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Wilhelm Tan
Santugon, Tapat hit with controversies amid election campaign period
July 17, 2017

Students took to the Facebook group DLSU Profs to Pick (Official) to express their sentiments on the University Student Government (USG) General Elections this year. Several issues were brought to light as screenshots of exclusive group chats and allegations of corruption surfaced online during the campaign period. Both political parties Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat)…

Our job as students
Opinion // July 9, 2017

In one of my floating classes this term, my professor routinely gives us short quizzes to check if we’ve read the week’s assigned readings. These quizzes aren’t difficult; they’re made up of ten objective-type questions, and are checked right after we answer them—exchange with your seatmate, honesty system. I slowly got annoyed, however, when I…

Travel, but worry about money
Opinion // July 8, 2017

A couple of years ago, I came across an article (whose title I’ve paraphrased into the title of this column) written on a website called The Financial Diet. It was entitled Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is The Worst Advice Of All Time. In it, author Chelsea Fagan challenges the multitude of articles…

Admin, USG respond to student body complaints regarding CHED moratorium
Straight News // March 17, 2017

After the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) imposed a moratorium on all field trips and educational tours in response to a bus accident in Tanay, Rizal last February 21, DLSU temporarily suspended all off-campus activities. By February 23, the University released a statement from Vice Chancellor for Academics Robert Roleda through the Help Desk Announcement….

UAAP: Green Tennisters claim podium finish, Lady Tennisters stumble
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 16, 2017

The DLSU Tennisters capped off UAAP Season 79 in contrasting fashion. The Green Tennisters finished the season with a 5-5 win-loss record, settling for third in the league, a massive improvement from last year’s winless campaign. Meanwhile, the Lady Tennisters found themselves at the bottom of the team standings with a 1-7 record. It was…

UAAP: DLSU Tennis Teams end Season 79 on contrasting notes
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 12, 2017

The DLSU Green Tennisters and Lady Tennisters concluded their respective UAAP Season 79 campaigns on contrasting notes at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. The Green Tennisters fell against UE, 4-1, last March 11, before defeating the UP Fighting Maroons, 3-2, earlier today, March 12. Meanwhile, the Lady Tennisters succumbed to the NU Lady Bulldogs last…

UAAP: Green Tennisters stay afloat, Lady Tennisters stumble
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 5, 2017

Officially starting round two of the UAAP Season 79 Lawn Tennis tournament at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center, both DLSU Lawn Tennis teams were looking for momentum heading into their final stretch of games. The DLSU Lady Tennisters’ woes continued as they fell to the UST Golden Tigresses, 3-2. The Green Tennisters split their two…

USG lobbies against death penalty bill in Congress
Straight News //

Last February 28, student leaders from the University Student Government (USG) marched to the House of Representatives to lobby against the reimposition of capital punishment and the lowering of the age of criminal liability. USG’s efforts Various members of the USG, headed by President Zedrick Laqui and Vice President for External Affairs Reigner Sanchez, marched…

DLSU psych dep’t provides training for national psych org’s community-based relapse prevention program
News Feature // March 2, 2017

The DLSU Psychology Department, in collaboration with the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) Task Force on Drug Recovery, Diocese of Caloocan, and Our Lady of Assumption Parish, organized a community-based relapse prevention program entitled Akap at Katatagan sa Salubong, which will take place from February 28 to March 4, 2017. The initiative consists of…

Stand on the right, walk on the left
Opinion // February 26, 2017

My family went to Tokyo, Japan for the holidays, and one of the most striking things I noticed during my stay there was the way the Japanese daily commute looked like, something I got to observe as we used the subway to get around the city.  Whenever a train would pull into the subway station,…