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Isabela Marie Roque
Looking into AnimoSpace: To online learning platforms and beyond
News Feature // February 16, 2019

De La Salle University finds itself at the forefront of modern education with the launching of its new Learning Management System (LMS), AnimoSpace, a customized version of the Canvas software developed by the United States-based educational technology company, Instructure. The new system officially went live at the start of the second term of Academic Year…


The cost of education: DLSU tuition through the years
Straight News //

P350,429.28—this is the cost of sending a child to DLSU for one term, if one were to ask the Student Council (SC) in 1991. Twenty eight years ago, The LaSallian published an article titled Can you still afford to send your kids to La Salle in 2019? which projected the cost of enrollment in the…


Sexual harassment manifesto delays, unfilled EDGE2018 seat tackled in LA session
Straight News // February 13, 2019

The Legislative Assembly (LA) mulled over another delay in the release of their manifesto on the recent sexual harassment issue during their session held last February 11, a week after its unanimous approval and a month after the issue was first published by The LaSallian. The cause of the delay, the representatives claimed, was the…


Unraveling the story behind the South China Sea arbitration case
News Feature // January 23, 2019

Six years ago, the Philippines sent a formal Notification and State of Claim to the People’s Republic of China concerning disputed areas in the South China Sea. What followed after that bold move was a series of arbitration proceedings, during which the Philippines emerged victorious after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) deemed China’s “Nine-Dash…


The Pillar of Campus Ministry: The Lasallian Pastoral Office
News Feature // January 16, 2019

Dedicated to contributing to De La Salle University’s (DLSU) vision-mission of bridging faith and scholarship, the Lasallian Pastoral Office (LSPO) serves as the incarnation of the University’s campus ministry. For decades, the LSPO has been guiding the Lasallian family in faith and spiritual development by promoting the charism of St. John Baptist de La Salle,…


Twenty seven years in the making: On the graft case of Imelda Marcos
National Situationer News Feature // January 14, 2019

Last November 9, Former First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted of seven counts of graft and corruption by the Sandiganbayan for funneling roughly $200-million—meant to be used as public funds—to offshore Swiss bank accounts during her tenure as the Governor of Metro Manila in the 1970s. Marcos was first indicted by the anti-graft court in…


In retrospect: The Philippines in 2018
National Situationer News Feature // December 31, 2018

Numerous developments in the Philippines were brought to light this year marked also by numerous controversies that sprung up. Economic developments brought about by policy changes related to taxes and inflation were some of the major factors that drove markets. Various politicians were also the face of different controversies throughout 2018, with impeachment trials, corruption…


COMELEC releases 2018 Special Elections results, nine seats left unfilled
Special Elections Straight News // December 3, 2018

Only nine seats are left unfilled in this year’s University Student Government Special Elections (SE), according to the results posted by the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) last December 3. According to the commission, five seats in the Manila Campus—the Vice President for External Affairs, the College President for the Gokongwei College of Engineering, and…


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….


Hult Prize at DLSU competition kicked off
Straight News // November 6, 2018

The Hult Prize Launch was held last November 5 at the Henry Sy Sr. Hall roofdeck. The event focused on the theme for this year’s Hult Prize and the schedule of activities for the DLSU teams who will be participating in the said competition.   Theme for the 10th anniversary The theme for this year’s…