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In the minds of the elected
General Elections // July 15, 2017

Candidates are the building blocks of elections. During campaign week, candidates must scour through the walls and the classrooms of the University, interacting with students whose eyes try to pry the truth and the intention behind why they are running for a position in the University Student Government (USG). For Seanne Esguerra, Ervina Robles, and…


COMELEC on regulating electoral processes
General Elections //

The University Student Government (USG) Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is the deciding body on all electoral exercises within the University. From the very beginning, COMELEC has been the key background player of the USG General Elections (GE). From screening volunteers to planning campaign and election proceedings, COMELEC regulates the Election Code. Backbone of elections With…


In pursuit of independence
Menagerie // July 11, 2017

The four walls of our family houses have always been home to us. It is where we eat, sleep, do homework, learn our first words, and form our most valuable bonds. For a lot of people, leaving the confines of these four walls is unthinkable simply because the doors of their home have always been…


Burning rubber: A day in the life of a jeepney driver
Feature // May 27, 2017

Jeepneys have become an icon in the culture of the Filipinos. Back in the period of American colonization, an abundance of jeepneys were left over by the foreign troops, starting the enculturation of the jeep as one of our main modes of transport. From then until now, jeepneys have stayed with the Filipinos, along with…


Literature professors on what to read next
Feature Lounge // April 22, 2017

Note: This article has been altered from its original format due to the failure to properly credit the interviewees’ responses. The LaSallian offers its sincerest apologies to Sir Johann Espiritu and all other parties for this grievous error.   In this busy and ofttimes fast-paced world, we are left with too many books, but with too…


The wonder of children’s books
Feature // March 11, 2017

The illusory concept of time permits us to create a sense of a past and future self. It sets the stages of life, too: Being a child with urgent needs for comfort and warmth, an adolescent awashed in the pressure of finding an identity, an adult weighed by the demands of a society to contribute…


Food in review: New stalls in Animo Biz
Feature // March 6, 2017

A new year comes with new trends, new styles, and new flavors. One of the staples we bring into every new year is food. Life in the University is not in any way different; we are always on the lookout for the newest and freshest restaurants. This is why numerous stalls line the University, all…


Pasinaya 2017: Palabas at Palihan
Feature Writer's recap // February 13, 2017

Every February, the Philippines opens its arms to art as month-long celebrations for National Arts Month commence. The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), high hand in art and culture, doesn’t hold back in its festivities to promote the celebration and appreciation of all art forms. Pasinaya, the biggest multi-arts festival in the country, is…


Rant & Rave: Metro Manila Film Festival [Part 2 of 2]
Feature Rant & Rave // January 18, 2017

  Oro Reviewed by Samantha Se Oro is based on the true story of a tiny village situated on an isolated island. The islands’ inhabitants make their living by extracting and purifying gold deposits that they collect from a cave near their village. This is a major source of income for the villagers’ families, and…


The naughty and nice of Christmas gifts
Feature // December 19, 2016

Christmas songs are starting to fill the air again. Beautiful decorations are slowly and steadily adorning the streets and houses you see on your commute while the scent of hot chocolate and warm coffee beckons you to enter shops and take a peek at the freshly baked Christmas-themed goods.   Christmas is a great time…