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Ian Benedict Mia
LSA, DLSP assist 3,305 families and 14,270 individuals amid Marawi crisis
Straight News // June 20, 2017

As of June 19, the La Salle Academy (LSA) Social Action Office, with the help of various sectors from De La Salle Philippines, has assisted over 3,305 families and 14,270 individuals in various evacuation centers amid the ongoing crisis at Marawi City. Overall, cash donations have reached a total of P707,414.20, with recent expenses totaling…


Civil liberties and democracy open forum highlights millennials’ role in the political landscape
Straight News // June 11, 2017

Last June 8, De La Salle Philippines held “Gathering of Hope: An Open Forum on Civil Liberties and Democracy” at the 20th floor Multipurpose Hall of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. The forum highlighted the current administration’s recent declaration of martial law in Marawi City, campaign against drugs, and phenomenon of “Dutertismo”, among several others….


LSA and DLSP call for 3,000 more relief packs for Marawi crisis evacuees
Straight News // May 31, 2017

Following the ongoing crisis at Marawi City, the La Salle Academy (LSA) in Iligan City and the De La Salle Philippines network of Lasallian communities nationwide have been conducting relief operations for the Filipinos caught in the firefight. According to DLSU’s Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (OVPLM), they still need around 3,000…


DLSU achieves ASEAN University Network Quality Mark at institutional level
Straight News // May 30, 2017

  DLSU was recently conferred the Association of Southeast Asian Nations University Network (AUN) Quality Mark at institutional level following the visit of six AUN Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) assessors at the University last March 13 to 17. DLSU is the first University in the ASEAN to achieve the certification. In a Help Desk Announcement by…


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…