PRESS RELEASE: USG Financial Services Launch
by The LaSallian
Press Release // January 31, 2019

The DLSU University Student Government has always stayed true to its commitment to providing pro-student service to all Lasallians. For the past few years, we have established various financial assistance programs in an effort to help make Lasallian education accessible for all. In cooperation with the DLSU Science Foundation Inc.,, and the Office of…

University-related issues discussed at COLE 2019
by Ryan Lim and Miguel Angelo Rabago
Straight News // January 30, 2019

Last January 28, heads of various student organizations, leaders from the Council of Student Organizations (CSO), the University Student Government (USG), and other special groups gathered at the USG Office for the Convention of Leaders (COLE) 2019. The annual convention serves as an avenue for student leaders from different sectors of the University to discuss…

KAMALAYAN forum tackles details, effects of federalism
by Warren Chua
Straight News // January 29, 2019

Last January 28, the Kapihan ng Malalayang Lasalyano (KAMALAYAN) hosted a forum focusing on the House of Representatives’ Federalism Bill, also known as Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) 15, and its anticipated effects on the country at the Yuchengco Hall rooms 407 to 409. Edmund Tayao, a member of the Consultative Committee tasked with reviewing…

Strengthening Lasallian bonds: #TakBro2019
by Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // January 27, 2019

The De La Salle Brothers of the Philippines held their first event for 2019 in Vermosa Estate, Imus, Cavite on January 27 with the race titled TakBro 2019. In partnership with Pinoy Aspiring Runners, the event aimed to attract both the Lasallian and non-Lasallian communities for a 3-5-10-kilometer fun run in order to raise funds…

Cornerstone laid for planned St. La Salle Shrine
by Deo Cruzada
Straight News //

The groundbreaking ceremony of the University’s upcoming project, the Shrine of St. John Baptist de La Salle, was conducted last January 26 at the DLSU Laguna Campus. Prominent administrators such as DLSU Chancellor Br. Bernie Oca FSC, DLSU President Br. Raymond Suplido FSC, De La Salle Philippines President Br. Armin Luistro FSC, Associate Vice Chancellor…

Religious groups gather against injustices of Duterte administration
by Ryan Lim
National Situationer Straight News //

Extrajudicial killings (EJK), slander against the Church, the lowering of the age of criminal liability, and the implementation of martial law in Mindanao are only some of the issues brought up last January 25 when hundreds of participants from different religious groups, youth groups, Catholic schools, and Lumad students gathered at the Rajah Soliman Plaza…

DLSU hosts WWI photo exhibit
by Deo Cruzada and Roselin Manawis
Straight News // January 23, 2019

Last January 22, a photo exhibit on soldiers from World War I was opened at the Learning Commons, a few months after the centinerary of the 1918 Armistice that ended the conflict. Titled “World War One-Far from Home,” the exhibit features a global perspective on the aforementioned war, showing the lives of soldiers away from…

Unraveling the story behind the South China Sea arbitration case
by Isabela Marie Roque and Maxine Ferrer
News Feature //

Six years ago, the Philippines sent a formal Notification and State of Claim to the People’s Republic of China concerning disputed areas in the South China Sea. What followed after that bold move was a series of arbitration proceedings, during which the Philippines emerged victorious after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) deemed China’s “Nine-Dash…

CAO groups sweep Asia Pacific Arts Festival 2019 dance, music divisions
by Ramon Castañeda and Cristina Francia
News Feature // January 22, 2019

De La Salle University’s Culture and Arts Office (CAO) groups, namely the La Salle Dance Company-Street (LSDC-Street), De La Salle Innersoul, and the DLSU Chorale, finished gold in their respective categories in the Asia Pacific Arts Festival (APAF) 2019 held last January 20 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This year’s festival highlights included an…

Examining DLSU’s trademark of quality
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Warren Chua and Eliza Santos
News Feature //

Over the past few years, De La Salle University (DLSU) has been consistently regarded as an esteemed university locally and internationally. With the several acclaims attached to the University’s name, these have come as a result of providing quality education, evidenced by its accreditation levels, rankings, and board exam results. Quality Assurance Office (QAO) Director…