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To the outskirts: Giving voices to alternative views

There have always existed media organizations that set themselves apart from the mainstream, tackling angles and events often left untouched by more established outlets. In Philippine society today, there are pockets of resistance where the stories of those unheard and unknown are brought forth to be told. What can be covered by those in big…

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Menagerie

Rant & Rave: 2020 Virgin Lab Fest—Part Two

With a diverse collection of stories, Virgin Labfest (VLF) 2020 offers intriguing narratives for every kind of viewer. This is part two of The LaSallian’s VLF review, appraising more thought-provoking pieces from the online showcase. Mayang Bubot sa Tag-Araw, Sabrina Mayang Bubot sa Tag-Araw is not afraid to experiment online. Using shadow puppetry to supplement…

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Menagerie

Rant & Rave: 2020 Virgin Labfest—Part One

TheVirgin Labfest (VLF) is back and better than ever. Since its inception in 2005, the annual festival, normally held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, has been the birthplace of plays crafted by both veteran and newcomer Filipino playwrights. The festival has never shied away from boldness, consistently staying true to its tagline of…

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Opinion Opinion Feature

3,600 hours and counting

“I have over 3,600 hours in Dota 2.” Oftentimes, telling people that I have spent at least 116 days furiously right clicking the mouse on a computer baffles them. My love-hate relationship with the game was rather apparent due to my persistent rambling about it. Those I ramble to might even ask, “Why would anyone…

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Vanguard

Securing privacy: Browsing the interconnected world with VPNs

From government offices to companies to anonymous hackers, the internet has become a nest of prying eyes. Data has become a commodity—from companies engaging in data sharing deals to government surveillance of online activity and data harvesting. With the public becoming more aware of the importance of data privacy, the Virtual Private Network (VPN) industry…

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University

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Ascend to Higher Limits’ — DLSU Job Expo 2020

In line with its mission of providing job placement services and career opportunities to the Lasallian community, the Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS) will be holding its biannual DLSU Job Expo with the theme “Ascend to Higher Limits” at the Corazon Aquino Democratic Space, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall from February 17 to 21,…

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Opinion Opinion Feature

On the stage, I found myself

Growing up in a family geared toward the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) field, the performing arts wasn’t something they took seriously. The idea of one of us siblings going into the performing arts worried my parents. “Walang pera doon” is the usual argument I would hear, and it was something I agreed with…

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Teresita Limoanco’s advocacy on accessibility for PWDs, communication platforms

No one is the same, and handling a classroom that has several unique individuals can be quite a challenge if one is not up to the task. Teresita Limoanco, an assistant professor and lecturer from the Software Technology Department of De La Salle University, has been teaching for at least 20 years now and has…

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Unfinished: Implications of the Amazon fires

The Amazon—a major rainforest that covers nine countries, namely Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana, and Ecuador—is still burning.  This puts thousands of species in danger, reducing a diverse and substantial number of plants into ash, and forcing animals to either flee from their natural habitat or suffocate due to the smoke.…

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Homegrown: JP Tan and the Clouduino Stratus

For many makers, hobbyists, and engineers, the Arduino has been a household name since its early beginnings in 2005. From how intuitively easy it is to use in addition to all the versatile features that come along with the device, the Arduino—a software tool that aids programmers in building applications—is readily programmable via an integrated…