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Vivean Pallera
Unraveling DLSU’s new waste management plan
News Feature // January 6, 2018

As of March 2017, the Campus Sustainability Office (CSO) has implemented the Laboratory Hazardous Wastes Management Plan, following a series of screenings and consultations for the application of a standardized waste disposal protocol. Since his appointing as the University Pollution Control Officer, Myklim Casibang has aimed to create a plan that seeks to provide a…


Unveiling the different perspectives on the University’s U Break shift
Straight News // December 13, 2017

The proposal to shift the University Break (U Break) from Friday to Monday is a hotly debated topic this term, prompting a townhall meeting last October 6, as well as various signature campaigns and student surveys. The U Break change was proposed to remedy the multiple Monday suspensions that the University suffered in the past…


On entrepreneurship and the University’s startup scene
News Feature // November 25, 2017

Entrepreneurship is defined as the capacity to develop and create, develop, and organize a business to gain a profit. Following the events of the war starting 1945, scarcity was evident in a global scale. Due to this, the “Baby Boomers” generation believed that having more meant more success. This introduced the traditional ideology that businesses…


New learning facilities affirmed by Roleda, Calleja
News Feature // November 11, 2017

Last academic year, various campus development plans were slated in response to the lean years, which will result in the lack of facilities that will accommodate incoming students during the transition of the University to the K-12 system. In addition, the need for space was reinforced due to the influx of various student activities, organizations,…


New administration appointments
Straight News // October 16, 2017

News about the new appointments were announced to the Lasallian community through the Helpdesk system of the University.   Life in the office Among administrative positions, the most notable appointments would be former Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) Dr. Robert C. Roleda as the University Chancellor, and former College of Computer Studies (CCS) Dean Dr….


Talim Bay Project reaches milestones, COSCA, SHORE aim for continued development
News Feature // September 26, 2017

Since receiving a Highly Commended Distinction during the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability Green Gown Awards in September 2016, the University’s Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) and Br. Alfred Shields FSC Ocean Research (SHORE) Center’s ongoing Talim Bay Community-Based Coastal Resource Management (CBCRM) Project has continued to enact new measures that…


On DLSU’s online services and security issues: ITS Director addresses complaints raised by students
News Feature // August 31, 2017

The My.LaSalle and Animo.sys systems have been the bread and butter applications for Lasallians during enlistment season. These online services, delivered by the Information Technology Services (ITS) office, allow students to enlist, drop, and adjust their classes anywhere using an internet-capable device. As useful as these systems are, numerous complaints continue to plague the services…


VCA cites adjustments made for first year of DLSU SHS
News Feature // August 17, 2017

Similar to any new system, the first year of implementation for DLSU SHS involves assessing the effectiveness of the program and providing the needed adjustments. Vice Chancellor for Academics Dr. Robert Roleda discloses that many adjustments needed to be done. “Anything [in] [SHS] is new and like any new system, we keep adjusting [to what…


Behind the scenes of University Vision-Mission Week 2017
News Feature // June 20, 2017

The University Vision-Mission Week (UVMW) is an annual fixture in the lives of Lasallians. This year’s theme, Imakadiwa: Sigaw ng Paglilingkod, aptly reflected the Lasallian core value of service for others. The week-long celebration officially began on June 8, with University and college-initiated events taking place simultaneously at the Taft and STC campuses. This 2017,…


DLSU Korean students speak up on South Korean president’s impeachment
Straight News // May 17, 2017

Last March 10, 2017, former President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye became the first democratically-elected president in the country to be removed in office after a constitutional court upheld her impeachment amid charges of extortion, bribery, abuse of power, and leaking government secrets. The decision essentially nullifies the executive immunity that Park…