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Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Santugon candidates front MDA for GE ‘18
General Elections News Feature // July 15, 2018

Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) was the sole party that presented its candidates’ platforms to the student body during the USG General Elections (GE) 2018 Miting de Avance held yesterday, July 14, at the Cory Aquino Democratic Space. Following the announcement from the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista will not…


An initiative on the rise: The Research Assistant Program
Straight News // April 14, 2018

DLSU prides itself on being a research-centered university. In sustaining this character, various programs and centers that put research at the core are offered by different departments, colleges, and offices in the University. In alignment with the expressed identity, the University Student Government (USG) has recently actuated the Research Assistance Program (RAP) to act in…


Senti: A Lasallian startup success story
News Feature // March 6, 2018

Filipinos love social media, and there’s no question to it. According to social media management platform Hootsuite, Filipinos led global social media usage, averaging at 4.17 hours daily back in 2016. In the words of Ralph Regalado, a professor from the College of Computer Studies (CCS), “[The Philippines] is one of the social media capitals…


DLSU continues to excel in research productivity, edges out Top 100-ranked ASEAN counterparts
News Feature // December 27, 2017

In the 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian Universities Ranking, De La Salle University (DLSU) saw an increase in placement from 143rd in 2017 to 134th overall. Though the nine-place improvement still leaves the University out of the Top 100 list, DLSU continued to demonstrate higher research productivity in comparison to several of its ASEAN university…


On org accreditation within CSO
News Feature // November 27, 2017

Since 1974, the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) has dedicated itself to providing student services to the University through the activities of accredited professional student organizations. Branded as the governing body handling 40 student organizations, the CSO has continuously been producing model student leaders dedicated to serving the Lasallian community through lobbying efficient student services…


No money, no problem: ACG, USG highlight thesis grant, loan program
News Feature // November 20, 2017

There are a handful of financial services in DLSU that undergraduate students can avail of to shoulder their expenses for thesis-making. These expenses do not usually come cheap; a case in point is a May 2017 article by The LaSallian which shows that majority of the respondents spend approximately P4,000 and above for theses and…


On DLSU-PUSA’s plans and developments
News Feature // October 22, 2017

The De La Salle University-Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (DLSU-PUSA) is an organization composed of students and professors who share the same interest towards the protection of animals. The organization composes of five core members from the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), namely Miss Laureen Velasco and Dr. Jeane Peracullo from the Philosophy…


Ten Questions for DLSP President Br. Armin Luistro FSC
News Feature // September 7, 2017

Br. Armin Luistro FSC is not an unfamiliar name within the Lasallian community. He is a former president and chancellor of the University and served as the first president of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP). He also served as the secretary of the Department of Education from 2010 to 2016. This year on July 1,…


On voices unheard: The Philippine Mental Health Act of 2017
Straight News // August 31, 2017

It was in May 2 when Senate Bill 1354 or the Philippine Mental Health Act of 2017 was approved on its third and final reading. Voting 19-0, the Philippine Senate passed the bill which seeks to mandate the provisions of affordable and accessible mental health services in the country. Since its authorization, the bill has…


VCA cites adjustments made for first year of DLSU SHS
News Feature // August 17, 2017

Similar to any new system, the first year of implementation for DLSU SHS involves assessing the effectiveness of the program and providing the needed adjustments. Vice Chancellor for Academics Dr. Robert Roleda discloses that many adjustments needed to be done. “Anything [in] [SHS] is new and like any new system, we keep adjusting [to what…