Articles By
Andrea Punzalan
The true winner
Opinion // March 31, 2018

Scrolling through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter has become a mundane activity for me. At times of stress and boredom, I find myself reading tweets and sharing posts about anything that trigger my mind and brews my own curiosity. Last Sunday, February 25, at around 3 am, as the dawn of the 32nd…

UAAP: DLSU Woodpushers set towards the road to redemption
Sports News UAAP 80 // February 23, 2018

Despite finishing with contrasting results in the previous year, the DLSU Woodpushers are geared to reclaim the title back to Taft. The Lady Woodpushers nearly closed out a back-to-back championship, however, a single tiebreak seemed to be the determinant of a heartbreaking Season 79. The Men’s team, on the other hand, went down to fifth…

UAAP: Green Spikers take first win of Season 80 in straight sets
Sports News UAAP 80 // February 10, 2018

Earlier today at the FilOil Flying V Centre, the DLSU Green Spikers took down the UP Fighting Maroons in straight sets, 25-22, 25-23, 25-19. With La Salle’s victory, the team was able to improve to a 1-1 win-loss record, after losing to the UST Growling Tigers in their season opening game. “Ginamit namin yung pagkatalo…

UAAP: Green Spikers eye improved play this Season 80
Sports News UAAP 80 // February 9, 2018

The past three editions of the UAAP Men’s Volleyball tournament have been tough for the Green Spikers. Ever since Season 77, the Green Spikers have settled for sixth place. However, with a stronger grit to improve and a more focused execution of their determined goal, the Taft-based squad is up for the challenge as it…

Making waves in the UAAP: Fahad Alkhaldi
Sports Feature // January 23, 2018

Behind every success story, there is always a point of origin. This then encapsulates the journey which one takes to achieve it. DLSU Green Tanker Fahad Alkhaldi (III, BS-AEI) shared his personal thoughts and experiences throughout his swimming career.     Early course Starting at the age of five, Alkhaldi already developed an interest for…

Word on the street: Athletes’ go-to Christmas Eve meal
Sports Feature // December 20, 2017

As Christmas draws closer, The LaSallian caught up with some athletes who came and conquered in the first semester of Season 80, while also interviewing some of the upcoming athletes who will try to bring the General Championship back to Taft in the second semester of the UAAP. Green Archer Prince Rivero, Animo Squad Dancer…

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….