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Athlete Revisited: Ben Mbala

Former UAAP MVP Ben Mbala looks back on his journey with the DLSU Green Archers.

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University

2021 USG EB looks back on performance despite shortened year

For the Lasallian community, 2021 was a year of many firsts, and the same holds true for the University Student Government (USG). Extenuating circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic precipitated DLSU’s first-ever online elections, and alongside it, the USG’s first fully online administration.  Needless to say, for the current USG Executive Board (EB), many…

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Gilas Pilipinas suffers tough loss against world number five Serbia, 83-76

Despite the gallant effort by Gilas Pilipinas, Serbia staved off the late comeback by securing their second win in the 2021 Olympic Qualifying Tournament at Belgrade, Serbia, 83-76. Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovic was phenomenal in using his brute strength and towering size as he led the way with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Ognjen…

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Spitfire guard moves to the next stage of his promising career

Foregoing his final playing year for the Green-and-White, Aljun Melecio looks back on his legacy with La Salle and how his journey has propelled him in achieving his dream of becoming a professional basketball player. Melecio was recently drafted by the Phoenix Super LPG in the second round of the 2021 PBA Rookie Draft. A…

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Opinion Opinion Feature

Tipping the scale

With the recent election turnout in the United States, many are optimistic of a similar change that may finally occur in the 2022 Philippine presidential elections. Last February 18, Comelec announced that 58 million Filipinos have registered so far for the upcoming national elections. According to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority and Comelec, 40…

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Sports

Halftime Thoughts: Making strides in developing Philippine women’s basketball

Basketball has the universal stereotype of being a man’s sport with all the physicality and fiery competitiveness that comes with it. There are also passionate women that love and excel at the sport, but they have not been given a multitude of opportunities to showcase their talents at the highest level. Many men’s leagues in…

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University University Feature

Rights and limits in policing social media

It is undeniable that in the past two decades, social media has been a very powerful tool that can be used to disseminate, present, and digest information. With the free flow of information and data that reach thousands of people in a span of seconds, it is easy to believe that social media is a…

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Menagerie Menagerie Feature

Out of the shadows: Campus journalism in times of silencing and dissent

It was a Saturday when Carmen “Menie” Reyes woke up to a world that had been silenced. The usual chatter of the radio had faded into the night, the television only emitting white noise. It was September 1972, when Martial Law was declared in the Philippines, and she was in her third year of high…

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Sports Sports Feature

Sowing seeds for growth: How local youth programs are changing the ball game

Looking at sports as a social phenomenon rather than as a mere physical activity allows us to appreciate the impact sports have on individuals and on society. From a young age, engaging in sports allows one to form values which they carry for the rest of their lives. Teamwork, patience, respect, and developing a strong…

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Sports Sports Feature

Going beyond the game: Sports journalists’ commitment to hone storytelling craft

Coming into the fifth month of community quarantine, most of the local sporting leagues are still not allowed to resume as public health remains a top priority. With limited content, adapting to these vastly different circumstances could pose a challenge to sports journalists and their careers. When there appear to be far fewer stories to…