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Kaycee Valmonte
Monochrome
General Elections News Feature // July 13, 2018

This year’s General Elections (GE) will be one that won’t easily be forgotten. Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon boasts of a complete slate entering election season while Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista will not be fielding any candidates. For the past years, the student body has witnessed how the two parties storm in room to room…


Anti: Of prose, controversies, and she
General Elections News Feature //

As the academic year slowly draws to a close and with the 2018 General Elections (GE) right around the corner, President Mikee De Vega discusses some of the issues spotlighted under her administration, including her being antagonized in the eyes of members of the student body.   Reliving the experience to empower While this school…


One academic year later: Promises broken and kept
General Elections News Feature // July 12, 2018

Candidates often grace the halls of the University during the campaign period with echoes of promises they will enact should they be given the chance to lead in the upcoming academic year. These are what attract the students—the hope that proper student representation can lead to a better school year with experiences better than before,…


Tapat fails to field candidates in GE 2018
General Elections News Feature //

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) will not be able to field any candidates in the 2018 General Elections (GE) after their request to extend the deadline of their prospective candidates’ Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) was denied by the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) through an official statement last July 6. Tapat claimed to have had…


Message sent
Opinion // June 23, 2018

Last term, I took a class on Copywriting and Creative Management (ADWRITE), which focused on training students to strategically persuade people with their ideas through writing. It is arguably one of the most feared courses an Advertising student is bound to take in their stint in La Salle. During a class activity, we had to…


This or that? Here or there?
Opinion // November 4, 2017

It is, once again, the season of college applications and entrance exams. Thousands of students have prepared and submitted their requirements to colleges and universities. Graduating senior high school students must now be checking to see which course programs suit them the most and which of the colleges and/or universities they are looking into offer…


In the minds of the elected
General Elections // July 15, 2017

Candidates are the building blocks of elections. During campaign week, candidates must scour through the walls and the classrooms of the University, interacting with students whose eyes try to pry the truth and the intention behind why they are running for a position in the University Student Government (USG). For Seanne Esguerra, Ervina Robles, and…


Students’ evaluation of the USG

Since the tremendous drop of voter turnout in the 2015 General Elections (GE), the University Student Government (USG) has gradually regained its stature. The USG gained notable attraction from the student body as it pursued a student-centered campus for this academic year (AY) 2016-2017. As the incumbent USG officials near the end of their term,…