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Eliza Santos
The dynamics of power in bride-machines: On marrying older ‘white’ men
Straight News // February 17, 2019

“I bought you, and I spent much on you.” This was but one of the common rebuttals older ‘white’ husbands would resort to based on accounts of Filipina ‘bride-machines’. Dr. Janet Arnado, a professor of the Behavioral Science Department, and a researcher on the phenomenon of Filipinas marrying older ‘white’ men, recounted these in the…


For the students, by the students: USG initiatives on financial assistance
News Feature // February 16, 2019

De La Salle University has made it its mission to extend financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students. Through the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, student aid programs are provided to make quality education affordable, especially to students who would not have otherwise considered enrolling in the University. Among the many opportunities provided by the…


One year later: How do students feel about U Break?
News Feature // February 15, 2019

“Changes of schedule, we understand, will always be difficult because we get used to certain things, but we will adjust. Things are not permanent.” This was but one of many assurances former DLSU Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda shared in late 2017 after news broke that the controversial University Break (U Break) was approved by the…


Going boldly into the future with DLSU Job Expo 2019
Straight News // February 10, 2019

The Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS), together with partner companies and government agencies, held the DLSU Job Expo 2019 last February 4 and February 6 to 9 at the Cory Aquino Democratic Space. With the theme Go Boldly Into The Future, the week-long event showcased career opportunities to senior high school, undergraduate, graduate…


Sexual harassment manifesto unanimously passed by LA
Straight News // February 5, 2019

After two sessions of intense debate, the Legislative Assembly (LA) unanimously passed a resolution for a manifesto on the recent sexual harassment incident during their session last February 4. The statement was in response to an article published by The LaSallian last January 10 that highlighted claims of sexual harassment against a DLSU professor. In…


Representatives discuss implications, youth’s role on proposed Charter Change
Straight News // February 2, 2019

A discussion titled Law of the Nation: A Forum on the Proposed Charter Change was held last February 1 at rooms 507 to 509 of the Yuchengco Hall. Organized by One La Salle for Human Rights and Democracy along with the Theology and Religious Education Department, the talk shed light on the debate surrounding the…


Examining DLSU’s trademark of quality
News Feature // January 22, 2019

Over the past few years, De La Salle University (DLSU) has been consistently regarded as an esteemed university locally and internationally. With the several acclaims attached to the University’s name, these have come as a result of providing quality education, evidenced by its accreditation levels, rankings, and board exam results. Quality Assurance Office (QAO) Director…


Richard L. Lee Engineering and Technology Block inaugurated
Straight News // January 19, 2019

The Richard L. Lee Engineering and Technology Block was officially instituted last January 18 as an addition to the developing DLSU Laguna Campus. In partnership with Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the block will be maximized through housing cooperative innovations of students and faculty.     Forward-looking Laguna Campus While the DLSU Manila Campus has…


DLSU-PUSO clarifies rationale behind email on uncollected fees
News Feature // November 30, 2018

Last November 11, students received an email sent by Student Services, which highlighted that uncollected fees from Term 2 and 3 of Academic Year (AY) 2017-2018 allocated to the De La Salle University-Parents of University Student Organizations (DLSU-PUSO) are to be collected in the upcoming term. As the attached letter signed by the heads of…


Internal STCG issues, manifestos, turnovers discussed in LA session
Straight News // November 27, 2018

From releasing manifestos on current issues such as the graft conviction against Imelda Marcos to solving conflicts in internal STCG operations, and to revising the Presidential Pardon Guidelines, a session was held by the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) last November 26 at the USG Session Hall. The session also addressed the resignations…