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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…

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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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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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Drawing the line: What sets Tapat and Santugon apart?

“If you talk to any active Tapat or Santugon member [and] they tell you that they don’t hate each other, they’re lying,” twice-elected Student Council (SC) President Omar Mercado breezily says about college politics during his day. The year was 1990, and the University was aflame with the political upheaval in the wake of the…

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LA approves USG charter change, DRRM fund, DLSU Comelec Rules of Court amendments

In their last session for the year, the Legislative Assembly (LA) approved last December 19 their previously tabled resolutions for amendments to the University Student Government (USG) Constitution, the establishment of the Disaster Risk and Reduction Management (DRRM) emergency fund, and a resolution that called for changes to the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) Rules…