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PRESS RELEASE: Lazy Bastard
Press Release // September 14, 2016

“Long Live Bacon!” This is the motto, battle cry, and charismatic invitation that welcomes diners to Lazy Bastard. Following the unanticipated success of its first branch along Jupiter Street in Makati and its 2nd branch in Katipunan, Lazy Bastard finally brings its brand of guilty pleasure to Taft. The wisecracking hotdog and burger joint is…


Reading beyond headlines
Editorial Opinion // September 7, 2016

Last July 25, a terrible incident occurred on the streets of Quiapo, Manila. The CCTV footage that showed a bicycle rider and car driver getting into a physical altercation, after which the latter shoots the former point-blank in the face, went viral on social media primarily because of Top Gear Philippines. The popular Facebook page…


Not a hero
Editorial Opinion // August 29, 2016

The anniversary of EDSA is commemorated every year lest we forget the dark years under the Martial Law, and to celebrate our nation’s victory in clamoring for the restoration of democracy through a peaceful revolution. This year on February 25th, the Philippines celebrated the 30th anniversary of the EDSA revolution, in honor of a time…


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…