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Gershon De La Cruz
Faculty, students, staff medaled in Gawad Lasalyano 2018
Straight News // November 27, 2018

De La Salle University honored its most outstanding faculty and students in this year’s Gawad Lasalyano ceremony held last November 23 at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium. Gracing the ceremony were several distinguished guests, including the University President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, University Chancellor Br. Bernard Oca FSC, distinguished alumni, heads of the various University offices,…


USG autonomy, meme influx, nat’l. elections among key points in Harapan 2018
Straight News // November 20, 2018

Candidates aiming for a seat in the University Student Government (USG) Special Elections (SE) went head-to-head in the Harapan SE Debate last November 17 at the Yuchengco Hall. In three rounds of discourse, representatives from political parties Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) presented their political stances, discussing pressing…


Social Democratic Youth representatives visit DLSU to observe USG elections
Straight News // November 18, 2018

Representatives from Akbayan Youth and Social Democratic Youth of Denmark (DSU) visited De La Salle University last November 16 to observe campaign week activities. In partnership with Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), the representatives were welcomed with a campus tour and witnessed the room-to-room campaigns that were ongoing for the University Student Government Special Elections….


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…