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CSG leaders highlight projects, cite areas for improvement with student engagement
by Mikhaela Felix and Kheem Gines
News Feature // May 15, 2017

According to Article XI of the the University Student Government (USG) Constitution, College Student Governments (CSG) are accountable for handling college-based affairs and the general needs of their respective batches. Furthermore, they organize and implement programs for their respective colleges towards the full implementation of the CSGs’ vision and mission. Delivering the CSGs’ projects For…


Curtain call: Kim Fajardo puts storybook ending to hallowed UAAP career
by Gio Gloria
News Feature Sports Feature UAAP 79 // May 8, 2017

In her five years in the UAAP, Kim Fajardo has seen everything. She has been a part of the arguably the most popular generation of Lady Spikers, while also serving as the bridge between that group and the current crop of young stars led by the likes of libero Dawn Macandili, MVP (Most Valuable Player)…


On DLSU students’ expenses on theses and projects
by Mikhaela Felix and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // May 2, 2017

Beyond the tuition fee and miscellaneous fees that come with enrollment, students usually incur a variety of financial costs in the fulfillment of academic requirements. Many expenses are expected parts of the educational process, whether involving buying a textbook or paying for the printing costs of a short paper. However, certain instances inherently incur much…


A look into the publishing process of the DLSU Publishing House
by Rebekah Navarro and Bianca Suarez
News Feature // May 1, 2017

Established in 2012, the De La Salle University Publishing House (DLSUPH), formerly known as the Academic Publications Office (APO), has been a renowned center of information dissemination. DLSUPH aims to promote the educational mission of the University by distributing academic work of researchers in the field of Philippine reviews, classifications, concentrated and peer-evaluated research, course…


Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers: DLSU Football’s Palacios, Castaneda lead Philippine National Team
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
News Feature Sports News // April 4, 2017

Veteran Inna Palacios and sophomore Sara Castaneda will suit up anew for the Philippine Women’s National Football Team, also known as the Malditas. The pair will also be joined by Cristine Duran, Irish Navaja, and Nina Arrieta. “I feel blessed and excited being called up for the team, especially that a couple of us are…


DLSU wins Three Palmes of Excellence in Eduniversal 2016 Business Schools Ranking
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // March 28, 2017

The DLSU Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVR-COB) was recently recognized by Eduniversal as a recipient of the Three Palmes of Excellence in its 2016 Business Schools Ranking. According to the agency, DLSU RVR-COB was regarded as an “excellent business school with reinforcing international influence.”     On DLSU’s awards Apart from winning…


Zeroing in on enrollment issues: A systematic and external drawback
by Yasmin Cariño, Jill Chua and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // March 26, 2017

Over the years, students have constantly been haunted by enlistment issues within DLSU’s primary enrollment system Animo.sys come enlistment day. The failure to enlist, according to some, stems from systematic problems such as Wi-Fi inefficiency and server capacity that could not accommodate the number of students logging in. Launched back in 2013, Animo.sys was created…


Lasallians named to national football team pool for Women’s Asian Cup
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
News Feature Sports News UAAP 79 // March 11, 2017

Amidst the DLSU Women’s Football Team’s spectacular performance so far, a number of its members have also been named to the pool of players for the Philippine Women’s National Team. The Malditas, as they are fondly called, are set to take part in the qualifying round later in April for the upcoming 2018 AFC (Asian…


Tax reform in the Philippines: A look at fuel tax and its alternatives
by Rebekah Navarro and Josemaria Rustia
National Situationer News Feature Straight News //

In a nationwide initiative to generate revenues, the Philippine government recently proposed a P6 per liter increase in diesel, gasoline, and cooking oil. The tax reform proposal is intended to help fund the administration’s infrastructure program, as well as to keep the president’s promise to reform the fuel tax system, which is widely considered outdated…


On ride-sharing apps: Lasallians cite safety and other concerns
by Bianca Suarez and Mikhaela Felix
News Feature // March 6, 2017

In an informal survey conducted by The LaSallian among 53 respondents, 85 percent claim they used popular ride-sharing applications Uber and Grab. Majority of those who did not use the popular applications stated that they had their own cars, while the others found it easier to commute. Meanwhile, 17 percent identify the ride-sharing applications as…