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Against the tide: Students’ clamor for disapproval of U Break proposal, a success
by Jill Chua, Paulyn Navarrete, Althea Gonzales and Marinel Mamac
Straight News // July 20, 2016

The University is retaining its four-day schedule. The decision comes a month after the proposal to move the University Break (U Break) from Friday to Monday was first bared to the community in a town hall meeting held last June 10. According to Vice Chancellor of Academics (VCA) Dr. Robert Roleda, the proposal is intended…

LA session deliberates on USG election code
by Ian Benedict Mia, Yasmin Cariño and Rebekah Navarro
Straight News // July 3, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Election Code was opened for reevaluation during a regular Legislative Assembly (LA) session held last July 1 at the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room. The LA deliberated on provisions relating to the qualifications for candidates, as well as offenses and penalties to be implemented during the campaign and election period…

DLSU to increase tuition fees by 4.8 percent next A.Y.
by Blaise Cruz
Straight News // July 1, 2016

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has recently approved DLSU’s move to increase the tuition and fees by 4.8 percent next academic year. The announcement was made by University Student Government (USG) Office of the Treasurer (OTREAS) Chief-of-Staff Mark Tionson in the third Convention of Leaders held at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium last May 27….

DLSU achieves 100 percent evacuation in MM Shake Drill
by Yasmin Cariño, Mikhaela Felix, Kheem Gines, Alex Kaluag and Josemaria Rustia
Straight News // June 24, 2016

DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC says that the evacuation of all buildings on campus during the second Metro Manila Shake Drill last June 23, Wednesday, is an accomplishment for DLSU. According to University Safety Office Director and Security Office OIC Dr. Jocelyn Dayanan, there was a 100 percent evacuation of buildings during Wednesday’s drill,…

Keeping DLSU Safe: Updates from the Security and Safety Office
by Kheem Gines and Josemaria Rustia
Straight News // June 23, 2016

The University is constantly improving its security measures to ensure that campus grounds remain safe from criminal elements. Last year, one of the most prominent policy changes implemented was the introduction of the ID policy, which mandated all members of the community to wear their IDs within campus at all times as a safety measure….

LA discusses Arrows Express and comp lab schedules, deliberates on STC RIG and Independence Day open letter
by Yasmin Cariño
Straight News // June 13, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held its third regular session for the term last June 10 at the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room. During the session, the floor talked through four resolutions, which tackled the revision of the Arrows Express schedule, amendment of the Science and Technology Complex Government (STC) Rules of…

Lasallian community weighs in on proposal to move U Break in townhall meeting
by Jill Chua and Paulyn Navarrete
Straight News // June 11, 2016

A townhall meeting was held yesterday at The Verdure on the fourth floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall to discuss the proposal to move the University break from Fridays to Mondays. According to Vice Chancellor for Academics Dr. Robert Roleda, the proposal seeks to curb “excessive drinking” on Thursday evenings,  commonly known as “Happy…

Requirements for Judiciary Magistrates deliberated over in last week’s LA session
by Kheem Gines
Straight News // June 7, 2016

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held another regular session last June 3 at the Emilio Yap Jr. Case Room. Discussed during the session were an open letter for the newly proclaimed winners of the May 9 national and local elections, and two resolutions regarding the application and qualification of USG Judiciary magistrates,…

DLSU Senior High School opens today
by Althea Gonzales
Straight News // June 1, 2016

The University’s Senior High School (SHS) officially opens today, June 1. First announced in October 2015 as a means for the University to address the upcoming lean years, the SHS program in DLSU Manila is set to commence with its first run today. From 8 to 12 in the morning, an orientation for SHS students will be…

USG holds Convention of Leaders 3.0
by Yasmin Cariño and Blaise Cruz
Straight News // May 31, 2016

The University Student Government held its third and last Convention of Leaders (COLE) for the academic year last May 27 at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium. Different student leaders were invited to attend the COLE, which was conducted to present the USG’s achievements for the past term, as well as its upcoming initiatives for term 3. Present…