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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…


PRESS RELEASE – Balikan Ang Kilig: An ABS-CBN Restoration Project
Press Release // July 19, 2016

To showcase two well-loved Olivia Lamasan films, Team Communication, the official organization of Communication Arts and Organizational Communication Students of De La Salle University-Manila, will be having “Balikan Ang Kilig: An ABS-CBN Restoration Project” this Saturday, July 23, at the Natividad Fajardo Auditorium. Relive the never-ending romantic excitement by watching these two Lamasan films, Got…


Hell-bent and law-bending
Editorial Opinion // July 17, 2016

According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s aptly named “Kill List,” a total of 136 deaths of suspected criminals have been recorded since Duterte’s inauguration as President on June 30 as of press time. A huge number of them were identified by policemen as suspected drug killers and drug pushers. Some of them were killed by…


Is anyone listening?
Editorial Opinion // July 12, 2016

It is a rare thing to see the student body united—across all colleges and among all levels—on a single issue. When the administration proposed the change in the day of the U Break from Fridays to Mondays, however, the diverse student body responded last month with a collective and resounding no. More recently, the University…


PRESS RELEASE: Campus Journalism Awards
Press Release // June 27, 2016

The Campus Journalism Awards is an annual event organized by Green & White, the official yearbook publication of De La Salle University. It is a whole-day event which caters to participants across the Lasallian institutions around the country, such as De La Salle University-Manila, La Salle College-Antipolo, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, University of St. La…


Beyond the consequence
Editorial Opinion // June 25, 2016

We lost one of our own last May in a tragedy that claimed the lives of several other attendees of the Closeup Forever Summer concert. The Lasallian community mourned her passing in a mass sponsored by the University in Parañaque last May 25, and as the healing continues, so do the investigations. Bianca’s death, along…


PRESS RELEASE – CE Focus 2016: Green Urbanization Symposium
Press Release // June 24, 2016

The Civil Engineering Society of De La Salle University will have its flagship event, CE Focus 2016: Green Urbanization Symposium on ‪June 25, 2016(Saturday), 9 AM – 4 PM at the 4th Floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.‬ CE Focus 2016 is officially endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). This symposium seeks to highlight sustainable solutions to the…


PRESS RELEASE: DLSU Job Expo 2016
Press Release // June 18, 2016

The Office of Counselling and Career Services (OCCS) — Career Services will have its DLSU Job Expo 2016 this June 20-23 at the Corazon Aquino Democratic Space with the theme “Draw your future”. With the mission to direct Lasallians on their career path, this lone job expo will showcase more than 130 local and multinational…