Categories
Menagerie

Rant and Rave: Rocking with Seventeen’s ‘Attacca’

Seventeen, overflowing with charisma, charm, and talent, always seems to pull off impeccable performances—demanding the stage and the audience to come to life. In every album, their versatility is best seen in their efforts to maximize all 13 of its members in the music composition and choreographies. In this era, Seventeen takes the spotlight with…

Categories
University

Commentary: It will fall apart

Until when will this facade called “Dutertismo” hold up?

Categories
University

Under Duterte, Southeast Asia’s oldest democracy is failing

While the Philippines is labeled as a democratic state, the current political climate suggests otherwise.

Categories
University

Promises of infrastructure: The Build, Build, Build program aftermath

Despite attempts to boost the economy since its launch, the Duterte administration’s Build, Build, Build project fell short of delivering on its objectives.

Categories
University

Even after enacting process improvements, CSO still received backlash

As the governing body of 51 organizations, the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) continues to develop its processes to ensure that their member organizations “can achieve optimum performance” with their flagship projects. This includes their operations on activity approval and completion of requirements, which some students claim had been “excessive” due to tedious document reviews…

Categories
University

Tapat launches podcast series for advocacy forum

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) kicked off a three-part podcast series, What’s the T, as part of the 2021 edition of their annual advocacy forum, Tapatan. Episodes were broadcasted through Facebook Live last July 10, 14, and 17 and are currently available on Spotify. With the theme, Sulong Kabataan!, this year’s Tapatan will also feature…

Categories
University

Journalists dive into disinformation, censorship amid the pandemic

To shed light on the significance of journalism and current issues during the pandemic, Pia Ranada-Robles, a multimedia palace reporter from Rappler, and Malou Talosig-Bartolome, a former reporter and senior news editor of GMA News, shared their expertise in Mulat: Journalism Amidst the Pandemic, a webinar organized by Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista last April 15…

Categories
University

#MarchWithWomen webinar highlights women’s situation amid pandemic

With the aim of promoting women empowerment and addressing violence against women amid the pandemic, Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista invited a panel of women leaders to share their thoughts in Real Talk: #MarchWithWomen, a webinar last March 25 on Zoom and Facebook Live. The speakers for the event include Christina Madlangbayan, a congressional staffer in…

Categories
University

LA fails to select new chief but elects new floor leaders

The University Student Government (USG) Legislative Assembly (LA) was unable to elect a Chief Legislator in their first session last March 5, which was presided over by USG President Maegan Ragudo. The selection of floor leaders, however, was able to proceed but with neither side taking a majority. LA chief elections postponed Legislators could not…