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A visit to National Artist for Literature, Dr. Cirilo Bautista

“He is a genius,” says Dr. Rosemarie, referring to her husband Dr. Cirilo Bautista. A distinguished academician and poet of the Philippines, he became the 12th National Artist for Literature last June 20, putting him beside such literary giants as F. Sionil Jose, Edith Tiempo, and Nick Joaquin. He has also devoted more than 30…

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DLSU and CSB cheerleaders win gold in Asian cheer competition

  Members from DLSU’s Animo Squad and the College of Saint Benilde Pep Squad competed as the 24-woman Team Blazing Archers to win the gold medal of the All-Girl Elite Team Cheer division in the Asia Cheerleading Invitational Championship (ACIC) 2014, held in Singapore last March 29. The Blazing Archers bested three teams from Indonesia,…

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Impeachment case against USG Executive Secretary dismissed

Last February 4, Juan Rabacca, a counsel officer of the Judiciary, sent a complaint letter to the magistrates accusing USG Executive Secretary Ria Atayde of conduct that stand as a ground for impeachment as stated in the existing USG Constitution. The pre-hearing for the case was held today at Y607 to clarify the points in…

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LA holds emergency session, questions candidate eligibility

Amidst the campaigning of candidates for the General Elections, the remaining members of the Legislative Assembly convened yesterday, March 11, for an emergency LA session to contest the eligibility of a candidate in light of some provisions under the USG Constitution. The said candidate Mark Wong, running as a BLAZE 2014 LA Representative under the…

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Student Affairs seeks stricter enforcement of RTR promotion

The Student Affairs office may be planning stricter measures to regulate the room-to-room (RTR) advertising of student organizations, especially those that were not officially authorized or approved. The discussion in the Student Leadership, Innovation, Formation and Empowerment (S-LIFE) office has even reached the level of students and administration proposing a banning of unauthorized RTRs to…

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Examine yourselves

When I was a child and growing, perhaps others might also agree that after being reprimanded or corporally punished (this is not an unusual practice in Korean tradition) by my parents for doing something mischievous and wrong, they always told me to reflect on my actions and mull over what I ought to have done.…

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The DLSU Publishing House

With only three staff housed in a shared office on the 6th floor of Yuchengco, the DLSU Publishing House has been producing remarkable output ever since its operation began last May 2012, publishing books by internationally acclaimed literary critics, scholars and professors from recognized universities such as Harvard, Princeton, and Chicago. But what exactly is…

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USG prepares plebiscite on Constitutional amendments

  Under the principles of democracy, the decision whether to accept or reject amendments are made through the judgment of the people who express their sides by either voting for or against the matter in what is called plebiscite. In similar fashion, this academic year, the University Student Government (USG) has lined up amendments and…

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SDFO reports difficulties, increase in cheating

The Student Discipline and Formation Office (SDFO) reports the largest number of cheating cases filed against groups this year, with the total number of students filed cheating against exceeding the total of last year’s cases. The SDFO reports that as of this year, three cases with a large number of complainants are currently being processed:…

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AUF student commits suicide along Taft Avenue

A student from Angeles University Foundation in Pampanga jumped off the 26th floor of Kassel Condominum along Taft Avenue earlier this afternoon. The 19-year old Physical Therapy student, who was doing his OJT in Manila, stayed on the floor for at least an hour as two of his classmates, building security and the condominum’s management…