Straight News
COLE holds emergency meeting
by The LaSallian
Straight News // March 28, 2012

Last January 22, an emergency meeting was held by the Convention of Leaders (COLE) to discuss four agendas concerning major changes in the University for A.Y. 2012-2013, namely, the next Brother President, the integration of DLSU and DLSC, the approval of the four-day class week and the approved tuition fee increase. Strong candidate for the…

LA rep impeached
by Catherine Ng
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Consequently, Te  is disallowed from performing all of his duties and responsibilities as an LA representative. Te incurred a total of five unexcused absences and one unexcused late for the current term in LA sessions held every Wednesday. LA Representatives have to regularly attend these meetings where the representatives discuss student policies and create resolutions….

Election Code Revised
by Michelle Lojo
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With the upcoming General Elections  (GE) and the last revision of the Election Code done two years ago, revision for the Election Code came as top priority especailly sincethe initaitive started a few days before the deadline for filling of candidacy. The Commission of Elections (COMELEC) presented several revisions to the Legislative Assembly (LA), which…

Miguel Hall incident causes confusion among students and admin
by The LaSallian
Straight News // February 28, 2012

Last Feb. 3, an incident at the Miguel Hall involving a student disrupted classes and activities along the East wing of the University. At around 1:30 p.m., a student went out of a third floor classroom window, which prompted concerned stakeholders to report the matter to the Student Discipline Formation Office (SDFO) and the Security…

Specialized Economics courses to be offered in AY 2013-2014
by The LaSallian
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The School of Economics (SOE) plans to divide the undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science (BS)-Applied Economics (BS-AEC) into two tracks: (1) BS-AEC major in Industrial Economics, and (2) BS-AEC major in Financial Economics. This was planned after the SOE’s recognition of the increasing demand for economics graduates with a strong background in finance. Dr. Winfred…

Former Singaporean Minister visits DLSU
by Juan Batalla
Straight News // January 22, 2012

January 18, 2012, Wednesday – Former Singapore Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. George Yong-boon Yeo, paid a visit to De La Salle University as part of his trip to the country. DLSU President Br. Narciso Erguiza FSC toured Yeo’s party around the University, with a brief visit to the University museum and collection. The…

USG constitution to be revised next term
by Patrick Ong and Nina dela Cruz
Straight News // November 29, 2011

Revisions for the University Student Government (USG) Constitution will be made this coming Third Term of AY 2011-2012. Lexi Sedano, USG Chief Legislator, explains that revisions can only be made every three years. Beatrice Liu, Chair of the Rules and Policies committee in charge of this academic year’s resolutions, discloses that they are still going…

Engineering’s declining board performance
by Catherine Ng and Michelle Lojo
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DLSU is esteemed to have the best facilities among the universities in the country. The University goes beyond the CHED requirements in terms of facilities; the university even invests in facilities that other universities do not have.
Ironically, students, complain that the University’s facilities are still lacking.

USG’s Judiciary branch to appoint student consultants
by Nina dela Cruz and Justin Umali
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Starting next term, student consultants will now be part of the Judiciary Branch of the University Student Government (USG). The judiciary branch will appoint student consultants to provide assistance to students with grievance cases and discipline cases. Alexyss Alip, chief magistrate of the USG’s Judiciary branch, cautiously points out that the assistance provided by student…

Fall in World Rankings: Decline in Quality of PHL Education?
by Michelle Lojo and David Pagulayan
Straight News // October 20, 2011

The top four universities in the Philippines failed to enter the top 300 in the Times Higher Education Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings (QS) for 2011. Though the University of the Philippines (UP) still leads first in the country, its ranking dropped to 332nd from 314th last year, according to the QS survey. This is…