Examining the hiring process, issues with the new professors
by Alex Kaluag
News Feature // January 7, 2017

Every year, the University welcomes new faculty members into the Lasallian community. Professors aim to impart knowledge and values onto students and ensure their growth in their chosen fields. During the first week of classes, however, some classes experience a shuffling of professors as well as a number of free cuts that could last for…

Challenges and tips according to DLSU alumni
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco, Eunice De Castro and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // January 6, 2017

According to a World Bank study published in June 2016, greater investments in workers’ skills and education and more flexible labor regulations are needed in order to encourage firms to generate more jobs with better pay and social protection. The study analyzed the labor performance of the Philippines from the perspective of the workers. In…

Looking into Sakai: DLSU’s learning management system
by Rebekah Navarro and Blaise Cruz
News Feature // January 3, 2017

With the widespread use of social media and advancements in networking technologies, it is no surprise that modern educators have resorted to the internet to supplement their teaching methods. Technologies such as Google Classroom, Instructure Canvas, and Edmodo have risen to supply teachers with online tools to meet their class, distribute course materials, and grade…

Lasallians take a stand against Marcos burial at LNMB
by Jill Chua, Yasmin Cariño, Rebekah Navarro and Vivean Pallera
News Feature // December 22, 2016

The University has been vocal about its objection to the burial of former president turned dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). Adorning the pillars of the St. La Salle Hall in black cloth and organizing protests have been among the actions taken by the University and De La Salle Philippines (DLSP)…

USG OTREAS conducts focus group discussion on tuition fee increase
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // December 21, 2016

Last December 20, the University Student Government (USG) Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS) conducted a focus group discussion (FGD) regarding the tuition fee increase. The discussion was led by Executive Treasurer Brian Chen and was attended by students from different colleges. On the FGD The students agreed that the tuition fee increase will be…

In review: DLSU research grants and external support
by Dab Castañeda and Maxine Ferrer
Straight News // December 19, 2016

Research projects conducted in DLSU are annually allocated with funds in accordance with the University’s research objectives. Some research projects, however, require very high budget allocations due to a number of factors, one of which is the researchers’ aim to become highly competitive in terms of the processes and tools utilized.   In another look…

SHS Student Council initiates first round of projects
by Jill Chua, Yasmin Cariño, Rebekah Navarro and Vivean Pallera
Straight News //

Current students of DLSU’s Senior High School (SHS) are regarded as the pioneer batch of the University since the enactment of the K-12 program. The SHS program was meant to address the lean years wherein a drop in freshman enrollment is expected to occur. The SHS program offers three academic strands for its students: Accountancy,…

DLSU ROTC reinstated after facing yearlong suspension
by Rebekah Navarro, Kheem Gines and Debrah Louise Tabaquero
Straight News // December 3, 2016

The DLSU Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) has been reinstated after being suspended for the entire academic year (AY) 2015-2016 due to hazing allegations in the Advance ROTC program. DLSU ROTC Deputy Corps Commander John Villamiel and Dean of Student Affairs Amelia Galang confirm the reinstatement and reveal that the program will be offered again…

Netizen draws flak for spreading unfounded allegations on DLSU
by Althea Gonzales
Straight News // December 2, 2016

A certain Richard Camarinta Dy on Facebook came under fire for posting yesterday a screenshot of a message stating that Lasallians who joined the mobilization last November 30 “were forced to attend” and “if they stay till late at night, the Prof. will give additional points.” The post was taken down around noon today, December…

USG Ombudsman reinstatement in planning stage
by Jill Chua and Dab Castañeda
Straight News // November 30, 2016

Unknown to many younger students, the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary branch had an ombudsman before who acted as an investigator of anomalies and constitutional violations in different units of the USG. One of the ombudsman’s key functions was to file cases against negligent USG officers in behalf of the students and present the evidences…