Articles By
Danielle Aglubat
On dealing with change: Student organizations and the impact of the U Break Shift
Rant & Rave // February 28, 2018

To prevent delays caused by frequent Monday class suspensions in past trimesters, the University adopted a Tuesday to Friday regular class schedule for the second term of AY 2017-2018. The University Break (U Break) shift was initially proposed during a town hall meeting organized by University Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda last October 6, 2017, and…


Lack of transparency, student engagement, and overall evaluation among key points in OTREAS FGD on tuition fee increase
Straight News // January 20, 2018

Last January 17, the University Student Government (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer conducted a focus group discussion (FGD) with students from various colleges at Faculty Center Conference Room 2C to discuss the students’ concerns, insights, and suggestions with regard to the tuition fee increase (TFI). The discussion focused on the students’ assessment of DLSU’s…


Student Government Allowance: A USG initiative
News Feature // December 29, 2017

Committed to its mission in providing opportunities for Lasallians from all walks of life, the University continues to administer aid and financial assistance to needing but competent students in both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Various scholarship grants, tuition discounts, and student loans are offered by the Office of the Admissions and Scholarships (OAS)…


DLSU stakeholders voice out qualms in U Break forum
Straight News // December 7, 2017

The U Break open forum held last November 29 at the Natividad Fajardo Auditorium in Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall turned out to be a heated exchange of qualms and frustrations when stakeholders such as students, faculty, and parents alike raised their complaints regarding student organization activities, Friday traffic, holiday economics, and make-up classes scheduling process…


Addressing professor scarcity
News Feature // November 23, 2017

As enlistment season comes around the corner, students will once again face the problem of shortage in classes. This problem affects their time in the University, as it potentially delays them, especially if the limited class is a major subject. While this is a problem for students, it is also a headache for departments that…


OTREAS launches 50/50 tuition installment scheme
News Feature // October 20, 2017

In fulfillment of the University’s mission to provide more opportunities to the underprivileged and the marginalized, the University Student Government’s (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) recently launched the 50/50 tuition instalment scheme. Spearheaded by former USG Executive Treasurer Brian Chen, the project gives students the option to pay their tuition and fees with…


Faculty, student dress codes: A look at the current developments
News Feature // September 24, 2017

Appendix Z, Section 4.2 of the 2015-2018 DLSU Student Handbook lists down implementing guidelines for the dress code policy and mandates the Security Office to enforce the policy as students enter the campus. Despite its strict “No Compliance, No Entry” guideline, several students manage to bypass the system and there are reportedly several inconsistencies in…


Transport groups slam gov’t efforts to revamp PUV designs, franchising system, transport routes
National Situationer Straight News // August 31, 2017

Various transport groups gathered for a protest against the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program last July 17 at various places in the country such as Metro Manila, Pampanga, and Zambales. Some of the transport groups involved were Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON) Partylist, United Transportation Federation of Makati (UTFM),…


The USG of AY 2016-2017: Key achievements, challenges, and prevailing distrust from the student body
News Feature //

As this academic year comes to an end, so does the term of the outgoing University Student Government (USG) officers. The year was embroiled in various ups and downs for the USG, with student trust more volatile now than ever. Despite these setbacks, the USG officers emphasize the continued service and representation for the student…


DLSU CSO recognizes outstanding Lasallians in 42nd Lasallian Excellence Awards
News Feature // August 6, 2017

As the academic year nearly concludes, outstanding faculty, students, and organizations were recognized at the Council of Student Organization’s (CSO) 42nd Lasallian Excellence Awards (LEA) held last August 4 at the 18th floor Natividad Fajardo-Rosario Auditorium of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. With the theme “Kaleidoscope: Leadership in Different Colors and Perspectives”, LEA depicts various…