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Head On: Majority Floor Leader Lara Jomalesa eyes OVPEA seat

As the 2022 national elections draw nearer, the Office of the Vice President for External Affairs (OVPEA) is facing the challenge of bolstering the Lasallian community’s safety and social engagement amid a prolonged pandemic. Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon bet Lara Jomalesa is more than ready to take on this challenge. On their background The…

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Head to Head: OSEC aspirants Patty Santiago, Jewel Limjoco aim to ‘empower’ student leaders

Both neophytes to elected positions in the University Student Government (USG), Office of the Executive Secretary (OSEC) Co-Director for Operations and Logistics Patty Santiago, running under Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), and Arts College Government (ACG) Chief of Staff Jewel Limjoco, running under Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon), aspire to train and empower the…

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Multifaith space letter, Pahiram Equipment Act adopted in special LA session

In their fourth session of the term last August 13, the Legislative Assembly (LA) approved the submission of a letter to the Office of the Vice President for Lasallian Mission (OVPLM) supporting the creation of a multifaith space in the University and the establishment of a lending system for laboratory equipment.  The body, however, tabled…

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‘Unique challenges and opportunities’ drive incoming DLSU President Br. Bernard Oca FSC in new role

Br. Bernard Oca FSC officially began his term as the 24th DLSU President last August 1. After three years of serving as the University Chancellor, he will succeed Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, who has led DLSU since 2015.  A seasoned administrator in La Salle campuses across the country, Oca looks back on his tenure as…

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USG unveils its plans, projects for a shortened AY

The new set of University Student Government (USG) leaders have begun work on their plans and initiatives for the current Academic Year (AY) just weeks after they were proclaimed winners of Make-up Elections 2021. With only two terms in office, the electeds are racing against time to actualize their plans of action.  As the learning…

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Journalistic responsibility, social media activism explored in BayLayn 2021

Para sa Bayan at Lasalyano 2021, an inter-school journalism competition and press conference hosted by Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, was held last May 15 via Zoom and Facebook live. GMA News and Public Affairs Senior News Producer Raffy Tima, Kabataan Partylist National Spokesperson Raoul Manuel, and content creators Gab Campos and Yani Villarosa discussed the current…

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DLSU eyes Moderna vaccine for faculty, staff

DLSU has laid down plans to acquire Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine together with other institutions under De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) and the International Container Terminal Services Incorporated Foundation (ICTSIF), the corporate social responsibility arm of ICTSI, a developer and acquirer of container ports and terminals. The first batch is expected to arrive within the second…

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USG unveils its plans, projects for a shortened AY

The new set of University Student Government (USG) leaders have begun work on their plans and initiatives for the current Academic Year (AY) just weeks after they were proclaimed winners of Make-up Elections 2021. With only two terms in office, the electeds are racing against time to actualize their plans of action.  As the learning…

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Suspend online classes post typhoons? Roleda clarifies how admin decides

In the final quarter of 2020, the Philippines faced an onslaught of typhoons that struck different parts of the country, submerging countless homes and leaving many without proper water or electricity for days. In the past, this meant a cancellation of face-to-face classes, but given that classes have shifted online due to the pandemic, schools…

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Issues of red-tagging, ‘toxicity’ of USG politics arise in election debate

The DLSU Commission on Elections, in partnership with the La Salle Debate Society, the Judiciary Department, and Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, held the Make-Up Elections 2021 Debate last January 22. Hosted on Archers Network’s official Facebook page, the debate saw candidates from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) go head-to-head…