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Alex Kaluag
DLSU College of Law: Challenges and goals
Straight News // April 4, 2017

Established in 2009, the DLSU College of Law (COL) stands relatively young compared to other prominent law schools in the Philippines. Nonetheless, the college has made significant gains in the past eight years, and is continuing to grow as it takes in more aspiring lawyers into its fold. Thus far, three batches from DLSU COL have…

Green & White address complaints on yearbook
News Feature // February 7, 2017

Every year, graduating students of the University look forward to getting their hands on the much-awaited yearbook in order to reminisce about their college days. Some students, however, have raised concerns that the yearbook is too expensive, the delivery fee is unnecessary, and it takes too long to be released. In an interview with The…

Changes and developments in Animo BIZ since 2013
News Feature // February 4, 2017

The Animo Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) was established in July 2013 as an avenue for student entrepreneurs to test out their business ideas in one of the six pods located at the Br. Bloemen Hall. In the past three and a half years, the student enterprises, all of which have been food enterprises so far,…

Examining the hiring process, issues with the new professors
News Feature // January 7, 2017

Every year, the University welcomes new faculty members into the Lasallian community. Professors aim to impart knowledge and values onto students and ensure their growth in their chosen fields. During the first week of classes, however, some classes experience a shuffling of professors as well as a number of free cuts that could last for…

On Duterte’s first 100 days and beyond
National Situationer News Feature // November 17, 2016

The first 100 days of the current administration were defined by various developments and unexpected sentiments from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.  With his unconventional demeanor and unpredictable behavior, the president has sparked uproar both in local and international media. The war against drugs campaign, for instance, has sparked several controversies, caused social unrest within the…

A look at the annual budget of DLSU research centers
News Feature // October 22, 2016

DLSU is composed of 11 research centers that develop projects and initiatives in adherence to the University’s vision of becoming a “leading learner-centered and research university.” According to University Research Coordination Office (URCO) Director Dr. Feorillo Demeterio III, each of the research centers should be able to generate P10 million a year in research funds….

Lean years, campus development discussed in University General Assembly
Straight News // September 25, 2016

During this year’s University General Assembly (UGA) held last September 23 at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC discussed the administration’s plans on addressing the lean years, its priorities and goals for this academic year, and new campus development.   The lean years In addressing the low enrollment turnout for freshmen…

Complaint against Chua dropped, public apology to follow
Straight News // August 20, 2016

In a hearing held last August 18, the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary granted the Department of Activity Approval and Monitoring (DAAM)’s motion to dismiss the complaint against School of Economics Government (SEG) President Erielle Chua after the plaintiff and defendant arrived at an internal agreement. Following the motion, Chua is expected to release a…

General Elections 2016 end successfully with 56.31% turnout
General Elections Straight News // August 17, 2016

A total of 8,154 students voted in this year’s University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE), registering a total voter turnout of 56.31 percent. The number is a slight increase from the Special Elections held earlier this academic year, where 55.70 percent of the student body voted. This year’s GE resulted in a 50:25 seat…

Talks, proposal for CLA Major-Minor program underway
News Feature // August 7, 2016

The Arts College Government (ACG) pursues the implementation of the Major-Minor and the double Liberal Arts (LIA-LIA) degree programs for the students of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). According to incumbent CLA College President Matthew Yabut, the idea of the LIA-LIA program was pitched as early as 2010, and the campaign for the approval…