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MALAYA: Talk on Indigenous Tribes
by Isabel Cañaveral and Isabela Marie Roque
Straight News // November 16, 2018

The MALAYA event spearheaded by FAST2017 was held last November 15 at the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. The talk featured two speakers: Catherine Dalon, a 10th grade Lumad student, and Kabataan Partylist Representative Sarah Elago. The event focused on raising awareness of the situation of the Lumads and how Lasallians can help and take action….

DLSU MUN delegation wins at DC, bags seven awards
by Miguel Angelo Rabago and Maxine Ferrer
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In recognition of their exemplary performance at the 2018 National Model United Nations (NMUN) in Washington D.C. last November 9 to 11, DLSU’s delegation bagged a total of seven awards, including its Honorable Mention Delegation Award. The group also earned distinction at each committee level, garnering several Outstanding Position Paper awards and Outstanding Delegate awards….

Lasallian Mission Week 2018: In celebration of values and virtues — Part 2
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Deo Cruzada and Gershon De La Cruz
Straight News // November 14, 2018

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA), in the launching of its year-long commemoration of its centenary anniversary, filled the schedule of the Lasallian Mission Week (LMW) last November 9 with a series of talks hosted by its departments, and culminated with an evening program.     A century hence Among the hosted lectures was the…

Algae BIG Hub: On strengthening PH algae industry
by Warren Chua and Cristina Francia
Straight News // November 13, 2018

As part of the various research efforts of De La Salle University (DLSU), research centers are established that touch on a diverse set of disciplines. One of these centers, the Algae BioInnovation Global Hub, better known as Algae BIG Hub, aims to work hand in hand with the algae industry by collaborating with researchers, international…

Tapat conducts talk on current PH political atmosphere
by Eliza Santos and Joseph Aristotle De Leon
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The coming of this year’s Special Elections prompts political parties and independent candidates for another phase of preparation and campaign. In time for this period, political party Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) initiated a talk titled Usap Tayo: A talk on the Political Atmosphere of the Philippines with renowned speakers Former Commission on Human Rights…

Lasallian Mission Week 2018: In celebration of values and virtues — Part 1
by Danielle Aglubat, Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Deo Cruzada
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With the theme ‘One Heart, One Commitment, One life,’ this year’s Lasallian Mission Week (LMW) aimed to increase faith and cast light on the value of vocation. The week-long celebration was spearheaded by the Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (VPLM) through the University Mission Committee composed of representatives from different colleges, offices,…

LA OKs RVRCOB Student Consultative Body, bares USG budget concerns in session
by Ramon Castañeda, Deo Cruzada and Helen Mae Saudi
Straight News // November 10, 2018

Deviating from the usual schedule, a Legislative Assembly (LA) Session was held last November 9 to discuss resolutions for the amendment of the Special Elections (SE) Code, the approval of the University Student Government (USG) budget allocation for the academic year, amendments to the USG Executive Treasurer’s Manual, the establishment of the Student Consultative Body…

The price to pay: Ramifications of rising PH inflation
by Isabel Cañaveral, Warren Chua and Frank Santiago
National Situationer Straight News // November 7, 2018

In August 2018, the Philippine inflation rate soared to 6.4 percent, the highest in the past nine years. The following month, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported it rising to 6.7 percent—a small increase, but still far above estimates. The reason, as PSA reported, was due to price increases seen on food, transportation, and utilities….

Hult Prize at DLSU competition kicked off
by Cristina Francia and Isabela Marie Roque
Straight News // November 6, 2018

The Hult Prize Launch was held last November 5 at the Henry Sy Sr. Hall roofdeck. The event focused on the theme for this year’s Hult Prize and the schedule of activities for the DLSU teams who will be participating in the said competition.   Theme for the 10th anniversary The theme for this year’s…

Minutes, yearlong plans discussed in LA session
by Warren Chua and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // October 23, 2018

To revise and approve of the minutes of previous LA sessions, and to present the plan for this academic year, the Legislative Assembly (LA) convened last October 22 at the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation and Empowerment (SLIFE) room on the third floor of Br. Connon Hall.   Changes, corrections to minutes One of…