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Rebekah Navarro
Responsible usage of social media highlighted in DANUM’s campus journalism seminar
Straight News // June 19, 2017

  Many journalists utilize social media as a tool to deliver news. In line with this, the Dalubhasaan ng mga Umuusbong na Mag-aaral ng Araling Filipino (DANUM) conducted a whole day journalism seminar entitled Dyorno last June 17 that aimed to promote the responsible usage of social media among campus journalists. The event was integrated…


A look into the publishing process of the DLSU Publishing House
News Feature // May 1, 2017

Established in 2012, the De La Salle University Publishing House (DLSUPH), formerly known as the Academic Publications Office (APO), has been a renowned center of information dissemination. DLSUPH aims to promote the educational mission of the University by distributing academic work of researchers in the field of Philippine reviews, classifications, concentrated and peer-evaluated research, course…


Tax reform in the Philippines: A look at fuel tax and its alternatives
National Situationer News Feature Straight News // March 11, 2017

In a nationwide initiative to generate revenues, the Philippine government recently proposed a P6 per liter increase in diesel, gasoline, and cooking oil. The tax reform proposal is intended to help fund the administration’s infrastructure program, as well as to keep the president’s promise to reform the fuel tax system, which is widely considered outdated…


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…


DLSU inaugurates Rufino campus
Straight News // February 20, 2017

In fulfillment of the University’s mission to make Lasallian education more accessible to young professionals and aspiring lawyers, DLSU officially launched the Rufino Campus at the financial community of Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig as its newest College of Law building last February 18. Carlos Rufino, a member of DLSU’s Board of Trustees and project…


Looking into Sakai: DLSU’s learning management system
News Feature // January 3, 2017

With the widespread use of social media and advancements in networking technologies, it is no surprise that modern educators have resorted to the internet to supplement their teaching methods. Technologies such as Google Classroom, Instructure Canvas, and Edmodo have risen to supply teachers with online tools to meet their class, distribute course materials, and grade…


Lasallians take a stand against Marcos burial at LNMB
News Feature // December 22, 2016

The University has been vocal about its objection to the burial of former president turned dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). Adorning the pillars of the St. La Salle Hall in black cloth and organizing protests have been among the actions taken by the University and De La Salle Philippines (DLSP)…


SHS Student Council initiates first round of projects
Straight News // December 19, 2016

Current students of DLSU’s Senior High School (SHS) are regarded as the pioneer batch of the University since the enactment of the K-12 program. The SHS program was meant to address the lean years wherein a drop in freshman enrollment is expected to occur. The SHS program offers three academic strands for its students: Accountancy,…


DLSU ROTC reinstated after facing yearlong suspension
Straight News // December 3, 2016

The DLSU Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) has been reinstated after being suspended for the entire academic year (AY) 2015-2016 due to hazing allegations in the Advance ROTC program. DLSU ROTC Deputy Corps Commander John Villamiel and Dean of Student Affairs Amelia Galang confirm the reinstatement and reveal that the program will be offered again…


On Duterte’s first 100 days and beyond
National Situationer News Feature // November 17, 2016

The first 100 days of the current administration were defined by various developments and unexpected sentiments from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.  With his unconventional demeanor and unpredictable behavior, the president has sparked uproar both in local and international media. The war against drugs campaign, for instance, has sparked several controversies, caused social unrest within the…