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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…

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LA presses Comelec on login creds, voter awareness in 2021 make-up polls

The Legislative Assembly (LA), in its session last July 2, scrutinized the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) in its inquiry into the issues encountered during the 2021 Make-up Elections (MUE) held last January. The questioning was mostly led by the Tapat-dominated minority floor, which pressed the poll body on various matters, particularly on cases of…

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A menagerie of love: Eros, agape, and everything in between

Love is a many-splendored thing. It is infinite in its mutability, pervading and shaping our art and stories since we first comprehended our existence. The complex beings that we are, it is only fitting that what compels us is equally complex too. This Valentine’s, The LaSallian presents love in all its confounding forms with the…

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Head On: LA Chief Jaime Pastor eyes new systems for OVPIA

The sole candidate for vice president for internal affairs, Jaime Pastor of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) brings two years of legislative experience with him as he pursues a seat in the Executive Board. He gives his assessment on student life in the online setup and shares some of his plans, one of which is…

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Tapat may face suspension for missing reqs while separate case pends in Judiciary

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) is facing a possible 24-hour suspension from conducting campaign activities after the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) saw fit to charge the party with the equivalent of one major and one minor offense for missing candidacy requirements. Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) President Gelo Casipe, whose party was involved…

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General Elections University

Head On: Two-time batch prexy Madeline Tee seeks top ECG post

Incumbent 73rd ENG Batch President Madeline Tee is set on securing the title of College President of the John Gokongwei Jr. College of Engineering (JGCE). With two consecutive years as batch president under her belt, the unopposed bet from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) sits down with The LaSallian to share her initiatives and…

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Opinion

The long road to ‘Tayo naman’

“Tayo naman!” so exclaimed many after the news of Joe Biden’s projected election into the United States presidency, expressing hope that with the end of Donald Trump’s damaging populist tenure, the Philippines would see the same result in 2022. But while we have reason to believe that better leadership is within our grasp, this is…

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News and ‘bias’: Must journalism be neutral?

“The biased media” is such a common buzz phrase used for those critical of mainstream media’s coverage of social and political issues. Filipinos are no strangers to this as news outlets have long faced allegations of unfair reporting, especially from those in government. Former President Benigno Aquino III thought news coverage in his time was…

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Trials and tribulations: Journalists’ morale in times of turmoil

A journalist’s work is never done. As events continue to transpire and the need for news and information refuses to cease, so must writers and reporters continue to keep the public aware of current affairs. For many, being in the field of journalism is more than just an occupation—it is a duty. Hence, even in…