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Althea Gonzales
Annual physical exam, system crashes affect enrollment period
August 23, 2016

During the online enrollment held earlier this month, several students were blocked from enrolling due to their failure to complete the Annual Physical Exam (APE) or the Undergraduate Periodic Health Examination (PHEx). Additionally, some students complained of Animo.sys and MyLaSalle (MLS) allegedly crashing during the enrollment period. Most students took to social media on the…


Complaint against Chua dropped, public apology to follow
Straight News // August 20, 2016

In a hearing held last August 18, the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary granted the Department of Activity Approval and Monitoring (DAAM)’s motion to dismiss the complaint against School of Economics Government (SEG) President Erielle Chua after the plaintiff and defendant arrived at an internal agreement. Following the motion, Chua is expected to release a…


Beyond the Executive: The Legislative Assembly and the Judiciary
General Elections In Review // August 8, 2016

The 2016 General Elections (GE) marked the seventh time students voted for the next set of officers to represent them in the University since the transition from the Student Council (SC) to the University Student Government (USG) in academic year 2010-2011. Crafted 13 years ago by SC President Saint Anthony Tiu, the USG was envisioned to…


A year in review: The USG of AY 2015-2016
General Elections // August 7, 2016

According to its Constitution, the University Student Government (USG) shall be the sole, unified, autonomous, and democratic representative body of the students. Its power emanates from the student body, and it shall, at all times, be accountable to the student body. But when things took a turn for the worse last General Elections (GE), where…


DLSU holds workshop on climate resiliency
Straight News // August 1, 2016

The University hosted several talks today, August 1, at the European Documentations Centre at the Henry Sy Sr. Hall as part of the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Discovery Camp 2016. Geared towards this year’s theme of building environmental and cultural awareness in the Asia-Pacific region through Philippine indigenous environment, culture, and…


President Duterte delivers first SONA
National Situationer // July 27, 2016

Almost a month after his inauguration, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 25 at the Batasang Pambansa. After Duterte vowed to hold only a simple ceremony, Malacañang reminded guests to wear business attire to the SONA and confirmed the “simple Pinoy merienda” menu before the event. Duterte’s…


Against the tide: Students’ clamor for disapproval of U Break proposal, a success
Straight News // July 20, 2016

The University is retaining its four-day schedule. The decision comes a month after the proposal to move the University Break (U Break) from Friday to Monday was first bared to the community in a town hall meeting held last June 10. According to Vice Chancellor of Academics (VCA) Dr. Robert Roleda, the proposal is intended…


Fast facts about the proposal to move the University break
News Feature // July 8, 2016

As we await the final decision of the Academics Council regarding the proposal to move the University Break (U Break) from Fridays to Mondays and revert to a five-day schedule, The LaSallian presents a list of facts regarding the change to the Lasallian community (especially its younger constituents). Here are five facts about the history…


DLSU’s fight against drugs
In Review // July 7, 2016

  Freshman student Bianca Fontejon (I, AB-PSM) was one of the casualties in the Close Up Forever Summer music festival held on May 22, Sunday, at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds in Pasay. Autopsy results pointed to a massive heart attack as the cause of death. Although unconfirmed, the Green Amore drug is…


DLSU Senior High School opens today
Straight News // June 1, 2016

The University’s Senior High School (SHS) officially opens today, June 1. First announced in October 2015 as a means for the University to address the upcoming lean years, the SHS program in DLSU Manila is set to commence with its first run today. From 8 to 12 in the morning, an orientation for SHS students will be…