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Dy, Macandili continue to shine for Lady Spikers
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature UAAP 79 // February 26, 2017

With Kim Fajardo as the lone fifth-year player in the roster of the DLSU Lady Spikers, younger holdovers have had to step up in Season 79. De La Salle Zobel alumnae and teammates Kim Kianna Dy and Dawn Macandili have provided stability to the team from Taft. As they were teammates in high school, they…


Discovering the lifestyle of a student-athlete
by Juro Morilla and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature // February 20, 2017

Maintaining a balance between academics and personal interests is one of the biggest challenges of staying in college. Daily readings, requirements, and quizzes all build up to the unbearable stress of a term. Extra-curricular activities and responsibilities also add up to the weight of one’s workload. The struggles of a student are often difficult to…


Sporting events to look forward to in 2017
by Gio Gloria and Gerard Alde
Sports Feature // February 6, 2017

2016 has been a year full of highs and lows, not just from a global standpoint, but also in the realm of sports. The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Cavaliers may have won championships for their beloved fan bases, but the sporting world lost Arnold Palmer and Muhammad Ali, both of whom made an impact…


In search of excellence: The DLSU athletics recruitment program
by Jose Rafael Mendoza
Sports Feature // February 5, 2017

Winning three UAAP General Championships since Academic Year 2012-2013 is a testament to the ability of the DLSU’s Office of Sports Development (OSD) to carve a culture of excellence as one of the most sought after sports programs in the country. Behind this success is its recruitment program. One of the general features of the…


Bannering Bacolod, the City of Smiles
by Marnellie Alegre
Sports Feature Student Spotlight //

Bacolod City: the heart of Negros Occidental and home of some of the most beautiful sights, grandest festivals, and most delicious delicacies in the Philippines. Known as the city of smiles, it is no secret that it is a home of people with big welcoming hearts and even bigger personalities. Talent can be found all…


Sauler vs Ayo: Analyzing greatness
by Dan Jerusalem and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature // January 30, 2017

Three seasons ago, a young assistant coach by the name of Juno Sauler was given the head coaching job of a somewhat promising DLSU Green Archer squad just three weeks prior to its opening game. La Salle had suffered an early semifinals defeat the prior season against its archrivals, the ADMU Blue Eagles. Then led…


Thailand takes home fifth AFF Suzuki Cup Title
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // January 29, 2017

The 2016 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup was the 11th edition of the premier football tournament in Southeast Asia and is accredited by FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). Eight of the finest teams from the region participated in this year’s competition, which ran from November 19 to December 17, 2016.  For the first time,…


Redefining basketball fashion with Mayhem Tour
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
Sports Feature // January 27, 2017

Mayhem Tour, as it is called, is a fashion brand founded by Behavioral Science Majors Paulo Punla, Aldrich Lee, Dominique Tobari, and International Studies Alumnus Jason Arneson. With the continuous rise of online shopping, they are a few of the many student entrepreneurs who have taken the plunge into the field of commerce. They not…


Broad shoulders and huge expectations: Foreign student athletes in the UAAP
by Gio Gloria and Marnellie Alegre
Sports Feature // January 22, 2017

In a crowd of Filipino basketball players, they stand out. Figuratively, they are fish out of water. From the way they run, to the way they make their presence on the court, foreign student athletes in the UAAP play as if they’re under a microscope, with the championship aspirations of their team hinged on their…


Broad shoulders and huge expectations: Foreign student athletes in the UAAP
by Marnellie Alegre and Gio Gloria
Sports Feature // January 15, 2017

In a crowd of Filipino basketball players, they stand out. Figuratively, they are fish out of water. From the way they run, to the way they make their presence on the court, foreign student athletes in the UAAP play as if they’re under a microscope, with the championship aspirations of their team hinged on their…