Christmas: Then and now
by Celine Rose Dalag
Opinion // December 23, 2017

With all the requirements piling up and deadlines to meet, I didn’t notice that Christmas is only a few weeks away. When I was a kid, we always celebrated Christmas first with our relatives from my mother’s side in San Mateo, Rizal. Then, on the following day or on New Year’s Day, we would go…

Summits like white elephants
by The LaSallian
Editorial // December 18, 2017

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was to convince the world he didn’t exist. As strong as the indomitable human spirit is, it is not immune to pain. Tangibles, certainly, leave marks that are to be remembered, but it is in the intangibles that leave scars that last a lifetime. Heartbreak, suffering, and dread…

Did anyone listen?
by Patrick Quintero
Opinion // December 14, 2017

Last week, I was in my lab class when I received a message from a friend. He asked me whether I was in the forum regarding the U Break. Obviously, I wasn’t, as I had an exam to take, simultaneous with the forum. As I viewed the message on my phone, Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda…

On the Hallyu
by Andrea Punzalan
Opinion // December 7, 2017

Last July 2015, my cousin told me to watch this music video on YouTube. It was a music video by a Korean-Chinese pop boy band called EXO, titled Love Me Right. At first, I could only shoot my cousin various disturbed glances her way. Was she so tired of hearing Sledgehammer by Fifth Harmony on…

The art of overcoming
by Yasmin Cariño
Opinion //

I despise hospitals; its ghostly white interiors, its intimidating doctors, and the pervasive smell of blood. All this began when I was a child, stricken with a high fever while my mom was quietly making an appointment with an available pediatrician. That gave me ample time to survey my surroundings and truth be told, upon…

The overseas influence on Filipino sports
by Brent Guiao
Opinion //

Over the past few years, it’s been evident that the level of play across all levels of Philippine sports has vastly improved. From the UAAP to the NCAA to the PBA, the quality showcased by each of these leagues, on a game to game basis, is getting closer and closer to reaching international standards. While…

Freelancers are humans too
by Thea Tagulao
Opinion // November 30, 2017

Working has never been easy, whether you are the one leading and giving out instructions or simply following given orders. As an adventurous college student, I would always look for different opportunities to earn money as a way of supporting my wants without having to burden my parents. One way would be by looking for…

by Celine Rose Dalag
Opinion // November 9, 2017

Terminal is commonly used to refer to DLSU students who are in their fourth or fifth year or those about to graduate or leave. But why terminal? It has other different meanings, depending on how it’s used. It could mean a display monitor and keyboard, a life-ending illness, or a place where passengers begin or…

Taking a break
by The LaSallian
Editorial // November 5, 2017

Amid the different universities in the Philippines, DLSU diversifies itself through developing a culture of its own—what many call the “Lasallian culture.” Having said that, one of the things that La Salle has been known for is its regular class days from Monday to Thursday. To date, the goals and objectives of the University all…

This or that? Here or there?
by Kaycee Valmonte
Opinion // November 4, 2017

It is, once again, the season of college applications and entrance exams. Thousands of students have prepared and submitted their requirements to colleges and universities. Graduating senior high school students must now be checking to see which course programs suit them the most and which of the colleges and/or universities they are looking into offer…