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Diokno: ‘Help put back the faith in the justice system’
Straight News // February 27, 2019

“I couldn’t keep silent anymore,” Atty. Chel Diokno declared when asked about the reason behind his decision to run for senator. The 58 year-old human rights lawyer visited the Agno Food Court last February 26 to engage in an informal dialogue with members of the Lasallian community. Despite his intention to run, the senatorial candidate…


Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Award bestowed on Ressa, Bishop David
Straight News //

Caloocan Bishop Pablo David and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa were conferred this year’s Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Award at a formal awarding held last February 26 at The Verdure, fifth floor of Henry Sy Sr. Hall. The former’s brother, University of the Philippines sociology professor and journalist Randy David, received the award on his…


Make a move cautiously
Opinion // February 21, 2019

Back when I was still a frosh, I was the type of person who was afraid to test out new things. Joining an organization or doing other extracurricular activities did not cross my mind, since I had this internal pressure and belief that I would not be able to do well if I decided to…


CAO groups sweep Asia Pacific Arts Festival 2019 dance, music divisions
News Feature // January 22, 2019

De La Salle University’s Culture and Arts Office (CAO) groups, namely the La Salle Dance Company-Street (LSDC-Street), De La Salle Innersoul, and the DLSU Chorale, finished gold in their respective categories in the Asia Pacific Arts Festival (APAF) 2019 held last January 20 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This year’s festival highlights included an…


Technicalities bar LA from releasing sexual harassment manifesto
Straight News //

A Legislative Assembly (LA) resolution that aimed to release a manifesto regarding the alleged sexual harassment incident on campus was tabled after representatives questioned the technicalities of the document during an LA session last January 21. LA Representatives Neal Gonzales of FAST2017, Christian Alderite of CATCH2T19, Pao Delos Reyes of CATCH2T20, and Bella Villar of…


LA approves internal changes, discusses statements on issues
Straight News //

The Legislative Assembly (LA), during their session last January 21, approved the resignation and appointments of University Student Government (USG) officers, called for the release of an open letter regarding the passport data breach, and the publication of a manifesto that tackles the sexual harassment issues in campus.   USG resignations, appointments Iliana Tan, incumbent…


COMELEC releases 2018 Special Elections results, nine seats left unfilled
Special Elections Straight News // December 3, 2018

Only nine seats are left unfilled in this year’s University Student Government Special Elections (SE), according to the results posted by the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) last December 3. According to the commission, five seats in the Manila Campus—the Vice President for External Affairs, the College President for the Gokongwei College of Engineering, and…


Carpio delivers lecture on Philippine sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea
National Situationer Straight News // November 21, 2018

In light of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the Philippines, the International Studies Department held a lecture, which featured acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Carpio last November 19 at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room. In the lecture, Carpio gave a brief background of the dispute in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines’ proof…


Algae BIG Hub: On strengthening PH algae industry
Straight News // November 13, 2018

As part of the various research efforts of De La Salle University (DLSU), research centers are established that touch on a diverse set of disciplines. One of these centers, the Algae BioInnovation Global Hub, better known as Algae BIG Hub, aims to work hand in hand with the algae industry by collaborating with researchers, international…


Hult Prize at DLSU competition kicked off
Straight News // November 6, 2018

The Hult Prize Launch was held last November 5 at the Henry Sy Sr. Hall roofdeck. The event focused on the theme for this year’s Hult Prize and the schedule of activities for the DLSU teams who will be participating in the said competition.   Theme for the 10th anniversary The theme for this year’s…