University General Assembly highlights strategic plans for the year
by Warren Chua and Cristina Francia
News Feature // October 21, 2018

Last September 24, the University held its Annual General Assembly. Unlike prior assemblies, this year’s event, which began with a speech delivered by DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, also included assemblies hosted by deans of each respective college.   The President’s address Suplido, in his address, discussed DLSU’s accomplishments…

On student activity ban, suspension of judiciary
by Ramon Castañeda and Frank Santiago
News Feature // October 20, 2018

It’s been a rough month for student organizations. The student body was met with multiple issues at the start of Academic Year 2018-2019 from a suspension order on the University Student Government Judiciary; a sudden change of director in the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation and Empowerment (SLIFE); and a month-long moratorium, which halted…

Trillanes arrest, minimum age of criminal liability, inquiry on Judiciary tackled in LA session
by Gershon Dela Cruz, Roselin Manawis and Frank Santiago
Straight News // October 16, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last October 15 to revisit the open letter protesting Senator Antonio Trillanes’ unjust arrest, to call for a manifesto on the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old, and to call for an inquiry on the University Student Government (USG)…

DLSU Faculty, student researchers recognized
by Gershon Dela Cruz and Ryan Lim
Straight News // October 10, 2018

The annual VCRI Faculty Members and Students’ Research Recognition Ceremonies was held last October 8 at the 4th floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall to acknowledge the achievements of the University’s faculty members and students who made contributions to research in the past year. In his opening message, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation…

Uson, Trillanes open letters, appointment of CATCH2T20 representative tackled in LA session
by Ramon Castañeda and Eliza Santos
Straight News // October 9, 2018

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held a session yesterday, October 8, in order to discuss matters regarding the appointment of Paolo Delos Reyes as the LA Representative for CATCH2020 since the former representative, Richard Ingles, is now unaffiliated with the University; the passing of resolutions to address the sign language scandal of…

LA committee elections and Special Elections code discussed in LA session
by Warren Chua and Cristina Francia
Straight News // October 2, 2018

Last October 1, the fourth Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held at the USG Session Hall. In the session, the elections of the LA in respective committees and discussions on the amendments done for the Special Elections Code were done.   Election of LA committee heads The first agenda for the session was the election…

LA holds special session, addresses key Election Code amendments and USG matters
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Maxine Ferrer, Gershon Dela Cruz and Eliza Santos
Straight News // October 1, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last Friday, September 28, to address resolutions on amendments of the Election and Special Election Codes, appointing officers for vacant positions in the University Student Government (USG), and resignation of elected officers from USG units.   Amending the election code In relation to the resolutions to amend the…

Lasallian faculty, staff recognized in 7th DLSU Institutional Service Awards
by Cristina Francia
September 26, 2018

The 7th DLSU Institutional Service Awards was held last September 24 to honor the 214 members of the Lasallian workforce who have served the university for the past 10 to 45 years. DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC delivered the opening remarks before the awardees who have been in DLSU for the past decade. The…

Youth in Activism: On the 46th Martial Law anniversary protest
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Gershon Dela Cruz and Ian Benedict Mia
National Situationer // September 22, 2018

As part of the commemoration of the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, a mob dubbed the “United People’s Action: Labanan ang Diktadura” was organized and held last September 21 in front of Luneta Park. The event aimed to unite various sectors of the Filipino society, to address the aftereffects of the Marcos…

DLSU COMELEC raises plans of automation for succeeding elections
by Warren Chua and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // September 15, 2018

The DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is planning to automate future University Student Government (USG) elections. With a team of five other developers, Troy Mirafuentes (III, CS-ST), project head, is hoping automation would speed up the election process and increase turnouts.   New Voting System The automated system of elections is an initiative the COMELEC…