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Working on borrowed time: Student leaders bare plans for holdover term

For the past two terms, the quarantine measures put in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have kept the campus closed from students, impacting many scheduled University-wide activities. The annual University Student Government (USG) General Elections (GE), an event normally held every third term of the Academic Year (AY), had been postponed because of…

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2022 campus reopening possible, says Largoza in online GA; Suplido highlights DLSU achievements

The DLSU campus may physically reopen in 2022, mentioned Dr. Gerardo Largoza, Executive Director of the Strategic Management and Quality Assurance Office, during the annual University General Assembly held on YouTube last October 23. In the event, Largoza presented the University’s plans for coping with the effects of the pandemic. Meanwhile, DLSU President Br. Raymundo…

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Against the odds: Voter registration continues amid health crisis

Despite calls for a postponement of voter registration due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has resumed accepting applications after a five-month delay last September 1 in areas not under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) or Modified ECQ.  Comelec, however, has implemented extensive safety procedures to comply with public health measures. Face…

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Student leaders examine youth vote, bandwagon activism, nation-building in online forum

With voter registration having resumed last September 1, the EDGE2019 Batch Government, in partnership with Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), held an online forum titled Find Your EDGE: The Role of the Youth in Nation Building with DLSU Student Leaders last August 28 via Facebook Live.  University Student…

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‘LEAP into Art’: DLSU holds first-ever online weeklong LEAP

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has rendered physical face-to-face sessions impossible this Term 3. Yet that has not stopped the University from pushing through with student activities. Last August 24 to 28, the Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP), themed LEAP into Art, offered students a myriad of alternative classes held through webinars and activities on Zoom…

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Hontiveros, Bag-ao call for good governance in COVID-19 pandemic response

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on society and the economy, good governance remains crucial in ensuring a coordinated government response. It was based on these themes that Dinagat Islands Gov. Kaka Bag-ao and Sen. Risa Hontiveros shared their insights in a webinar titled Taking The Lead: Good Governance in the Time…

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Several resolutions laid on the table, recall process debated in third online LA session

In their third online session amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Legislative Assembly met last August 8 to review and discuss the release of a statement supporting the call of medical frontliners to shift Mega Manila back to a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ); the approval of a manual for student representatives recruited by the Student…