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LSA, DLSP assist 3,305 families and 14,270 individuals amid Marawi crisis
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // June 20, 2017

As of June 19, the La Salle Academy (LSA) Social Action Office, with the help of various sectors from De La Salle Philippines, has assisted over 3,305 families and 14,270 individuals in various evacuation centers amid the ongoing crisis at Marawi City. Overall, cash donations have reached a total of P707,414.20, with recent expenses totaling…


Behind the scenes of University Vision-Mission Week 2017
by Vivean Pallera and Maxine Ferrer
News Feature //

The University Vision-Mission Week (UVMW) is an annual fixture in the lives of Lasallians. This year’s theme, Imakadiwa: Sigaw ng Paglilingkod, aptly reflected the Lasallian core value of service for others. The week-long celebration officially began on June 8, with University and college-initiated events taking place simultaneously at the Taft and STC campuses. This 2017,…


CGE spearheads ‘Enchanted’: A prom for children with Down Syndrome
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Straight News // June 19, 2017

Last June 17, the DLSU College Government of Education (CGE), in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, Inc. (DSAPI), conducted its annual promenade for children with special needs with the theme, “Enchanted: The Teenage Dream”. For this year, the event placed a spotlight among children with Down Syndrome. It was held at…


Responsible usage of social media highlighted in DANUM’s campus journalism seminar
by Rebekah Navarro
Straight News //

  Many journalists utilize social media as a tool to deliver news. In line with this, the Dalubhasaan ng mga Umuusbong na Mag-aaral ng Araling Filipino (DANUM) conducted a whole day journalism seminar entitled Dyorno last June 17 that aimed to promote the responsible usage of social media among campus journalists. The event was integrated…


Response on Behalf of the Graduates – June 17, 2017, Afternoon
by The LaSallian
Transcript //

The following is the transcript of the Response on Behalf of the Graduates, delivered by Nathan Eliezer Bayasen (ISA, ’17) during the afternoon of the 179th Commencement Exercises, held at the Philippine International Convention Center last June 17th: “Br. President Raymundo B. Suplido FSC, Chancellor Dr. Gerardo C. Janairo, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr., esteemed…


SEG and NEDA hold open forum in line with DLSU Ambisyon 2017
by Angelo Chupeco and Cristina Francia
Straight News //

The School of Economics Government (SEG), in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) held an open forum last June 17 in line with the competition entitled “Ambisyon: An Innovation Case Challenge for a Better Philippines” or “DLSU Ambisyon 2017”. The two guest speakers were DLSU alumnus Gregg Tolentino and former Department of…


Response on Behalf of the Graduates – June 17, 2017, Morning
by The LaSallian
Transcript // June 18, 2017

The following is the transcript of the Response on Behalf of the Graduates, delivered by Karenza Mae Rivera (MGT, ’17) during the morning of the 179th Commencement Exercises, held at the Philippine International Convention Center last June 17th: “Warmest greetings to our esteemed University President and Chancellor, Executive Vice Presidents, Chairperson of the Board of…


PRESS RELEASE: Race Manila 2017: Relive the Revolution
by The LaSallian
Press Release // June 16, 2017

Race Manila is one of the highlights of De La Salle University – Manila’s University Vision-Mission week. It is an “amazing race” styled competition organized by students which spans the most historic city in our nation and authentic aspects of modern Pinoy culture.   In line with the theme of DLSU’s Vision-Mission week this year,…


Civil liberties and democracy open forum highlights millennials’ role in the political landscape
by Ian Benedict Mia and Bianca Suarez
Straight News // June 11, 2017

Last June 8, De La Salle Philippines held “Gathering of Hope: An Open Forum on Civil Liberties and Democracy” at the 20th floor Multipurpose Hall of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall. The forum highlighted the current administration’s recent declaration of martial law in Marawi City, campaign against drugs, and phenomenon of “Dutertismo”, among several others….


LSA and DLSP call for 3,000 more relief packs for Marawi crisis evacuees
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // May 31, 2017

Following the ongoing crisis at Marawi City, the La Salle Academy (LSA) in Iligan City and the De La Salle Philippines network of Lasallian communities nationwide have been conducting relief operations for the Filipinos caught in the firefight. According to DLSU’s Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (OVPLM), they still need around 3,000…