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Who speaks for whom

It was the beginning of the year when I woke up to the news of Christine Dacera’s alleged rape-slay case plastered all over my social media. It was early morning, and I immediately felt sick in the gut, which is an instinctive physical reaction I get whenever I hear cases of similar nature. After all,…

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University

Head to Head: Cate Malig, Earlrich Ibon seek to build links as OVPEA

In this interview with The LaSallian, aspirants for the Office of the Vice President of External Affairs (OVPEA) seat, Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) candidate Cate Malig and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) candidate Earlrich Ibon discuss politics, voter’s education, and their visions in fostering a more socio-politically proactive student body.  On their background…

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General Elections University

Head to Head: CCS prexy bets Kate Magbitang, Jolo Cansana on their plans

Incumbent and former CATCH22 officers Kate Magbitang and Jolo Cansana from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon), respectively, discuss the difficulties of shifting to online classes, the use of social media platforms to connect with students, and re-evaluation of student services in the College of Computer Studies. The LaSallian:…

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General Elections University

Head On: Leonna Gula sets sights on BAGCED presidency

Incumbent EDGE2018 Legislative Assembly Representative Leonna Denise Gula bares her plans as the only candidate for college president of the Brother Andrew Gonzales FSC College of Education (BAGCED), bearing the banner of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon). She speaks to The LaSallian on her platforms, which include the development of clearer channels of communication…

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University

All systems go for historic online polls

Following the postponement of the General Elections in the previous Academic Year (AY), the DLSU Commission of Elections (Comelec) moved elections online. Years in the making, an automated voting platform, which was created in coordination with development teams from the La Salle Computer Society (LSCS) and the User Experience Society (UX Society), will finally be…

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Menagerie

A reimagined world: Filipino folklore in the 21st century

The creaking of the floorboards. A warning against going out into the woods at night. The urge to offer a “tabi-tabi po” as you pass by a mound of dirt. The balete tree you always avoid. These stories have been planted deep in the Filipino psyche, holding an unnerving power that compels us beyond reason.…

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University

Donation drives in DLSU community

Along with the ongoing pandemic, the wake of the recent typhoons have left Filipinos incapacitated all over the country. The LaSallian compiles this list of Lasallian-led donation drives that give relief to the victims of the recent calamities. Kada Uno Kada Uno is the organized collective initiative of the De La Salle Philippines network, aiming…

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Menagerie

Devotion and diversity: What makes fans gatekeep?

Falling down the rabbit hole of a fandom is so easy that, before one even realizes it, one’s feet are no longer on the ground. Exploring the whimsical world of a fandom may be easy enough, but feeling accepted by the community might prove to be a bigger challenge. Especially for newcomers in fandoms, where…

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Menagerie

Mike Navallo: Principles over fear

“Truth is our defense.” With these words, Mike Navallo reaffirmed the importance of accurate reporting and encapsulated the essence of credible journalism—presenting stories backed by evidence. Prior to becoming a reporter for ABS-CBN, Navallo worked as a lawyer and a researcher for Amnesty International. However, he has always had an interest in news reporting, and…

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Menagerie Menagerie Feature

Another voice: Clement Corominas, citizen journalist

A lot can happen in two minutes. The first thing Clement Corominas noticed when he arrived at the campus of University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu was the number of police officers surrounding the school. It was June 5, and a rally was being held in protest of the yet-to-be-signed Anti-Terrorism Bill. Stepping out of…