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DLSU wins Three Palmes of Excellence in Eduniversal 2016 Business Schools Ranking
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // March 28, 2017

The DLSU Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVR-COB) was recently recognized by Eduniversal as a recipient of the Three Palmes of Excellence in its 2016 Business Schools Ranking. According to the agency, DLSU RVR-COB was regarded as an “excellent business school with reinforcing international influence.”     On DLSU’s awards Apart from winning…


Zeroing in on enrollment issues: A systematic and external drawback
by Yasmin Cariño, Jill Chua and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // March 26, 2017

Over the years, students have constantly been haunted by enlistment issues within DLSU’s primary enrollment system Animo.sys come enlistment day. The failure to enlist, according to some, stems from systematic problems such as Wi-Fi inefficiency and server capacity that could not accommodate the number of students logging in. Launched back in 2013, Animo.sys was created…


Lasallians named to national football team pool for Women’s Asian Cup
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
News Feature Sports News UAAP 79 // March 11, 2017

Amidst the DLSU Women’s Football Team’s spectacular performance so far, a number of its members have also been named to the pool of players for the Philippine Women’s National Team. The Malditas, as they are fondly called, are set to take part in the qualifying round later in April for the upcoming 2018 AFC (Asian…


On ride-sharing apps: Lasallians cite safety and other concerns
by Bianca Suarez and Mikhaela Felix
News Feature // March 6, 2017

In an informal survey conducted by The LaSallian among 53 respondents, 85 percent claim they used popular ride-sharing applications Uber and Grab. Majority of those who did not use the popular applications stated that they had their own cars, while the others found it easier to commute. Meanwhile, 17 percent identify the ride-sharing applications as…


64.4 percent of Lasallians against death penalty – USG LA survey
by Dab Castañeda, Maxine Ferrer, Blaise Cruz and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature //

Since President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign trail, he has been highly vocal about his support for the re-imposition of the death penalty and bringing his “tough stance” against criminality to the national scene. Although there has been a temporary stop on the war on drugs to tackle “corruption in the police force,” talks on bringing back…


A look at First Circle and its impact on the country’s financial industry
by Blaise Cruz and Maxine Ferrer
News Feature // March 5, 2017

Last February 17 to 19, DLSU hosted Startup Weekend Manila, a three-day conference and contest that brought together established and aspiring startups and companies to help young entrepreneurs jump-start their ideas. One of the various startups and enterprises present in the event was First Circle, a financial technology company joined by former The LaSallian Managing…


Substitutes Luna and Cobb step up for Lady Spikers
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
News Feature Sports News UAAP 79 // March 4, 2017

Despite taking a four-set loss to the ADMU Lady Eagles earlier at the Mall of Asia Arena, there were still positive points to draw out for the DLSU Lady Spikers. May Luna and Michelle Cobb delivered quality performances as substitutes for the team from Taft. With the Lasallians struggling to close out the first two sets…


DLSU psych dep’t provides training for national psych org’s community-based relapse prevention program
by Wilhelm Tan and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // March 2, 2017

The DLSU Psychology Department, in collaboration with the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) Task Force on Drug Recovery, Diocese of Caloocan, and Our Lady of Assumption Parish, organized a community-based relapse prevention program entitled Akap at Katatagan sa Salubong, which will take place from February 28 to March 4, 2017. The initiative consists of…


Green & White address complaints on yearbook
by Alex Kaluag, Divine Grace Garcia and Eunice De Castro
News Feature // February 7, 2017

Every year, graduating students of the University look forward to getting their hands on the much-awaited yearbook in order to reminisce about their college days. Some students, however, have raised concerns that the yearbook is too expensive, the delivery fee is unnecessary, and it takes too long to be released. In an interview with The…


Revisiting the death penalty
by Blaise Cruz
News Feature // February 5, 2017

The Philippines has a long history with capital punishment, but it was most recently suspended in the year 2006 and replaced with the life imprisonment and reclusion perpetua. In 1946, murder, rape, and treason were grounds for the death penalty. Until 1961, 51 were sentenced to death by the law. This number soared high under…