News Feature
USG issues statement on the proposal to move U Break
by Patrick Quintero
News Feature Statement // November 1, 2017

ERRATUM: USG President Mikee De Vega brought into our attention an error in the original statement the USG released earlier this week. Number 3 of the proposal’s policies should have read: “Classes will end at 2:15 on Mondays. On Fridays, on the other hand, classes will end at 4:00,” rather than “Classes will end at…

Looking into student org accreditation
by Blaise Cruz
News Feature // October 25, 2017

Last September, the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) and its allied student bodies held the Annual Recruitment Week (ARW). Setting up booths around campus, various student groups recruited new members into their teams and committees. Joining the ranks of CSO organizations who recruited members this year are the De La Salle Model United Nations Society…

On DLSU-PUSA’s plans and developments
by Cristina Francia, Kheem Gines and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // October 22, 2017

The De La Salle University-Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (DLSU-PUSA) is an organization composed of students and professors who share the same interest towards the protection of animals. The organization composes of five core members from the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), namely Miss Laureen Velasco and Dr. Jeane Peracullo from the Philosophy…

OTREAS launches 50/50 tuition installment scheme
by Rebekah Navarro and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // October 20, 2017

In fulfillment of the University’s mission to provide more opportunities to the underprivileged and the marginalized, the University Student Government’s (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) recently launched the 50/50 tuition instalment scheme. Spearheaded by former USG Executive Treasurer Brian Chen, the project gives students the option to pay their tuition and fees with…

A look at the programs and services hosted by the OCCS
by Eliza Santos, Dab Castañeda and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // October 16, 2017

The Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS), currently on its sixth year of conducting annual caravans every September to address the issue of mental health, is at its peak, and is proclaimed more successful than ever by its director, Dr. Aimee Guarino. Worldwide, September is celebrated as the Suicide Prevention Month, while September 10…

Talim Bay Project reaches milestones, COSCA, SHORE aim for continued development
by Maxine Ferrer and Vivean Pallera
News Feature // September 26, 2017

Since receiving a Highly Commended Distinction during the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability Green Gown Awards in September 2016, the University’s Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) and Br. Alfred Shields FSC Ocean Research (SHORE) Center’s ongoing Talim Bay Community-Based Coastal Resource Management (CBCRM) Project has continued to enact new measures that…

Faculty, student dress codes: A look at the current developments
by Rebekah Navarro and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // September 24, 2017

Appendix Z, Section 4.2 of the 2015-2018 DLSU Student Handbook lists down implementing guidelines for the dress code policy and mandates the Security Office to enforce the policy as students enter the campus. Despite its strict “No Compliance, No Entry” guideline, several students manage to bypass the system and there are reportedly several inconsistencies in…

NLCC committee finalizes resource materials, conducts faculty training in preparation for next AY
by Yasmin Cariño and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // September 8, 2017

Various initiatives have been in place since the formation of the New Lasallian Core Curriculum (NLCC) Framework Committee in academic year (AY) 2013-2014 to augment the project. These include the formation of the NLCC Curriculum Design Committee (NLCC-CDC) and the creation of the course syllabi design. Currently, the committee is also finalizing the resource materials…

Ten Questions for DLSP President Br. Armin Luistro FSC
by Jill Chua, Rebekah Navarro and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // September 7, 2017

Br. Armin Luistro FSC is not an unfamiliar name within the Lasallian community. He is a former president and chancellor of the University and served as the first president of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP). He also served as the secretary of the Department of Education from 2010 to 2016. This year on July 1,…

ITS: 700 new desktop units to be deployed next AY
by Mikhaela Felix and Cristina Francia
News Feature // September 3, 2017

The University Information Technology Services (ITS) has recently purchased 700 new desktop units, slated to be deployed by the start of academic year 2017-2018. The delivery of the new units is expected to be completed within the next two weeks. In a November 2016 article by The LaSallian, ITS Director James Sy revealed the scheduled…