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Rebuilding the Arab Peninsula
by Justin Umali
News Feature // March 28, 2012

by Justin Umali & Renz Dahilig Time of Transition In almost all cases, the uprisings were followed by preparations for new elections and a new government. Francis Domingo from the International Studies department points out that new leaders do not guarantee stability. In Tunisia, efforts were being made to form a national unity government. According…


Alumni support and financial development
by Nina dela Cruz and Juan Batalla
News Feature //

Alumni are badges of honor that are testaments to a university’s capacity to produce sterling graduates. Alumni, in the spirit of gratitude for the opportunities that a university provides them, give back to their university. In one way or another, universities count on the support of alumni for the success of activities and the development…


Election Code Revised
by Michelle Lojo
Straight News //

With the upcoming General Elections  (GE) and the last revision of the Election Code done two years ago, revision for the Election Code came as top priority especailly sincethe initaitive started a few days before the deadline for filling of candidacy. The Commission of Elections (COMELEC) presented several revisions to the Legislative Assembly (LA), which…


Miguel Hall incident causes confusion among students and admin
by The LaSallian
Straight News // February 28, 2012

Last Feb. 3, an incident at the Miguel Hall involving a student disrupted classes and activities along the East wing of the University. At around 1:30 p.m., a student went out of a third floor classroom window, which prompted concerned stakeholders to report the matter to the Student Discipline Formation Office (SDFO) and the Security…


Is it really more fun in the Philippines?
by The LaSallian
In Review //

Roughly over a year ago, the Department of Tourism (DOT) launched a new tourism campaign for the new administration. Dubbed “Pilipinas ‘Kay Ganda”, the campaign received negative reactions; many perceived that the campaign lacked creativity. Consequently the government pulled back the campaign. Last January, the department launched a new tourism campaign to make up for…


The rationale behind regulating student discipline in universities
by The LaSallian
News Feature //

All academic institutions impose certain rules and regulations on their students. Infractions of school rules will result to disciplinary sanctions and offenses. Likewise, DLSU, maintains peace and order within the campus by enforcing certain disciplinary policies, which makes student discipline formation an integral component of the world-class education DLSU wants to deliver. The University has…


The trend of hiring junior faculty at DLSU
by The LaSallian
News Feature //

Like most universities, DLSU has housed many of the country’s leading educators, but as time passes, the University faces the challenge of having to replace some of the well-known retiring professors. Dr. Myrna Austria, Vice Chancellor for Academics, notes that retirement of skilled veteran faculty is imminent. Certain departments bank heavily on the expertise of…


The rudiments of faculty promotion
by The LaSallian
News Feature //

One of the University’s primary asset is its faculty. The faculty, more than infrastructure, determines the knowledge transmitted and the manner students learn. Hence, they play a major role in establishing, nurturing and sustaining academic excellence and the good quality education the University promised to its students. Universities, therefore, need to provide for their faculty…


Forming ideal Lasallian graduates
by The LaSallian
News Feature //

Eight years ago, De La Salle Philippines (DLSP), formulated the Lasallian Guiding Principles. It is composed of five missions, which are the fundamental principles Lasallian schools need to carry out to their students.  The principles aim to promote Christian development and to form “disciples and citizens, prophets, and professionals.” In an effort to concretize these…


Dreaming green: The Campus Sustainability Office
by The LaSallian
News Feature //

The Campus Sustainibility Office was established January of last year to promote environmental awareness among students. Among the different Lasallian schools across the country, the University is the first to have an office solely dedicated to environmental sustainability. It leads other Lasalllian schools towards driving awareness not just among students, but also among the other…