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CGE spearheads ‘Enchanted’: A prom for children with Down Syndrome
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Straight News // June 19, 2017

Last June 17, the DLSU College Government of Education (CGE), in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, Inc. (DSAPI), conducted its annual promenade for children with special needs with the theme, “Enchanted: The Teenage Dream”. For this year, the event placed a spotlight among children with Down Syndrome. It was held at…

Responsible usage of social media highlighted in DANUM’s campus journalism seminar
by Rebekah Navarro
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  Many journalists utilize social media as a tool to deliver news. In line with this, the Dalubhasaan ng mga Umuusbong na Mag-aaral ng Araling Filipino (DANUM) conducted a whole day journalism seminar entitled Dyorno last June 17 that aimed to promote the responsible usage of social media among campus journalists. The event was integrated…

SEG and NEDA hold open forum in line with DLSU Ambisyon 2017
by Angelo Chupeco and Cristina Francia
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The School of Economics Government (SEG), in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) held an open forum last June 17 in line with the competition entitled “Ambisyon: An Innovation Case Challenge for a Better Philippines” or “DLSU Ambisyon 2017”. The two guest speakers were DLSU alumnus Gregg Tolentino and former Department of…

Civil liberties and democracy open forum highlights millennials’ role in the political landscape
by Ian Benedict Mia and Bianca Suarez
Straight News // June 11, 2017

Last June 8, De La Salle Philippines held “Gathering of Hope: An Open Forum on Civil Liberties and Democracy” at the 20th floor Multipurpose Hall of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. The forum highlighted the current administration’s recent declaration of martial law in Marawi City, campaign against drugs, and phenomenon of “Dutertismo”, among several others….

LSA and DLSP call for 3,000 more relief packs for Marawi crisis evacuees
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // May 31, 2017

Following the ongoing crisis at Marawi City, the La Salle Academy (LSA) in Iligan City and the De La Salle Philippines network of Lasallian communities nationwide have been conducting relief operations for the Filipinos caught in the firefight. According to DLSU’s Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (OVPLM), they still need around 3,000…

DLSU achieves ASEAN University Network Quality Mark at institutional level
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // May 30, 2017

  DLSU was recently conferred the Association of Southeast Asian Nations University Network (AUN) Quality Mark at institutional level following the visit of six AUN Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) assessors at the University last March 13 to 17. DLSU is the first University in the ASEAN to achieve the certification. In a Help Desk Announcement by…

DLSU, EU, and FNF hold National YoEUth Debate
by Samantha Cenizal
Straight News // May 26, 2017

Last May 23, the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Philippines, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, DLSU Office of Student Leadership, Involvement, Formation, and Empowerment, and DLSU University Student Government (USG) jointly organized the National YoEUth Debate on Human Rights in Business and Economic Freedom held at The Verdure of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall….

DLSU Korean students speak up on South Korean president’s impeachment
by Vivean Pallera and Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // May 17, 2017

Last March 10, 2017, former President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye became the first democratically-elected president in the country to be removed in office after a constitutional court upheld her impeachment amid charges of extortion, bribery, abuse of power, and leaking government secrets. The decision essentially nullifies the executive immunity that Park…

DLSU undergoes AUN-QA assessment at institutional level, results out in two months
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // May 2, 2017

Last March 13 to 17, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) conducted an assessment of DLSU at the institutional level. The main preparations were led by DLSU’s Quality Assurance Office (QAO), with the help of various stakeholders such as administrators, fellows, faculty, researchers, personnel, alumni, brothers, students, and partners. The assessors…

MSCCTF finalizes tuition fee increase proposal, approval stages ongoing
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Maxine Ferrer
Straight News // May 1, 2017

Tuition fee rates for the upcoming academic year (AY) 2017-2018 may see a potential five percent increase for incoming ID 117 freshmen and a 4.5 percent increase for ID 116 and above upperclassmen following the recommendation from the Multi-Sectoral Consultative Committee on Tuition Fee (MSCCTF). The recommendation, however, will still have to be approved further…