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Resolving major points in the minors program

At the start of Academic Year (AY) 2018-2019, students from the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) saw the addition of 12 new units to their flowcharts following the insertion of minor courses in the new curriculum, previously dubbed RevEd. To promote interdisciplinary learning, the minors program currently requires ID 118 and 119 students from CLA…

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Book transfers: Delving into the donation process of USG units

Former College of Liberal Arts (CLA) President Zeanne Garcia recalls a time when she decided to donate P20,000 from her college’s own unit, the Arts College Government (ACG), to the Filipino Youth Summit (FYS) 2019, an event spearheaded by the Office of the Vice President for External Affairs, and the ID 116 Graduation Ball, organized…

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‘Rebuilding’ underway: Looking through COA, Judiciary’s plans this AY

Without a complete set of officers, both the Judiciary and the Commission on Audit (COA) of the University Student Government (USG) saw hindrances to their operations last academic year (AY).  Despite a lack of magistrates, the Judiciary was still able to operate. However, its inability to reach a quorum incapacitated the judicial body, according to…

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Gender equality forum targets issues, SOGIE misconceptions

Aiming to promote awareness on gender equality in the University, the University Student Government (USG) Office of the President, in partnership with the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative–Woman Leadership Academy (YSEALI-WLA), the Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA), and the USG Office of the Vice President for External Affairs (OVPEA) organized an open forum…

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SE contenders share platforms, highlight advocacies in MDA

Continuing on from the spectacle of the Special Elections debate in the morning, party bets from both Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) again engaged with one another, imparting their platforms and plans of action in the Special Elections (SE) 2019 Miting de Avance held last November 22 at…

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LA debates on merger of OPRES, OVPEA roles

After previously being unable to discuss possible amendments on the current University Student Government (USG) Constitution, the Legislative Assembly (LA) met again in a session last October 25 at Conference Room 1D of the Faculty Center to continue deliberating on possible revisions. With the absence of Chief Legislator Willem De Castro, BLAZE2021 Representative Robin Lim…