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Faculty, students, staff medaled in Gawad Lasalyano 2018
by Gershon De La Cruz
Straight News // November 27, 2018

De La Salle University honored its most outstanding faculty and students in this year’s Gawad Lasalyano ceremony held last November 23 at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium. Gracing the ceremony were several distinguished guests, including the University President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, University Chancellor Br. Bernard Oca FSC, distinguished alumni, heads of the various University offices,…

Internal STCG issues, manifestos, turnovers discussed in LA session
by Enrico Sebastian Salazar and Eliza Santos
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From releasing manifestos on current issues such as the graft conviction against Imelda Marcos to solving conflicts in internal STCG operations, and to revising the Presidential Pardon Guidelines, a session was held by the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) last November 26 at the USG Session Hall. The session also addressed the resignations…

US envoy holds lecture on US-PH ties
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Helen Mae Saudi
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United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim gave a lecture on the diplomatic relations of the US and the Philippines in a talk organized by the International Studies (IS) Department last November 26 at the Yuchengco Hall. In the session titled The United States Strategy for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region, Kim…

Green technologies, social impact of Lasallian inventions spotlighted in DITECH 2018
by Ramon Castañeda, Ryan Lim and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // November 24, 2018

Kicked off last November 22 to 23 at the Cory Aquino Democratic Grounds, the De La Salle University (DLSU) Innovation and Technology (DITECH) Fair highlighted the conceptual designs and prototypes of professionals and students alike. On its sixth year, DITECH boasted its theme of Green Technologies→Social Impact, which aimed to emphasize on the possible areas…

The Lasalliana: a gateway to the Lasallian history and legacy
by Deo Cruzada and Maxine Ferrer
Straight News // November 23, 2018

As part of the commemoration of the 300th anniversary of St. John Baptist de La Salle’s passing, The Lasalliana learning space was launched last November 21 at the 12th floor of the Learning Commons. The project emerged as a product of a two-year long collaboration between The Libraries, the Office of the Vice President for…

Carpio delivers lecture on Philippine sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea
by Cristina Francia and Ryan Lim
National Situationer Straight News // November 21, 2018

In light of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the Philippines, the International Studies Department held a lecture, which featured acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Carpio last November 19 at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room. In the lecture, Carpio gave a brief background of the dispute in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines’ proof…

Candidates vie to fill positions, bare platforms in 2018 Special Elections Miting de Avance
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Warren Chua and Joseph Aristotle De Leon
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A sea of red and yellow washed over the Amphitheater last November 17 when candidates from both Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) bared their platforms in the 2018 University Student Government (USG) Special Elections (SE) Miting de Avance. Members from both parties shared their plans to the student…

LA revises manifesto on UN Climate Change Deadline, approves amendments to Treasurer’s Manual
by Miguel Angelo Rabago
Straight News // November 20, 2018

The Legislative Assembly (LA) held a session last November 19 in order to discuss resolutions calling for the release of the manifesto on the United Nations’ (UN) 2030 Climate Change Deadline and for the amendments to the University Student Government (USG) Executive Treasurer’s Manual, among other matters.   Manifesto on the UN’s 2030 Climate Change…

USG autonomy, meme influx, nat’l. elections among key points in Harapan 2018
by Danielle Aglubat, Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Gershon De La Cruz
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Candidates aiming for a seat in the University Student Government (USG) Special Elections (SE) went head-to-head in the Harapan SE Debate last November 17 at the Yuchengco Hall. In three rounds of discourse, representatives from political parties Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) presented their political stances, discussing pressing…

Social Democratic Youth representatives visit DLSU to observe USG elections
by Gershon De La Cruz and Ryan Lim
Straight News // November 18, 2018

Representatives from Akbayan Youth and Social Democratic Youth of Denmark (DSU) visited De La Salle University last November 16 to observe campaign week activities. In partnership with Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), the representatives were welcomed with a campus tour and witnessed the room-to-room campaigns that were ongoing for the University Student Government Special Elections….