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A glimpse of DLSU LSEED’s social entrepreneurship initiatives
by Maxine Ferrer and Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // July 8, 2017

When the Philippine Social Enterprise Network was formed in 1999, social enterprises began establishing a footing in the country’s business landscape as organizations that have a unique blend of social and financial bottom lines. According to a 2015 report by the British Council Philippines, there were over 30,000 social enterprises in the country last 2007. Of this…


DLS-CSB HIFI, DLSU OVPLM organize Benilde Prize Design Thinking workshop for Metro Manila
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature // July 7, 2017

The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) Hub of Innovation For Inclusion (HIFI), in partnership with the De La Salle University (DLSU) Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (OVPLM), organized the Metro Manila Leg of the Benilde Prize Design Thinking Workshop held last July 5 to 7, 2017, at the 20th Floor…


Press Release: INDIE UN-FILM FESTIVAL 2017
by The LaSallian
Press Release //

INDIE UN-FILM FESTIVAL 2017 is an annual intercollegiate digital film competition organized by the DLSU Green Media Group. Now on its 14th year, IUF 2017 will showcase films that unveil the dawn of new ideas and beginnings. With hopes of inspiring student directors to start their journey in the world of film, IUF 2017 will…


As drug war results in approx. 9,000 homicide cases, gov’t denies statistics
by Rebekah Navarro and Josemaria Rustia
Straight News // July 5, 2017

The “war on drugs” has been ongoing ever since President Rodrigo Duterte took up office last June 2016, in line with his promises to eradicate crime and drugs in the country. The campaign has involved an increased crackdown on illegal drugs throughout the country, most notably in a program known as Operation Tokhang. While the…


Political parties highlight plans for incoming 2017 USG General Elections
by Bianca Suarez, Blaise Cruz and Samantha Cenizal
News Feature // July 2, 2017

Every third term of the academic year welcomes the onset of the University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE) season in DLSU. During GE, all positions in the USG are opened, including five positions in the Executive Board (EB), eight positions in the college governments, 57 positions in the batch governments, and four slots allocated…


Understanding the controversies amid Duterte’s cabinet appointees
by Alex Kaluag and Rebekah Navarro
Straight News // June 29, 2017

The current administration has been turning heads over its decision-making for the past months since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office. From controversial statements made by the president, policies implemented which garnered much support, and cabinet appointees which critics find questionable, the first year of the current administration has essentially disrupted the country’s political landscape. Whether…


DLSU and DOST-PCIEERD spearhead tech-based system to monitor traffic violations
by Jill Chua
Straight News // June 28, 2017

Last May 15, DLSU and the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) launched the Contactless Apprehension for Traffic Violators on 24-Hour Basis and All-Vehicle Detection System (CATCH-ALL) Project. As a response to traffic congestion, the said project can detect vehicles with traffic violations…


DLSU, ASEAN universities discuss potential academic partnerships through research workshop
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // June 24, 2017

Last June 23, the DLSU Center for Business Research and Development conducted the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Academic Partnerships for Small Business and Information Communication Technology (ICT) Knowledge Transfer at the 20th floor multipurpose hall of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall together with practitioners and academicians from DLSU, Mahidol University, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu,…


On USG’s benchmarking initiatives: Insights and plans
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Straight News // June 23, 2017

Since the first term of academic year 2016-2017, the University Student Government (USG) has been engaging in benchmarking activities together with the student councils and governments from other colleges and universities. According to the Term One Open Book released by the USG, the benchmarking initiative began on November 10 last year with the University of…


LSA, DLSP assist 3,305 families and 14,270 individuals amid Marawi crisis
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // June 20, 2017

As of June 19, the La Salle Academy (LSA) Social Action Office, with the help of various sectors from De La Salle Philippines, has assisted over 3,305 families and 14,270 individuals in various evacuation centers amid the ongoing crisis at Marawi City. Overall, cash donations have reached a total of P707,414.20, with recent expenses totaling…