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Lab ko La Salle
Opinion // October 20, 2011

by Bombit Largoza. Dr. Bombit Largoza was Associate Editor in 1991 and Editor in Chief in 1992. He specializes in Experimental Economics. How much noise should we tolerate in a public space like Medrano Study Hall, and how do we keep it at that level? A couple of students, Andrew Nico Dalisay and Dwight Keifer…

Love and Investments
Opinion // October 19, 2011

The general interpretation of the quote “Time is Gold” is that a certain monetary value is lost when time is spent inefficiently. To earn money, we need time, and to make anything worth our time, it needs to be transmuted into money or any of its equivalents. In the same way that money controls international…

Editorial: Looking good
Editorial // September 25, 2011

Public Relations (PR) holds an important role in any government. It ensures that the government functions are stabilized especially when long-run policies are being planned. Good PR is important for any president because it will ensure that his or her presidency will run smoothly. Moreover, PR, a good one, creates a stable environment for policies….

DLSU establishes Gokongwei College of Engineering
Straight News //

The College of Engineering is now the Gokongwei College of Engineering (GCE). Last Aug. 11, the renaming of the college was officially announced after Chinese-Filipino Tycoon, John Gokongwei, gave a substantial amount worth of donations to the College. The donation was approved by the Board of Trustees before it sought the approval of the college….

Inside the Green Mind
Sports News //

Throughout the years, there have been many prominent names that have indulged themselves in writing about the Green Archers’ performance. Among the famous and controversial would be Tony Atayde Sr., who is popularly known as the Green Mind. Atayde is a former DLSU track and field star and basketball player during the 70’s. He hails…

Press Release: Levi’s and Canon: Great Saturdays
Press Release //

It’s Saturday Night. It has been a hectic school week, and you decide to reward yourself. It’s about time. Green Saturday, you remark. Lasallian Green—time to have some fun.

You prepare for a night out with your friends. You scan your closet amidst a sea of shirts and jeans. What shirt to wear? You settle for a plaid polo. What jeans to wear? Easier choice. The authentic one, a favourite.

You arrive at your rendezvous. Republic, Resorts World Manila. Your friends complement your look for the night. You give them high fives. Polo and jeans, they’re both Levi’s, you add. No wonder, a friend quips. “Let’s have a great night!” you respond.

Internationalization at DLSU: A work in progress

Our profile of international student life in this month’s edition of The LaSallian, as we head into Term 2, 2011, is an overview of DLSU’s global ties. The most impressive fact is that currently we have close to one thousand international students on campus as full time undergraduate and graduate enrollees. Also we are hosting 31 new exchange students from five different countries who will be with us until the end of the term.

Editorial: Who’s under arrest now?
Editorial // January 23, 2011

The German Science of Police tells us that a policeman has both an economic and social duty. Apart from ensuring the enforcement of the law, the policemen in the old Western culture answered to health concerns, urban planning and vigilance in the market; policemen then were tasked to empower the population. Civilians back then were…

Editorial: Harvest of awards
Editorial // November 21, 2010

The famous psychologist BF Skinner believes that one of the obstacles in behavior development is lack of positive reinforcement, or the act of increasing the reward immediately after a response to also increase its frequency in the future. This is applied with dogs—increasing their treats as they learn their tricks. This is also applied in…

Presenting… our USG officers!
Opinion //

Shirts, ballers, and bag tags for sale! That’s the most popular University Student Government activity (USG). This year though, they’ve added a new touch to make their projects more appealing. They decided to use their own faces and bodies as publicity materials. I had the opportunity to sit on one of the Legislative Assembly’s (LA)…