A month with the train law: Reviewing changes, implications, and experiences
by Yasmin Cariño and Maxine Ferrer
National Situationer Straight News // February 22, 2018

Over the years, the Philippine tax system has been described as ‘unfair’, ‘corrupt’, and ‘complicated’ among other distressing adjectives. Congress has put forth numerous bills and exchanged multiple arguments to revamp the prejudiced Tax Reform Act of 1997, but it was only in December 2017 that it finally passed a new bill that promised to…

The real score between DLSU and PUSO
by Eliza Santos, Frank Santiago and Blaise Cruz
News Feature // February 20, 2018

Despite several disagreements between the De La Salle University Parents of University Student Organization (PUSO) and the University administration, the parents’ organization has confirmed that they are still in operation. In a recent interview with The LaSallian, DLSU-PUSO president Atty. Dindo T. Garciano has clarified that, contrary to earlier reports, their office has not been…

PRESS RELEASE: Navigate Possibilities: DLSU Job Expo 2018
by The LaSallian
Press Release // January 30, 2018

In line with its mission to provide job placement services to the Lasallian community, the Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS) will conduct the biannual DLSU Job Expo with the theme “Navigate Possibilities” at the Corazon Aquino Democratic Space, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall from February 5 to 9, 2018. This year’s De La Salle…

DLSU Eco Car Team launches Bumakaya, Imakadiwa
by Rebekah Navarro
News Feature //

In fulfillment of the University’s commitment to building a community of leaders, scholars, and researchers that actively participate in improving the quality of life in Philippine society within the perspective of Christian ideals and values, the DLSU Eco Car Team once again unveiled its new set of cars that it will present in the Shell…

Lack of transparency, student engagement, and overall evaluation among key points in OTREAS FGD on tuition fee increase
by Danielle Aglubat and Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // January 20, 2018

Last January 17, the University Student Government (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer conducted a focus group discussion (FGD) with students from various colleges at Faculty Center Conference Room 2C to discuss the students’ concerns, insights, and suggestions with regard to the tuition fee increase (TFI). The discussion focused on the students’ assessment of DLSU’s…

PRESS RELEASE: Communications Fair
by The LaSallian
Press Release // January 17, 2018

Effective two-way communication and efficient information dissemination has always been key to uplifting every Lasallian student life. From important announcements to introducing opportunities available for the student body, the USG uses several communication platforms to connect with its constituents. The Office of the Executive Secretary, with the vision of “Bridging the Gap Across All Sectors through Effective…

Looking into DLSU professors and ranks
by Roselin Manawis
News Feature // January 13, 2018

Teachers play an instrumental role in every student’s life. A student is guided by different teachers specializing in various fields, all throughout their life. In De La Salle University, teachers can be seen both in and out of the classroom walls. Some interact in a friendly manner with their students, but not all professors are…

Unraveling DLSU’s new waste management plan
by Cristina Francia and Vivean Pallera
News Feature // January 6, 2018

As of March 2017, the Campus Sustainability Office (CSO) has implemented the Laboratory Hazardous Wastes Management Plan, following a series of screenings and consultations for the application of a standardized waste disposal protocol. Since his appointing as the University Pollution Control Officer, Myklim Casibang has aimed to create a plan that seeks to provide a…

DLSU freshman intake to normalize in 2018 as lean years come to an end
by Cristina Francia and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature //

One of the major effects the K to 12 system had on the University was the reduction of freshman applicants starting AY 2016-2017, leading to the so-called “lean years”. During lean years, the student population is lower than the usual number due to the addition of levels in high schools around the Philippines. Although the…

Student Government Allowance: A USG initiative
by Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // December 29, 2017

Committed to its mission in providing opportunities for Lasallians from all walks of life, the University continues to administer aid and financial assistance to needing but competent students in both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Various scholarship grants, tuition discounts, and student loans are offered by the Office of the Admissions and Scholarships (OAS)…