Articles By
Josemaria Rustia
New ID policy to be implemented starting special term
News Feature // March 29, 2015

De La Salle University (DLSU) has always been keen on keeping its constituents safe. For the past years, guards and ID scanners have been stationed at all entry points of the University to monitor every individual that enters the institution. However, the President’s Council recently announced the official implementation of a new ID policy, which…


Legislative Assembly discusses February minutes, CURE manual revisions
Straight News // March 21, 2015

A University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last March 20 to approve LA minutes, approve a resolution on the Council of University Representatives (CURE) manual, and discuss other matters. Minutes reviewed and amended The minutes reviewed and amended by the body to begin the session were from February 3, 2015 and…


Legislative Assembly discusses ROTC suspension, USG GE issues
Straight News // March 18, 2015

A Legislative Assembly (LA) special session was held last March 16 to discuss the pending suspension of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, the problems that have occurred thus far in this year’s University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE), and plans for the proposed special elections. Suspension of ROTC It was clarified that…


‘Harapan’ spices up USG GE 2015 battle
Straight News // March 14, 2015

Candidates for this year’s University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) had the chance to share their stances regarding various national and University issues in Harapan: General Elections Debate, last March 13 at the William Shaw Little Theater. The event was organized by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in partnership with Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, and…


DLSU practicum: How a trimestral system and the recent calendar shift affect our internship programs
News Feature // March 3, 2015

In the University, one of the final requirements a student must complete before being eligible for graduation is their practicum. The practicum otherwise referred to as on the job training (OJT) or internship, is a course taken by students in order to apply the skill sets they have acquired inside the classroom by getting a…


Gearing up for the 2015 General Elections
News Feature //

Every year, the student body is presented with a number of candidates who are vying for a position as their representatives in the University Student Government (USG). As the date of the general elections (GE) draws near, the different sectors of the University involved share the preparations they are undergoing for this event.   Laying…


Multiple teaching affiliations: The trade-offs
News Feature // February 4, 2015

Many professors at DLSU engage in lucrative activities other than teaching and research to augment their day-to-day expenses. Some are practitioners of their craft from 8pm to 5pm and teach in the University at night, like lawyers and advertising practioners, while others hold leadership positions in commercial organizations. Even though the plates of these professors…


Department chairpersons explain mid-term professor changes
News Feature // December 23, 2014

Every enlistment period, students consider several factors when they create their class schedules. There are students who select classes based on the their time slots, while others choose them on the basis of their venues. Most students, however, are particular with the professors offered when they complete their schedules. With the expectation that their preferred…


Interdisciplinary expertise: The workings of exchanging professors
News Feature //

With reports from Althea Gonzales and Gabriel Hipolito   With the more than 16,000 undergraduate students and a limited supply of faculty members, academic departments at De La Salle University (DLSU), especially those with interdisciplinary backgrounds, are forced to utilize human resources by outsourcing some of their courses to other departments. According to the Merriam-Webster…


Scholarships at DLSU: Probing, evaluating additional funding sources
News Feature // November 18, 2014

  “A leading learner-centered research university, bridging faith and scholarship in the service of society, especially the poor” — thus reads De La Salle University’s (DLSU) Vision-Mission. True to its mission of making Lasallian education accessible to all, especially for those economically challenged, the University continually finds ways to generate more scholarships for its students….