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Forming a more empowered studentry with new DSA Dr. Christine Ballada

The pandemic continues to change the dynamics within the University as different sectors of the Lasallian community have had to reevaluate their operations amid changing circumstances. Last October 1, Dr. Christine Ballada, who had been the Vice Chair of the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department (CEPD), began her tenure as the new Dean of Student…

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New student orgs reach out to new heights

With the goal of broadening student horizons beyond the classroom, the Aspiring Organizations Accreditation Committee (AOAC) has welcomed AJA Animo, Habitat for Humanity-Green Chapter, the Green Music Collective (GMC), and DLSU PRISM as the newest additions to the University’s cadre of student organizations  last July 27.  As the organizations prepare to set out into the…

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LA approves remaining EXECOM, batch gov’t appointments in second emergency session

After postponing some appointments last week, the University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) completed the turnovers of some USG officials in another emergency session on Zoom last October 21.  New Chief Legislator, Executive Board members Legislators unanimously elected CATCH2T21 LA Representative Jaime Pastor as their new Chief Legislator, following his nomination by Majority Floor…

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HAYAG forum examines key facets, structural issues within the PH gov’t

Growing flaws and a chain of injustices in the three branches of government were dissected in a forum titled HAYAG: The Three Branches of the Philippine Government and Its Functions held last August 21 via Facebook Live, organized by the DLSU Political Science Society. Educator and policy advisor Richard Heydarian, Free Legal Assistance Group Chairperson…

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The Rundown: PhilHealth suspends hospitals payments, DepEd moves class openings, Bayanihan Two, vaccine hopes

The number of COVID-19 cases nationwide continue to swell at an increasing pace, crossing the 150,000 mark this week. The Department of Health has documented 164,474 COVID-19 cases as of today, August 17. After another set of time-based recoveries were recorded yesterday, the active cases tally now stands at 49,034 and the death toll at…