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More work to be done at DLSU-STC

  Along with the University’s commitment to provide a learner-centered scholarship to its students, it is also committed to provide campus facilities that are at par with international standards. Given the limited space in the Taft campus, the administration opted to erect two research facilities at the De La Salle University Science and Technology Complex…

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Part-time students weigh in on gaining experience outside the University

A certain population in the University consists of part-time students. For undergraduates, they are the ones who just enroll in a few units enabling them to pursue part-time work or hobbies. On the other hand, part-time graduate students enroll in nine units, at maximum, per term. Whether they choose to go part-time either voluntarily or…

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USG to students: “Talk to us.”

With the University Student Government (USG) determined to organize a different set of activities this year to cater to the changing needs and interests of the students, the overall effectiveness of these activities has become the top priority of all USG units. Feedback and suggestions from students are now given higher regard when the different units plan for the activities and advocacies that will be offered to their constituents.

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Hard at work: USG’s plans and advocacies for AY 2014-2015

The University Student Government (USG) is gearing up for the new academic year, with numerous projects and advocacies prepared for students.

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Animo.sys receives positive feedback, suggestions after second run

Oracle (Animo.sys), in replacement of the My.LaSalle System (MLS), was used as the official enrollment service provider for the third term of AY 2013-2014. Despite several glitches, students report that the new enrollment system is more efficient and effective, and has resulted to an overall improvement in the system. Despite several glitches, 91 out of…

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Rant & Rave: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Fans join the rebellion with Catching Fire making its way to cinemas as the sequel to The Hunger Games back in 2012. The film takes off from the victory of tributes Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) from the 74th Annual Hunger Games, as they strategically defied the rules and survived through a…

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DLSU board exams: Performance and expectations

A license to practice a certain profession is earned through taking board exams. In the Philippines, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) serves as the agency responsible in the administration, implementation and enforcement of policies on the licensing of various professions. The following are some of the regulated professions under the jurisdiction of the PRC: Accountancy,…

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CoNIC facing challenges under DLSU President’s Office

DLSU’s Committee on National Issues and Concerns (CoNIC) was established by the Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) to advocate themes, issues and concerns raised by the various sectors of the University. During the initial implementation of CoNIC, COSCA served as its secretariat and was eventually relocated to the Office of the President, specifically…

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LA passes USG budget after staggered deliberations

The Legislative Assembly (LA) approved the USG’s budget only last October 4, more than midway into the year, later than its expected approval last September 13 due to a call for a more stringent breakdown of the projects coming from the LA’s minority floor. The call for a breakdown came following the minority floor’s questioning…

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DLSU’s Committee on National Issues and Concerns

“In other universities, especially abroad, they wouldn’t have a venue where different members of an academic community can openly and freely discuss [national] issues and concerns,” says Migi Moreno, University Student Government (USG) President. The Committee on National Issues and Concerns (CoNIC) is a university-wide multi-sectoral committee placed under the Office of the President. The…