Articles By
Jill Chua
In review: The Legislative Assembly
May 25, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) is the highest policy-making body in DLSU. Led by the Chief Legislator, the LA consists of 31 members with representatives from each batch unit and two members from the Science and Technology Complex. The LA is also comprised of three sub-committees, namely, the Rules and Policies Committee…


Gordon tops other bets in DLSU Mock Senatorial Election
May 1, 2016

Following the DLSU Presidential Mock Election, Boto Lasalyano, Sulong Pilipino (BLSP) this time conducted a Mock Senatorial Election through an online survey last April 26, naming former senator Richard Gordon (83.7 percent) as the top senatorial bet of Lasallians. The results of the survey were released earlier this evening, eight days prior to election day….


Students, professors weigh in on “DLSU Profs to Pick”
News Feature // March 23, 2016

The DLSU Profs to Pick group is one of the most active Facebook groups comprised primarily of Lasallian students. It was originally created as an avenue for students to ask for a certain professor’s grading system and teaching style, but due to the popularity of Facebook, the Profs to Pick group has also expanded its…


LA discusses manifesto on electoral processes, approves appointed DAAM chairpersons
Straight News // March 16, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held another regular session last March 4 at the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room to discuss the release of a manifesto on the improvement of the Philippines’ electoral processes and the approval of two recently appointed University Student Government (USG) Department on Activity Approval and Monitoring (DAAM)…


PE Dept. breaks silence on Ronda controversy
Feature // February 29, 2016

Last month, a post about the alleged firing of Martin Ronda, a professor from the Physical Education (PE) Department, circulated online, which sparked interest and debate among students and alumni alike. As written on the original post, Ronda narrated that he was “kicked out” of DLSU due to a complaint filed by a student, who…


Convention of Leaders manual and EDSA open letter deliberated in LA session
Straight News //

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) convened for a regular session last February 26 in the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room to discuss six matters, namely, a resolution calling for the amendment of the Convention of Leaders (COLE) manual, the approval of the COLE Board manual, the release of an open letter on…


LA discusses agenda on Master List, other proposals
Straight News // February 15, 2016

In a session last February 12, the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) discussed the position paper on Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines, the proposal for a master list of courses, financial assistance for aspiring student organizations, a manifesto for electives for College of Liberal Arts (CLA) ID 113 students, and approval of…


Comelec launches vote counting machine demo
Road to 2016 Straight News // January 26, 2016

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) held a demonstration of the vote counting machines (VCM) on January 25, Monday, at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center as part of the body’s preparations for the upcoming 2016 national and local elections. The demo introduced upgraded models of the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines to be utilized…


IN A NUTSHELL: A rundown on DLSU 2015
January 22, 2016

With both achievements and challenges faced by the Lasallian community, 2015 was a whirlwind year for DLSU. At the onset of a new year and a new term, The LaSallian reviews the notable events in 2015 that took place inside the University.   Year of “news” The past year has brought about different changes and…


On shooting media projects: Gaining a clearer perspective of STRATCOM’s policy
News Feature // November 23, 2015

Incidents of security personnel stopping students from producing visual materials, specifically shooting videos on campus, and demanding for a permit from the Office of Strategic Communications (STRATCOM) have grown in number since a help desk announcement detailing the University’s new media request policy was released on September 8 this year. A message from STRATCOM, disseminated through…