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Roselin Manawis
USG President Gabbie Perez on sustainable student governance, social awareness
News Feature // November 9, 2018

Having garnered 60.72 percent of the student population votes, Gabbie Perez was elected as the new University Student Government (USG) President last August 6, and officially took office at the start of this academic year. As USG President, Perez is now responsible for leading the USG Executive Board, heading the Office of the President, and…


Trillanes arrest, minimum age of criminal liability, inquiry on Judiciary tackled in LA session
Straight News // October 16, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last October 15 to revisit the open letter protesting Senator Antonio Trillanes’ unjust arrest, to call for a manifesto on the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old, and to call for an inquiry on the University Student Government (USG)…


Of the rainbow: A celebration of Pride
News Feature // June 27, 2018

On June 1969, an old gay club in New York City, Stonewall Inn, was raided by policemen. The raid was met with violence and protests from the drag queens and customers of the establishment, all of whom were part of the LGBTQ+ community. This event is unofficially known as the first recorded demonstration of homosexual…


Lessons Learned: Behind the EDSA Commemoration Week 2018
News Feature // June 11, 2018

In commemoration of the People Power Revolution that ousted the Marcos dictatorship, the USG organized EDSA Commemoration Week 2018 last February 26 to 30. The initiative was a three-part event that consisted of Ghosts of Martial Law, Human Library: Gunita, and the EDSA Commemorative Museum. It was organized by the Office of the President (OPRES)…


Pushing for sustainable development: Community-centered conservation as a multi-stakeholder approach
Straight News // May 22, 2018

Representatives from civil society organizations convened at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Civil Society Plasa during the 51st ADB Annual Meeting to talk about community-centered conservation as a multi-stakeholder approach to sustainable development. The panelists discussed a diverse set of projects and initiatives ongoing in their different organizations which include forestry and coal management, grants…


Senti: A Lasallian startup success story
News Feature // March 6, 2018

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…


On dealing with change: Student organizations and the impact of the U Break Shift
Rant & Rave // February 28, 2018

To prevent delays caused by frequent Monday class suspensions in past trimesters, the University adopted a Tuesday to Friday regular class schedule for the second term of AY 2017-2018. The University Break (U Break) shift was initially proposed during a town hall meeting organized by University Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda last October 6, 2017, and…


Looking into DLSU professors and ranks
News Feature // January 13, 2018

Teachers play an instrumental role in every student’s life. A student is guided by different teachers specializing in various fields, all throughout their life. In De La Salle University, teachers can be seen both in and out of the classroom walls. Some interact in a friendly manner with their students, but not all professors are…


On entrepreneurship and the University’s startup scene
News Feature // November 25, 2017

Entrepreneurship is defined as the capacity to develop and create, develop, and organize a business to gain a profit. Following the events of the war starting 1945, scarcity was evident in a global scale. Due to this, the “Baby Boomers” generation believed that having more meant more success. This introduced the traditional ideology that businesses…


Lakbayan Animo 2k17: On the struggles of the nation’s cultural minorities
Straight News // October 16, 2017

Lakbayan Animo 2k17, an event highlighting the experiences of the members of the Lumad community that visited the University was held last September 12 to September 21. A LAKBAYAN exhibit was also launched last September 12 in the Learning Commons, which was followed by a forum about National Minority Issues. The Lumad were welcomed last…