News Feature
Student Government Allowance: A USG initiative
by Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // December 29, 2017

Committed to its mission in providing opportunities for Lasallians from all walks of life, the University continues to administer aid and financial assistance to needing but competent students in both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Various scholarship grants, tuition discounts, and student loans are offered by the Office of the Admissions and Scholarships (OAS)…

Former Lasallite Japanese massacre survivor recounts moment of terror
by Rebekah Navarro and Cristina Francia
News Feature // December 28, 2017

After remaining silent for over 70 years, a former Lasallite speaks up on his grievous experience during the massacre that happened in the Most Blessed Sacrament (MBS) chapel at the hands of the Japanese army. In an interview with The LaSallian, Fernando Vasquez-Prado, who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1961 from…

DLSU continues to excel in research productivity, edges out Top 100-ranked ASEAN counterparts
by Isabel Canaveral, Maxine Ferrer and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // December 27, 2017

In the 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian Universities Ranking, De La Salle University (DLSU) saw an increase in placement from 143rd in 2017 to 134th overall. Though the nine-place improvement still leaves the University out of the Top 100 list, DLSU continued to demonstrate higher research productivity in comparison to several of its ASEAN university…

On org accreditation within CSO
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco, Rebekah Navarro and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // November 27, 2017

Since 1974, the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) has dedicated itself to providing student services to the University through the activities of accredited professional student organizations. Branded as the governing body handling 40 student organizations, the CSO has continuously been producing model student leaders dedicated to serving the Lasallian community through lobbying efficient student services…

On entrepreneurship and the University’s startup scene
by Roselin Manawis, Vivean Pallera and Eliza Santos
News Feature // November 25, 2017

Entrepreneurship is defined as the capacity to develop and create, develop, and organize a business to gain a profit. Following the events of the war starting 1945, scarcity was evident in a global scale. Due to this, the “Baby Boomers” generation believed that having more meant more success. This introduced the traditional ideology that businesses…

Addressing professor scarcity
by Danielle Aglubat, Blaise Cruz and Eliza Santos
News Feature // November 23, 2017

As enlistment season comes around the corner, students will once again face the problem of shortage in classes. This problem affects their time in the University, as it potentially delays them, especially if the limited class is a major subject. While this is a problem for students, it is also a headache for departments that…

Research assistantship in DLSU: A look at CCS’ COMET
by Mikhaela Felix and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // November 20, 2017

As a learner-centered research University, DLSU has undergone several efforts in improving its research productivity for the past years. Last 2014 and 2015, DLSU was cited by the Scopus Elsevier database as the most productive research institution in the Philippines with over 1,780 research papers published and 12,203 citations gained as of March 2016. Part…

No money, no problem: ACG, USG highlight thesis grant, loan program
by Ian Benedict Mia, Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Maxine Ferrer
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There are a handful of financial services in DLSU that undergraduate students can avail of to shoulder their expenses for thesis-making. These expenses do not usually come cheap; a case in point is a May 2017 article by The LaSallian which shows that majority of the respondents spend approximately P4,000 and above for theses and…

Looking into the University’s Health Services Office
by Isabel Canaveral, Dab Castañeda and Cristina Francia
News Feature // November 13, 2017

In providing the Lasallian community with quality medical services, the Health Services Office (HSO), one of the offices under the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Services (OAVCCS), ensures the wellness of the University’s constituents by setting standards for their office. Through interview, The LaSallian looks into the regular operations and their office’s system…

New learning facilities affirmed by Roleda, Calleja
by Yasmin Cariño, Cristina Francia and Vivean Pallera
News Feature // November 11, 2017

Last academic year, various campus development plans were slated in response to the lean years, which will result in the lack of facilities that will accommodate incoming students during the transition of the University to the K-12 system. In addition, the need for space was reinforced due to the influx of various student activities, organizations,…