In Review
In Review: Looking after La Salle’s faculty
by Michelle Sta Romana and Althea Gonzales
In Review // February 23, 2014

DLSU’s salary schedule for its faculty is transparent, and may be accessed from any academic department. Infographic by Giselle Que 40 hours a week — the schedule of DLSU’s average full-time professor brims with research, classes, consultations and community. Some are University administrators. Granted the workload and dedication required, how does DLSU attract prospects and…

In review: K to 12 program
by Michelle Lojo
In Review // April 9, 2013

School year 2012-2013 marked the first year of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) implementation of the K to 12 (Kinder to Grade 12) program.   The current education system requires students to take ten years of primary and secondary education, divided into six and four years respectively.     The new program has expanded the…

In review: Intellectual property and photocopied materials
by Nina dela Cruz and Jonathan Mendoza
In Review // February 25, 2013

Republic Act (RA) 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, ensures the security of property rights in the country. The law institutionalizes the state’s recognition of the importance of protecting intellectual and industrial property for national development. The mandate, consequently, is not limited to the national level. Even within the University,…

Drinking human rights
by Ante.Kenn
In Review // February 24, 2013

For the past few weeks, I spend a good amount of time observing a portion of the road along Presidents Avenue around BF Homes in Paranaque, near the place where my family buys drinking water. This situation is not unique to my family. Arguably one of the largest village in the country and perhaps in…

Unusually Transparent
by The LaSallian
In Review // February 19, 2013

This week is crucial to the University because accreditors from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities will be visiting our classes, roaming our halls, checking our laboratories, reading our papers, looking at the documentation of our University’s activities, and talking with students, faculty, and administrators.   Our students are told to recite…

LSAL changes for the better
by Martha Elisse Teves and Brian Lance Tamayao
In Review // January 28, 2013

The La Salle Sports Commission (LSSC) overhauled the La Salle Athletic League (LSAL) following the controversial discontinuation of the league’s games last year. This year, the LSSC has introduced changes and features to the traditional University-wide league.   System change LSSC Commissioner Benedict Lopez explains that the commission has tapped the assistance of the Office…

In Review: Sin Tax Law
by Michelle Lojo
In Review // January 10, 2013

Late last year, President Benigno Aquino III signed Republic Act No. 10351, otherwise known as the sin tax reform bill. The law increases taxes on alcohol and cigarettes. The law, on average, increases the prices of cigarettes sold by pack from P11.50 to P23.50 and will continue to increase each passing year as per evaluation….

Editor’s Note
by The LaSallian
In Review // December 23, 2012

For many of us, Christmas is a time of giving. It is a time when everything in the world seems perfect—we buy gifts for the people we love, and at least for most, it is a time for reconciliation. During Christmas, the world seems like it is a smaller place. Barriers go down as people…

Equal treatment for foreign students in La Salle
by Nina dela Cruz and Marguit Tolentino
In Review // October 26, 2012

It was in 1975 when La Salle gained University status; with this came the need for internationalization. According to Reodel Masilungan, Director for the International Center, though the University has been accepting resident foreigners ever since its conception, it was during the 1970s when the University began to accept non-resident foreign students which continued until…

USG performance scorecard
by Michelle Lojo and Catherine Ng
In Review //

Since the start of the school year, the different units of the University Student Government (USG) have been active in fulfilling campaign promises from the candidates during the General Elections and initiating projects for the student body. While the Office of the President focused on educating students about national issues, the other offices, particularly that…