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DLSU student drivers cite concerns on limited parking spaces
by Mikhaela Felix and Eliza Santos
News Feature // August 11, 2017

“Parking slots are full as early as 7:30 am,” says Paolo Ramos (I, AB-HIM), as well as other DLSU student drivers who cite that going past the morning traffic, rushing towards parking spaces, spending a lot of money, and being marked tardy in class are just some of the issues they experience in line with…


A glimpse of DLSU LSEED’s social entrepreneurship initiatives
by Maxine Ferrer and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // July 8, 2017

When the Philippine Social Enterprise Network was formed in 1999, social enterprises began establishing a footing in the country’s business landscape as organizations that have a unique blend of social and financial bottom lines. According to a 2015 report by the British Council Philippines, there were over 30,000 social enterprises in the country last 2007. Of this…


DLS-CSB HIFI, DLSU OVPLM organize Benilde Prize Design Thinking workshop for Metro Manila
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // July 7, 2017

The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) Hub of Innovation For Inclusion (HIFI), in partnership with the De La Salle University (DLSU) Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (OVPLM), organized the Metro Manila Leg of the Benilde Prize Design Thinking Workshop held last July 5 to 7, 2017, at the 20th Floor…


As drug war results in approx. 9,000 homicide cases, gov’t denies statistics
by Rebekah Navarro and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // July 5, 2017

The “war on drugs” has been ongoing ever since President Rodrigo Duterte took up office last June 2016, in line with his promises to eradicate crime and drugs in the country. The campaign has involved an increased crackdown on illegal drugs throughout the country, most notably in a program known as Operation Tokhang. While the…


Political parties highlight plans for incoming 2017 USG General Elections
by Bianca Suarez, Blaise Cruz and Samantha Cenizal
News Feature // July 2, 2017

Every third term of the academic year welcomes the onset of the University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) season in DLSU. During GE, all positions in the USG are opened, including five positions in the Executive Board (EB), eight positions in the college governments, 57 positions in the batch governments, and four slots allocated…


Understanding the controversies amid Duterte’s cabinet appointees
by Alex Kaluag and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // June 29, 2017

The current administration has been turning heads over its decision-making for the past months since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office. From controversial statements made by the president, policies implemented which garnered much support, and cabinet appointees which critics find questionable, the first year of the current administration has essentially disrupted the country’s political landscape. Whether…


Behind the scenes of University Vision-Mission Week 2017
by Vivean Pallera and Maxine Ferrer
News Feature // June 20, 2017

The University Vision-Mission Week (UVMW) is an annual fixture in the lives of Lasallians. This year’s theme, Imakadiwa: Sigaw ng Paglilingkod, aptly reflected the Lasallian core value of service for others. The week-long celebration officially began on June 8, with University and college-initiated events taking place simultaneously at the Taft and STC campuses. This 2017,…


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…