Articles By
Maria Teresa de Borja
The Hard Knock Life: The life of a student-athlete
Sports Feature // March 29, 2015

Many of those following the UAAP season hear more about how their school’s athletes compete on the court than in the classroom. It is common for student-athletes to be asked on how they deal with the pressures of their sport while most forget that they have exams and projects waiting for them at their classes….


Ara Galang: An untimely farewell to the season
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With two sets under their belt late in the fourth set of the stepladder semifinals match against the NU Lady Bulldogs, the La Salle crowd rejoiced when team captain Ara Galang scored DLSU’s 23rd point through NU’s wall. As La Salle inched closer to a finals rematch against the ADMU Lady Eagles, the euphoria was…


UAAP: Ateneo bags back-to-back championships, depleted Lady Spikers finish second
Sports News // March 14, 2015

The UAAP Season 77 Women’s Volleyball tournament has finally come to an end as the ADMU Lady Eagles won their second straight championship against the DLSU Lady Spikers in straight sets, 25-22, 25-17, 25-23, last March 14 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The back-to-back champions were led by team captain Alyssa Valdez with 20…


UAAP Finals: Lady Spikers aim to extend series
Sports Feature // March 13, 2015

After losing Game One of the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals against the defending champion ADMU Lady Eagles last March 11, the DLSU Lady Spikers are on the verge of facing another UAAP Finals heartbreak as their surging archrivals are one win away from a back-to-back championship. On March 14, Saturday, at the Mall of Asia…


Ara Galang: An untimely farewell to the season
Sports Feature // March 11, 2015

With two sets under their belt late in the fourth set of the heated stepladder semifinal match between the DLSU Lady Spikers and the NU Lady Bulldogs, the La Salle crowd rejoiced when team captain Ara Galang scored DLSU’s 23rd point through NU’s block. La Salle inched closer to a finals rematch against the ADMU…


UAAP: Lady Spikers advance to finals; Galang suffers knee injury
Straight News // March 7, 2015

At the latter end of the fourth set, when the DLSU Lady Spikers were up by three points, 23-20, and ahead by two sets, La Salle team captain Ara Galang suddenly found herself down on the court, holding on to an aching left knee.   Despite seeing their captain being brought out of the court…


UAAP: NU sweeps Lady Spikers, do-or-die set
Sports News // March 4, 2015

The DLSU Lady Spikers failed to make a quick entry to the UAAP finals as they lost their first game in the stepladder semifinals against the resilient NU Lady Bulldogs in straight sets, 25-20, 25-20, 25-19, last March 4 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. Sophomore Jaja Santiago and veteran Myla Pablo led the Lady Bulldogs with 13…


Promoting fitness and wellness to DLSU students
Sports Feature // March 1, 2015

Most General Education (GE) courses in De La Salle University (DLSU) require students to take final exams or to submit a final course output by the end of the trimester to assess their learning for the entire course. But for DLSU’s Physical Education (PE) Department, exams and projects are not just the means of evaluating…


UAAP: Lady Batters defeat UE, Green Batters enter finals
Sports News // February 27, 2015

The DLSU Lady Batters picked up their second win in the second round as they got the better of the UE Lady Warriors, taking a 4-2 victory last Wednesday, February 25. On the other hand, the DLSU Green Batters survived a late game run by the ADMU Blue Eagles, defeating the defending champions in a…


UAAP: Lady Spikers escape NU in four-set thriller
Sports News // January 31, 2015

The DLSU Lady Spikers were able to stop and survive the NU Lady Bulldogs in a four-set thriller, 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 27-25, earlier today at the Fil-Oil Arena in San Juan. Veteran Lady Spiker Mika Reyes led the Taft-based squad with 15 points of 10 attacks, three blocks and two service aces while team captain…