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Figuring out why Martial Law education remains neglected in PHL curricula

Martial Law, a major era in Philippine history, is still not talked enough about in schools. The rise of falsehoods about that dark period only highlights the need to fix this.

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Curtain call: What went down during the F2F CEs planning

After a flood of student concerns on in-person Commencement Exercises, actual plans are now finally in motion.

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Marcos Jr.’s first SONA leaves opposition concerns unaddressed

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 25 promising improvements in the economy, agriculture, health, and violence. While the speech took place at Batasang Pambansa, more than 8,000 protesters marched along Commonwealth Ave. in  Quezon City for the “People’s SONA”.  Commitments and promises  Marcos Jr. began his…

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Ten Questions: Furthering the global, local evangelization of education with Br. Armin Luistro FSC

Br. Armin Luistro FSC maintains communion in mission by ensuring that Lasallians work together to provide better education to others.

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A ‘sustainable’ standard of quality: How DLSU emerged in global impact rankings

How much of an effect can a higher educational institution (HEI) have toward sustainable development? That is perhaps the question Times Higher Education (THE) had in mind when it ushered in the University Impact Rankings in 2019, which the publication claims are the “only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ (UN)…

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BLAZE2020 LA rep Mapoy, absent in his own trial, impeached for gross negligence

The Judiciary branch impeached BLAZE2020 Legislative Assembly (LA) Representative Anton Mapoy last September 17 after the court found him guilty of negligence and gross negligence of duty. The verdict also bars him from holding any future office in the University Student Government (USG).  Mapoy, who was tried in absentia after failing to appear in all…

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Lasallians, Ateneans join forces in joint launching of 1Sambayan youth chapters

The De La Salle University and Ateneo de Manila University chapters of opposition group  1Sambayan were formally launched in a round table discussion titled Dude, Pare, Change on Facebook Live last August 25. The forum featured messages from former Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, human rights lawyer and former DLSU College of Law Dean…

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The current state of free minor programs and electives

“Real-world problems more often than not require a multi-disciplinal approach.”   This was what the Academics Council (AC) wrote on May 18 of last year when it approved guidelines for free minors programs and free electives and recognized the need for students to explore areas of discipline outside of their degree program. What followed a month…

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LA approves Ombudsman Act, USG Code of Violations

The Legislative Assembly (LA) held its sixth regular session last May 14 to sign off resolutions on the implementation of the Ombudsman Act of 2021 and the University Student Government (USG) Code of Violations. FAST2018 LA Representative Marts Madrelejos spearheaded additional changes to the resolution calling for the implementation of the Ombudsman Act based on…

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Slowly uphill: PH’s ongoing struggle with addressing teenage pregnancy

The Philippines has long grappled with addressing teenage pregnancy, whether by expanding education on reproductive health or by providing better access to birth control options. Yet, as a Social Weather Stations survey found last November, the issue remains the “most important problem of women today.”  For nine consecutive years, the country has reported a rise…