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Cristina Francia
Unraveling DLSU’s new waste management plan
News Feature // January 6, 2018

As of March 2017, the Campus Sustainability Office (CSO) has implemented the Laboratory Hazardous Wastes Management Plan, following a series of screenings and consultations for the application of a standardized waste disposal protocol. Since his appointing as the University Pollution Control Officer, Myklim Casibang has aimed to create a plan that seeks to provide a…


DLSU freshman intake to normalize in 2018 as lean years come to an end
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One of the major effects the K to 12 system had on the University was the reduction of freshman applicants starting AY 2016-2017, leading to the so-called “lean years”. During lean years, the student population is lower than the usual number due to the addition of levels in high schools around the Philippines. Although the…


Former Lasallite Japanese massacre survivor recounts moment of terror
News Feature // December 28, 2017

After remaining silent for over 70 years, a former Lasallite speaks up on his grievous experience during the massacre that happened in the Most Blessed Sacrament (MBS) chapel at the hands of the Japanese army. In an interview with The LaSallian, Fernando Vasquez-Prado, who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1961 from…


Balaoing, Leviste, Muñoz bag awards in 2017 Frosh Elections Debate
FE 2017 Straight News // November 27, 2017

Last November 24, Tagisan: USG Freshman Elections Debate was held at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room, co-organized by the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, and the DLSU Debate Society. Batch government candidates from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasalista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) were present for the event. Santugon’s Ronin…


LA appoints new Laguna Campus representative
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Last November 23, a new Legislative Assembly (LA) representative for the DLSU Manila-Laguna Campus was appointed by the present members of the LA to work alongside incumbent Laguna Campus LA representative Geo Olaivar (III, BS-ENTS). JJ Trinidad (IV, CS-ST) will serve for the remaining two terms of the academic year, subsequently filling in the vacancy…


Looking into the University’s Health Services Office
News Feature // November 13, 2017

In providing the Lasallian community with quality medical services, the Health Services Office (HSO), one of the offices under the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Services (OAVCCS), ensures the wellness of the University’s constituents by setting standards for their office. Through interview, The LaSallian looks into the regular operations and their office’s system…


New learning facilities affirmed by Roleda, Calleja
News Feature // November 11, 2017

Last academic year, various campus development plans were slated in response to the lean years, which will result in the lack of facilities that will accommodate incoming students during the transition of the University to the K-12 system. In addition, the need for space was reinforced due to the influx of various student activities, organizations,…


On DLSU-PUSA’s plans and developments
News Feature // October 22, 2017

The De La Salle University-Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (DLSU-PUSA) is an organization composed of students and professors who share the same interest towards the protection of animals. The organization composes of five core members from the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), namely Miss Laureen Velasco and Dr. Jeane Peracullo from the Philosophy…


Lakbayan Animo 2k17: On the struggles of the nation’s cultural minorities
Straight News // October 16, 2017

Lakbayan Animo 2k17, an event highlighting the experiences of the members of the Lumad community that visited the University was held last September 12 to September 21. A LAKBAYAN exhibit was also launched last September 12 in the Learning Commons, which was followed by a forum about National Minority Issues. The Lumad were welcomed last…


ITS: 700 new desktop units to be deployed next AY
News Feature // September 3, 2017

The University Information Technology Services (ITS) has recently purchased 700 new desktop units, slated to be deployed by the start of academic year 2017-2018. The delivery of the new units is expected to be completed within the next two weeks. In a November 2016 article by The LaSallian, ITS Director James Sy revealed the scheduled…