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Head to Head: Maegan Ragudo, JM Gutierrez face off in USG presidential race

Incumbent Majority Floor Leader Maegan Ragudo from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and former director for Research and Development for the Office of Vice President for External Affairs (OVPEA) JM Gutierrez from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) share their leadership philosophies, stances on University and national issues, and their priority platforms as they vie…

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Head to Head: Joshua Arao, Zaniel Kekenusa eye reforms in bid for SEG presidency

Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) bets, Joshua Arao and Zaniel Kekenusa, face off as they vie for the top School of Economics Government (SEG) seat. The latter a former batch president, while the other involved in a major University Student Government project, both envision an inclusive and socially-responsible…

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Head to Head: Marcus Guillermo, Carlos Valondo row on COB student life

The Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business (RVRCOB) is one of the biggest colleges in De La Salle University. The number of students entails a sizable responsibility for the Business College Government (BCG) College President. The LaSallian speaks to Carlos Valondo of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista’s (Tapat) and Marcus Guillermo of Santugon sa Tawag…

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Head to Head: Bianca Bracamonte, Renee Formoso envision ’empowered’, ‘unified’ COS

Both having experience in the University Student Government (USG), candidates for the College of Science (COS) presidency share their plans for the office. Incumbent FOCUS2018 Legislative Assembly Representative Renee Formoso of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and former FOCUS2018 Batch President Bianca Bracamonte of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) speak on their experience and…

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Opinion Opinion Feature

The real enemies

The unilateral termination of the 1989 UP-DND Accord is another attempt to clamp down on democracy—it is a move reminiscent of the Marcos regime. Without evidence for his supporting arguments and without consultation from the University of the Philippines (UP), Secretary Delfin Lorenzana nonchalantly declared in a letter to UP President Danilo Concepcion that the…

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Rape is rape

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article recounts an experience of a traumatizing form of sexual assault. Readers are advised to proceed with caution. I consider myself as someone who is sex-positive—seeing sex and sexuality as concepts that are open and progressive. Exploring my sexuality right after high school shaped how I understood people as their own realized…

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Students exchange programs on hold in light of global health crisis

Student exchange programs offer unique learning opportunities for students and highlight an institution’s integration into the global academic community. It is also through these programs that students from across different countries are granted the opportunity to walk through DLSU’s doors, while Lasallians get to immerse themselves in a foreign academic setting. Indeed, DLSU’s ties with…

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New student orgs reach out to new heights

With the goal of broadening student horizons beyond the classroom, the Aspiring Organizations Accreditation Committee (AOAC) has welcomed AJA Animo, Habitat for Humanity-Green Chapter, the Green Music Collective (GMC), and DLSU PRISM as the newest additions to the University’s cadre of student organizations  last July 27.  As the organizations prepare to set out into the…

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Another voice: Clement Corominas, citizen journalist

A lot can happen in two minutes. The first thing Clement Corominas noticed when he arrived at the campus of University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu was the number of police officers surrounding the school. It was June 5, and a rally was being held in protest of the yet-to-be-signed Anti-Terrorism Bill. Stepping out of…

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On debt row: Assessing anxieties over government debt

Shuttered storefronts, vacant schools, empty airways—these are only some of the sights that typify what the International Monetary Fund dubs as the “Great Lockdown”. In a massive disruption of economic activity, the COVID-19 pandemic that already pushed many businesses into bankruptcy has also left five million Filipinos out of work, now dependent on government assistance…