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Attracting the best and the brightest
by Justin Umali and David Pagulayan
News Feature // March 28, 2012

“We are not getting the best and the brightest. You need the best and the brightest to get your research,” laments Br. Jun.  “Even if we have the best professors, if we are not able to get the best students, then quality wise, the production of quality graduates will be affected,” says College of Liberal…


Can we still make the cut?
by Juan Batalla
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Upon graduation, Lasallians are expected to have gathered enough ideals, knowledge and skills to succeed in the outside world, whether as employers or employees. Amongst all the other requirements, DLSU President Br. Jun Erguiza FSC stresses the importance of molding Lasallians into their ideal form, referring to the values and ideals Lasallians should have after…


Beyond academics: Membership in organizations
by Catherine Ng
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by Chatherine Ng & Marguit Tolentino  Wednesdays are days when students crowd the University to attend organization-related activities. Organizations, whether student or non-student, are various bodies that provide students with opportunities to apply theories and principles taught inside the classroom. The existence of many organizations is in line with the University’s goal of doing more…


Rebuilding the Arab Peninsula
by Justin Umali
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by Justin Umali & Renz Dahilig Time of Transition In almost all cases, the uprisings were followed by preparations for new elections and a new government. Francis Domingo from the International Studies department points out that new leaders do not guarantee stability. In Tunisia, efforts were being made to form a national unity government. According…


Alumni support and financial development
by Nina dela Cruz and Juan Batalla
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Alumni are badges of honor that are testaments to a university’s capacity to produce sterling graduates. Alumni, in the spirit of gratitude for the opportunities that a university provides them, give back to their university. In one way or another, universities count on the support of alumni for the success of activities and the development…


The rationale behind regulating student discipline in universities
by The LaSallian
News Feature // February 28, 2012

All academic institutions impose certain rules and regulations on their students. Infractions of school rules will result to disciplinary sanctions and offenses. Likewise, DLSU, maintains peace and order within the campus by enforcing certain disciplinary policies, which makes student discipline formation an integral component of the world-class education DLSU wants to deliver. The University has…


The trend of hiring junior faculty at DLSU
by The LaSallian
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Like most universities, DLSU has housed many of the country’s leading educators, but as time passes, the University faces the challenge of having to replace some of the well-known retiring professors. Dr. Myrna Austria, Vice Chancellor for Academics, notes that retirement of skilled veteran faculty is imminent. Certain departments bank heavily on the expertise of…


The rudiments of faculty promotion
by The LaSallian
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One of the University’s primary asset is its faculty. The faculty, more than infrastructure, determines the knowledge transmitted and the manner students learn. Hence, they play a major role in establishing, nurturing and sustaining academic excellence and the good quality education the University promised to its students. Universities, therefore, need to provide for their faculty…


Forming ideal Lasallian graduates
by The LaSallian
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Eight years ago, De La Salle Philippines (DLSP), formulated the Lasallian Guiding Principles. It is composed of five missions, which are the fundamental principles Lasallian schools need to carry out to their students.  The principles aim to promote Christian development and to form “disciples and citizens, prophets, and professionals.” In an effort to concretize these…


Unlocking the mind of a detective
by The LaSallian
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On a damp night, you can just make out the silhouette of a man in a deer-hunting cap and a trench coat, placidly standing in a corner. His pipe is lit and his gaze is fixed on something. You follow his line of sight to find him studying a Chinese peddler selling goods across the…