News Feature
Debunking the case: Exploring the lifeblood of the Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program
by Eliza Santos and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // March 6, 2018

The Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP), a now decade-old Lasallian tradition, is an annually conducted whole-day event where undergraduate students are given the chance to attend on-campus or off-campus activities as an alternative non-academic class. LEAP has been successful in teaching students lessons beyond the classroom’s four walls. Whether sitting through a movie marathon or…

Senti: A Lasallian startup success story
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco, Roselin Manawis and Rebekah Navarro
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Filipinos love social media, and there’s no question to it. According to social media management platform Hootsuite, Filipinos led global social media usage, averaging at 4.17 hours daily back in 2016. In the words of Ralph Regalado, a professor from the College of Computer Studies (CCS), “[The Philippines] is one of the social media capitals…

Efforts on improving waste management, sewage treatment plants highlighted by administration
by Aileen Bautista and Cristina Francia
News Feature // February 27, 2018

As a premier institution of higher education in the Philippines, De La Salle University employs waste management and sewage treatment schemes that continually improve in order to provide better service to the Lasallian community. Improvement efforts were briefly discussed by Buildings and Grounds Management Office (BGMO) Director Mylene Grecia, Civil Works and Maintenance Civil and…

The real score between DLSU and PUSO
by Eliza Santos, Frank Santiago and Blaise Cruz
News Feature // February 20, 2018

Despite several disagreements between the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (PUSO) and the University administration, the parents’ organization has confirmed that they are still in operation. In a recent interview with The LaSallian, DLSU-PUSO president Atty. Dindo T. Garciano has clarified that, contrary to earlier reports, their office has not been…

DLSU Eco Car Team launches Bumakaya, Imakadiwa
by Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // January 30, 2018

In fulfillment of the University’s commitment to building a community of leaders, scholars, and researchers that actively participate in improving the quality of life in Philippine society within the perspective of Christian ideals and values, the DLSU Eco Car Team once again unveiled its new set of cars that it will present in the Shell…

Looking into DLSU professors and ranks
by Roselin Manawis
News Feature // January 13, 2018

Teachers play an instrumental role in every student’s life. A student is guided by different teachers specializing in various fields, all throughout their life. In De La Salle University, teachers can be seen both in and out of the classroom walls. Some interact in a friendly manner with their students, but not all professors are…

Unraveling DLSU’s new waste management plan
by Cristina Francia and Vivean Pallera
News Feature // January 6, 2018

As of March 2017, the Campus Sustainability Office (CSO) has implemented the Laboratory Hazardous Wastes Management Plan, following a series of screenings and consultations for the application of a standardized waste disposal protocol. Since his appointing as the University Pollution Control Officer, Myklim Casibang has aimed to create a plan that seeks to provide a…

DLSU freshman intake to normalize in 2018 as lean years come to an end
by Cristina Francia and Josemaria Rustia
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One of the major effects the K to 12 system had on the University was the reduction of freshman applicants starting AY 2016-2017, leading to the so-called “lean years”. During lean years, the student population is lower than the usual number due to the addition of levels in high schools around the Philippines. Although the…

Student Government Allowance: A USG initiative
by Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // December 29, 2017

Committed to its mission in providing opportunities for Lasallians from all walks of life, the University continues to administer aid and financial assistance to needing but competent students in both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Various scholarship grants, tuition discounts, and student loans are offered by the Office of the Admissions and Scholarships (OAS)…

Former Lasallite Japanese massacre survivor recounts moment of terror
by Rebekah Navarro and Cristina Francia
News Feature // December 28, 2017

After remaining silent for over 70 years, a former Lasallite speaks up on his grievous experience during the massacre that happened in the Most Blessed Sacrament (MBS) chapel at the hands of the Japanese army. In an interview with The LaSallian, Fernando Vasquez-Prado, who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1961 from…