Beyond La Salle
Let the Tarot be told: The truth behind Tarot reading
by Emily Lim and Celestine Sevilla
Beyond La Salle // November 2, 2018

Believed to be akin to black magic and performed by a mysterious lady dressed head-to-toe in colorful garb, complete with a turban, heavy mascara, polished cat-like nails, and a shiny crystal ball, Tarot reading has always been shrouded by stereotypes. The media’s dramatic representation of Tarot reading has raised a great deal of questions, assumptions,…

Commentary: Let’s talk about you and memes
by Frank Santiago
Beyond La Salle // August 26, 2018

Whenever I open my Facebook or Twitter for a quick break in class or at work, I always find myself looking at strange images, sometimes with witty captions, while other times filled with speech bubbles delivering ironic or even unapologetic banters. If this sounds familiar, it’s because I’m talking about memes. When Richard Dawkins first…

Beyond La Salle: The year in sports 2016
by Danielle Erika Capule and Jose Rafael Mendoza
Beyond La Salle // August 22, 2016

With the conclusion of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, 2016 continues to be a historic year for the world of sports. The LaSallian takes a look back at the other major sporting events that were played out in the past eight months. NBA Finals The 2016 NBA Finals was considered by most to…

Palacios leads the Philippines in AFF Women’s Championship
by Joseton Lichauco and Marion Mamac
Beyond La Salle Sports Feature // August 9, 2015

With all the buzz coming from the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, there has been a lot of talk about the success of many Filipino athletes who have been representing the country in recent months. Social media has been alive with news regarding both the highs and lows these athletes experience, all of which have nevertheless…

Gilas Cadets win gold in SEA Games Basketball Tournament
by Josef Fuentebella
Beyond La Salle // June 21, 2015

Facing their toughest test in years, the Gilas Cadets, bannered by the some of the country’s brightest amateur prospects, captured the gold medal in the recently concluded Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Basketball Tournament in Singapore after beating Indonesia, 72-64, in the finals of the biennial meet held from June 9-15, 2015. With most national federations…

PSL All-Filipino Conference 2015: Lady Spikers, Friends and Foes
by Tinsel Joaquin and Jason Runes
Beyond La Salle // June 19, 2015

For more than a decade, the DLSU Lady Spikers have been a cohesive and successful unit, having only finished in the bottom half of the UAAP in Seasons 69 and 70, which was also during the time the DLSU sports program was suspended for eligibility issues. Other than those two years, the Lady Spikers have…

PBA: The Life of an Expansion Team
by Josef Fuentebella
Beyond La Salle // September 19, 2014

Basketball has always been the staple Filipino sport since it was introduced by the Americans back during colonial times. Due to its popularity, more and more people grew to play the sport, while some were contented by simply spectating. Back then, the only way someone can watch a competitive basketball game was through collegiate leagues…

Gilas Pilipinas: Back on the big stage
by Rogie Vasquez
Beyond La Salle // August 20, 2014

It has been a long time since Team Pilipinas has taken their basketball prowess to the global stage. In this basketball-frenzy nation, passion for the sport of basketball extends from the professionals ranks in the PBA to the college hoops in the NCAA and the UAAP, and more so, it even extends up to small…

FIFA 2014 World Cup Brasil: Futebol Fever
by Joseton Lichauco
Beyond La Salle // June 22, 2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil is the place to be. There is once again a festive atmosphere in this part of Latin America. Get ready to voice out your support and cheer for your team because it’s time once again for the sport of football to take the biggest stage in the world of sports.  Scheduled from…