Shaping the new curriculum: Ten questions on post K-12 Lasallian education
by Blaise Cruz
News Feature // March 21, 2018

Reports from Isabel Cañaveral   The K-12 system brought many changes to the previous Basic Education Curriculum (BEC), moving General Education (GE) subjects to the Senior High School level and adding two extra years of schooling. This alone means that universities and colleges in the Philippines can no longer offer the same curricula as before….

Preen Sessions: On Rape Culture and Violence Against Women
by Warren Chua
News Feature // March 19, 2018

Reports from Jan Christian Blaise Cruz   As part of their Women’s Month Commemoration, Preen PH organized a talk called “Preen Talks: Rape Culture” last March 9 at the William Shaw Little Theatre. Known to have been founded to talk about matters that affect women, with the goal of empowering them, Preen’s rape culture session…

Federalism in the Philippine Context
by Isabel Canaveral, Cristina Francia and Frank Santiago
National Situationer Straight News // March 15, 2018

Aside from his war against corruption and illegal drugs, one of the landmark aspects of Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential campaign is the shift to a federal government. Touted as the solution to the growing socio-economic divide between the capital and the far-flung regions of the Philippines, federalism aims to provide regions an equal playing field by…

Debunking the case: Exploring the lifeblood of the Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program
by Eliza Santos and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // March 6, 2018

The Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP), a now decade-old Lasallian tradition, is an annually conducted whole-day event where undergraduate students are given the chance to attend on-campus or off-campus activities as an alternative non-academic class. LEAP has been successful in teaching students lessons beyond the classroom’s four walls. Whether sitting through a movie marathon or…

Senti: A Lasallian startup success story
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco, Roselin Manawis and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature //

Filipinos love social media, and there’s no question to it. According to social media management platform Hootsuite, Filipinos led global social media usage, averaging at 4.17 hours daily back in 2016. In the words of Ralph Regalado, a professor from the College of Computer Studies (CCS), “[The Philippines] is one of the social media capitals…

PRESS RELEASE: AWAKENING: Deciphering the Plugged-In Generation
by The LaSallian
Press Release // March 5, 2018

The Behavioral Sciences Society (BSS) will be hosting the 2018 Behavioral Sciences National Conference, in cooperation with the Behavioral Sciences Federation this coming March 9 and 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 5:45 PM and 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM respectively. It will be located in the 5th Floor Multipurpose Room in the Henry Sy…

PRESS RELEASE: Preen Sessions on Rape Culture
by The LaSallian
Press Release //

During our previous Preen Sessions, one of the key takeaways was to educate the younger generation on rape culture. They can be as young as elementary students or even those already in college. It’s never too late to enlighten them on what’s considered as rape and how it can happen to anyone, especially in a time when…

24/7 study facility to be a permanent fixture in the University
by Isabel Canaveral
Glimpse // February 28, 2018

During the previous term’s final examination week, the University Student Government (USG) conducted the pilot testing of UniSpace, a 24/7 study facility open to all the students and faculty of De La Salle University. Situated in Gokongwei Lobby from December 6 to December 15, 2017, the project was an initiative of the Office of the…

On dealing with change: Student organizations and the impact of the U Break Shift
by Danielle Aglubat, Roselin Manawis and Maxine Ferrer
Rant & Rave //

To prevent delays caused by frequent Monday class suspensions in past trimesters, the University adopted a Tuesday to Friday regular class schedule for the second term of AY 2017-2018. The University Break (U Break) shift was initially proposed during a town hall meeting organized by University Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda last October 6, 2017, and…

Efforts on improving waste management, sewage treatment plants highlighted by administration
by Aileen Bautista and Cristina Francia
News Feature // February 27, 2018

As a premier institution of higher education in the Philippines, De La Salle University employs waste management and sewage treatment schemes that continually improve in order to provide better service to the Lasallian community. Improvement efforts were briefly discussed by Buildings and Grounds Management Office (BGMO) Director Mylene Grecia, Civil Works and Maintenance Civil and…