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Andrea Punzalan
On the Hallyu
Opinion // December 7, 2017

Last July 2015, my cousin told me to watch this music video on YouTube. It was a music video by a Korean-Chinese pop boy band called EXO, titled Love Me Right. At first, I could only shoot my cousin various disturbed glances her way. Was she so tired of hearing Sledgehammer by Fifth Harmony on…


UAAP: DLSU Animo Squad renewed and ready for CDC
Sports Feature UAAP 80 // December 2, 2017

With the first half of the 80th season of the UAAP coming to a close, all of us can agree that it has been a blockbuster of a year for all competing schools. Whether you bleed Green, Blue, or Maroon, it’s safe to say that all universities have had their fair share of ups-and-downs in…


UAAP Finals: Montalbo’s determination inspires Game 2 win
Sports Feature UAAP 80 // December 1, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers and ADMU Blue Eagles once again gave it their all in the second game of the best-of-three Finals yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. While the team from Katipunan fought to earn their first championship in five years, the team from Taft extended the series as they try to defend the…


UAAP Finals: Green Archers come up short in Game 1 loss to Ateneo, 76-70
Sports News UAAP 80 // November 25, 2017

After a tightly-contested match, the DLSU Green Archers dropped Game 1 of their best-of-three finals matchup with the ADMU Blue Eagles, 76-70, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. La Salle was able to overcome a big, early deficit but the Blue Eagles were able to storm back late and claim a key victory….


UAAP: La Salle clinches finals spot after defeating AdU, 82-75
Sports News UAAP 80 // November 18, 2017

  After being down by as much as 15 points, the DLSU Green Archers came back to defeat the AdU Soaring Falcons, 82-75, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. With the win, La Salle clinches a spot in the finals for the second consecutive year. Ben Mbala led DLSU with 27 points, while Santi…


Green and Lady Judokas stay at third and fourth, respectively, in Season 80
Sports News UAAP 80 // November 17, 2017

The DLSU Green and Lady Judokas were determined to improve their respective UAAP standings in the the Season 80 Judo tournament held at the De La Salle Zobel Sports Pavilion last November 11 and 12. However, with the Green Judokas and Lady Judokas remaining in third and fourth place, respectively, their hopes of winning the…


DLSU’S Animo Squad brothers: Adrian and Andrew Pesebre
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // November 16, 2017

Learning new stunts can be scary; the different elements to cheer dancing can also be quite intimidating. Likewise in drumming, keeping in tune to the beat to establish an unwavering rhythm is not at all easy. However, while some people take time to learn the basics of cheer dance and the drums, it seems like…


UAAP: DLSU Judokas go for the throne this Season 80
Sports Feature UAAP 80 // November 9, 2017

With their season just around the corner, the DLSU Green and Lady Judokas aim to claim the championship title one win at a time. In Season 79, the Green Judokas placed third overall, winning two gold medals, one silver, and two bronze medals, while the Lady Judokas fell short of the podium by placing fourth…


A work in progress: Mbala in FIBA Afrobasket
Sports Feature // October 22, 2017

In a span of nine days, one of La Salle’s current prime stars and reigning UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player, Ben Mbala, competed in the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket held last September 8 to 16. The continental championship was hosted by both Senegal and Tunisia with the Tunisians emerging as the eventual champions. Mbala represented…


UAAP: Green Tankers claim silver, Lady Tankers finish fourth in Season 80
Sports News UAAP 80 // October 15, 2017

The DLSU Green and Lady Tankers showed promising performances in both individual and team events but came up short in bringing home the championship in this year’s UAAP Season 80 Swimming Tournament held at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex Swimming Pool last October 12 to 15. In this year’s event, the Green Tankers garnered a…