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Danielle Aglubat
USG President Perez breaks silence on alleged presidential pardon
News Feature // November 20, 2018

Controversies surrounding this year’s Special Elections (SE) were heightened with the emergence of posts and memes on Facebook pages such as the DLSU Community Forum, DLSU Freedom Wall, DLSU-Manila Secret Files, and other online platforms. One of the more prominent of these rumors is the allegation that University Student Government (USG) President Gabbie Perez granted…


USG autonomy, meme influx, nat’l. elections among key points in Harapan 2018
Straight News //

Candidates aiming for a seat in the University Student Government (USG) Special Elections (SE) went head-to-head in the Harapan SE Debate last November 17 at the Yuchengco Hall. In three rounds of discourse, representatives from political parties Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) presented their political stances, discussing pressing…


Lasallian Mission Week 2018: In celebration of values and virtues — Part 1
Straight News // November 13, 2018

With the theme ‘One Heart, One Commitment, One life,’ this year’s Lasallian Mission Week (LMW) aimed to increase faith and cast light on the value of vocation. The week-long celebration was spearheaded by the Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (VPLM) through the University Mission Committee composed of representatives from different colleges, offices,…


USG President Gabbie Perez on sustainable student governance, social awareness
News Feature // November 9, 2018

Having garnered 60.72 percent of the student population votes, Gabbie Perez was elected as the new University Student Government (USG) President last August 6, and officially took office at the start of this academic year. As USG President, Perez is now responsible for leading the USG Executive Board, heading the Office of the President, and…


Getting to know the University Chancellor: Br. Bernie Oca FSC
News Feature // October 28, 2018

Br. Bernie Oca FSC officially assumed chancellorship last September 1, following Dr. Robert Roleda’s decision to step down and go on a sabbatical leave. Fondly known by Lasallians as “Brother Bernie,” he will serve as University Chancellor while maintaining his position as President of De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ). In an interview with The…


LA holds special session, addresses key Election Code amendments and USG matters
Straight News // October 1, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last Friday, September 28, to address resolutions on amendments of the Election and Special Election Codes, appointing officers for vacant positions in the University Student Government (USG), and resignation of elected officers from USG units.   Amending the election code In relation to the resolutions to amend the…


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…


Lasallian efforts in addressing food waste
Straight News // August 24, 2018

Food scarcity is a problem that threatens the nation. With a growing number of hungry people each day, efforts are being pioneered nationwide to promote conservation of food and resources as well as to reduce food waste. In DLSU, certain initiatives have been put into action such as placing more detailed labels on trash bins,…