Student Spotlight
The DLSU LPEP Green Guide: Meet the developers
by Nathaniel Sierras
Feature Student Spotlight // October 17, 2016

Back then, the typical DLSU freshmen in their first few days could be described as utterly lost. Every year, there are fresh faces on campus wondering what ‘A708’ is, and spending hours trying to figure out how to survive in Taft. Thanks to the La Salle Computer Society (LSCS), however, this year’s freshmen are the…

Bea Escudero: Chasing courtside dreams
by Gio Gloria and Brent Guiao
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // October 14, 2016

For some, dreams are things one must aspire towards, no matter how long it takes, and no matter whatever it takes. Dreams can be achieved in a span of a few weeks, a couple of months, or even over the course of a year. What matters most is that one clings to that dream, because…

Lin Javier: DLSU’s resident Valak
by Celestine Sevilla and Samantha Faye Se
Feature Student Spotlight // August 23, 2016

You might remember hearing sudden cries of terror coming from all around the campus in response to the undead pointing towards Haunted Hall during University Week, but possibly the most terrifying among all of them was the main villain of The Conjuring 2 herself. Complete with a nun outfit, ashen skin, and ghostly white eyes,…

Aldrich Shih: Brewing a business
by Samantha Faye Se and Wilhelm Tan
Student Spotlight // April 22, 2016

“That’s when I really started loving coffee. It changed my perception of [it as] just a stale, bitter drink, but it opened me to the perspective of how it [can be] a lot different… how some can have [a] fruity taste, how some can have a chocolatey taste.” Different people have different interests. Some may…

Angelo Casimiro: On building a name for himself
by Nadine Macalalad
Student Spotlight // March 23, 2016

With the recently released seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, George Lucas’ sci-fi phenomenon has been everywhere. People are donning shirts featuring the likes of Darth Vader and Yoda, and profile pictures with Kylo Ren’s infamous crossguard lightsaber have been popping up around social media. Capitalizing on this sudden hype, Angelo S. Casimiro, a…

Jonathan Beltran: Giving back to the University
by Nathaniel Sierras
Feature Student Spotlight // October 26, 2015

For many Lasallians, the subject of graduation often brings up questions about where they’ll work after, or how much they’ve got on their resume. Rarely does the conversation steer towards what lasting impact a student makes on the University they leave behind. Jonathan Beltran (II, MAPLS), or Nathan, is one person who aims to make…

The making of comic book artist Rysa Antonio
by Cirilo Cariga
Student Spotlight // September 24, 2015

Flipping through the pages of Carlo Vergara’s highly-adapted Zsazsa Zsaturnah, or Gerry Aranguilan’s international award-winning Elmer, she looks like a regular comic book fan raving on these local graphic novels—you wouldn’t have guessed that she was also a comic book artist herself. A newcomer in the comic book scene, Rysa Antonio (IV, CAM) is already…

The challenge of a lifetime
by Wilhelm Tan
Feature Student Spotlight // July 31, 2015

How does a trip to New York City sound to you? How about an offer to work for one of the largest and most prestigious banks in Southeast Asia? What would you say to 1,000 US dollars? These are the stuff of dreams for most students, goals that the everyday Lasallian might strive for in…

Of books and beats: King Puentespina
by Paulo Yusi
Feature Student Spotlight // June 4, 2015

Donning a blue floral polo shirt, charcoal above-the-knee sport shorts, a pair of Nike Air Maxes with green highlights, and Ninoy Aquino-eqsue spectacles, King Puentespina (IV, MGT) somehow manages to mold his seemingly incoherent wardrobe choices into an eclectic ensemble. “This is my grandfather’s. I got it from this sort of treasure chest along with…