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USG General Elections 2012: Executive Board
by The LaSallian
General Elections // March 31, 2012

Photos by: Martin San Diego, Bien Mandac & Trizia Roque More results at : http://www.facebook.com/dlsu.comelec


COMELEC to release of GE results on Saturday
by Catherine Ng
Straight News // March 28, 2012

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) finally decided to release the official results of this year’s General Elections this Saturday. The commissioners from the different colleges postponed the release amidst unofficial online statements posted by Dlsu Usg Pulse via Facebook last week. Prior to the conclusion of ballot canvassing last March 24, many Facebook and Twitter…


COLE holds emergency meeting
by The LaSallian
Straight News //

Last January 22, an emergency meeting was held by the Convention of Leaders (COLE) to discuss four agendas concerning major changes in the University for A.Y. 2012-2013, namely, the next Brother President, the integration of DLSU and DLSC, the approval of the four-day class week and the approved tuition fee increase. Strong candidate for the…


Lasallians as a dependent variable?
by Juan Batalla
News Feature //

Lasallians choose to operate under this democratic context. Political parties field candidates with the end goal of producing student leaders. These student leaders represent the student body by sitting in multi-sectoral, University and national level meetings for them; they also have the task to lead the student body to become ideal Lasallians grounded in social…


How clean is green?
by Justin Umali and David Pagulayan
News Feature //

Wilson Cordova, Laboratory Head for the Decision Sciences Department (DSI) was waiting for his change from the cashier in Animo Canteen when suddenly he noticed a cockroach inside the food warmer with two siopao inside.  A canteen staff saw him gazing at the food warmer and proceeded to dispose one siopao. Cordova, however, claims that…


LA rep impeached
by Catherine Ng
Straight News //

Consequently, Te  is disallowed from performing all of his duties and responsibilities as an LA representative. Te incurred a total of five unexcused absences and one unexcused late for the current term in LA sessions held every Wednesday. LA Representatives have to regularly attend these meetings where the representatives discuss student policies and create resolutions….


The world-class desire
by David Pagulayan and Nina dela Cruz
News Feature //

With students worldwide looking for an exemplary tertiary education, Universities are under pressure to achieve a “world class” title, which is something not self-proclaimed. Jamil Salmi, World Bank’s tertiary education coordinator, says in his The Challenge of Establishing World-Class Universities, “elite status is conferred by the outside world on the basis of international recognition. World-class…


Student Politics at DLSU: An ideological diagnosis
by Juan Batalla
In Review //

by Juan Batalla & Hedda Damasco Come election time, students in DLSU are not afraid to wear their colors. Devout party members from Iisang Tugon Sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (TAPAT), clad in yellow and orange and, rush through corridors, troop up stairs and patrol the classrooms in the hopes…


Attracting the best and the brightest
by Justin Umali and David Pagulayan
News Feature //

“We are not getting the best and the brightest. You need the best and the brightest to get your research,” laments Br. Jun.  “Even if we have the best professors, if we are not able to get the best students, then quality wise, the production of quality graduates will be affected,” says College of Liberal…


Can we still make the cut?
by Juan Batalla
News Feature //

Upon graduation, Lasallians are expected to have gathered enough ideals, knowledge and skills to succeed in the outside world, whether as employers or employees. Amongst all the other requirements, DLSU President Br. Jun Erguiza FSC stresses the importance of molding Lasallians into their ideal form, referring to the values and ideals Lasallians should have after…