News Feature
On DLSU-PUSA’s plans and developments
by Cristina Francia, Kheem Gines and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // October 22, 2017

The De La Salle University-Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (DLSU-PUSA) is an organization composed of students and professors who share the same interest towards the protection of animals. The organization composes of five core members from the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), namely Miss Laureen Velasco and Dr. Jeane Peracullo from the Philosophy…

OTREAS launches 50/50 tuition installment scheme
by Rebekah Navarro and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // October 20, 2017

In fulfillment of the University’s mission to provide more opportunities to the underprivileged and the marginalized, the University Student Government’s (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) recently launched the 50/50 tuition instalment scheme. Spearheaded by former USG Executive Treasurer Brian Chen, the project gives students the option to pay their tuition and fees with…

A look at the programs and services hosted by the OCCS
by Eliza Santos, Dab Castañeda and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // October 16, 2017

The Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS), currently on its sixth year of conducting annual caravans every September to address the issue of mental health, is at its peak, and is proclaimed more successful than ever by its director, Dr. Aimee Guarino. Worldwide, September is celebrated as the Suicide Prevention Month, while September 10…

New administration appointments
by Vivean Pallera, Dab Castañeda and Josemaria Rustia
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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….

Townhall convened as admin mulls possible schedule change
by Maxine Ferrer
News Feature // October 9, 2017

Following a series of consistent class suspensions during A.Y. 2016-2017, a townhall meeting was organized by University Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda last October 6 to discuss the possibility of changing the existing regular class schedule to a Tuesday to Friday system. Students and faculty members were invited to voice their sentiments on the matter prior…

Talim Bay Project reaches milestones, COSCA, SHORE aim for continued development
by Maxine Ferrer and Vivean Pallera
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…

Faculty, student dress codes: A look at the current developments
by Danielle Aglubat and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // September 24, 2017

Appendix Z, Section 4.2 of the 2015-2018 DLSU Student Handbook lists down implementing guidelines for the dress code policy and mandates the Security Office to enforce the policy as students enter the campus. Despite its strict “No Compliance, No Entry” guideline, several students manage to bypass the system and there are reportedly several inconsistencies in…

NLCC committee finalizes resource materials, conducts faculty training in preparation for next AY
by Yasmin Cariño and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // September 8, 2017

Various initiatives have been in place since the formation of the New Lasallian Core Curriculum (NLCC) Framework Committee in academic year (AY) 2013-2014 to augment the project. These include the formation of the NLCC Curriculum Design Committee (NLCC-CDC) and the creation of the course syllabi design. Currently, the committee is also finalizing the resource materials…

Ten Questions for DLSP President Br. Armin Luistro FSC
by Jill Chua, Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // September 7, 2017

Br. Armin Luistro FSC is not an unfamiliar name within the Lasallian community. He is a former president and chancellor of the University and served as the first president of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP). He also served as the secretary of the Department of Education from 2010 to 2016. This year on July 1,…

ITS: 700 new desktop units to be deployed next AY
by Mikhaela Felix and Cristina Francia
News Feature // September 3, 2017

The University Information Technology Services (ITS) has recently purchased 700 new desktop units, slated to be deployed by the start of academic year 2017-2018. The delivery of the new units is expected to be completed within the next two weeks. In a November 2016 article by The LaSallian, ITS Director James Sy revealed the scheduled…