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Denise Nicole Uy
In my time, all the time?
Opinion // February 17, 2019

The first time I saw the UVs and buses dropping off students by the North gate I couldn’t help but exhale my jealousy. I remember when my blockmates and I would trek to Harrison Plaza every Saturday morning for our NSTP immersions. This was way back when we used to take jeeps to our immersion…


Writer’s Recap: The Pig runs wild this Lunar New Year
Feature Writer's recap // February 6, 2019

There is a common misconception that Binondo and Ongpin are one and the same. Many use the names interchangeably to refer to the oldest Chinatown in the Philippines and the world, but Binondo is the official name of Manila’s Chinatown and Ongpin is merely one of the most famous streets. Nestled near the heart of…


Remembering the rainbow: Old stories for modern identities
Feature // January 22, 2019

Mama, can you tell me a story? As children, we found refuge in stories. But myths are more than just stories we tell—they reveal something about the culture they’re from. As children, how many times have we heard the story of Pinang, the little girl whose mother said that she needed multiple eyes to find…


Murals for the Masses: Liberating Art from the galleries to the streets
Feature // December 21, 2018

Often mistaken as mere vandalism or graffiti, street art is the physical manifestation of the imagination and philosophy of artists who lift the context of their work from the elements of the streets. Archie Oclos, a Filipino street artist, explains that street art is usually situated in an urban setting. “They could be two-dimensional works…


Professional Parents: I Study, They Teach
Feature // November 7, 2018

You raise your hand. You’re nervous and jittery, and you don’t want to make a fool of yourself in class. The professor’s eyes stare into yours, patiently waiting for your answer. The place is different but the face is familiar, you’re just not used to seeing this part of their life. Here, you say “Sir”…


Overnight at DLSU: Defer – Part Two
Off the Beaten Track // November 2, 2018

The LaSallian meant for there to only be one article; however, so much happened that night that warranted the article to be split into two. None of us expected to feel this frightened. None of us ever fathomed the possibility of this much fear rattling around in our ribcage. But here we are: we survived…


Overnight at DLSU: Defer – Part One
Off the Beaten Track // November 1, 2018

In October 2013, The LaSallian released an article titled Overnight at DLSU, redux. The article was a sequel to the March 2010 article where three staffers stayed in campus the whole night in search of what goes bump in DLSU at night. This October 2018 marks the third time that staffers from The LaSallian will…


Palanca Awards 2018: A Guiding Star in the Artistic Night
Feature Writer's recap // October 11, 2018

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the Palanca Awards is a guiding star for a Filipino writer’s artistic expression. Awards aren’t everything. They are not accurate measures of one’s artistic ability, but the Palanca is more than an award. Despite its intimidating stature as one of the premier literary awards and one of the…


Ban the banners
Opinion // August 13, 2018

I love the color red. There’s something about the vibrant color that’s so calming, and for years I’ve always associated it with home and family. But now, it’s tainted. While it’s quite difficult nowadays to scroll through social media without getting offended at the atrocities happening around the world, I barely have the words to…


Highlighting USG offices
General Elections News Feature // July 11, 2018

Throughout the school year, we were given updates on the University Student Government’s (USG) projects and developments through their respective social media pages. However at times, the sheer scope of our student government may get a bit overwhelming for some. With so many different offices and groups working together for the betterment of the student…