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Althea Gonzales
(Misman)age of social media
Opinion // October 4, 2015

Social media opens doors to a plethora of information in an instant with just a few clicks. For a lot of us, this has become so convenient that it’s almost become second nature to believe almost anything we see online. I won’t deny that I’ve been led to believe most of what I see shared…

Of revisions and new inclusions: A new academic year, a new handbook
September 24, 2015

The Student Handbook is revised every three years. Following a rigorous revision process that began last year, the new handbook is in effect beginning this academic year (AY). At the start of the term, freshmen students were given copies of the new handbook. Both the University Student Government and the Graduate Student Council prepared for…

Investigations ongoing to address alleged trade of courses
Straight News // September 19, 2015

Following an influx of complaints raised by students as well as some faculty members regarding the supposed buying and selling of courses during the last enrollment period, University Chancellor Dr. Gerardo Janairo expresses dismay over the alleged trade of courses but acknowledges that there may have been gaps in the system that must be addressed….

Feature // August 12, 2015

You may not yet realize it, but you just might miss your alma mater someday. In the next few years, most of the current student body will have donned their togas, marched in PICC, and be thrown into what people like to call the “real world”. If you think that you won’t miss Taft Avenue…

LA on online trade of courses, OVPIA and COMELEC appointments
Straight News // August 10, 2015

The Legislative Assembly (LA) held a session last August 8 in the University Student Government (USG) conference room to deliberate on appointments for the Vice President for Internal Affairs and Commission on Elections (COMELEC) commissioners, as well as to discuss the recent issue on buying and selling of courses among University students during enlistment period….

DLSU participates in MM Shake Drill in anticipation of “The Big One”
News Feature // August 4, 2015

Last July 30, DLSU participated in the Metro Manila Shake Drill, a metro-wide earthquake drill conducted simultaneously in different institutions, including schools, churches, businesses and government offices in the Metropolitan Manila area. The drill follows predictions from seismologists that a long overdue 7.2-magnitude earthquake is bound to hit Manila in the near future. Could La…

In retrospect: The past five years, as depicted by the SONA
National Situationer News Feature // July 26, 2015

On the eve of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA), The LaSallian presents a compilation of the highlights of Aquino’s last five SONAs.   2010 SONA After the first six months of his presidency, Aquino used his first SONA to detail the problems the administration most needed to address. He hoped…

Investiture ceremony held to induct DLSU President, Chancellor
July 1, 2015

DLSU officially sworn in its 23rd President Br. Raymond Suplido FSC, PhD and its 5th Chancellor Dr. Gerardo Janairo in an Investiture ceremony held on June 30 at the Most Blessed Sacrament Chapel in St. La Salle Hall. Members of the Lasallian community participated in a procession prior to the ceremony. Students and faculty members…

Landless farmers set up camp in front of DAR, clamor for CARPER
National Situationer News Feature // June 22, 2015

“Pangulong Aquino, nasaan ang pangako mo? Buwan ng Pebrero HB 4296 ipasa mo. Bakit nang siningil namin ito, bumbero at tear gas binigay mo sa harap ng Kongreso? Pangulong Aquino, hustisya kailangan namin dito. Kapwa magsasaka umaasa sa tulong mo. Bakit ‘di namin nakamtan at pinagkait sa amin? Pangulong Aquino, nasaan ang pangako mo?” These…

Man killed in tragic DLSU bus accident
June 19, 2015

A DLSU bus figured in a vehicular accident that claimed the life of one man last June 17 along Sta. Rosa Highway in Laguna at around 8 pm. As of press time, it is still unclear who were riding the bus when the accident took place. According to an eyewitness account, the bus was heading towards…