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University General Assembly highlights strategic plans for the year
by Warren Chua and Cristina Francia
News Feature // October 21, 2018

Last September 24, the University held its Annual General Assembly. Unlike prior assemblies, this year’s event, which began with a speech delivered by DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, also included assemblies hosted by deans of each respective college.   The President’s address Suplido, in his address, discussed DLSU’s accomplishments…


On student activity ban, suspension of judiciary
by Ramon Castañeda and Frank Santiago
News Feature // October 20, 2018

It’s been a rough month for student organizations. The student body was met with multiple issues at the start of Academic Year 2018-2019 from a suspension order on the University Student Government Judiciary; a sudden change of director in the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation and Empowerment (SLIFE); and a month-long moratorium, which halted…


DLSU COMELEC raises plans of automation for succeeding elections
by Warren Chua and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // September 15, 2018

The DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is planning to automate future University Student Government (USG) elections. With a team of five other developers, Troy Mirafuentes (III, CS-ST), project head, is hoping automation would speed up the election process and increase turnouts.   New Voting System The automated system of elections is an initiative the COMELEC…


A last look: Revisiting the highlights of USG 2017
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Warren Chua, Gershon Dela Cruz and Eliza Santos
News Feature //

With another academic year closing, and following the recently-concluded election season, Lasallians bid goodbye to the University Student Government (USG) of A.Y. 2017-2018, who assumed the role of serving the student body during their tenure. Led by USG President Mikee De Vega, the student government faced off the academic year with new projects and planned…


Looking Back: Recapping the U-break shift, policy changes, institutional developments in AY 17-18
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Warren Chua, Gershon Dela Cruz and Eliza Santos
News Feature // September 12, 2018

From a major calendar shift, to having new faces in the admin. From political disputes, to failures of candidacy. From establishing new facilities, to revoking modes of payment. From getting visited by a luminary in the business industry, to producing Lasallian achievers, A.Y. 2017-2018 is arguably one of the most controversial and eventful academic years…


LPEP 2k18: Camp Animo welcomes ID 118
by Warren Chua, Gershon Dela Cruz and Cristina Francia
News Feature // September 9, 2018

with reports from Danielle Aglubat   As a new academic year begins, De La Salle University formally welcomed its freshmen through its Lasallian Personal Effectiveness Program (LPEP) held last August 29 to September 8. Themed Camp Animo, the two-day orientation aimed to help the incoming college students get acquainted with their peers, and with the…


The restoration of a partnership: PUSO and the University administration
by Eliza Santos
News Feature // August 13, 2018

Entering the month of July, the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (DLSU-PUSO) and the administration of DLSU have announced the reestablishment of their partnership. In a series of letters disclosed by the two parties, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC writes, “I affirm our partnership has been harmonious and productive in…


OTREAS launches Financial Assistance Hub
by Ramon Castañeda, Gershon Dela Cruz and Cristina Francia
News Feature //

Last June, the Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) of the University Student Government (USG) held a signing for the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with De La Salle University Science Foundation, Inc. to launch the Financial Assistance Hub. The signing between USG Executive Treasurer Rolf Villon and De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) President Br. Armin…


Lasallian startup success stories: Ania Design Lab and modernized disaster preparedness
by Cristina Francia and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // August 12, 2018

With the Philippines entering the rainy season, emergencies such as floods, soil erosion, and road accidents are highly expected to occur. While no one can know for sure when a natural disaster is going to strike, it is the responsibility of people to be prepared both mentally and physically for when they have to face…


2018 GE results released, special elections slated for next term
by Warren Chua and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
General Elections News Feature //

After adjustments to the voting period due to inclement weather and the goal of reaching the minimum voter turnout of 50 percent + 1 required for a valid election,  the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) released the University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) results for AY 2018-2019 on August 6. DLSU successfully attained the…