Richard L. Lee Engineering and Technology Block inaugurated
by Frank Santiago and Eliza Santos
Straight News // January 19, 2019

The Richard L. Lee Engineering and Technology Block was officially instituted last January 18 as an addition to the developing DLSU Laguna Campus. In partnership with Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the block will be maximized through housing cooperative innovations of students and faculty.     Forward-looking Laguna Campus While the DLSU Manila Campus has…

The Pillar of Campus Ministry: The Lasallian Pastoral Office
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Deo Cruzada, Ryan Lim and Isabela Marie Roque
News Feature // January 16, 2019

Dedicated to contributing to De La Salle University’s (DLSU) vision-mission of bridging faith and scholarship, the Lasallian Pastoral Office (LSPO) serves as the incarnation of the University’s campus ministry. For decades, the LSPO has been guiding the Lasallian family in faith and spiritual development by promoting the charism of St. John Baptist de La Salle,…

Competing abroad: A closer look into student activities overseas
by Deo Cruzada, Gershon De La Cruz and Joseph Aristotle De Leon
News Feature //

The steady involvement of the University and its student organizations in international competitions continues to draw student participants. For the Model United Nations Society (MUNSoc), La Salle Debate Society (LSDS), and the Hult Prize delegation, much focus is given by senior organization members to ensure that their delegates and representatives are fully prepared and equipped…

HSO services draw FLAK from students
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Roselin Manawis, Enrico Sebastian Salazar and Frank Santiago
News Feature //

  Disrespectful, unaccommodating, and rude—these were but some of the words students chose to describe the clinic staff of the Health Services Office (HSO) after becoming the subject of several scathing posts on the DLSU Freedom Wall last December. The office, which is under the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Services (OAVCCS),…

OVPEA head appointed, presidential pardon changes rejected in LA session
by Gershon De La Cruz and Helen Mae Saudi
Straight News // January 15, 2019

The Legislative Assembly (LA) held their first session of 2019 last January 14. With 21 representatives present, the session was presided by the new Chief Legislator, 71st ENG representative Stella Santos. The agendas discussed by the LA were the appointments for the Vice President for External Affairs and Batch Vice President for FAST2015, an open…

DLSU officially launches AnimoSpace
by Deo Cruzada and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
News Feature //

“Today we are launching something very special,” declared DLSU Chancellor Br. Bernard Oca FSC in his opening remarks as he heralded the University-wide implementation of AnimoSpace during its official launching last January 14 at the Philippe Jones Lhuillier Conference Room, Henry Sy Sr. Hall. AnimoSpace is a learning management system (LMS) built on the online…

Twenty seven years in the making: On the graft case of Imelda Marcos
by Ramon Castañeda, Miguel Angelo Rabago and Isabela Marie Roque
National Situationer News Feature // January 14, 2019

Last November 9, Former First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted of seven counts of graft and corruption by the Sandiganbayan for funneling roughly $200-million—meant to be used as public funds—to offshore Swiss bank accounts during her tenure as the Governor of Metro Manila in the 1970s. Marcos was first indicted by the anti-graft court in…

DLSU, first PH private university to own P60-million NMR spectrometer
by Danielle Aglubat, Ryan Lim and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Straight News //

Inside the De La Salle University (DLSU) Laguna Campus lies one of the University’s newest technological investments: a P60-million Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer purchased last 2018. As part of DLSU’s goal to establish itself as a renowned research-centered institution, the administration pursues implementing initiatives that maintain and improve its research development plans. At present,…

DLSU professor accused of sexually harassing students
by Maxine Ferrer, Roselin Manawis, Enrico Sebastian Salazar and Frank Santiago
News Feature // January 12, 2019

A post made rounds on Facebook last October when an anonymous Marketing Management student claimed on the DLSU Freedom Wall page that one of their professors, who hailed from the Marketing and Advertising Department (MAD), sexually harassed and humiliated her and her classmates. The post, which has since been taken down along with the original…

John Gokongwei, Jr. Innovation Center officially launched
by Frank Santiago
Straight News //

One of DLSU’s newest buildings, the John Gokongwei, Jr. Innovation Center, had its formal launch last January 11 at the DLSU Laguna Campus. The new four-storey building is presently the home of Ubisoft Philippines, which partnered with the University in 2016 and has since offered degree programs in game development exclusive to the campus. With…