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Warren Chua
From classrooms to the streets: DLSU’s involvement in student activism
News Feature // March 17, 2019

Mobilizations among the youth is a culture embedded in many universities. Historically, the country has witnessed student leaders and activists fighting for different causes. Until today, different sectors in DLSU continue to oversee and support students who speak up for their rights. When faced with critical social issues, DLSU students have often involved themselves in…


BLSP 2019 officially kicked off ahead of midterm elections
Straight News // March 14, 2019

Botong Lasalyano, Sulong Pilipino (BLSP) 2019 was formally launched last March 11 at the University Student Government (USG) conference hall in preparation for the upcoming national midterm elections on May 13. The program aims to encourage smarter and more participative voting among DLSU students. To that end, initiatives such as voter education programs, advocacy programs,…


Between infestation and sanitation: Are the restaurants around DLSU safe?
News Feature //

Just when Laeticia Lacerna’s friend was starting to enjoy her bowl of bacsilog—a meal composed of bacon, fried rice, and fried egg—she noticed something unusual: it had cockroaches. Lacerna, a first year student studying human resource management in De La Salle-College of St. Benilde, immediately took a photo of the tainted food and uploaded it…


Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Award bestowed on Ressa, Bishop David
Straight News // February 27, 2019

Caloocan Bishop Pablo David and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa were conferred this year’s Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Award at a formal awarding held last February 26 at The Verdure, fifth floor of Henry Sy Sr. Hall. The former’s brother, University of the Philippines sociology professor and journalist Randy David, received the award on his…


Getting to know the Student Discipline Formation Office
News Feature // February 17, 2019

Situated at the ground floor of St. Joseph Hall is the Student Discipline Formation Office (SDFO), which maintains student discipline and promotes proper student decorum. Headed by its director, Michael Millanes, the office aims to instill the values of responsibility and vigilance in students through the implementation of the Student Handbook provisions. It also serves…


Sexual harassment manifesto delays, unfilled EDGE2018 seat tackled in LA session
Straight News // February 13, 2019

The Legislative Assembly (LA) mulled over another delay in the release of their manifesto on the recent sexual harassment issue during their session held last February 11, a week after its unanimous approval and a month after the issue was first published by The LaSallian. The cause of the delay, the representatives claimed, was the…


Representatives discuss implications, youth’s role on proposed Charter Change
Straight News // February 2, 2019

A discussion titled Law of the Nation: A Forum on the Proposed Charter Change was held last February 1 at rooms 507 to 509 of the Yuchengco Hall. Organized by One La Salle for Human Rights and Democracy along with the Theology and Religious Education Department, the talk shed light on the debate surrounding the…


KAMALAYAN forum tackles details, effects of federalism
Straight News // January 29, 2019

Last January 28, the Kapihan ng Malalayang Lasalyano (KAMALAYAN) hosted a forum focusing on the House of Representatives’ Federalism Bill, also known as Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) 15, and its anticipated effects on the country at the Yuchengco Hall rooms 407 to 409. Edmund Tayao, a member of the Consultative Committee tasked with reviewing…


Examining DLSU’s trademark of quality
News Feature // January 22, 2019

Over the past few years, De La Salle University (DLSU) has been consistently regarded as an esteemed university locally and internationally. With the several acclaims attached to the University’s name, these have come as a result of providing quality education, evidenced by its accreditation levels, rankings, and board exam results. Quality Assurance Office (QAO) Director…


Plight of Lumads, farmers highlighted in People’s Struggles Week
Straight News // December 17, 2018


Last November 5 to 17, One La Salle (OLS) for Human Rights and Democracy hosted People’s Struggles Week—an awareness campaign that touched on the plights of the Lumads, marginalized sectors, and other cultural minorities through forums, a candle lighting activity, and a rally. According to the organizers, one of the major goals of the event…