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Lasallian Mission Week 2018: In celebration of values and virtues — Part 2
Straight News // November 14, 2018

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA), in the launching of its year-long commemoration of its centenary anniversary, filled the schedule of the Lasallian Mission Week (LMW) last November 9 with a series of talks hosted by its departments, and culminated with an evening program.     A century hence Among the hosted lectures was the…


Behind a research-intensive university: DLSU in World University Rankings
News Feature // November 8, 2018

The research efforts of De La Salle University (DLSU) were under the spotlight recently with the University’s inclusion in the annual Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, landing in the 801-1000 bracket of the world’s top academic institutions. DLSU is the only private Philippine university who made it into the list and one of…


Getting to know the University Chancellor: Br. Bernie Oca FSC
News Feature // October 28, 2018

Br. Bernie Oca FSC officially assumed chancellorship last September 1, following Dr. Robert Roleda’s decision to step down and go on a sabbatical leave. Fondly known by Lasallians as “Brother Bernie,” he will serve as University Chancellor while maintaining his position as President of De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ). In an interview with The…


Trillanes arrest, minimum age of criminal liability, inquiry on Judiciary tackled in LA session
Straight News // October 16, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last October 15 to revisit the open letter protesting Senator Antonio Trillanes’ unjust arrest, to call for a manifesto on the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old, and to call for an inquiry on the University Student Government (USG)…


DLSU Faculty, student researchers recognized
Straight News // October 10, 2018

The annual VCRI Faculty Members and Students’ Research Recognition Ceremonies was held last October 8 at the 4th floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall to acknowledge the achievements of the University’s faculty members and students who made contributions to research in the past year. In his opening message, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation…


LA holds special session, addresses key Election Code amendments and USG matters
Straight News // October 1, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last Friday, September 28, to address resolutions on amendments of the Election and Special Election Codes, appointing officers for vacant positions in the University Student Government (USG), and resignation of elected officers from USG units.   Amending the election code In relation to the resolutions to amend the…


Youth in Activism: On the 46th Martial Law anniversary protest
National Situationer // September 22, 2018

As part of the commemoration of the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, a mob dubbed the “United People’s Action: Labanan ang Diktadura” was organized and held last September 21 in front of Luneta Park. The event aimed to unite various sectors of the Filipino society, to address the aftereffects of the Marcos…


A last look: Revisiting the highlights of USG 2017
News Feature // September 15, 2018

With another academic year closing, and following the recently-concluded election season, Lasallians bid goodbye to the University Student Government (USG) of A.Y. 2017-2018, who assumed the role of serving the student body during their tenure. Led by USG President Mikee De Vega, the student government faced off the academic year with new projects and planned…


Looking Back: Recapping the U-break shift, policy changes, institutional developments in AY 17-18
News Feature // September 12, 2018

From a major calendar shift, to having new faces in the admin. From political disputes, to failures of candidacy. From establishing new facilities, to revoking modes of payment. From getting visited by a luminary in the business industry, to producing Lasallian achievers, A.Y. 2017-2018 is arguably one of the most controversial and eventful academic years…


LPEP 2k18: Camp Animo welcomes ID 118
News Feature // September 9, 2018

with reports from Danielle Aglubat   As a new academic year begins, De La Salle University formally welcomed its freshmen through its Lasallian Personal Effectiveness Program (LPEP) held last August 29 to September 8. Themed Camp Animo, the two-day orientation aimed to help the incoming college students get acquainted with their peers, and with the…