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Maxine Ferrer
LA tackles vetoed TFI survey resolution, eco-friendly printing, One CCS initiative
Straight News // July 11, 2017

  Last July 6, the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) convened to discuss the veto of the resolution calling for the Tuition Fee Increase (TFI) survey to have a required minimum number of respondents across the different colleges. The resolution was approved by majority of the present LA members during their previous session…


A glimpse of DLSU LSEED’s social entrepreneurship initiatives
News Feature // July 8, 2017

When the Philippine Social Enterprise Network was formed in 1999, social enterprises began establishing a footing in the country’s business landscape as organizations that have a unique blend of social and financial bottom lines. According to a 2015 report by the British Council Philippines, there were over 30,000 social enterprises in the country last 2007. Of this…


Behind the scenes of University Vision-Mission Week 2017
News Feature // June 20, 2017

The University Vision-Mission Week (UVMW) is an annual fixture in the lives of Lasallians. This year’s theme, Imakadiwa: Sigaw ng Paglilingkod, aptly reflected the Lasallian core value of service for others. The week-long celebration officially began on June 8, with University and college-initiated events taking place simultaneously at the Taft and STC campuses. This 2017,…


MSCCTF finalizes tuition fee increase proposal, approval stages ongoing
Straight News // May 1, 2017

Tuition fee rates for the upcoming academic year (AY) 2017-2018 may see a potential five percent increase for incoming ID 117 freshmen and a 4.5 percent increase for ID 116 and above upperclassmen following the recommendation from the Multi-Sectoral Consultative Committee on Tuition Fee (MSCCTF). The recommendation, however, will still have to be approved further…


64.4 percent of Lasallians against death penalty – USG LA survey
News Feature // March 6, 2017

Since President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign trail, he has been highly vocal about his support for the re-imposition of the death penalty and bringing his “tough stance” against criminality to the national scene. Although there has been a temporary stop on the war on drugs to tackle “corruption in the police force,” talks on bringing back…


A look at First Circle and its impact on the country’s financial industry
News Feature // March 5, 2017

Last February 17 to 19, DLSU hosted Startup Weekend Manila, a three-day conference and contest that brought together established and aspiring startups and companies to help young entrepreneurs jump-start their ideas. One of the various startups and enterprises present in the event was First Circle, a financial technology company joined by former The LaSallian Managing…


Anakbayan – Vito Cruz denounces ‘gov’t fascism’ in recent protests
Straight News // February 27, 2017

Last February 16, 22, and 23, members from the Anakbayan – Vito Cruz chapter staged a series of peaceful protests along Agno Street, expressing their indignation against what they believe to be the implementation of “state fascism” in the current administration. Anakbayan is known to be a comprehensive national democratic mass organization for the youth….


Then and now: Youth activism in DLSU
Straight News // February 14, 2017

Hundreds of issues, controversies, and scandals alike trigger mixed reactions from different kinds of people. The undergraduate college students, in particular, have brought about new knowledge, fresh learnings, and cognizant beliefs that are extensively formed from their classes. Like other universities, DLSU has continually been active in taking part in national efforts for pressing issues…


DLSU confers honorary doctorate to 2007 Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin
Straight News // January 12, 2017

Last January 11, 2017, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics Professor Eric Maskin was conferred by DLSU the honorary doctorate in Economic Sciences. Following the conferment was a lecture delivered by Maskin at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, entitled “Why global markets have failed to reduce inequality.” The conferment and lecture were organized under the partnership of…


In review: DLSU research grants and external support
Straight News // December 19, 2016

Research projects conducted in DLSU are annually allocated with funds in accordance with the University’s research objectives. Some research projects, however, require very high budget allocations due to a number of factors, one of which is the researchers’ aim to become highly competitive in terms of the processes and tools utilized.   In another look…