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USG opens student financial assistance programs
by Joseph Aristotle De Leon and Helen Mae Saudi
Straight News // February 3, 2019

Several student financial assistance programs such as scholarships, grants, and subsidies that seek to help Lasallian students were introduced to the student body during the University Student Government (USG) Financial Services Launch held at the USG office last February 1. In collaboration with the DLSU Science Foundation, De La Salle Alumni Association (DLSAA), and other…

Representatives discuss implications, youth’s role on proposed Charter Change
by Warren Chua, Deo Cruzada and Eliza Santos
Straight News // February 2, 2019

A discussion titled Law of the Nation: A Forum on the Proposed Charter Change was held last February 1 at rooms 507 to 509 of the Yuchengco Hall. Organized by One La Salle for Human Rights and Democracy along with the Theology and Religious Education Department, the talk shed light on the debate surrounding the…

University-related issues discussed at COLE 2019
by Ryan Lim and Miguel Angelo Rabago
Straight News // January 30, 2019

Last January 28, heads of various student organizations, leaders from the Council of Student Organizations (CSO), the University Student Government (USG), and other special groups gathered at the USG Office for the Convention of Leaders (COLE) 2019. The annual convention serves as an avenue for student leaders from different sectors of the University to discuss…

KAMALAYAN forum tackles details, effects of federalism
by Warren Chua
Straight News // January 29, 2019

Last January 28, the Kapihan ng Malalayang Lasalyano (KAMALAYAN) hosted a forum focusing on the House of Representatives’ Federalism Bill, also known as Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) 15, and its anticipated effects on the country at the Yuchengco Hall rooms 407 to 409. Edmund Tayao, a member of the Consultative Committee tasked with reviewing…

Strengthening Lasallian bonds: #TakBro2019
by Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // January 27, 2019

The De La Salle Brothers of the Philippines held their first event for 2019 in Vermosa Estate, Imus, Cavite on January 27 with the race titled TakBro 2019. In partnership with Pinoy Aspiring Runners, the event aimed to attract both the Lasallian and non-Lasallian communities for a 3-5-10-kilometer fun run in order to raise funds…

Cornerstone laid for planned St. La Salle Shrine
by Deo Cruzada
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The groundbreaking ceremony of the University’s upcoming project, the Shrine of St. John Baptist de La Salle, was conducted last January 26 at the DLSU Laguna Campus. Prominent administrators such as DLSU Chancellor Br. Bernie Oca FSC, DLSU President Br. Raymond Suplido FSC, De La Salle Philippines President Br. Armin Luistro FSC, Associate Vice Chancellor…

Religious groups gather against injustices of Duterte administration
by Ryan Lim
National Situationer Straight News //

Extrajudicial killings (EJK), slander against the Church, the lowering of the age of criminal liability, and the implementation of martial law in Mindanao are only some of the issues brought up last January 25 when hundreds of participants from different religious groups, youth groups, Catholic schools, and Lumad students gathered at the Rajah Soliman Plaza…

DLSU hosts WWI photo exhibit
by Deo Cruzada and Roselin Manawis
Straight News // January 23, 2019

Last January 22, a photo exhibit on soldiers from World War I was opened at the Learning Commons, a few months after the centinerary of the 1918 Armistice that ended the conflict. Titled “World War One-Far from Home,” the exhibit features a global perspective on the aforementioned war, showing the lives of soldiers away from…

Technicalities bar LA from releasing sexual harassment manifesto
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Cristina Francia
Straight News // January 22, 2019

A Legislative Assembly (LA) resolution that aimed to release a manifesto regarding the alleged sexual harassment incident on campus was tabled after representatives questioned the technicalities of the document during an LA session last January 21. LA Representatives Neal Gonzales of FAST2017, Christian Alderite of CATCH2T19, Pao Delos Reyes of CATCH2T20, and Bella Villar of…

LA approves internal changes, discusses statements on issues
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Cristina Francia
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The Legislative Assembly (LA), during their session last January 21, approved the resignation and appointments of University Student Government (USG) officers, called for the release of an open letter regarding the passport data breach, and the publication of a manifesto that tackles the sexual harassment issues in campus.   USG resignations, appointments Iliana Tan, incumbent…