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Commentary: It will fall apart

Until when will this facade called “Dutertismo” hold up?

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Promises of infrastructure: The Build, Build, Build program aftermath

Despite attempts to boost the economy since its launch, the Duterte administration’s Build, Build, Build project fell short of delivering on its objectives.

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Over 6k lives later, what has the drug war amounted to?

Duterte’s deadly drug war was one of his major platforms, but did it work?

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EDGE2018 LA rep Dabao impeached for gross negligence

Celine Dabao, the Batch Legislator for EDGE2018, was impeached by the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary last September 10 due to negligence and gross negligence of duty. The Court ruled that Dabao violated the Rules of the Legislative Assembly (LA), which allowed legislators no more than three unexcused absences in all sessions for the entire…

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Head to Head: Caleb Chua, Christian Peralta clash on OTREAS programs

Coming from different vantage points, Caleb Chua of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Christian Peralta of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) take on the race for Executive Treasurer. While Chua wants to build on the programs of the current treasury office, he finds that its performance has been “very good” this year. However,…

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Head to Head: COB bets Grijaldo, Tolentino eye better student engagements

Two-time BLAZE2022 Batch President Chiki Grijaldo of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and political newcomer Thea Tolentino of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) contest each other for the presidency of the Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business (RVRCOB). Both wanting better engagements between the Business College Government (BCG) and the students, they admit…

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General Elections

A USG presidential ‘playbook’? What candidates can learn from past leaders’ ascent to power

The veteran. The pro-student. The upstart.  In the 11 years of University Student Government (USG) elections, DLSU has seen many student leaders walk through its hallowed halls, all distinct in their own respects. Notable among them are those who vie for the highest seat—USG President.  While each works hard to present personalities that stand out…

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USG office hours proposed, Students’ Charter amended in LA session

In a special Legislative Assembly (LA) session earlier today, August 24, legislators proposed a requirement for units of the University Student Government (USG) to set office hours anytime between 7:30 am to 10 pm every Monday to Friday and 8 am to 3 pm every Saturday. The amendments to the USG Students’ Charter were also…

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Tapat launches podcast series for advocacy forum

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) kicked off a three-part podcast series, What’s the T, as part of the 2021 edition of their annual advocacy forum, Tapatan. Episodes were broadcasted through Facebook Live last July 10, 14, and 17 and are currently available on Spotify. With the theme, Sulong Kabataan!, this year’s Tapatan will also feature…

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LA amends online election law

Voting 21-0-0, the Legislative Assembly (LA), in its session earlier today, July 16, unanimously approved amendments to the Online Election Code (OEC) ahead of the General Elections to be held later this academic term. During its previous session, the legislature scrutinized the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) for alleged lapses in the rollout of voter…