Articles By
Miguel Angelo Rabago
Extending a helping hand: COSCA’s relief efforts
News Feature // February 17, 2019

The first steps taken during the immediate aftermath of a calamity are crucial to the recovery of an affected area. Whether the damage was caused by natural or man-made forces, responders need to think fast to ensure the immediate survival of the people affected and to lay the groundwork for long-term rehabilitation. Accomplishing this may…


Juvenile justice, children’s future discussed in KAMALAYAN forum
National Situationer Straight News // February 10, 2019

Last February 8, the Kapihan ng Malalayang Lasalyano (KAMALAYAN) forum on Juvenile Justice and Welfare was held at the Learning Commons, sixth floor of Henry Sy Sr. Hall with the aim of providing information and an avenue for multilateral discussions between different sectors of society. In attendance for the forum were public school teachers, pastors,…


University-related issues discussed at COLE 2019
Straight News // January 30, 2019

Last January 28, heads of various student organizations, leaders from the Council of Student Organizations (CSO), the University Student Government (USG), and other special groups gathered at the USG Office for the Convention of Leaders (COLE) 2019. The annual convention serves as an avenue for student leaders from different sectors of the University to discuss…


Twenty seven years in the making: On the graft case of Imelda Marcos
National Situationer News Feature // January 14, 2019

Last November 9, Former First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted of seven counts of graft and corruption by the Sandiganbayan for funneling roughly $200-million—meant to be used as public funds—to offshore Swiss bank accounts during her tenure as the Governor of Metro Manila in the 1970s. Marcos was first indicted by the anti-graft court in…


In retrospect: The Philippines in 2018
National Situationer News Feature // December 31, 2018

Numerous developments in the Philippines were brought to light this year marked also by numerous controversies that sprung up. Economic developments brought about by policy changes related to taxes and inflation were some of the major factors that drove markets. Various politicians were also the face of different controversies throughout 2018, with impeachment trials, corruption…


LA revises manifesto on UN Climate Change Deadline, approves amendments to Treasurer’s Manual
Straight News // November 20, 2018

The Legislative Assembly (LA) held a session last November 19 in order to discuss resolutions calling for the release of the manifesto on the United Nations’ (UN) 2030 Climate Change Deadline and for the amendments to the University Student Government (USG) Executive Treasurer’s Manual, among other matters.   Manifesto on the UN’s 2030 Climate Change…


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….