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Ramon Castañeda
Youth in Activism: On the 46th Martial Law anniversary protest
National Situationer // September 22, 2018

As part of the commemoration of the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, a mob dubbed the “United People’s Action: Labanan ang Diktadura” was organized and held last September 21 in front of Luneta Park. The event aimed to unite various sectors of the Filipino society, to address the aftereffects of the Marcos…


A last look: Revisiting the highlights of USG 2017
News Feature // September 15, 2018

With another academic year closing, and following the recently-concluded election season, Lasallians bid goodbye to the University Student Government (USG) of A.Y. 2017-2018, who assumed the role of serving the student body during their tenure. Led by USG President Mikee De Vega, the student government faced off the academic year with new projects and planned…


Looking Back: Recapping the U-break shift, policy changes, institutional developments in AY 17-18
News Feature // September 12, 2018

From a major calendar shift, to having new faces in the admin. From political disputes, to failures of candidacy. From establishing new facilities, to revoking modes of payment. From getting visited by a luminary in the business industry, to producing Lasallian achievers, A.Y. 2017-2018 is arguably one of the most controversial and eventful academic years…


OTREAS launches Financial Assistance Hub
News Feature // August 13, 2018

Last June, the Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) of the University Student Government (USG) held a signing for the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with De La Salle University Science Foundation, Inc. to launch the Financial Assistance Hub. The signing between USG Executive Treasurer Rolf Villon and De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) President Br. Armin…


Looking into new Philippine transport network companies
Straight News // August 4, 2018

News broke out last March that Uber was merging its South East Asian operations with Grab Taxi in exchange for a 27.5 percent stake in the latter. In the Philippine context, this means the two major players in the ride-sharing industry have combined into one. Furthermore, according to Brian Cu, country head of Grab Philippines,…


Opposition presents ‘true’ state of PH in United People’s SONA
National Situationer Straight News // July 24, 2018

Reports from Andrea Punzalan   In an effort to engage the Filipinos in a discussion regarding the “true” state of the nation, a mobilization tagged as “United People’s SONA” was held yesterday, July 23, outside St. Peter’s Parish in Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City. Movement Against Tyranny, Anakbayan, Tindig Pilipinas, BAYAN, and members of the #BabaeAko…


Santugon candidates front MDA for GE ‘18
General Elections News Feature // July 15, 2018

Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) was the sole party that presented its candidates’ platforms to the student body during the USG General Elections (GE) 2018 Miting de Avance held yesterday, July 14, at the Cory Aquino Democratic Space. Following the announcement from the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista will not…


Monochrome
General Elections News Feature // July 13, 2018

This year’s General Elections (GE) will be one that won’t easily be forgotten. Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon boasts of a complete slate entering election season while Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista will not be fielding any candidates. For the past years, the student body has witnessed how the two parties storm in room to room…


Anti: Of prose, controversies, and she
General Elections News Feature //

As the academic year slowly draws to a close and with the 2018 General Elections (GE) right around the corner, President Mikee De Vega discusses some of the issues spotlighted under her administration, including her being antagonized in the eyes of members of the student body.   Reliving the experience to empower While this school…


Tapat fails to field candidates in GE 2018
General Elections News Feature // July 12, 2018

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) will not be able to field any candidates in the 2018 General Elections (GE) after their request to extend the deadline of their prospective candidates’ Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) was denied by the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) through an official statement last July 6. Tapat claimed to have had…