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The restoration of a partnership: PUSO and the University administration
by Eliza Santos
News Feature // August 13, 2018

Entering the month of July, the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (DLSU-PUSO) and the administration of DLSU have announced the reestablishment of their partnership. In a series of letters disclosed by the two parties, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC writes, “I affirm our partnership has been harmonious and productive in…


OTREAS launches Financial Assistance Hub
by Dab Castañeda, Gershon Dela Cruz and Cristina Francia
News Feature //

Last June, the Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) of the University Student Government (USG) held a signing for the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with De La Salle University Science Foundation, Inc. to launch the Financial Assistance Hub. The signing between USG Executive Treasurer Rolf Villon and De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) President Br. Armin…


Lasallian startup success stories: Ania Design Lab and modernized disaster preparedness
by Cristina Francia and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // August 12, 2018

With the Philippines entering the rainy season, emergencies such as floods, soil erosion, and road accidents are highly expected to occur. While no one can know for sure when a natural disaster is going to strike, it is the responsibility of people to be prepared both mentally and physically for when they have to face…


Center for Lasallian Formation launched and inaugurated
by Gershon Dela Cruz and Johanna Ellice Tantoco

As a reflection of DLSU’s continuing commitment to accommodate the needs of the students, faculty, and other staff, the Center for Lasallian Formation was inaugurated last August 10. Located at 12th floor of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall, the facility was constructed with the intent of it becoming a place of rest, prayer, and reflection…


2018 GE results released, special elections slated for next term
by Warren Chua and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
General Elections News Feature //

After adjustments to the voting period due to inclement weather and the goal of reaching the minimum voter turnout of 50 percent + 1 required for a valid election,  the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) released the University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) results for AY 2018-2019 on August 6. DLSU successfully attained the…


Looking into new Philippine transport network companies
by Warren Chua, Isabel Cañaveral and Dab Castañeda
Straight News // August 4, 2018

News broke out last March that Uber was merging its South East Asian operations with Grab Taxi in exchange for a 27.5 percent stake in the latter. In the Philippine context, this means the two major players in the ride-sharing industry have combined into one. Furthermore, according to Brian Cu, country head of Grab Philippines,…


Impeachment cases: The process behind the publicity
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco, Eliza Santos and Blaise Cruz
News Feature // August 2, 2018

An impeachment case is a rare occurrence within the University, yet it is one that lures the full attention of the student body upon the announcement of a hearing. Since 2015, there have been a total of seven impeachment cases filed against University Student Government (USG) officers. Part of these were the recent cases against…


Opposition presents ‘true’ state of PH in United People’s SONA
by Dab Castañeda
National Situationer Straight News // July 24, 2018

Reports from Andrea Punzalan   In an effort to engage the Filipinos in a discussion regarding the “true” state of the nation, a mobilization tagged as “United People’s SONA” was held yesterday, July 23, outside St. Peter’s Parish in Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City. Movement Against Tyranny, Anakbayan, Tindig Pilipinas, BAYAN, and members of the #BabaeAko…


Santugon candidates front MDA for GE ‘18
by Dab Castañeda and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
General Elections News Feature // July 15, 2018

Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) was the sole party that presented its candidates’ platforms to the student body during the USG General Elections (GE) 2018 Miting de Avance held yesterday, July 14, at the Cory Aquino Democratic Space. Following the announcement from the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista will not…


Monochrome
by Dab Castañeda, Rebekah Navarro, Andrea Punzalan, Frank Santiago and Kaycee Valmonte
General Elections News Feature // July 13, 2018

This year’s General Elections (GE) will be one that won’t easily be forgotten. Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon boasts of a complete slate entering election season while Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista will not be fielding any candidates. For the past years, the student body has witnessed how the two parties storm in room to room…