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Debrah Louise Tabaquero
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…


Clarifying the dress code policy
Straight News // September 11, 2016

The dress code policy has been one of the most prominent policies of the University. However, it has earned the ire of several students, particularly because of its seemingly inconsistent implementation by security and discipline officers on campus. The dress code policy has been hotly debated during sessions regarding student handbook revisions in the past…


Talks, proposal for CLA Major-Minor program underway
News Feature // August 7, 2016

The Arts College Government (ACG) pursues the implementation of the Major-Minor and the double Liberal Arts (LIA-LIA) degree programs for the students of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). According to incumbent CLA College President Matthew Yabut, the idea of the LIA-LIA program was pitched as early as 2010, and the campaign for the approval…


Lasallians and the 2016 national and local elections
News Feature // July 1, 2016

As a pioneer in pushing for honest and clean elections, the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) ensures that honesty, transparency, and incorruptibility prevail during the election period. In the recent national and local Elections, the election watchdog organization sought volunteers to help monitor the strict voting procedures and ease cases of vote buying,…


LA deliberates on USG Code of Conduct and SRS, discusses open letter on misuse of drugs and alcohol
Straight News // May 31, 2016

The Legislative Assembly (LA) conducted its first meeting for the third term on May 27 at the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room to discuss the open letter regarding misuse of drugs and alcohol, the Codes of Conduct for both elected and appointed officers in the University Student Government (USG), and a resolution calling on the…


Issues surrounding the 2016 NLE
Commentary Road to 2016 // May 2, 2016

In less than a week, the 2016 National and Local Elections (NLE) will be held, allowing the Filipino people to vote for the candidates of their choice. One month before the elections, however, are we truly ready to vote? While the Filipino people continue to be on the lookout for candidates who will be transparent…


The kain kabataan project: On making the most out of college and altruism
News Feature // April 7, 2016

“Every day, people pass the busy and crowded streets of Taft Avenue. And everyday children flood these same streets begging for money in hopes [of] small meals that will help them get through the day. While we are blessed with the luxury of a prestigious education and the comforts of everyday living, there are numerous…


Students, professors weigh in on “DLSU Profs to Pick”
News Feature // March 23, 2016

The DLSU Profs to Pick group is one of the most active Facebook groups comprised primarily of Lasallian students. It was originally created as an avenue for students to ask for a certain professor’s grading system and teaching style, but due to the popularity of Facebook, the Profs to Pick group has also expanded its…


On the Senior High School system, curriculum
For your information News Feature // February 28, 2016

Since the University’s announcement regarding the opening of the Senior High School (SHS) last September, interested students have applied to grab the opportunity to study at the Manila campus. With yet another milestone, DLSU continues to prepare for the welcoming of the new batch of Lasallians when the Senior High School’s opens officially on June…


From Manila to Thessaloniki: The making of world debate champions
Feature // February 19, 2016

La Salle Debate Society (LSDS)’s Mikee De Vega (IV, ISE-LGL) and Jason Dizon (III, LGL) brought honor to the University and the Philippines when they emerged victorious in the 36th World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) in the English as a Second Language (ESL) category held in Thessaloniki, Greece last January 4.   The route to…