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Breaking the silence surrounding intergenerational trauma

On the afternoon of November 12, the DLSU-Dasmariñas Psychology Society held the third iteration of its “BTS: Break the Silence” series of webinars. As a follow-up to the first two webinars, which tackled the role of parents in supporting their children’s mental health, the recent one focused on intergenerational trauma. In her opening remarks, Rosario…

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How to find hope: National Mental Health Summit 2022

To address the stigma surrounding mental health, the National Mental Health Summit 2022 was held at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura Premier on October 25 and 26. The event was organized by mental health tech company Mind You Philippines in cooperation with the Department of Health (DOH), city of Taguig, SM Aura Premier, and…

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LSCS holds ninth DLSU Technology Summit online

The La Salle Computer Society successfully carried out DLSU Technology Summit 2021, the ninth iteration of its flagship event, last June 26 and July 3. With the theme “Uncovering Potential within Reach”, various experts in the field of interactive entertainment, digital art, blockchain, and start-up technology businesses lent their expertise by engaging in a series…

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The hows of hand hygiene

Every May fifth, the World Health Organization (WHO) conducts the Clean Your Hands campaign, calling for the observance of correct hand hygiene practices and better accessibility to relevant facilities and resources. In 2020 and 2021, the campaign was conducted in the context of a global health crisis, with a reiteration of approved techniques in hand…

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Unveiling hidden narratives of locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases

Over the past year, several stories of COVID-19 patients going in and out of the hospital—or never going out at all—have been featured by the press. Mainstream media, the primary source of information for many, is left to report on these cases based on published research and medical findings. Most reports, however, focus solely on…

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La Salle Computer Society organizes online DLSU Technology Summit

Last November 7, 28, and December 5, the La Salle Computer Society (LSCS) held the eighth iteration of Technology Summit, its flagship event. With the COVID-19 pandemic preventing face-to-face gatherings, Technology Summit 2020, with the theme Mapping Future Possibilities, was held via Zoom. The three-day forum discussed various technologies that are rarely known but have…

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Phosphine on Venus

“Basically, Venus is a hell-hole,” articulates Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher William Bains as he describes the evening star in an interview with The LaSallian. While Venus is similar to the Earth when it comes to size and mass, a closer look shows that Venus does not possess the same life-giving qualities of Earth. The…

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Behind the curve: How Statistics and Data Science aid in pandemic response

A flattened graph, whether it refers to cases, mortalities, or healthcare-related costs, means a slowdown in the spread of COVID-19. These graphs are constructed using data based on thousands of recorded cases across the country, data that is updated and published in near real-time to keep up with the spread of infection. The collection and…