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Transcript of Response on Behalf of the Graduates – February 24, 2017
Transcript // February 27, 2017

The following is the transcript of the Response on Behalf of the Graduates, delivered by Beatrice Ysabel G. Marquez (OCM, ’17) during the first day of the 178th Commencement Exercises held at the Philippine International Convention Center last February 24th: “Thank you Ms. Amelia Galang, Dean of Student Affairs, for that introduction. President Brother Raymundo…


Transcript of Response on Behalf of the Graduates – February 25, 2017
Transcript // February 26, 2017

The following is the transcript of the Response on Behalf of the Graduates, delivered by Patricia Angela Marie R. Razon (AEF, ’17) during the second day of the 178th Commencement Exercises held at the Philippine International Convention Center last February 25th: “Thank you Dean Amie for the inspired introduction and thank you to the graduation…


Stifling cyber-mockery
Editorial Opinion // February 20, 2017

A few weeks ago, a post on the DLSU Profs to Pick page on Facebook blew up when a student posted a lengthy rant about his search for a girlfriend. He would then go on to ask if any girl reading the post was willing to be his significant other so that his long search…


PRESS RELEASE: Tagpo
Press Release // February 5, 2017

Kain. Sine. Gig. Pagsama-samahin na lang kaya natin? Join fellow music lovers, foodies and movie junkies in a gathering that will highlight the local art scene in TAGPO: Isang Pagtitipon by the Green Media Group on February 18, 2017 at the Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati. #TaraSaTagpo and experience a night of lights, sounds…


PRESS RELEASE: DLSU Job Expo 2017
Press Release //

The Office of Counselling and Career Services (OCCS) — Career Services will have its DLSU Job Expo 2017 this February 6-10 at the Corazon Aquino Democratic Space with the theme “Rise Amidst Adversities”. With the mission to direct Lasallians on their career path, this lone job expo will showcase more than 130 local and multinational…


PRESS RELEASE: Sharing Precious Moments
Press Release // February 4, 2017

The New Year signifies a brand-new chapter in the lives of many; and just like them, Precious Moments kicks off this 2017 with an all-new contemporary motif, sweet membership deals, and an innovative new hashtag to connect to individuals online – all of which will be featured in their upcoming fellowship event on February 6,…


Saving the MMFF
Editorial Opinion //

Last year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) ran from December 25, 2016 until the first week of January 2017, and was the 42nd edition of the annual tradition to take place. Since 1975, the yearly festival has been putting the spotlight on local films by only allowing Filipino films to be screened in theatres during…


Virtue before virality
Editorial Opinion // November 11, 2016

In this day and age, it’s normal for people to measure things in likes and shares on Facebook or Twitter. Whether it’s a competition scored on the number of likes a picture receives, a company constantly monitoring data to determine how to strengthen its viewership and reach, or even a teenager thinking up a funny…


The true Marcos
Editorial // November 10, 2016

The Supreme Court (SC) made history last Tuesday, November 8, after voting 9-5 to dismiss all petitions challenging the burial of Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani (LNMB), thus allowing the former president and dictator’s remains to be moved to the highly regarded cemetery. The LaSallian stands with the thousands of voices of martial…


With intention to offend
Editorial Opinion // October 30, 2016

Sat-ire. Noun. The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues—at least, that’s what a quick Google search will tell you. In a day and age when responsible social media usage is more relevant than ever before,…