Articles By
Eliza Santos
The restoration of a partnership: PUSO and the University administration
News Feature // August 13, 2018

Entering the month of July, the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (DLSU-PUSO) and the administration of DLSU have announced the reestablishment of their partnership. In a series of letters disclosed by the two parties, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC writes, “I affirm our partnership has been harmonious and productive in…


Impeachment cases: The process behind the publicity
News Feature // August 2, 2018

An impeachment case is a rare occurrence within the University, yet it is one that lures the full attention of the student body upon the announcement of a hearing. Since 2015, there have been a total of seven impeachment cases filed against University Student Government (USG) officers. Part of these were the recent cases against…


Organizations protest against removal of Comfort Women Statue
Straight News // June 21, 2018

After only five months standing along Roxas Boulevard, the Comfort Women Statue built to pronounce a national statement against the atrocities of the Japanese was withdrawn from public eyes. The two-meter-high statue was removed along with two other monuments in the same stretch. It was supervised by the local government of the City of Manila…


Introducing inclusive education through DLSU’s Alternative Learning System
News Feature // June 6, 2018

Unfamiliar to many, other Lasallian learners are found in the heart of Taft Ave., beyond the confines of the campus. Aside from the familiar sight of establishments along Fidel A. Reyes St., a learning center has been continuously operating since 2011–serving elementary and high school dropouts, out-of-school youth, non-readers, working Filipinos, and even senior citizens…


Looking into the Communication Department’s equipment woes
News Feature // May 21, 2018

Across numerous departments in the University, the availability of equipment needed by students for coursework has always been an issue. In an online survey conducted by The LaSallian, a student from the College of Computer Studies (CCS) said that “most of the routers and switches [used in their classes] are older models, [so] keeping up…


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…