Changing Tides
by Christopher Chanco
Opinion // November 29, 2011

Is this the Awakening? A growing wave of protests now dubbed the “Occupy Movement” is sweeping across the globe on a ticket of change. Peaceful for the most part, thousands of demonstrators in nearly a thousand cities around the world have embraced its rallying call, from London, Paris, Madrid, Frankfurt, to Kuala Lumpur, and cities…

Beyond Occupy
by Jan-Ace Mendoza
Opinion //

The “Occupy” movement has now reached a new height. What was once a small protest on Wall Street against the “greed” of American capitalists, has now spread across many countries.  In Chile, roughly 25,000 citizens went to the capital to protest the vast amount of wealth its billionaire president has. In Spain, protesters went against…

Editorial: Diminishing Marginal Volunteerism
by The LaSallian
Opinion // October 20, 2011

Volunteerism is inherent in every nation. It is universal in that it contributes to societies and addresses the issues of personal and societal development. More importantly, as the Secretary General of the National Statistical Coordination Board points out, it is a renewable resource. Volunteerism comes like any good—it has demand, and the demand for volunteerism…

Love is going to the dogs
by The LaSallian
Opinion //

by Noelle Leslie de la Cruz. Dr. Leslie de la Cruz was Editor in Chief in 1998. She is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy department. Recently, our housekeeper, Ate Dalen, visited her hometown of Quezon and discovered that her stepson had lost one of her dogs. Spike, as the dog was called, followed the…

Make it LaSallian!
by The LaSallian
Opinion //

by July Teehankee. Dr. July Teehankee was Features Editor in 1987. He is an international studies professor. In 1960, a group of students trained their sights as they dreamed a dream, to come out with the best campus paper in town. For they believe, students in La Salle should be informed on what’s happening in…

Lab ko La Salle
by The LaSallian
Opinion //

by Bombit Largoza. Dr. Bombit Largoza was Associate Editor in 1991 and Editor in Chief in 1992. He specializes in Experimental Economics. How much noise should we tolerate in a public space like Medrano Study Hall, and how do we keep it at that level? A couple of students, Andrew Nico Dalisay and Dwight Keifer…

Love and Investments
by The LaSallian
Opinion // October 19, 2011

The general interpretation of the quote “Time is Gold” is that a certain monetary value is lost when time is spent inefficiently. To earn money, we need time, and to make anything worth our time, it needs to be transmuted into money or any of its equivalents. In the same way that money controls international…

Editorial: Looking good
by The LaSallian
Editorial // September 25, 2011

Public Relations (PR) holds an important role in any government. It ensures that the government functions are stabilized especially when long-run policies are being planned. Good PR is important for any president because it will ensure that his or her presidency will run smoothly. Moreover, PR, a good one, creates a stable environment for policies….

The truth hurts
by David Pagulayan
Opinion //

Society already has an established framework on certain things and beliefs. The set of principles that was thought to us by our parents have contributed to this framework. Our experiences that created the very fiber of our beliefs also have been a factor. Such framework, along with how we were raised and how our environment…

Before the crossroads
by Patrick Ong
Opinion //

Jesus once said, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.” The answer—do not. “I had a brother!,” said a member of the Bielski partisan, as she hit a German soldier with the end of her rifle. A crowd of justice-hungry Jews beat the soldier to…