Murals for the Masses: Liberating Art from the galleries to the streets
by Denise Nicole Uy, Kay Estepa and Anakin Garcia
Feature // December 21, 2018

Often mistaken as mere vandalism or graffiti, street art is the physical manifestation of the imagination and philosophy of artists who lift the context of their work from the elements of the streets. Archie Oclos, a Filipino street artist, explains that street art is usually situated in an urban setting. “They could be two-dimensional works…

A DLSU Christmas for all
by Anakin Garcia and Blair Clemente
Feature // December 20, 2018

A White Rice Christmas When I was in Senior High, I isolated myself in class. I would be terrified about interacting with any of my classmates. Even in lectures, I would hold back from reciting even when I knew my answer was correct. Anytime I pushed myself to step up, I was stopped by the…

Beneath the glitter: Sacrifices behind festivities
by Emily Lim, Isabelle Santiago, Marmeelyn Sinocruz and Yanna Zhang
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Christmas in the Philippines has always been about reuniting with loved ones. Most often, it is spent with the people we hold most dear. But not everyone can celebrate Christmas day with their loved ones. The LaSallian looks at the lives of four individuals whose Christmas tales take a different turn to what many are…

From stage to streets: The challenging art of street theater
by Glenielle Nanglihan, William Ong and Marmeelyn Sinocruz
Feature // December 18, 2018

Convention dictates that the best and the grandest of shows be held in the glitziest of stages. But theater, like all forms of art, is all-encompassing. It transcends the walls that attempt to contain it. It always finds its way to the places people less expect it to be—like the streets. The unpredictability of the…

DLSU Freedom Wall: Speak your mind but be kind
by Blair Clemente
Feature // December 17, 2018

Filipinos love social media. Back in February, a study by the London-based group We Are Social made rounds in the news when they reported that, with an average of roughly 4 hours a day, we top the charts when it comes to global social media usage. To the average young adult, sites like Facebook, Twitter,…

Rant and Rave: The Haunting of Hill House
by Sophia Nicole Cruz
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Tis the season to be jolly, but before we bask in all things merry and bright, let us look back at all things grim and spooky. October is a month associated with Halloween and all things horror, so it is no surprise that a lot of scary movies and shows are released during this time….

Phases and interfaces: The humanity behind the science
by Erinne Ong
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A mug sits on a window sill, as if waiting to catch a ray of sunlight, a stroke of inspiration. Perhaps it is yearning for rain, the next drop of genius to fill its cup, so that when the morning coffee has been drained, the much-awaited eureka moment would finally materialize. Science has built its…

Liwanag: The iconic Lasallian Christmas tree
by Addy Binoya, Sabrina Joyce Go and Eternity Ines
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Amidst the scramble of students trying to finish course requirements, a sure sign of the coming holiday is when decorations start popping up in our University. Every year, decorative pieces adorn the campus, giving the University a beautiful atmosphere once it lights up. Perhaps the most iconic decoration in our campus is the Christmas Tree…

Dawn of the underdogs: Azkals take on Asia
by Westin Perez, Beatrice Del Rosario and Erinne Ong
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Months after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2019 wastes no time bringing about another international football competition run by the Asian Football Confederation, the AFC Asian Cup. Unlike the World Cup, the Philippines will be taking part for the very first time, duking it out for the Asian title. This no doubt begs the question…

Locker Room Talk: A perspective on the machismo culture
by Enrico Peliño
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In recent times, sexism and misogyny have become rampant topics debated over online. Threads on social media platforms have opened up several issues for discourse such as sexual entitlement and catcalling behavior. Swarms of people, particularly men, have been called out on social media, and a rising topic is why many men feel sexually entitled…