BusinessWorld kicks off first-ever SparkUp summit
by Rebekah Navarro
News Feature // May 16, 2018

Gathering the young business startup community with hundreds of local and international entrepreneurs, BusinessWorld launched its premier convention on ideation and venture capitalism last May 12, 2018 at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura in Bonifacio Global City. With great emphasis on the booming business industry, relevant business and ecumenical trends that will help create impactful…

Lasallian East Asia District releases statement on Sereno ouster
by The LaSallian
Statement // May 12, 2018

Following the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from the Supreme Court yesterday, May 11, Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD) Auxiliary Visitor for Philippines Br. Jose Mari Jimenez FSC released a statement, addressed to the Lasallian community, regarding the issue earlier this morning:   “Mga kapwa ko Lasalyano, Nagdadalamhati ang ating Inang Bayan. Isang…

by The LaSallian
Press Release // May 4, 2018

BusinessWorld, the country’s most read and most respected business newspaper, will gather the biggest names in Philippine entrepreneurship for its SparkUp Summit to be held on May 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. SparkUp (, the first and only multimedia publication to cater to…

In support of the SOGIE Bill: How the USG, ACG, and PARADA are working towards gender equality
by Cristina Francia, Warren Chua and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature // April 27, 2018

With the decision of the House of Representatives to approve House Bill 4982 or the “Act Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE)”, DLSU continues to increase its efforts in supporting genuine gender equality and development. The formation of LGBTQ+ student-based organization PARADA and implementation of programs in…

In_Pact Asia Forum 2018: An avenue for innovation and inclusion
by Danielle Aglubat and Marmeelyn Sinocruz
News Feature // April 20, 2018

Reports from Cristina Francia   This year’s Innovation Inclusive Impact (In_Pact) Asia Forum was launched on April 13 at the Multipurpose Hall, at the fiftth floor of Henry Sy Sr. Hall. Organized by De La Salle—College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB), Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), Hub Innovation for Inclusion (HiFi), and…

A Lasallian startup success story: Gero Tan Seng’s solar energy
by Danielle Aglubat and Aileen Bautista
News Feature // April 14, 2018

Aside from being a research-based University, De La Salle University is also an institution that offers courses and programs that develop and equip aspiring entrepreneurs to build their business. The Lasallian community is more engaged in this field than ever. The number of students creating and developing their own products through startup projects increased throughout…

An initiative on the rise: The Research Assistant Program
by Eliza Santos and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Straight News //

DLSU prides itself on being a research-centered university. In sustaining this character, various programs and centers that put research at the core are offered by different departments, colleges, and offices in the University. In alignment with the expressed identity, the University Student Government (USG) has recently actuated the Research Assistance Program (RAP) to act in…

by The LaSallian
Press Release // April 9, 2018

MAKATI CITY, Philippines – Despite the fast evolution of technologies and considerable economic growth, development still remain uneven among sectors. These situations pave way non-traditional actors to contribute and develop solutions to various social problems. To help cultivate and ignite these social innovations, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s (DLS-CSB) Hub of Innovation for Inclusion…

24/7 study facility to be a permanent fixture in the University
by Isabel Cañaveral
News Feature // March 31, 2018

During the previous term’s final examination week, the University Student Government (USG) conducted the pilot testing of UniSpace, a 24/7 study facility open to all the students and faculty of De La Salle University. Situated in Gokongwei Lobby from December 6 to December 15, 2017, the project was an initiative of the Office of the…

Going Green: Working towards sustainability in the PH
by Maxine Ferrer and Cristina Francia
News Feature // March 25, 2018

In 2014, the Philippines became the new Guinness World Record holder for most trees simultaneously planted in multiple locations within one hour. Over two million trees were planted by 122,168 volunteers in 29 different locations in Mindanao. The program, which was spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Mindanao Development Authority, has…