On rising fares and oil prices: The woes of public transportation
by Danielle Aglubat, Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Gershon De La Cruz
Straight News // December 16, 2018

Last October 17, the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) approved a petition by transport groups to increase the minimum fare from the previously set P8 to P10. The LTFRB had previously approved a provisional increase for jeepney fares last July, raising the minimum fare to P9, in response to a petition filed by…

From invention to innovation: The story of DALOY
by Joseph Aristotle De Leon, Ryan Lim and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // December 9, 2018

Showcasing the research excellence of De La Salle University (DLSU) students through their research project DALOY, five BS Manufacturing Engineering and Management (MEM) graduates were able to bag first place in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) Innovation Competition held last October 12 in the SMX Convention Center. Madon Arcega (BS-MEM, ‘18), Tristan Limchesing (BS-MEM,…

The New Learning Management System: Animo Space
by Deo Cruzada
Straight News // December 4, 2018

De La Salle University, spearheaded by the Information Technology Services (ITS) is planning to launch a new Learning Management System (LMS) called Animo Space, built based on the Canvas LMS software. To orient students and professors on the transition and use of this new feature, the University held a town hall session in the fifth floor…

COMELEC releases 2018 Special Elections results, nine seats left unfilled
by Cristina Francia, Isabela Marie Roque, Frank Santiago and Helen Mae Saudi
Special Elections Straight News // December 3, 2018

Only nine seats are left unfilled in this year’s University Student Government Special Elections (SE), according to the results posted by the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) last December 3. According to the commission, five seats in the Manila Campus—the Vice President for External Affairs, the College President for the Gokongwei College of Engineering, and…

A treasure trove of memories: Revisiting Green & White
by Isabel Cañaveral, Roselin Manawis and Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // December 2, 2018

As Lasallians come and go, it is important to have something that can remind them of their stay in the University. For this reason, yearbooks are made—to remember their fleeting college life marked by their personal noble achievements and the hardships of their batch. Every educational institution comprises of a yearbook publication body, and for…

DLSU-PUSO clarifies rationale behind email on uncollected fees
by Frank Santiago and Eliza Santos
News Feature // November 30, 2018

Last November 11, students received an email sent by Student Services, which highlighted that uncollected fees from Term 2 and 3 of Academic Year (AY) 2017-2018 allocated to the De La Salle University-Parents of University Student Organizations (DLSU-PUSO) are to be collected in the upcoming term. As the attached letter signed by the heads of…

Faculty, students, staff medaled in Gawad Lasalyano 2018
by Gershon De La Cruz
Straight News // November 27, 2018

De La Salle University honored its most outstanding faculty and students in this year’s Gawad Lasalyano ceremony held last November 23 at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium. Gracing the ceremony were several distinguished guests, including the University President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, University Chancellor Br. Bernard Oca FSC, distinguished alumni, heads of the various University offices,…

Internal STCG issues, manifestos, turnovers discussed in LA session
by Enrico Sebastian Salazar and Eliza Santos
Straight News //

From releasing manifestos on current issues such as the graft conviction against Imelda Marcos to solving conflicts in internal STCG operations, and to revising the Presidential Pardon Guidelines, a session was held by the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) last November 26 at the USG Session Hall. The session also addressed the resignations…

US envoy holds lecture on US-PH ties
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo and Helen Mae Saudi
Straight News //

United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim gave a lecture on the diplomatic relations of the US and the Philippines in a talk organized by the International Studies (IS) Department last November 26 at the Yuchengco Hall. In the session titled The United States Strategy for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region, Kim…

Green technologies, social impact of Lasallian inventions spotlighted in DITECH 2018
by Ramon Castañeda, Ryan Lim and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
Straight News // November 24, 2018

Kicked off last November 22 to 23 at the Cory Aquino Democratic Grounds, the De La Salle University (DLSU) Innovation and Technology (DITECH) Fair highlighted the conceptual designs and prototypes of professionals and students alike. On its sixth year, DITECH boasted its theme of Green Technologies→Social Impact, which aimed to emphasize on the possible areas…