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DLSU lands in 2019 THE World Rankings
by Frank Santiago
News Feature // October 25, 2018

It’s one for the books. De La Salle University (DLSU) made its debut appearance in this year’s World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education (THE), settling in the 800-1000 bracket, making it the sole private university in the Philippines to do so, and one of only two Philippine universities on the list.   Research…


Update on RevEd, looking into post-K-12 curricula
by Aileen Bautista, Isabel Cañaveral and Ramon Castañeda
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Following the preparations for the current academic year, the RevEd Project, which is a planned redesign of the current education curriculum in the University, will be launched to accommodate incoming students post-K-12. The LaSallian, in an interview with Quality Assurance Office (QAO) Director Dr. Gerardo Largoza, and Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) Dr. Merlin Suarez,…


University General Assembly highlights strategic plans for the year
by Warren Chua and Cristina Francia
News Feature // October 21, 2018

Last September 24, the University held its Annual General Assembly. Unlike prior assemblies, this year’s event, which began with a speech delivered by DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, also included assemblies hosted by deans of each respective college.   The President’s address Suplido, in his address, discussed DLSU’s accomplishments…


On student activity ban, suspension of judiciary
by Ramon Castañeda and Frank Santiago
News Feature // October 20, 2018

It’s been a rough month for student organizations. The student body was met with multiple issues at the start of Academic Year 2018-2019 from a suspension order on the University Student Government Judiciary; a sudden change of director in the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation and Empowerment (SLIFE); and a month-long moratorium, which halted…


DLSU COMELEC raises plans of automation for succeeding elections
by Warren Chua and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // September 15, 2018

The DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is planning to automate future University Student Government (USG) elections. With a team of five other developers, Troy Mirafuentes (III, CS-ST), project head, is hoping automation would speed up the election process and increase turnouts.   New Voting System The automated system of elections is an initiative the COMELEC…


A last look: Revisiting the highlights of USG 2017
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Warren Chua, Gershon De La Cruz and Eliza Santos
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With another academic year closing, and following the recently-concluded election season, Lasallians bid goodbye to the University Student Government (USG) of A.Y. 2017-2018, who assumed the role of serving the student body during their tenure. Led by USG President Mikee De Vega, the student government faced off the academic year with new projects and planned…


Looking Back: Recapping the U-break shift, policy changes, institutional developments in AY 17-18
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Warren Chua, Gershon De La Cruz and Eliza Santos
News Feature // September 12, 2018

From a major calendar shift, to having new faces in the admin. From political disputes, to failures of candidacy. From establishing new facilities, to revoking modes of payment. From getting visited by a luminary in the business industry, to producing Lasallian achievers, A.Y. 2017-2018 is arguably one of the most controversial and eventful academic years…


LPEP 2k18: Camp Animo welcomes ID 118
by Warren Chua, Gershon De La Cruz and Cristina Francia
News Feature // September 9, 2018

with reports from Danielle Aglubat   As a new academic year begins, De La Salle University formally welcomed its freshmen through its Lasallian Personal Effectiveness Program (LPEP) held last August 29 to September 8. Themed Camp Animo, the two-day orientation aimed to help the incoming college students get acquainted with their peers, and with the…


The restoration of a partnership: PUSO and the University administration
by Eliza Santos
News Feature // August 13, 2018

Entering the month of July, the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (DLSU-PUSO) and the administration of DLSU have announced the reestablishment of their partnership. In a series of letters disclosed by the two parties, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC writes, “I affirm our partnership has been harmonious and productive in…


OTREAS launches Financial Assistance Hub
by Ramon Castañeda, Gershon De La Cruz and Cristina Francia
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Last June, the Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) of the University Student Government (USG) held a signing for the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with De La Salle University Science Foundation, Inc. to launch the Financial Assistance Hub. The signing between USG Executive Treasurer Rolf Villon and De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) President Br. Armin…