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LA names Diaz chief legislator, elects floor leaders

CATCH2T25 Batch Legislator Sebastian Diaz was elected chief legislator of the Legislative Assembly last Wednesday, January 25, at the University Student Government (USG) Session Hall alongside new leaders of the majority and minority floors. Diaz, lone nominee for the position, was elected with 15-0-9 votes, as presided over by USG President Alex Brotonel. Diaz said…

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Does DLSU need more parking or less cars?

The return of in-person classes might raise calls for more parking space around DLSU for driving Lasallians, but parking woes boil down to national policy.

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Tapat seizes back USG in 2022 Make-Up Elections

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) regained control over the University Student Government (USG) after running unopposed by its rival party in the University’s first hybrid election season. The 2022 Make-Up Elections (MUE) finished with Tapat garnering 57 of the 73 elected seats, sweeping the Executive Board (EB) and Laguna campus positions. This was the first…

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HIGHLIGHTS: USG passes 2 penal bills; LA sessions to be F2F

The Legislative Assembly (LA) unanimously approved a bill that will penalize contradictions to the University Student Government (USG) constitution and passed the USG Code of Penalized Acts during its seventh special session held last Wednesday, September 14. Chief Legislator Francis Loja also announced that succeeding LA sessions will revert to a face-to-face setup after two…

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LPEP 2k22, Frosh Welcoming: Frosh set foot on campus after two years

After two years of being confined to the virtual world, the Lasallian Personal Effectiveness Program (LPEP) finally made its return to the physical grounds of DLSU. From August 25 to September 2, a total of 5,606 freshmen were welcomed by upperclassmen, faculty, and staff as they were taken on tours around the campus by the…

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Commentary: Dead parties, dying democracy

Politicians jumping ships has always been a common sight during election season. This practice is evident on both the local and national levels. We have even come up with an aggressive derogatory term in disgust for these hoppers—balimbings. Yet, ironically, incidents of party hopping hardly turn heads anymore, probably due to how typical it is…