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PRESS RELEASE: Communications Fair
Press Release // January 17, 2018

Effective two-way communication and efficient information dissemination has always been key to uplifting every Lasallian student life. From important announcements to introducing opportunities available for the student body, the USG uses several communication platforms to connect with its constituents. The Office of the Executive Secretary, with the vision of “Bridging the Gap Across All Sectors through Effective…


Summits like white elephants
Editorial // December 18, 2017

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was to convince the world he didn’t exist. As strong as the indomitable human spirit is, it is not immune to pain. Tangibles, certainly, leave marks that are to be remembered, but it is in the intangibles that leave scars that last a lifetime. Heartbreak, suffering, and dread…


Taking a break
Editorial // November 5, 2017

Amid the different universities in the Philippines, DLSU diversifies itself through developing a culture of its own—what many call the “Lasallian culture.” Having said that, one of the things that La Salle has been known for is its regular class days from Monday to Thursday. To date, the goals and objectives of the University all…


PRESS RELEASE: Doing our PART: A Donation Drive For Our Fur-iends
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DLSU Outdoor Club is inviting the Lasallian community to take part in a donation drive entitled ‘Doing our PART: A Donation Drive For Our Fur-iends’ which is in assistance of the Paws and Claws Animal Sanctuary in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan. In a weeklong booth at SJ Bench 11, from November 6 to 10, the…


PRESS RELEASE: REMIX ‘17
Press Release // November 4, 2017

La Salle Dance Company – Folk (LSDC – Folk), the premier Folk Dance Company of De La Salle University, presents REMIX ’17 – the most-awaited inter-Lasallian dance competition, which will be staged at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium on November 10. REMIX, on its ninth batch, will have the routines and performances focused on this year’s…


Of presstitutes and your favorite flavor
Editorial // October 15, 2017

The senate committee on public information and mass media held a senate hearing regarding the alarming spread of fake news last October 4. In the hearing, they made it clear that there are four kinds of fake news that they wish to actively fight against; falsehoods, hate speech that are potentially libelous, parody or satirical…


PRESS RELEASE: GEEK DAY 2017
Press Release // September 26, 2017

Green Giant FM, De La Salle University’s official radio station, presents GEEK DAY 2017, a convention focusing on local and international fandoms, to be held at the SMX Convention Center on October 7. “Geek Day is a convention for numerous trending fandoms. There will be merchandise exhibits, games, and activities to provide an enjoyable experience…


The state of the nation
Editorial // 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…