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Ramon Castañeda
LSDC-Folk’s Gunita: A deepening and strengthening of cultural heritage
Writer's recap // December 2, 2018

Craft. Technique. Elegance. It was indeed a night worth remembering; an aesthetically pleasing array of performances that when witnessed, definitely adheres to one’s mind. The group of artistically inclined individuals that is the La Salle Dance Company-Folk (LSDC-Folk) showcased phenomenal performances of folk and tribal dances in Gunita, a celebration of their sixth year anniversary,…


Green technologies, social impact of Lasallian inventions spotlighted in DITECH 2018
Straight News // November 24, 2018

Kicked off last November 22 to 23 at the Cory Aquino Democratic Grounds, the De La Salle University (DLSU) Innovation and Technology (DITECH) Fair highlighted the conceptual designs and prototypes of professionals and students alike. On its sixth year, DITECH boasted its theme of Green Technologies→Social Impact, which aimed to emphasize on the possible areas…


#NeverNovember protest against Imelda held at People Power Monument
National Situationer // November 20, 2018

Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) was spared from rallies and protests held against the Duterte administration in the recent months. Although last Saturday, November 18, opposition groups staged a protest dubbed as #NeverNovember in front of the People Power Monument to commemorate the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga…


Collateral damage
Opinion // November 15, 2018

Triggers can be found everywhere; it’s in conversations among peers, in popular media, and even in classroom discussions. It can be difficult to handle stimuli that hit you. They become dangerous when mishandled, as the problem not just lies in social cues, or in the definitive measurement of sensitivity and the lack thereof. Unpleasant thoughts…


LA OKs RVRCOB Student Consultative Body, bares USG budget concerns in session
Straight News // November 10, 2018

Deviating from the usual schedule, a Legislative Assembly (LA) Session was held last November 9 to discuss resolutions for the amendment of the Special Elections (SE) Code, the approval of the University Student Government (USG) budget allocation for the academic year, amendments to the USG Executive Treasurer’s Manual, the establishment of the Student Consultative Body…


Mismanaged activities main cause of SLIFE moratorium
News Feature // November 8, 2018

From September 10 to October 10 this year, student groups’ operations came to a halt as the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation, and Empowerment (SLIFE) issued a one month moratorium effectively stopping activities carried out by the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) and the University Student Government (USG). With the ban now no longer…


Behind a research-intensive university: DLSU in World University Rankings
News Feature //

The research efforts of De La Salle University (DLSU) were under the spotlight recently with the University’s inclusion in the annual Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, landing in the 801-1000 bracket of the world’s top academic institutions. DLSU is the only private Philippine university who made it into the list and one of…


How feminism “killed” chivalry
Opinion // November 2, 2018

As we further our agenda to make our advocacies bear weight and gain support from our peers, we must raise an important question: do we really know—and understand—what we are pushing for? Feminism, as an idea—otherwise known as the “feminist movement”—refers to the series of political campaigns birthed in the 1960s that pushed for the…


Overnight at DLSU: Defer – Part Two
Off the Beaten Track //

The LaSallian meant for there to only be one article; however, so much happened that night that warranted the article to be split into two. None of us expected to feel this frightened. None of us ever fathomed the possibility of this much fear rattling around in our ribcage. But here we are: we survived…


Overnight at DLSU: Defer – Part One
Off the Beaten Track // November 1, 2018

In October 2013, The LaSallian released an article titled Overnight at DLSU, redux. The article was a sequel to the March 2010 article where three staffers stayed in campus the whole night in search of what goes bump in DLSU at night. This October 2018 marks the third time that staffers from The LaSallian will…