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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…


A last look: Revisiting the highlights of USG 2017
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Warren Chua, Gershon Dela Cruz and Eliza Santos
News Feature //

With another academic year closing, and following the recently-concluded election season, Lasallians bid goodbye to the University Student Government (USG) of A.Y. 2017-2018, who assumed the role of serving the student body during their tenure. Led by USG President Mikee De Vega, the student government faced off the academic year with new projects and planned…


Looking Back: Recapping the U-break shift, policy changes, institutional developments in AY 17-18
by Danielle Aglubat, Ramon Castañeda, Warren Chua, Gershon Dela Cruz and Eliza Santos
News Feature // September 12, 2018

From a major calendar shift, to having new faces in the admin. From political disputes, to failures of candidacy. From establishing new facilities, to revoking modes of payment. From getting visited by a luminary in the business industry, to producing Lasallian achievers, A.Y. 2017-2018 is arguably one of the most controversial and eventful academic years…


LPEP 2k18: Camp Animo welcomes ID 118
by Warren Chua, Gershon Dela Cruz and Cristina Francia
News Feature // September 9, 2018

with reports from Danielle Aglubat   As a new academic year begins, De La Salle University formally welcomed its freshmen through its Lasallian Personal Effectiveness Program (LPEP) held last August 29 to September 8. Themed Camp Animo, the two-day orientation aimed to help the incoming college students get acquainted with their peers, and with the…


ACG Student Services Chairperson impeached due to gross negligence
by Gershon Dela Cruz and Cristina Francia
Straight News // August 30, 2018

After facing charges of gross negligence, incapacity to fully perform the duties of the office, and plurality of absence, Student Services Chairperson for the Arts College Government (ACG) Angeli Andan was effectively removed from office in a hearing held last August 29 in the USG Session Hall.   Grievances charged ACG Vice Chairperson for Student…


Commentary: Let’s talk about you and memes
by Frank Santiago
Beyond La Salle // August 26, 2018

Whenever I open my Facebook or Twitter for a quick break in class or at work, I always find myself looking at strange images, sometimes with witty captions, while other times filled with speech bubbles delivering ironic or even unapologetic banters. If this sounds familiar, it’s because I’m talking about memes. When Richard Dawkins first…


Lasallian efforts in addressing food waste
by Ryan Lim, Warren Chua and Danielle Aglubat
Straight News // August 24, 2018

Food scarcity is a problem that threatens the nation. With a growing number of hungry people each day, efforts are being pioneered nationwide to promote conservation of food and resources as well as to reduce food waste. In DLSU, certain initiatives have been put into action such as placing more detailed labels on trash bins,…


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 Ramon 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…