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Maxine Ferrer
DLSU professor accused of sexually harassing students
News Feature // January 12, 2019

A post made rounds on Facebook last October when an anonymous Marketing Management student claimed on the DLSU Freedom Wall page that one of their professors, who hailed from the Marketing and Advertising Department (MAD), sexually harassed and humiliated her and her classmates. The post, which has since been taken down along with the original…

The Lasalliana: a gateway to the Lasallian history and legacy
Straight News // November 23, 2018

As part of the commemoration of the 300th anniversary of St. John Baptist de La Salle’s passing, The Lasalliana learning space was launched last November 21 at the 12th floor of the Learning Commons. The project emerged as a product of a two-year long collaboration between The Libraries, the Office of the Vice President for…

DLSU MUN delegation wins at DC, bags seven awards
Straight News // November 16, 2018

In recognition of their exemplary performance at the 2018 National Model United Nations (NMUN) in Washington D.C. last November 9 to 11, DLSU’s delegation bagged a total of seven awards, including its Honorable Mention Delegation Award. The group also earned distinction at each committee level, garnering several Outstanding Position Paper awards and Outstanding Delegate awards….

Getting to know the University Chancellor: Br. Bernie Oca FSC
News Feature // October 28, 2018

Br. Bernie Oca FSC officially assumed chancellorship last September 1, following Dr. Robert Roleda’s decision to step down and go on a sabbatical leave. Fondly known by Lasallians as “Brother Bernie,” he will serve as University Chancellor while maintaining his position as President of De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ). In an interview with The…

LA holds special session, addresses key Election Code amendments and USG matters
Straight News // October 1, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last Friday, September 28, to address resolutions on amendments of the Election and Special Election Codes, appointing officers for vacant positions in the University Student Government (USG), and resignation of elected officers from USG units.   Amending the election code In relation to the resolutions to amend the…

LA moves to re-establish Ombudsman as plebiscite draws near
News Feature // June 23, 2018

In 2014, the University Student Government’s (USG) Office of the Ombudsman was abolished due to its unconstitutionality. Several attempts have been made to re-establish the office in the following years, with the most recent being in 2016. This year, the Legislative Assembly (LA) successfully passed the Ombudsman Act, which will be included as one of…

How AHRO took flight: The story of University Vision-Mission Week 2018
News Feature // June 20, 2018

Following nearly seven months of rigorous planning and preparation, University Vision-Mission Week (UVMW) 2018 officially came to a close last Friday, June 8. Themed ‘AHRO: Aim High, Reach Out,’ this year’s celebration paid homage to the Lasallian core value of communion. The week-long event was the product of collaboration among the various sectors of the…

Going Green: Working towards sustainability in the PH
News Feature // March 25, 2018

In 2014, the Philippines became the new Guinness World Record holder for most trees simultaneously planted in multiple locations within one hour. Over two million trees were planted by 122,168 volunteers in 29 different locations in Mindanao. The program, which was spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Mindanao Development Authority, has…

Carpio returns to DLSU, tackles PH-China maritime dispute anew
National Situationer Straight News //

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, one of the staunchest advocates on the maritime issues surrounding West Philippine Sea, delivered a talk titled “The South China Sea Dispute: Philippines vs. China” last March 1. The talk, organized by the International Studies Department, tackled the history and background of the territorial dispute, the actions currently being done…

On dealing with change: Student organizations and the impact of the U Break Shift
Rant & Rave // February 28, 2018

To prevent delays caused by frequent Monday class suspensions in past trimesters, the University adopted a Tuesday to Friday regular class schedule for the second term of AY 2017-2018. The University Break (U Break) shift was initially proposed during a town hall meeting organized by University Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda last October 6, 2017, and…