Student sectors highlight plans and achievements in COLE 2017
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // February 11, 2017

The University Student Government (USG), in collaboration with several student sectors such as the Council of Student Organizations (CSO), Professional Organizations of Business and Economics (PROBE), College of Liberal Arts Professional Organizations 12 (CAP12), Student Media Office (SMO), and Culture and Arts Office (CAO), held the Convention of Leaders last February 10, 2017 at the…

Green & White address complaints on yearbook
by Alex Kaluag, Divine Grace Garcia and Eunice De Castro
News Feature // February 7, 2017

Every year, graduating students of the University look forward to getting their hands on the much-awaited yearbook in order to reminisce about their college days. Some students, however, have raised concerns that the yearbook is too expensive, the delivery fee is unnecessary, and it takes too long to be released. In an interview with The…

51.7 percent of students in favor of tuition fee increase —USG survey
by Divine Grace Garcia and Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // February 5, 2017

Out of 1,009 respondents surveyed by the University Student Government (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) regarding the tuition fee increase (TFI), 51.7 percent claimed that they were in favor of such an increase. The survey was conducted from October to December 2016. It can be noted that, most recently, the University has been…

Revisiting the death penalty
by Blaise Cruz
News Feature //

The Philippines has a long history with capital punishment, but it was most recently suspended in the year 2006 and replaced with the life imprisonment and reclusion perpetua. In 1946, murder, rape, and treason were grounds for the death penalty. Until 1961, 51 were sentenced to death by the law. This number soared high under…

Changes and developments in Animo BIZ since 2013
by Alex Kaluag, Samantha Cenizal and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // February 4, 2017

The Animo Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) was established in July 2013 as an avenue for student entrepreneurs to test out their business ideas in one of the six pods located at the Br. Bloemen Hall. In the past three and a half years, the student enterprises, all of which have been food enterprises so far,…

PRESS RELEASE: Sharing Precious Moments
by The LaSallian
Press Release //

The New Year signifies a brand-new chapter in the lives of many; and just like them, Precious Moments kicks off this 2017 with an all-new contemporary motif, sweet membership deals, and an innovative new hashtag to connect to individuals online – all of which will be featured in their upcoming fellowship event on February 6,…

A year in review: DLSU 2016
by Kheem Gines and Samantha Cenizal
Straight News // January 30, 2017

The past year has been a rollercoaster of events, bringing both developments and challenges for the Lasallian community. With the beginning of a new year, The LaSallian looks back on the significant and memorable events that transpired in the University last 2016.     Myriad of challenges brought by K to 12 Prior to the…

DLSU comfort room wins second place in Maynilad’s first Golden Kubeta Awards
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // January 28, 2017

Give that toilet a medal. Last January 27, 2017, the first floor males’ comfort room of the St. Miguel Hall in De La Salle University won second place in the Golden Kubeta Awards held at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. The event consisted of 12 finalists, and the overall winner was the Petron…

DLSU confers honorary doctorate to 2007 Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin
by Maxine Ferrer, Divine Grace Garcia and Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // January 12, 2017

Last January 11, 2017, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics Professor Eric Maskin was conferred by DLSU the honorary doctorate in Economic Sciences. Following the conferment was a lecture delivered by Maskin at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, entitled “Why global markets have failed to reduce inequality.” The conferment and lecture were organized under the partnership of…

OCCS on looking after the Lasallian community’s mental health
by Mikhaela Felix, Kheem Gines and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // January 9, 2017

  Recent events have called for a stronger attention on the services being offered by the Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS). For the past years, the office has welcomed various members of the Lasallian community for counseling sessions and psychological testing. Aside from the current mechanisms in place to address mental health issues,…