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Second batch-level resignation in the USG raises questions
by Sandi Suplido
News Feature // January 23, 2011

As the school year is coming to an end, the Freshmen Arts Students Team (FAST) 2009 batch government loses one of its elected officers to an exchange student program. FAST2009 Batch Vice President Beatriz Marquez is participating in an exchange student program at the National University of Singapore, from January to May. She will resume…


Lasallians suffer from limited campus space
by David Pagulayan
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Lasallians’clamor for space cannot be denied, what with the campus congestion very apparent at the canteens during lunch time or at the SJ Walk during breaks.
Fortunately, the ongoing construction of the Centennial Building and the administration’s plans to extend to the De La Salle Canlubang (DLSC) campus make it clear that the University strives to address the problem of congestion in campus.


Students and teachers crossing the line
by Patrick Ong
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Nadine saw her History professor getting on the same Taft-bound MRT train as she was. He didn’t see her, but from afar, she saw her professor holding hands with a stranger. She moved closer to the couple only to find out that her professor was holding hands with her batch mate, who was at least 10 years younger than the professor.


Role-shifting: help or hindrance?
by Juan Batalla
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With the University Student Government (USG) General Election just a few months away, new hopefuls will soon enter school politics. Old candidates will also run once more, but some of them for different positions.


It’s really happening: Centennial Building construction, commenced
by Jan-Ace Mendoza
News Feature // December 30, 2010

The football field is now off-limits.

Preparations for the construction of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall, more commonly known as the Centennial Building, formally started, Dec. 2.

The wall between North and Velasco Gate was demolished to allow easy transport of construction materials and heavy equipment; excavation has also started to lay the temporary foundation of the building.


Are we the next SM?
by Juan Batalla
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What had started as a rags-to-riches enterprise has resulted to a massive conglomerate that includes the fourth largest mall in the world and a total of 40 supermalls not only in the Philippines but also in China. Henry Sy Sr., the country’s Retail King and the original Taipan, has expanded his to more than just malls and supermarkets.


Planting small but constant things that will save the world
by bombarda
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Gregg Yan has always loved the environment. When he was in college, he counted bats for the World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines (WWF) as part of the non-government organization’s (NGO) campaign to save wildlife. Not too many years later, he officially joined WWF and went on to become its Information Education and Communications Officer. On one of his recent mountain treks, he was surprised to see around a hundred dying saplings, still in plastic and not planted properly.


Shining takes time: A Star Scholar’s story
by kurtsee
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The DLSU Star Scholars Program was designed to gather the best and the brightest high school students in the country to study in the University. Recipients are entitled to 100 percent waived tuition, laboratory and miscellaneous fees, and an array of opportunities that facilitate holistic formation. Now on its 12th year, the program continues to be one of the most comprehensive and competitive scholarship programs to date.


CSO miscalculates accreditation grades of student orgs
by Sandi Suplido
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The 39 organizations of the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) had their hopes high as they waited for the results of the mid-year re-accreditation. After the results were relayed, they discovered that almost all of the organizations’ grades were miscalculated –a mishap that was nonetheless, an honest mistake.


Security office, confident with emergency response team
by mendozasiazar
News Feature // November 21, 2010

Through its Emergency Response Team (ERT), the Security and Safety Office assures the Lasallian community that they can properly respond to and handle any crisis. The ERT is divided into nine sub-teams, namely: crowd control, fire fighting, salvage, communication, medical, brawl, traffic, evacuation and rescue team. The crowd control team is the most utilized while…