayasen (ISA, ’17) during the afternoon of the 179th Commencement Exercises, held at the Philippine International Convention Center last June 17th: “Br. President Raymundo B. Suplido FSC, Chancellor Dr. Gerardo C. Janairo, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr., esteemed…


Response on Behalf of the Graduates – June 17, 2017, Morning
Transcript // June 18, 2017

The following is the transcript of the Response on Behalf of the Graduates, delivered by Karenza Mae Rivera (MGT, ’17) during the morning of the 179th Commencement Exercises, held at the Philippine International Convention Center last June 17th: “Warmest greetings to our esteemed University President and Chancellor, Executive Vice Presidents, Chairperson of the Board of…