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DLSU Libraries welcomes cashless system
by Rebekah Navarro and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature // October 29, 2018

Last August 13, the De La Salle University (DLSU) Libraries launched a cashless payment scheme for The Learning Commons and the Br. Benedict Learning Resource Center, with the goal of developing innovative and efficient services to offer better user experience to students. Going forward, they will now accept payments via GCash for all library charges….


Getting to know the University Chancellor: Br. Bernie Oca FSC
by Danielle Aglubat, Gershon De La Cruz, Maxine Ferrer and Eliza Santos
News Feature // October 28, 2018

Br. Bernie Oca FSC officially assumed chancellorship last September 1, following Dr. Robert Roleda’s decision to step down and go on a sabbatical leave. Fondly known by Lasallians as “Brother Bernie,” he will serve as University Chancellor while maintaining his position as President of De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ). In an interview with The…


DLSU lands in 2019 THE World Rankings
by Frank Santiago
News Feature // October 25, 2018

It’s one for the books. De La Salle University (DLSU) made its debut appearance in this year’s World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education (THE), settling in the 800-1000 bracket, making it the sole private university in the Philippines to do so, and one of only two Philippine universities on the list.   Research…


Update on RevEd, looking into post-K-12 curricula
by Aileen Bautista, Isabel Cañaveral and Ramon Castañeda
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Following the preparations for the current academic year, the RevEd Project, which is a planned redesign of the current education curriculum in the University, will be launched to accommodate incoming students post-K-12. The LaSallian, in an interview with Quality Assurance Office (QAO) Director Dr. Gerardo Largoza, and Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) Dr. Merlin Suarez,…


Minutes, yearlong plans discussed in LA session
by Warren Chua and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // October 23, 2018

To revise and approve of the minutes of previous LA sessions, and to present the plan for this academic year, the Legislative Assembly (LA) convened last October 22 at the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation and Empowerment (SLIFE) room on the third floor of Br. Connon Hall.   Changes, corrections to minutes One of…


University General Assembly highlights strategic plans for the year
by Warren Chua and Cristina Francia
News Feature // October 21, 2018

Last September 24, the University held its Annual General Assembly. Unlike prior assemblies, this year’s event, which began with a speech delivered by DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, also included assemblies hosted by deans of each respective college.   The President’s address Suplido, in his address, discussed DLSU’s accomplishments…


On student activity ban, suspension of judiciary
by Ramon Castañeda and Frank Santiago
News Feature // October 20, 2018

It’s been a rough month for student organizations. The student body was met with multiple issues at the start of Academic Year 2018-2019 from a suspension order on the University Student Government Judiciary; a sudden change of director in the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation and Empowerment (SLIFE); and a month-long moratorium, which halted…


Trillanes arrest, minimum age of criminal liability, inquiry on Judiciary tackled in LA session
by Gershon De La Cruz, Roselin Manawis and Frank Santiago
Straight News // October 16, 2018

A Legislative Assembly (LA) session was held last October 15 to revisit the open letter protesting Senator Antonio Trillanes’ unjust arrest, to call for a manifesto on the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old, and to call for an inquiry on the University Student Government (USG)…


DLSU Faculty, student researchers recognized
by Gershon De La Cruz and Ryan Lim
Straight News // October 10, 2018

The annual VCRI Faculty Members and Students’ Research Recognition Ceremonies was held last October 8 at the 4th floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall to acknowledge the achievements of the University’s faculty members and students who made contributions to research in the past year. In his opening message, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation…


Uson, Trillanes open letters, appointment of CATCH2T20 representative tackled in LA session
by Ramon Castañeda and Eliza Santos
Straight News // October 9, 2018

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) held a session yesterday, October 8, in order to discuss matters regarding the appointment of Paolo Delos Reyes as the LA Representative for CATCH2020 since the former representative, Richard Ingles, is now unaffiliated with the University; the passing of resolutions to address the sign language scandal of…