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Wilhelm Tan
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,…


UAAP: Green Tennisters end week with mixed results, Lady Tennisters falter
Sports News UAAP 79 //

The DLSU Green Tennisters finished the week with mixed results after ending their losing streak against the UP Fighting Maroons, 4-1, last February 22, but bowing to the UST Growling Tigers last February 25, 3-2, and to the UE Red Warriors last February 26, 3-1, at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. Meanwhile, the DLSU Lady…


UAAP: DLSU Tennis remains winless after first weekend of play
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 21, 2017

The DLSU Green Tennisters and Lady Tennisters formally opened their UAAP Season 79 campaign this past weekend, with matches set last February 18 and February 19 at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. The men put up a valiant effort in their first official tie last Sunday, but fell just short against the ADMU Blue Eagles….


Commission on Audit, Judiciary comment on corruption allegations
investigative // November 17, 2016

This is the second article in a series investigating the corruption allegations against the USG. Several posts accusing the University Student Government (USG) of corruption surfaced on the DLSU-Manila Secret Files page earlier this September, with different students anonymously claiming that they had witnessed cases of funds being siphoned and stolen by supposedly corrupt members…


A passing fad
Opinion // November 5, 2016

Last September 3, an anonymous post accusing members of the University Student Government (USG) of corruption was uploaded on the DLSU-Manila Secret Files page. I’m not here to discuss whether or not our student leaders are stealing money, or about the problems of transparency and accountability within the USG, however. Instead, I want to talk…


USG Executive Board responds to corruption allegations
investigative // September 30, 2016

This is the first in an ongoing series of investigative articles on the USG.   Disheartened was the word Zedrick Laqui, current University Student Government (USG) president, used to describe how he felt regarding the corruption allegations the USG is currently facing. “I was disheartened because it proved that nowadays, we live in a world…


Substance over scores (or why I dislike using Turnitin)
Opinion // September 27, 2016

Turnitin is flawed. For those that aren’t aware, Turnitin is a company that provides many services designed to assist professors and help students learn and improve. One of its common functions is to act as a plagiarism checker; Turnitin has a program that can scan any document submitted for strings of words and phrases that…


Complaint against Chua dropped, public apology to follow
Straight News // August 20, 2016

In a hearing held last August 18, the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary granted the Department of Activity Approval and Monitoring (DAAM)’s motion to dismiss the complaint against School of Economics Government (SEG) President Erielle Chua after the plaintiff and defendant arrived at an internal agreement. Following the motion, Chua is expected to release a…


Derrick Mapagu: The mind behind Make Pana Blue Eagle
Feature // August 6, 2016

There are few rivalries as passionate as the age-old feud between Ateneo and La Salle. Whether it’s Jeron Teng and Kiefer Ravena trading buckets in the basketball court, or the Lady Spikers and Lady Eagles vying for championship gold, the excitement and electricity is always palpable in the air whenever the blue team from Katipunan…