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Joseph Aristotle De Leon
LA fails to approve manifesto on Manila Bay reclamation, amends rules on quorum
Straight News // March 13, 2019

After passing two resolutions on appointing the new EDGE2018 representative and amending changes in their manual, the student legislators present in the recent Legislative Assembly (LA) session last March 11 decided to hold the last agenda on passing the release of the manifesto regarding the Manila Bay reclamation issue. During the session, EXCEL2021 LA representative…


For the students, by the students: USG initiatives on financial assistance
News Feature // February 16, 2019

De La Salle University has made it its mission to extend financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students. Through the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, student aid programs are provided to make quality education affordable, especially to students who would not have otherwise considered enrolling in the University. Among the many opportunities provided by the…


USG opens student financial assistance programs
Straight News // February 3, 2019

Several student financial assistance programs such as scholarships, grants, and subsidies that seek to help Lasallian students were introduced to the student body during the University Student Government (USG) Financial Services Launch held at the USG office last February 1. In collaboration with the DLSU Science Foundation, De La Salle Alumni Association (DLSAA), and other…


Competing abroad: A closer look into student activities overseas
News Feature // January 16, 2019

The steady involvement of the University and its student organizations in international competitions continues to draw student participants. For the Model United Nations Society (MUNSoc), La Salle Debate Society (LSDS), and the Hult Prize delegation, much focus is given by senior organization members to ensure that their delegates and representatives are fully prepared and equipped…


Plight of Lumads, farmers highlighted in People’s Struggles Week
Straight News // December 17, 2018


Last November 5 to 17, One La Salle (OLS) for Human Rights and Democracy hosted People’s Struggles Week—an awareness campaign that touched on the plights of the Lumads, marginalized sectors, and other cultural minorities through forums, a candle lighting activity, and a rally. According to the organizers, one of the major goals of the event…


From invention to innovation: The story of DALOY
Straight News // December 9, 2018

Showcasing the research excellence of De La Salle University (DLSU) students through their research project DALOY, five BS Manufacturing Engineering and Management (MEM) graduates were able to bag first place in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) Innovation Competition held last October 12 in the SMX Convention Center. Madon Arcega (BS-MEM, ‘18), Tristan Limchesing (BS-MEM,…


Candidates vie to fill positions, bare platforms in 2018 Special Elections Miting de Avance
Straight News // November 21, 2018

A sea of red and yellow washed over the Amphitheater last November 17 when candidates from both Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) bared their platforms in the 2018 University Student Government (USG) Special Elections (SE) Miting de Avance. Members from both parties shared their plans to the student…


Tapat conducts talk on current PH political atmosphere
Straight News // November 13, 2018

The coming of this year’s Special Elections prompts political parties and independent candidates for another phase of preparation and campaign. In time for this period, political party Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) initiated a talk titled Usap Tayo: A talk on the Political Atmosphere of the Philippines with renowned speakers Former Commission on Human Rights…


LA probes Judiciary, approves officer resignation
News Feature // October 30, 2018

Conducting a legislative inquiry on the processes of the Judiciary Department of the University Student Government (USG) was among the agenda for the USG Legislative Assembly (LA) session held last October 29 at the USG Session Hall. Interim Chief Magistrate Sean Pobre and former Magistrate Bernette Cuevas were the only two people who gave their…