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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…


PRESS RELEASE: Preen Sessions on Rape Culture
Press Release //

During our previous Preen Sessions, one of the key takeaways was to educate the younger generation on rape culture. They can be as young as elementary students or even those already in college. It’s never too late to enlighten them on what’s considered as rape and how it can happen to anyone, especially in a time when…


More time and thought
Editorial // February 26, 2018

Ever since the Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas rolled out the new five-peso coins late last year, it has been criticized for its uncanny similarity with the current one-peso coin–a design flaw that has caused confusion among the people who use it. The flaw was very relevant that it even arrived to the Senate, with Senator…


1986: People Power Prevails, Marcos Ousted
1986 Archive People Power // February 25, 2018

Once the news of the former President Marcos’ ‘real’ departure hit the streets in the evening of Feb. 25, people started singing, switched their radio channels from DWIM/DZRH to their favorite swing stations, and literally danced in the streets. At last, the 20-year oppressive reign of Marcos finally ended after what newsmen termed as one…