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Rational, process behind mandatory drug testing for ID 115, 116 explained
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Josemaria Rustia
Straight News // April 26, 2017

Last March, the DLSU Health Services Office (HSO) released a Help Desk Announcement stating the implementation of mandatory drug testing for all ID 115 and 116 undergraduate students. The testing was conducted on all ID 115 students this year in the Shalom Center from March 27 to 31. Currently, the testing is set to be…


Upholding women’s rights on National Women’s Month
by Jill Chua and Dab Castañeda
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In worldwide observance of International Women’s Day held annually on March 8, the National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC) was commemorated throughout the month of March in the Philippines. The theme for this year, “WE Make Change Work For Women,” marks the first celebration under the current administration, which aims to highlight “partnership for change and…


17 years of debates on the Anti-Discrimination Bill
by Vivean Pallera
Straight News // April 4, 2017

For 17 years, House Bill 267 or the “Anti-Discrimination Bill (ADB) on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” has been repeatedly refiled in previous Congresses. The most recent efforts to reinitiate debates on the bill came from Representative Geraldine Roman of the First District of Bataan, who delivered a privilege speech urging members…


DLSU College of Law: Challenges and goals
by Josemaria Rustia and Alex Kaluag
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Established in 2009, the DLSU College of Law (COL) stands relatively young compared to other prominent law schools in the Philippines. Nonetheless, the college has made significant gains in the past eight years, and is continuing to grow as it takes in more aspiring lawyers into its fold. Thus far, three batches from DLSU COL have…


PRESS RELEASE: IUF Call for Entries
by The LaSallian
Press Release //

Calling all storytellers:   The chance to make your greatest stories come to life is finally here! The DLSU Green Media Group proudly presents Indie Un-film Festival (IUF), the 14th annual intercollegiate digital film competition. This year, IUF 2017 will showcase films that unveil the dawn of new ideas and beginnings. With hopes of inspiring…


DLSU-PUSO holds first meeting on Happy Thursday Regulatory Board
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // March 29, 2017

Last March 28, 2017, the De La Salle University – Parents of University Students Organization (DLSU-PUSO) held the first meeting of the Happy Thursday Regulatory Board, which aims to solve incidents of alleged selling of intoxicating drinks by establishments within the area, fights, rumbles, drugs, and prostitution, among others. In a letter of invitation to…


DLSU wins Three Palmes of Excellence in Eduniversal 2016 Business Schools Ranking
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // March 28, 2017

The DLSU Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVR-COB) was recently recognized by Eduniversal as a recipient of the Three Palmes of Excellence in its 2016 Business Schools Ranking. According to the agency, DLSU RVR-COB was regarded as an “excellent business school with reinforcing international influence.”     On DLSU’s awards Apart from winning…


Zeroing in on enrollment issues: A systematic and external drawback
by Yasmin Cariño, Jill Chua and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // March 26, 2017

Over the years, students have constantly been haunted by enlistment issues within DLSU’s primary enrollment system Animo.sys come enlistment day. The failure to enlist, according to some, stems from systematic problems such as Wi-Fi inefficiency and server capacity that could not accommodate the number of students logging in. Launched back in 2013, Animo.sys was created…


Admin, USG respond to student body complaints regarding CHED moratorium
by Wilhelm Tan and Yasmin Cariño
Straight News // March 17, 2017

After the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) imposed a moratorium on all field trips and educational tours in response to a bus accident in Tanay, Rizal last February 21, DLSU temporarily suspended all off-campus activities. By February 23, the University released a statement from Vice Chancellor for Academics Robert Roleda through the Help Desk Announcement….


PRESS RELEASE: DuLa Salle 2k16 Rekonek
by The LaSallian
Press Release // March 15, 2017

DLSU Harlequin Theatre Guild presents DuLa Salle 2k16: Rekonek, a collaboration between its guilders and alumni, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Featuring 4 one-act plays of distinct genres and concepts, DLS 2k16 merges into one colorful production that tackles important questions about love, life, God, sex, and sexuality.   Ang Unang Nagkasala Eve bites…