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Statement of De La Salle Philippines President Br. Jose Mari Jimenez FSC on the conflict in Marawi
by The LaSallian
Statement // May 29, 2017

The following is the full statement issued by De La Salle Philippines President Br. Jose Mari Jimenez FSC on the conflict in Marawi. It is entitled Upholding the Rights of Citizens in a Time of Conflict: An Appeal for a Holistic Response to the Crisis in Marawi and is addressed to the Lasallian community. “In the past…


DLSU, EU, and FNF hold National YoEUth Debate
by Samantha Cenizal
Straight News // May 26, 2017

Last May 23, the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Philippines, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, DLSU Office of Student Leadership, Involvement, Formation, and Empowerment, and DLSU University Student Government (USG) jointly organized the National YoEUth Debate on Human Rights in Business and Economic Freedom held at The Verdure of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall….


DLSU Korean students speak up on South Korean president’s impeachment
by Vivean Pallera and Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News // May 17, 2017

Last March 10, 2017, former President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye became the first democratically-elected president in the country to be removed in office after a constitutional court upheld her impeachment amid charges of extortion, bribery, abuse of power, and leaking government secrets. The decision essentially nullifies the executive immunity that Park…


CSG leaders highlight projects, cite areas for improvement with student engagement
by Mikhaela Felix and Kheem Gines
News Feature // May 15, 2017

According to Article XI of the the University Student Government (USG) Constitution, College Student Governments (CSG) are accountable for handling college-based affairs and the general needs of their respective batches. Furthermore, they organize and implement programs for their respective colleges towards the full implementation of the CSGs’ vision and mission. Delivering the CSGs’ projects For…


On DLSU students’ expenses on theses and projects
by Mikhaela Felix and Josemaria Rustia
News Feature // May 2, 2017

Beyond the tuition fee and miscellaneous fees that come with enrollment, students usually incur a variety of financial costs in the fulfillment of academic requirements. Many expenses are expected parts of the educational process, whether involving buying a textbook or paying for the printing costs of a short paper. However, certain instances inherently incur much…


DLSU undergoes AUN-QA assessment at institutional level, results out in two months
by Ian Benedict Mia
Straight News //

Last March 13 to 17, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) conducted an assessment of DLSU at the institutional level. The main preparations were led by DLSU’s Quality Assurance Office (QAO), with the help of various stakeholders such as administrators, fellows, faculty, researchers, personnel, alumni, brothers, students, and partners. The assessors…


A look into the publishing process of the DLSU Publishing House
by Rebekah Navarro and Bianca Suarez
News Feature // May 1, 2017

Established in 2012, the De La Salle University Publishing House (DLSUPH), formerly known as the Academic Publications Office (APO), has been a renowned center of information dissemination. DLSUPH aims to promote the educational mission of the University by distributing academic work of researchers in the field of Philippine reviews, classifications, concentrated and peer-evaluated research, course…


MSCCTF finalizes tuition fee increase proposal, approval stages ongoing
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Maxine Ferrer
Straight News //

Tuition fee rates for the upcoming academic year (AY) 2017-2018 may see a potential five percent increase for incoming ID 117 freshmen and a 4.5 percent increase for ID 116 and above upperclassmen following the recommendation from the Multi-Sectoral Consultative Committee on Tuition Fee (MSCCTF). The recommendation, however, will still have to be approved further…


Rational, process behind mandatory drug testing for ID 115, 116 explained
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco and Josemaria Rustia
Straight News // April 26, 2017

Last March, the DLSU Health Services Office (HSO) released a Help Desk Announcement stating the implementation of mandatory drug testing for all ID 115 and 116 undergraduate students. The testing was conducted on all ID 115 students this year in the Shalom Center from March 27 to 31. Currently, the testing is set to be…


Upholding women’s rights on National Women’s Month
by Jill Chua and Dab Castañeda
Straight News //

In worldwide observance of International Women’s Day held annually on March 8, the National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC) was commemorated throughout the month of March in the Philippines. The theme for this year, “WE Make Change Work For Women,” marks the first celebration under the current administration, which aims to highlight “partnership for change and…