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In the pointe shoes of a prima ballerina
by Danielle Arcon and Yanna Zhang
Student Spotlight // April 9, 2018

Every wide-eyed, restless child has heard the story once or twice before going to bed. Perhaps with the maiden in place on a bedside table—a small stone figurine complete with its tutu, frozen at an image of dance, painted to its every fine detail while it spins away to the music box’s soft lullaby. The…


Green Gallery: Jamica Arribas
by Angeline Valenzuela and Roberto Matibag
Green Gallery Sports Feature Student Spotlight //

Students live a life where juggling academics and organization work is the name of the game; but that is not the case for fourth year Sports Management major Jamica Arribas, who lives the life of a student-athlete away from her home. Living in the bustling streets of Bacolod City, Arribas picked up a love for…


A reckless abandon into a stand-alone sound: An exclusive with The Ransom Collective
by Beatrice Del Rosario
Student Spotlight // March 31, 2018

Now to others, this may not be so, as many see the Philippine music industry as sort of the awkward cousin (ten times removed) of the glamorous and popular America. However, despite the petty controversy, which is often tainted with negativity, bad vibes, and backlash—whatever else you want to call it, the truth of the…


Abu Tratter: Life away from Taft
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Sports News Student Spotlight // March 24, 2018

Despite standing at 6’6, Abu Tratter stayed away from the spotlight during his collegiate days with the DLSU Green Archers as he did his job completely under the radar. The Filipino-American was overlooked several times but it did not stop him from helping the Green-and-White reach the finals twice and clinch a championship at the…


Brothers for life: Mathew Custodio and Chris Lawless
by Brent Guiao and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // March 15, 2018

They say friends are special because they are the family not given to us, but the ones we get to choose. Even fewer than those are the true best friends who know almost everything about our lives and have been there for us in both the ups and downs. Mathew Custodio and Chris Lawless are…


Earning your place: Ricci Rivero
by Danielle Erika Capule and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 26, 2017

Coming into Season 80 of the UAAP, Ricci Rivero stated, “I just want to be the best that I can be.” Now that he is playing for the Green Archers the second year around, the younger Rivero has definitely become a force to be reckoned with as he has stepped up and has taken on…


Achieving greater heights: Charmaine Torres comes through for the Lady Archers
by Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 4, 2017

While Season 80 has not been all that kind to the DLSU Lady Archers, there are still a few positive things to build upon from this season. Despite losing key pieces of their roster, including Camille Claro due to an ACL injury, the novices have given their fair share of hard work to contribute to…


Eileen Shi: Taking on a new challenge
by Brent Guiao
Student Spotlight // November 20, 2017

As the lights of the Smart Araneta Coliseum remained dim and just the sounds of bouncing basketballs heard throughout, Eileen Shi was already at the venue, preparing for her day. While being early for a game was nothing new for her, the former Animo Squad member has new challenges facing her in this new endeavor….


DLSU’S Animo Squad brothers: Adrian and Andrew Pesebre
by Andrea Punzalan
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // November 16, 2017

Learning new stunts can be scary; the different elements to cheer dancing can also be quite intimidating. Likewise in drumming, keeping in tune to the beat to establish an unwavering rhythm is not at all easy. However, while some people take time to learn the basics of cheer dance and the drums, it seems like…


Student managers: The unsung heroes of La Salle sports
by Danielle Erika Capule and Katrina Mañalac
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // August 12, 2017

Athletes do everything they can to win a championship. From dietary plans to rigorous training to playing in front of a crowd, they are extraordinary individuals who strive to excel at their chosen sport. But behind every athlete’s success are the student managers who work just as hard as the athletes by looking after and…