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Eliza Santos
An initiative on the rise: The Research Assistant Program
Straight News // April 14, 2018

DLSU prides itself on being a research-centered university. In sustaining this character, various programs and centers that put research at the core are offered by different departments, colleges, and offices in the University. In alignment with the expressed identity, the University Student Government (USG) has recently actuated the Research Assistance Program (RAP) to act in…


Debunking the case: Exploring the lifeblood of the Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program
News Feature // March 6, 2018

The Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP), a now decade-old Lasallian tradition, is an annually conducted whole-day event where undergraduate students are given the chance to attend on-campus or off-campus activities as an alternative non-academic class. LEAP has been successful in teaching students lessons beyond the classroom’s four walls. Whether sitting through a movie marathon or…


The real score between DLSU and PUSO
News Feature // February 20, 2018

Despite several disagreements between the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (PUSO) and the University administration, the parents’ organization has confirmed that they are still in operation. In a recent interview with The LaSallian, DLSU-PUSO president Atty. Dindo T. Garciano has clarified that, contrary to earlier reports, their office has not been…


Unveiling the different perspectives on the University’s U Break shift
Straight News // December 13, 2017

The proposal to shift the University Break (U Break) from Friday to Monday is a hotly debated topic this term, prompting a townhall meeting last October 6, as well as various signature campaigns and student surveys. The U Break change was proposed to remedy the multiple Monday suspensions that the University suffered in the past…


On entrepreneurship and the University’s startup scene
News Feature // November 25, 2017

Entrepreneurship is defined as the capacity to develop and create, develop, and organize a business to gain a profit. Following the events of the war starting 1945, scarcity was evident in a global scale. Due to this, the “Baby Boomers” generation believed that having more meant more success. This introduced the traditional ideology that businesses…


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…


Debunking the case: LTFRB vs. Transportation Network Companies
Straight News // October 17, 2017

Pre-organized transportation is one of the country’s peaks in terms of transport technology. As such, riding apps like Uber and Grab have taken the country by storm because of their viability as more convenient and efficient options in the Philippine transportation scene. Civilians, especially students, have greatly imprinted on these ride-hailing services. Tricia Garcia* (IV,…


A look at the programs and services hosted by the OCCS
News Feature // October 16, 2017

The Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS), currently on its sixth year of conducting annual caravans every September to address the issue of mental health, is at its peak, and is proclaimed more successful than ever by its director, Dr. Aimee Guarino. Worldwide, September is celebrated as the Suicide Prevention Month, while September 10…


On DLSU’s online services and security issues: ITS Director addresses complaints raised by students
News Feature // August 31, 2017

The My.LaSalle and Animo.sys systems have been the bread and butter applications for Lasallians during enlistment season. These online services, delivered by the Information Technology Services (ITS) office, allow students to enlist, drop, and adjust their classes anywhere using an internet-capable device. As useful as these systems are, numerous complaints continue to plague the services…


DLSU student drivers cite concerns on limited parking spaces
News Feature // August 11, 2017

“Parking slots are full as early as 7:30 am,” says Paolo Ramos (I, AB-HIM), as well as other DLSU student drivers who cite that going past the morning traffic, rushing towards parking spaces, spending a lot of money, and being marked tardy in class are just some of the issues they experience in line with…