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DLSU bags awards in 2016 NMUN Japan
Straight News // November 27, 2016

DLSU won the outstanding delegation award representing Venezuela in the recently concluded National Model United Nations (NMUN) Japan. Meanwhile, two DLSU delegates, Natasha Wassmer and Bianca Suarez, were declared outstanding delegates. The University’s victory in NMUN Japan continues a series of successful delegations being sent to Model United Nations (MUN) events for the past few years….

A look into DLSU’s community engagement projects
News Feature // November 26, 2016

Community engagement (CE) will be among the top priorities of the University this academic year as mentioned recently by DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC during the University General Assembly. As part of the Lasallian Mission, CE has been integrated into the University’s curriculum ever since. Through the years DLSU has involved itself in various…

DLSU faces financial, academic, and operational challenges in light of lean years
Straight News // November 17, 2016

DLSU, along with other universities and colleges all over the country, is going through a transitional period known as the “lean years” due to the K-12 program. The lean years are expected to last from the current academic year (AY) to AY 2021-2022. Many senior high school (SHS) students who were slated to graduate this…

The plight of the country’s indigenous community
National Situationer Straight News // November 16, 2016

This October, around 3,000 indigenous peoples (IP) consisting of 153 ethnolinguistic groups gathered in Metro Manila for a national caravan dubbed as the “Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya para sa Sariling Pagpapasya at Makatarungang Kapayapaan.” The caravan, which began on October 8 in Mindanao, sought to raise awareness on the issues of commercialization and militarization of the…

DLSU bags awards in 2016 NMUN DC
Straight News // November 14, 2016

The DLSU delegation which participated in this year’s National Model United Nations (NMUN) in Washington D.C. was lauded the distinguished delegation award last November 13. The delegation, which represented New Zealand, also bagged two best position paper awards for the committees of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Security Council (SC). According to Training…

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…