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Contracted by the rails
Editorial // July 31, 2018

The trolley problem puts readers in a moral dilemma of choosing to kill five individuals for the life of one or vice-versa. The choice one makes in regard to the life of one person and the overall utility involved in saving the majority speaks volumes of how humanity is perceived and acted upon when caught…


Under the light
General Elections News Feature // July 12, 2018

De La Salle University does not exist in a vacuum. It is vital for students to be aware of their prospective candidates’ stance on issues from the national level to matters concerning the University, as they will later on represent them.   The LaSallian listed timely and relevant issues and sought the candidates’ stand on…


Under the microscope
Editorial General Elections // July 11, 2018

Election after election, political parties, who eventually fill the seats in the University Student Government (USG), proclaim their standard and basis for which they want to pattern the USG – the Philippine Government. Focused on establishing their distinct brand of leadership, Lasallian student leaders attempt to inscribe their names in the legacy of its constitution,…


Death of the constitution
Editorial // June 20, 2018

May 11, 2018 saw Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno ousted from office after the quo warranto petition filed against her by the Solicitor General Jose Calida was granted in an 8-6 voting. Calida filed this petition March 5 of this year due to Sereno’s alleged failure to file her Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net…


Ged & Bart’s customers robbed by armed men
Straight News // May 19, 2018

Last night, customers of nearby restaurant Ged & Bart’s were robbed and held at gunpoint at around 8:30 pm. A tweet by Mark*, a design student from De La Salle-College of St. Benilde (CSB) drew attention online, including that of the College Student Government (CGG) of CSB, and the University’s University Student Government (USG). The…


Lasallian East Asia District releases statement on Sereno ouster
Statement // May 12, 2018

Following the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from the Supreme Court yesterday, May 11, Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD) Auxiliary Visitor for Philippines Br. Jose Mari Jimenez FSC released a statement, addressed to the Lasallian community, regarding the issue earlier this morning:   “Mga kapwa ko Lasalyano, Nagdadalamhati ang ating Inang Bayan. Isang…


PRESS RELEASE: SparkUp Summit
Press Release // May 4, 2018

BusinessWorld, the country’s most read and most respected business newspaper, will gather the biggest names in Philippine entrepreneurship for its SparkUp Summit to be held on May 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. SparkUp (sparkup.ph), the first and only multimedia publication to cater to…


PRESS RELEASE: In_Pact Forum
Press Release // April 9, 2018

MAKATI CITY, Philippines – Despite the fast evolution of technologies and considerable economic growth, development still remain uneven among sectors. These situations pave way non-traditional actors to contribute and develop solutions to various social problems. To help cultivate and ignite these social innovations, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s (DLS-CSB) Hub of Innovation for Inclusion…


Heeding the call to action
Editorial // March 21, 2018

Malacañang Palace’s recent barring of Rappler journalist Pia Ranada from Palace premises last February 20 has caused alarm among the online community. Many criticized the President for what they saw as an unfair treatment of a journalist and an act suppressing press freedom. However, many defended the Palace’s action, saying that the President was justified…


PRESS RELEASE: AWAKENING: Deciphering the Plugged-In Generation
Press Release // March 5, 2018

The Behavioral Sciences Society (BSS) will be hosting the 2018 Behavioral Sciences National Conference, in cooperation with the Behavioral Sciences Federation this coming March 9 and 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 5:45 PM and 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM respectively. It will be located in the 5th Floor Multipurpose Room in the Henry Sy…