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Ian Benedict Mia
DLSU Korean students speak up on South Korean president’s impeachment
Straight News // May 17, 2017

Last March 10, 2017, former President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye became the first democratically-elected president in the country to be removed in office after a constitutional court upheld her impeachment amid charges of extortion, bribery, abuse of power, and leaking government secrets. The decision essentially nullifies the executive immunity that Park…


DLSU undergoes AUN-QA assessment at institutional level, results out in two months
Straight News // May 2, 2017

Last March 13 to 17, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) conducted an assessment of DLSU at the institutional level. The main preparations were led by DLSU’s Quality Assurance Office (QAO), with the help of various stakeholders such as administrators, fellows, faculty, researchers, personnel, alumni, brothers, students, and partners. The assessors…


DLSU-PUSO holds first meeting on Happy Thursday Regulatory Board
Straight News // March 29, 2017

Last March 28, 2017, the De La Salle University – Parents of University Students Organization (DLSU-PUSO) held the first meeting of the Happy Thursday Regulatory Board, which aims to solve incidents of alleged selling of intoxicating drinks by establishments within the area, fights, rumbles, drugs, and prostitution, among others. In a letter of invitation to…


DLSU wins Three Palmes of Excellence in Eduniversal 2016 Business Schools Ranking
News Feature // March 28, 2017

The DLSU Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVR-COB) was recently recognized by Eduniversal as a recipient of the Three Palmes of Excellence in its 2016 Business Schools Ranking. According to the agency, DLSU RVR-COB was regarded as an “excellent business school with reinforcing international influence.”     On DLSU’s awards Apart from winning…


More opportunities for positive social change
Opinion // March 11, 2017

For the past months, I’ve had the pleasure of working part-time as a research assistant in one of DLSU’s research centers, wherein we’re currently conducting studies on social enterprises (SE) in the Philippines. Unlike mainstream businesses, SEs adhere to a triple bottom line approach: social, environmental, and financial. They are emerging innovators in a sense…


USG releases first budget transparency report, OTREAS with biggest balance
Straight News // March 8, 2017

The DLSU University Student Government (USG) released its first ever budget transparency report, which detailed down the current balances of various USG units, last January 22. From the report, students can also monitor the activities being organized by the Executive Board (EB), as well as their respective batch governments and college governments. According to Executive…


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…


USG lobbies against death penalty bill in Congress
Straight News // March 5, 2017

Last February 28, student leaders from the University Student Government (USG) marched to the House of Representatives to lobby against the reimposition of capital punishment and the lowering of the age of criminal liability. USG’s efforts Various members of the USG, headed by President Zedrick Laqui and Vice President for External Affairs Reigner Sanchez, marched…


DLSU CSO launches 2017 Lasallian Excellence Awards
Straight News // March 4, 2017

The Council of Student Organizations (CSO) launched the 2017 Lasallian Excellence Awards (LEA) last March 3 at the 20th floor Multi-Purpose Hall of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall, with the theme, “kaLEAdoscope: Leadership in Different Colors and Perspectives”. DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC and Chancellor Dr. Gerardo Janairo were also present for the ribbon…


DLSU psych dep’t provides training for national psych org’s community-based relapse prevention program
News Feature // March 2, 2017

The DLSU Psychology Department, in collaboration with the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) Task Force on Drug Recovery, Diocese of Caloocan, and Our Lady of Assumption Parish, organized a community-based relapse prevention program entitled Akap at Katatagan sa Salubong, which will take place from February 28 to March 4, 2017. The initiative consists of…