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Heavy rain damages equipment, facilities in Gokongwei building
by CJ Cachola
Straight News // September 17, 2012

Heavy rain damages equipment, facilities in Gokongwei building CJ Cachola After a heavy 30 minute downpour, rainwater penetrated the Gokongwei Building, home building of the College of Computer Studies, at exactly 8:30 pm, last August 31. Shirts, floor mats and tube skirts blocked the downspouts of the newly replaced roof. The blockage resulted in the…

University celebrates Br. Ricky’s official designation
by Patrick Ong
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It’s official. The Board of Directors has named, constituted, appointed, and designated Br. Ricardo Laguda FSC as the President and Chancellor of De La Salle University in the Investiture Ceremony held last, September 14, 2012 at the Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament. The ceremony started with an investiture mass led by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio…

Frosh take to polls for FE
by Carina Cruz and Pilar Go
Straight News // August 22, 2012

Elections for the freshmen of DLSU began with their campaign period last July 30, with Iisang Tugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasalista (Tapat) vying for a decisive win. More than a hundred aspiring candidates have been fielded to get a slot for the elections, the results of which will be…

DLSU extends help via Sagip Metro 3
by CJ Cachola
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In response to the calamity brought about by non-stop rains, De La Salle University, through the Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) and the University Student Government (USG), extended help to the victims of the flooding that submerged 80 percent of Metro Manila. The rains and floods were caused by the storm-enhanced habagat or …

LA rep eludes impeachment complaint
by Justin Umali
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Last July 16, the Office of the Ombudsman received an impeachment complaint which accused Jam Padilla, FAST2010 Legislative Assembly Representative, of committing an act of extreme partiality. Evidence was submitted to the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary which contained a screenshot of a photo showing Padilla ‘attending’ an Alyansang Tapat sa Lasalista (Tapat) General Assembly….

Sagip Metro Details
by The LaSallian
Straight News // August 8, 2012

taken from DLSU – USG facebook account    Today, we relaunched Sagip Metro 3 and got an overwhelming response of 1,036 volunteers and counting. Tomorrow, we will commence the actual implementation of the relief operations. Below are the suggested items for donation and the schedule for relief operations.   Suggested donations are as follows: (1)…

Your Say, Your Rights: Revisions for USG Bill of Rights
by Martha Elisse Teves
Straight News // July 26, 2012

by Martha Elisse Teves and Joss Yeo Last June 20, the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA), together with Ley La Salle, hosted a forum on the need for the revision of Article IV of the USG Constitution Bill of Rights. The event was held at the William Shaw Little Theater.   Functions of…

La Salle Faculty comment on Aquino SONA
by The LaSallian
Straight News // July 25, 2012

by CJ Cachola   Where are the reforms? President Benigno Simeon Aquino III went about delivering the hour-and-a-half long State of the Nation Address (SONA), but the nation could not hold back its questions. As analysts dealt out commentaries on major news channels and radio stations, a similar discussion was taking place in De La…

PAASCU to re-accredit DLSU on February 2013
by Juan Batalla
Straight News // July 22, 2012

Time to level up. Six colleges are currently preparing for re-accreditation from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU), with the formal survey visit scheduled on February 2013. These six include the College of Computer Studies (CCS) the College of Education (CED), the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), the College of Science…

La Salle prepares for K+12
by Juan Batalla
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Give it a few more years. Despite the Department of Education’s (DepEd) formal launching of the K+12 program for schools this year, the formal implementation and recognition of K+12 in the educational structure has yet to materialize. Until the legislative signs the K+12 Bill into law, educational institutions around the country still have time to…