News Feature
Addressing concerns, complaints on GCOE Student Services
by Klariz Rae Chen, Ryan Lim, Enrico Sebastian Salazar and Frank Santiago
News Feature // December 17, 2018

Rose* shifted degree programs within the Gokongwei College of Engineering (GCOE) and was in the middle of processing the necessary paperwork when she found difficulty in coordinating with one of the offices involved. According to her, the person present was rude in providing her the needed assistance, despite the fact that all her papers were…

A treasure trove of memories: Revisiting Green & White
by Isabel Cañaveral, Roselin Manawis and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // December 2, 2018

As Lasallians come and go, it is important to have something that can remind them of their stay in the University. For this reason, yearbooks are made—to remember their fleeting college life marked by their personal noble achievements and the hardships of their batch. Every educational institution comprises of a yearbook publication body, and for…

DLSU-PUSO clarifies rationale behind email on uncollected fees
by Frank Santiago and Eliza Santos
News Feature // November 30, 2018

Last November 11, students received an email sent by Student Services, which highlighted that uncollected fees from Term 2 and 3 of Academic Year (AY) 2017-2018 allocated to the De La Salle University-Parents of University Student Organizations (DLSU-PUSO) are to be collected in the upcoming term. As the attached letter signed by the heads of…

USG President Perez breaks silence on alleged presidential pardon
by Danielle Aglubat and Roselin Manawis
News Feature // November 20, 2018

Controversies surrounding this year’s Special Elections (SE) were heightened with the emergence of posts and memes on Facebook pages such as the DLSU Community Forum, DLSU Freedom Wall, DLSU-Manila Secret Files, and other online platforms. One of the more prominent of these rumors is the allegation that University Student Government (USG) President Gabbie Perez granted…

USG President Gabbie Perez on sustainable student governance, social awareness
by Danielle Aglubat and Roselin Manawis
News Feature // November 9, 2018

Having garnered 60.72 percent of the student population votes, Gabbie Perez was elected as the new University Student Government (USG) President last August 6, and officially took office at the start of this academic year. As USG President, Perez is now responsible for leading the USG Executive Board, heading the Office of the President, and…

Mismanaged activities main cause of SLIFE moratorium
by Ramon Castañeda and Frank Santiago
News Feature // November 8, 2018

From September 10 to October 10 this year, student groups’ operations came to a halt as the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation, and Empowerment (SLIFE) issued a one month moratorium effectively stopping activities carried out by the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) and the University Student Government (USG). With the ban now no longer…

Behind a research-intensive university: DLSU in World University Rankings
by Ramon Castañeda, Gershon De La Cruz and Eliza Santos
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The research efforts of De La Salle University (DLSU) were under the spotlight recently with the University’s inclusion in the annual Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, landing in the 801-1000 bracket of the world’s top academic institutions. DLSU is the only private Philippine university who made it into the list and one of…

LA probes Judiciary, approves officer resignation
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Joseph Aristotle De Leon
News Feature // October 30, 2018

Conducting a legislative inquiry on the processes of the Judiciary Department of the University Student Government (USG) was among the agenda for the USG Legislative Assembly (LA) session held last October 29 at the USG Session Hall. Interim Chief Magistrate Sean Pobre and former Magistrate Bernette Cuevas were the only two people who gave their…

DLSU Libraries welcomes cashless system
by Rebekah Navarro and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // October 29, 2018

Last August 13, the De La Salle University (DLSU) Libraries launched a cashless payment scheme for The Learning Commons and the Br. Benedict Learning Resource Center, with the goal of developing innovative and efficient services to offer better user experience to students. Going forward, they will now accept payments via GCash for all library charges….

Getting to know the University Chancellor: Br. Bernie Oca FSC
by Danielle Aglubat, Gershon De La Cruz, Maxine Ferrer and Eliza Santos
News Feature // October 28, 2018

Br. Bernie Oca FSC officially assumed chancellorship last September 1, following Dr. Robert Roleda’s decision to step down and go on a sabbatical leave. Fondly known by Lasallians as “Brother Bernie,” he will serve as University Chancellor while maintaining his position as President of De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ). In an interview with The…