News Feature
COSCA, students cite adjustments made for CWTS, LTS in light of CHED moratorium
by Maxine Ferrer and Isabel Canaveral
News Feature // September 3, 2017

Due to the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) February 2017 moratorium on field trips and off-campus activities, the University’s National Service Training Program (NSTP), specifically the Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) and Literary Training Service (LTS) components, were faced with several challenges this academic year in terms of logistics and some concerns raised by students….

The USG of AY 2016-2017: Key achievements, challenges, and prevailing distrust from the student body
by Josemaria Rustia and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // August 31, 2017

As this academic year comes to an end, so does the term of the outgoing University Student Government (USG) officers. The year was embroiled in various ups and downs for the USG, with student trust more volatile now than ever. Despite these setbacks, the USG officers emphasize the continued service and representation for the student…

On DLSU’s online services and security issues: ITS Director addresses complaints raised by students
by Blaise Cruz, Vivean Pallera and Eliza Santos
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The My.LaSalle and Animo.sys systems have been the bread and butter applications for Lasallians during enlistment season. These online services, delivered by the Information Technology Services (ITS) office, allow students to enlist, drop, and adjust their classes anywhere using an internet-capable device. As useful as these systems are, numerous complaints continue to plague the services…

VCA cites adjustments made for first year of DLSU SHS
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Vivean Pallera
News Feature // August 17, 2017

Similar to any new system, the first year of implementation for DLSU SHS involves assessing the effectiveness of the program and providing the needed adjustments. Vice Chancellor for Academics Dr. Robert Roleda discloses that many adjustments needed to be done. “Anything [in] [SHS] is new and like any new system, we keep adjusting [to what…

DLSU appoints new Chancellor, Vice Chancellor for Academics
by Jill Chua and Roselin Manawis
News Feature // August 12, 2017

In a Help Desk Announcement last July 9, the DLSU Office of the President formally announced the appointments of Dr. Robert Roleda as the new Chancellor and Dr. Merlin Suarez as the new Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA). Both of them will assume their respective positions starting September. Dr. Roleda is currently the VCA while…

DLSU student drivers cite concerns on limited parking spaces
by Mikhaela Felix and Eliza Santos
News Feature // August 11, 2017

“Parking slots are full as early as 7:30 am,” says Paolo Ramos (I, AB-HIM), as well as other DLSU student drivers who cite that going past the morning traffic, rushing towards parking spaces, spending a lot of money, and being marked tardy in class are just some of the issues they experience in line with…

Amid scandals and extensions, 2017 USG GE ends with 54.41% voter turnout
by Angelo Chupeco and Bianca Suarez
News Feature // August 9, 2017

Following various scandals and voting extensions in the 2017 University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE), the voter turnout reached 54.41 percent of the undergraduate student body, with 54 seats won by Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon), 19 for Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), and one independent candidate. Independent candidate Mikee De Vega was…

DLSU campus dev’t office reveals upcoming infra projects on female athlete’s dorm, retreat center
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Cristina Francia
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In line with the University’s general campus development plan, a kick-off session for the new athletes’ dormitory and retreat center was held last August 7 at the 12th floor Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, Vice Chancellor for Academics Dr. Robert Roleda, Vice President for Lasallian Mission Br. Michael Broughton FSC,…

Student leaders cite achievements, gratitude in last Convention of Leaders this AY
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Cristina Francia
News Feature // August 8, 2017

To cap off the achievements and progress made by various DLSU student sectors this academic year, the last Convention of Leaders (COLE) was held last August 4 at the 4th floor Multipurpose Room of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall. The COLE is a gathering conducted every term where DLSU student leaders from various student sectors…

DLSU CSO recognizes outstanding Lasallians in 42nd Lasallian Excellence Awards
by Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // August 6, 2017

As the academic year nearly concludes, outstanding faculty, students, and organizations were recognized at the Council of Student Organization’s (CSO) 42nd Lasallian Excellence Awards (LEA) held last August 4 at the 18th floor Natividad Fajardo-Rosario Auditorium of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. With the theme “Kaleidoscope: Leadership in Different Colors and Perspectives”, LEA depicts various…