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After 100 days, Marcos Jr. admin still lacking grit

Marcos Jr.’s first 100 days as president showed hints of his “carefree and lazy” attitude, sparking worries that he may become the nation’s principal worry.

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Recent controversies loom over Tapat, Santugon in 2022 Make-Up Elections

With the 2022 Make-Up Elections nearing its cusp, students at DLSU are likely to notice that the political culture on campus mimics that of Philippine politics. The mudslinging, whisper campaigning, sexual assault allegations, corruption, poor takes, rumor-spreading, flawed electoral system, and the overall negative campaigning—controversies from both political parties Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and…

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Head On: Cid Gernandiso on OTREAS’s shortcomings, initiatives for sustaining, and enhancing past projects as executive treasurer

Cid Gernandiso of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista bares with The LaSallian her background, plans, and goals if elected into the Office of the Executive Treasurer (OTREAS)—the USG’s financial affairs unit.  The LaSallian: Can you tell us about your past leadership experiences and how these have helped you prepare to be executive treasurer? Cid Gernandiso:  Being…

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Figuring out why Martial Law education remains neglected in PHL curricula

Martial Law, a major era in Philippine history, is still not talked enough about in schools. The rise of falsehoods about that dark period only highlights the need to fix this.

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Journey to Taft Ave.: Lasallian commuter woes rush in as F2F classes near

As fares hike and student commuters influx, transportation becomes a main concern as Lasallians return to campus.

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Marcos Jr.’s first SONA leaves opposition concerns unaddressed

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 25 promising improvements in the economy, agriculture, health, and violence. While the speech took place at Batasang Pambansa, more than 8,000 protesters marched along Commonwealth Ave. in  Quezon City for the “People’s SONA”.  Commitments and promises  Marcos Jr. began his…

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Departures: Identifying the driving forces behind Filipino migration

It is the state of the economy, not an unwanted admin, that causes a “brain drain” in a country.

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Filipinas struggle with women’s law lacking teeth

Women will never feel safe if the law could not protect them properly.

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OTREAS denies allegations of ‘unfair’ financial handouts

A self-identified whistleblower claims that OTREAS’ selection process for scholarships is biased toward students affiliated with the USG Treasurer’s political party.

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Student leaders advocate for voter empowerment at ‘Tindig!’

Lasalyano Para Sa 2022: Tindig! was held last May 7 in preparation for the National and Local Elections (NLE) last May 9.  Representatives from Samahang Lasalyano schools De La Salle University-Manila, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (DLSMHSI), De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, and De La Salle Araneta University (DLSAU), as well as Far…