Student Spotlight
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…

Equestrian: A sport like no other
by Danielle Erika Capule and Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // March 6, 2017

Equestrian is a sport not familiar to most, and several may even find the game uninteresting to watch due to not understanding its mechanics. Equestrian is not just horses jumping around, however, but it is a sport that requires rigorous training and a sense of great responsibility. For equestrian athletes and fans, what draws them into…

Bannering Bacolod, the City of Smiles
by Marnellie Alegre
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // February 5, 2017

Bacolod City: the heart of Negros Occidental and home of some of the most beautiful sights, grandest festivals, and most delicious delicacies in the Philippines. Known as the city of smiles, it is no secret that it is a home of people with big welcoming hearts and even bigger personalities. Talent can be found all…

Keith Uy and Carlo Dionisio: New kicks for La Salle’s Jins
by Danielle Erika Capule and Dan Jerusalem
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // October 22, 2016

Two places short of a championship during last season’s taekwondo tournament, both the DLSU Green Jins and Lady Jins hope to bounce back and reclaim the throne this coming Season 79. Aside from ending the season with Kyle Arsenal being named Rookie of the Year for the men’s division, prized rookies such as Keith Uy…

First semester athletes to look out for
by Patrick Quintero
Sports Feature Student Spotlight UAAP 79 // October 18, 2016

All eyes are on the reigning UAAP General Champions, De La Salle University. The Green-and-White have a target on their back; they are the team to beat, and the road to keeping the title in Taft for Season 79 will not be an easy one. This challenge will only get tougher throughout the year, even…