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Isabel Cañaveral
A treasure trove of memories: Revisiting Green & White
News Feature // December 2, 2018

As Lasallians come and go, it is important to have something that can remind them of their stay in the University. For this reason, yearbooks are made—to remember their fleeting college life marked by their personal noble achievements and the hardships of their batch. Every educational institution comprises of a yearbook publication body, and for…


MALAYA: Talk on Indigenous Tribes
Straight News // November 16, 2018

The MALAYA event spearheaded by FAST2017 was held last November 15 at the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. The talk featured two speakers: Catherine Dalon, a 10th grade Lumad student, and Kabataan Partylist Representative Sarah Elago. The event focused on raising awareness of the situation of the Lumads and how Lasallians can help and take action….


The price to pay: Ramifications of rising PH inflation
National Situationer Straight News // November 7, 2018

In August 2018, the Philippine inflation rate soared to 6.4 percent, the highest in the past nine years. The following month, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported it rising to 6.7 percent—a small increase, but still far above estimates. The reason, as PSA reported, was due to price increases seen on food, transportation, and utilities….


Update on RevEd, looking into post-K-12 curricula
News Feature // October 25, 2018

Following the preparations for the current academic year, the RevEd Project, which is a planned redesign of the current education curriculum in the University, will be launched to accommodate incoming students post-K-12. The LaSallian, in an interview with Quality Assurance Office (QAO) Director Dr. Gerardo Largoza, and Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) Dr. Merlin Suarez,…


Looking into new Philippine transport network companies
Straight News // August 4, 2018

News broke out last March that Uber was merging its South East Asian operations with Grab Taxi in exchange for a 27.5 percent stake in the latter. In the Philippine context, this means the two major players in the ride-sharing industry have combined into one. Furthermore, according to Brian Cu, country head of Grab Philippines,…


Task Force Safe Schools extended for three more years
News Feature // June 23, 2018

University and campus life is constantly affected by threats lurking inside and outside school premises. Just last May 18, customers of nearby restaurant Ged & Bart’s, several of which were students from schools around the area, were robbed and held at gunpoint by at least six armed men. The restaurant is situated along Castro St.,…


Lessons Learned: Behind the EDSA Commemoration Week 2018
News Feature // June 11, 2018

In commemoration of the People Power Revolution that ousted the Marcos dictatorship, the USG organized EDSA Commemoration Week 2018 last February 26 to 30. The initiative was a three-part event that consisted of Ghosts of Martial Law, Human Library: Gunita, and the EDSA Commemorative Museum. It was organized by the Office of the President (OPRES)…


24/7 study facility to be a permanent fixture in the University
News Feature // March 31, 2018

During the previous term’s final examination week, the University Student Government (USG) conducted the pilot testing of UniSpace, a 24/7 study facility open to all the students and faculty of De La Salle University. Situated in Gokongwei Lobby from December 6 to December 15, 2017, the project was an initiative of the Office of the…


Carpio returns to DLSU, tackles PH-China maritime dispute anew
National Situationer Straight News // March 25, 2018

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, one of the staunchest advocates on the maritime issues surrounding West Philippine Sea, delivered a talk titled “The South China Sea Dispute: Philippines vs. China” last March 1. The talk, organized by the International Studies Department, tackled the history and background of the territorial dispute, the actions currently being done…


Federalism in the Philippine Context
National Situationer Straight News // March 15, 2018

Aside from his war against corruption and illegal drugs, one of the landmark aspects of Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential campaign is the shift to a federal government. Touted as the solution to the growing socio-economic divide between the capital and the far-flung regions of the Philippines, federalism aims to provide regions an equal playing field by…