Articles By
Kaycee Valmonte
A few minutes of your time
Opinion // January 22, 2019

  It was another regular school day. I had just come from class to submit documents to the Student Media Office. There were other members of the different Student Media Groups hanging out at the common room.  “How are you? How is your day going?” were the questions I was greeted with. I responded with…


Let’s talk about this more
Opinion // December 20, 2018

Have you ever tried buying a box of condoms in a convenience store? I have. Early on a Saturday morning, I had to buy eight boxes of condoms from a convenience store near campus for a midterm for one of our Advertising electives. The cashier looked at me, the eight boxes of Durex condoms I…


The tip of the iceberg
Opinion // November 15, 2018

I was doing my research last year on sustainability and environment policies when I came across an article written by Joe Hoekstra, chief scientist for the World Wildlife Fund. Hoekstra was discussing how much humanity has been exceeding the biocapacity of the Earth, saying that “humans are living too large on a finite planet.” The…


Overnight at DLSU: Defer – Part Two
Off the Beaten Track // November 2, 2018

The LaSallian meant for there to only be one article; however, so much happened that night that warranted the article to be split into two. None of us expected to feel this frightened. None of us ever fathomed the possibility of this much fear rattling around in our ribcage. But here we are: we survived…


Overnight at DLSU: Defer – Part One
Off the Beaten Track // November 1, 2018

In October 2013, The LaSallian released an article titled Overnight at DLSU, redux. The article was a sequel to the March 2010 article where three staffers stayed in campus the whole night in search of what goes bump in DLSU at night. This October 2018 marks the third time that staffers from The LaSallian will…


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…