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Ian Benedict Mia
DLSU bags awards in 2016 SGMUN, plans ongoing to form delegation for World MUN 2017
News Feature // November 4, 2016

For the past three years, DLSU has been sending delegations to several Model United Nations (MUN) conferences. Recently, two delegates from DLSU won the honorable mention and outstanding delegate award during the inaugural 2016 Singapore Management University Global Model United Nations (SGMUN) held last September 9-11. MUN conferences are educational simulations of the day-to-day activities…


Self-printing of EAFs launched
News Feature // November 1, 2016

Students are now able to print their enrollment assessment forms (EAF) through My.LaSalle (MLS). The facility was made available on September 1 this year. It enables students with no pending clearance from any office within DLSU to immediately see the amount they are to pay for the current academic year. The self-printed EAF is accepted…


A look at the annual budget of DLSU research centers
News Feature // October 22, 2016

DLSU is composed of 11 research centers that develop projects and initiatives in adherence to the University’s vision of becoming a “leading learner-centered and research university.” According to University Research Coordination Office (URCO) Director Dr. Feorillo Demeterio III, each of the research centers should be able to generate P10 million a year in research funds….


LA approves COA appointments
Straight News // October 15, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held its sixth regular session of the year to discuss the resolutions calling for the appointments of auditors under the Commission on Audit (COA). The LA commenced the session by approving the minutes of the September 23 session. Shortly after, the LA proceeded to deliberate on the…


Manifesto on Marcos’ burial, LA committee elections, COMELEC appointments, student handbook evaluation discussed on LA floor
Straight News // September 25, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held its third and fourth regular sessions for the academic year last September 19 and 23, respectively.   The manifesto on Marcos’ burial at the LNMB In its third session, the LA discussed the resolution calling for the release of the manifesto on the burial of Ferdinand…


DLSU SHS elects first batch of Student Council officers
News Feature // August 24, 2016

The first batch of student officials for the DLSU Integrated School Student Council (IS SC) in the Senior High School (SHS) campus in Manila was recently inducted last August 8. Some 40 independent candidates ran for the positions of Campus President, Campus Vice President, Campus Secretary, Campus Treasurer, and Strand Representatives. Integrated Student Councils According…


Behind the title: DLSU as the most productive research University in the Philippines
News Feature // July 22, 2016

According to the Scopus-Elsevier database, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, DLSU was the most productive research institution in the Philippines in 2014 and 2015. In total, DLSU had 1,780 research papers published and 12,203 citations as of March 3 this year. Among the top five disciplines are the social sciences, engineering,…


Inside COMELEC and its preparations for GE 2016
Straight News // July 20, 2016

For the 2016 General Elections (GE), the University Student Government (USG) Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is faced with the task of avoiding the complications it experienced last year. It can be remembered that, at the onset of this academic year, the Special Elections had to be held in light of a number of disqualifications, a…


28 years of agrarian reform in Hacienda Luisita
In Review News Feature // July 12, 2016

The 6,453 hectares of land in Hacienda Luisita is rife with history of agrarian reform, which dates back to 1957, when former President Ramon Magsaysay blocked the sale of the hacienda from the wealthy Lopez family in Iloilo. He instead offered the land to Jose Cojuangco Sr. Under the agreement, Cojuangco was supposed to redistribute…


LA session deliberates on USG election code
Straight News // July 3, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Election Code was opened for reevaluation during a regular Legislative Assembly (LA) session held last July 1 at the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room. The LA deliberated on provisions relating to the qualifications for candidates, as well as offenses and penalties to be implemented during the campaign and election period…