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Rebekah Navarro
Breaking Barriers: Women Entrepreneurs in Asia and the Pacific
News Feature // May 22, 2018

Aiming to address important issues such as the rising gender gap in economic and political settings, the Breaking Barriers session was organized with women entrepreneurs in the spotlight. Philippine Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Zenaida Maglaya, Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs President Rokia Afzal Rahman, Prelo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Fransiska…


ADB President holds press conference
Straight News // May 21, 2018

Desiring to answer various concerns highlighted in their 2030 priorities, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao delivered a press conference last May 3 at the Briefing Theater 1 of the ADB Headquarters. Nakao addressed various concerns about the bank’s plans for the different member countries. Issues such as job continuity, investments in infrastructures, and…


BusinessWorld kicks off first-ever SparkUp summit
News Feature // May 16, 2018

Gathering the young business startup community with hundreds of local and international entrepreneurs, BusinessWorld launched its premier convention on ideation and venture capitalism last May 12, 2018 at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura in Bonifacio Global City. With great emphasis on the booming business industry, relevant business and ecumenical trends that will help create impactful…


Debunking the case: Exploring the lifeblood of the Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program
News Feature // March 6, 2018

The Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP), a now decade-old Lasallian tradition, is an annually conducted whole-day event where undergraduate students are given the chance to attend on-campus or off-campus activities as an alternative non-academic class. LEAP has been successful in teaching students lessons beyond the classroom’s four walls. Whether sitting through a movie marathon or…


Senti: A Lasallian startup success story
News Feature //

Filipinos love social media, and there’s no question to it. According to social media management platform Hootsuite, Filipinos led global social media usage, averaging at 4.17 hours daily back in 2016. In the words of Ralph Regalado, a professor from the College of Computer Studies (CCS), “[The Philippines] is one of the social media capitals…


DLSU Eco Car Team launches Bumakaya, Imakadiwa
News Feature // January 30, 2018

In fulfillment of the University’s commitment to building a community of leaders, scholars, and researchers that actively participate in improving the quality of life in Philippine society within the perspective of Christian ideals and values, the DLSU Eco Car Team once again unveiled its new set of cars that it will present in the Shell…


DLSU’s Traffic Violation System to be tested in EDSA
Straight News // December 29, 2017

Last academic year, the University, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD), launched the Contactless Apprehension for Traffic Violators on a 24-Hour Basis and All-Vehicle Detection System or “CATCH-ALL.” A technology-based system, the emerging Lasallian invention aims to reprimand drivers…


Former Lasallite Japanese massacre survivor recounts moment of terror
News Feature // December 28, 2017

After remaining silent for over 70 years, a former Lasallite speaks up on his grievous experience during the massacre that happened in the Most Blessed Sacrament (MBS) chapel at the hands of the Japanese army. In an interview with The LaSallian, Fernando Vasquez-Prado, who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1961 from…


On org accreditation within CSO
News Feature // November 27, 2017

Since 1974, the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) has dedicated itself to providing student services to the University through the activities of accredited professional student organizations. Branded as the governing body handling 40 student organizations, the CSO has continuously been producing model student leaders dedicated to serving the Lasallian community through lobbying efficient student services…


Balaoing, Leviste, Muñoz bag awards in 2017 Frosh Elections Debate
FE 2017 Straight News //

Last November 24, Tagisan: USG Freshman Elections Debate was held at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room, co-organized by the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, and the DLSU Debate Society. Batch government candidates from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasalista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) were present for the event. Santugon’s Ronin…