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Mikhaela Felix
CSG leaders highlight projects, cite areas for improvement with student engagement
News Feature // May 15, 2017

According to Article XI of the the University Student Government (USG) Constitution, College Student Governments (CSG) are accountable for handling college-based affairs and the general needs of their respective batches. Furthermore, they organize and implement programs for their respective colleges towards the full implementation of the CSGs’ vision and mission. Delivering the CSGs’ projects For…


On DLSU students’ expenses on theses and projects
News Feature // May 2, 2017

Beyond the tuition fee and miscellaneous fees that come with enrollment, students usually incur a variety of financial costs in the fulfillment of academic requirements. Many expenses are expected parts of the educational process, whether involving buying a textbook or paying for the printing costs of a short paper. However, certain instances inherently incur much…


OPRES survey shows students gradually regaining trust in USG
Straight News // March 8, 2017

From November 28 to December 11 last year, the Monitoring Council of the University Student Government (USG) Office of the President (OPRES) conducted an online evaluation survey in order for students to assess the performance of the different USG units. Among those assessed include the Executive Board (EB), college governments, and batch governments. With a…


On ride-sharing apps: Lasallians cite safety and other concerns
News Feature // March 6, 2017

In an informal survey conducted by The LaSallian among 53 respondents, 85 percent claim they used popular ride-sharing applications Uber and Grab. Majority of those who did not use the popular applications stated that they had their own cars, while the others found it easier to commute. Meanwhile, 17 percent identify the ride-sharing applications as…


OCCS on looking after the Lasallian community’s mental health
News Feature // January 9, 2017

  Recent events have called for a stronger attention on the services being offered by the Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS). For the past years, the office has welcomed various members of the Lasallian community for counseling sessions and psychological testing. Aside from the current mechanisms in place to address mental health issues,…


DLSU prepares for PAASCU accreditation of several programs
Straight News // November 17, 2016

Earlier this year, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC announced the University’s goal of focusing on the accreditation and reassessment of several college departments by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU). Among the departments included are the Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Chemical Engineering, Economics, and Software Technology departments. PAASCU…


Assessing students’ right to Grade Consultation Day
In Review News Feature // October 22, 2016

One of the academic rights of students stipulated in the student handbook is their right to see their final examination papers and the computation of their final grades during Grade Consultation Day (GCD). The GCD, typically held before the term officially ends and after final exams week, is a time for students and professors to…


LA deliberates on magistrate and COA appointments
October 10, 2016

  Last October 7, the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held its fifth regular session for the academic year to discuss the appointments in the Judiciary branch.   Magistrate appointments The LA commenced the session with resolutions calling on the approval of the appointment of several USG magistrates. First on the agenda was…


LA deliberates on Marcos burial and recent Davao blast
Straight News // September 19, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held its second regular session for the academic year last September 16 at A1206. During the session, the floor discussed the release of manifestos on the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (LNMB) and on the recent Davao blast incident. The agenda was…


DLSU holds talk on environmental issues in relation to Philippines’ arbitration award vs. China
National Situationer // August 23, 2016

Last August 11, the Albert Del Rosario (ADR) Institute partnered with DLSU to spearhead the Post-Arbitration Series: A Focus on the Harm Done to the Environment held at the Y407-409. The talk was part of a series of conferences that started in the University of the Philippines and the Asian Institute of Management. Former Department…