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On DLSU-PUSA’s plans and developments
by Cristina Francia, Kheem Gines and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // October 22, 2017

The De La Salle University-Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (DLSU-PUSA) is an organization composed of students and professors who share the same interest towards the protection of animals. The organization composes of five core members from the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), namely Miss Laureen Velasco and Dr. Jeane Peracullo from the Philosophy…


OTREAS launches 50/50 tuition installment scheme
by Rebekah Navarro and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // October 20, 2017

In fulfillment of the University’s mission to provide more opportunities to the underprivileged and the marginalized, the University Student Government’s (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) recently launched the 50/50 tuition instalment scheme. Spearheaded by former USG Executive Treasurer Brian Chen, the project gives students the option to pay their tuition and fees with…


Debunking the case: LTFRB vs. Transportation Network Companies
by Isabel Canaveral, Yasmin Cariño and Eliza Santos
Straight News // October 17, 2017

Pre-organized transportation is one of the country’s peaks in terms of transport technology. As such, riding apps like Uber and Grab have taken the country by storm because of their viability as more convenient and efficient options in the Philippine transportation scene. Civilians, especially students, have greatly imprinted on these ride-hailing services. Tricia Garcia* (IV,…


A look at the programs and services hosted by the OCCS
by Eliza Santos, Dab Castañeda and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // October 16, 2017

The Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS), currently on its sixth year of conducting annual caravans every September to address the issue of mental health, is at its peak, and is proclaimed more successful than ever by its director, Dr. Aimee Guarino. Worldwide, September is celebrated as the Suicide Prevention Month, while September 10…


Lakbayan Animo 2k17: On the struggles of the nation’s cultural minorities
by Roselin Manawis and Cristina Francia
Straight News //

Lakbayan Animo 2k17, an event highlighting the experiences of the members of the Lumad community that visited the University was held last September 12 to September 21. A LAKBAYAN exhibit was also launched last September 12 in the Learning Commons, which was followed by a forum about National Minority Issues. The Lumad were welcomed last…


New administration appointments
by Vivean Pallera, Dab Castañeda and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature //

News about the new appointments were announced to the Lasallian community through the Helpdesk system of the University.   Life in the office Among administrative positions, the most notable appointments would be former Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) Dr. Robert C. Roleda as the University Chancellor, and former College of Computer Studies (CCS) Dean Dr….


Townhall convened as admin mulls possible schedule change
by Maxine Ferrer
News Feature // October 9, 2017

Following a series of consistent class suspensions during A.Y. 2016-2017, a townhall meeting was organized by University Chancellor Dr. Robert Roleda last October 6 to discuss the possibility of changing the existing regular class schedule to a Tuesday to Friday system. Students and faculty members were invited to voice their sentiments on the matter prior…


PRESS RELEASE: GEEK DAY 2017
by The LaSallian
Press Release // September 26, 2017

Green Giant FM, De La Salle University’s official radio station, presents GEEK DAY 2017, a convention focusing on local and international fandoms, to be held at the SMX Convention Center on October 7. “Geek Day is a convention for numerous trending fandoms. There will be merchandise exhibits, games, and activities to provide an enjoyable experience…


Talim Bay Project reaches milestones, COSCA, SHORE aim for continued development
by Maxine Ferrer and Vivean Pallera
News Feature //

Since receiving a Highly Commended Distinction during the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability Green Gown Awards in September 2016, the University’s Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) and Br. Alfred Shields FSC Ocean Research (SHORE) Center’s ongoing Talim Bay Community-Based Coastal Resource Management (CBCRM) Project has continued to enact new measures that…


Faculty, student dress codes: A look at the current developments
by Danielle Aglubat and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // September 24, 2017

Appendix Z, Section 4.2 of the 2015-2018 DLSU Student Handbook lists down implementing guidelines for the dress code policy and mandates the Security Office to enforce the policy as students enter the campus. Despite its strict “No Compliance, No Entry” guideline, several students manage to bypass the system and there are reportedly several inconsistencies in…