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Taft chase between DLSU security and outsider settled peacefully

A startling chase broke the usual bustle of Taft Avenue around 4:55 pm today, as police officers and DLSU security personnel chased after a young man down the street. The man, who is an unnamed graduate from University of the Philippines (UP), was denied entry at Henry Sy Gate for having an outdated campus pass. According…

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Could La Salle be like Ground Zero?

Earlier last October, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook Bohol and Cebu. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), it killed around 200 people and injured close to a thousand. The damage cost is estimated at around P2.257 billion in infrastructure, the NDRRMC added. Meanwhile, seismologists are anticipating an earthquake of the same magnitude…

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Thought leaders and students converge in Bantay PDAF

  After all is said and done, there is no other solution but to abolish the pork barrel. This was the message of Bantay PDAF, a seminar spearheaded by student organization Poliscy in cooperation with Stratbase Research Institute’s Democracy Watch and the Commission on National Issues and Concerns, held at Henry Sy, Sr. Hall the…

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Rant & Rave: Welcome to Night Vale

Rating:  Welcome to Night Vale (WTNV) is your ordinary community radio show narrated by the eloquent host Cecil Gershwin Palmer (voiced by Cecil Baldwin). Just like any other small town radio, the station broadcasts and archives public service announcements, activities, traffic reports and live news updates of the Glow Cloud that rains animal carcass upon the…

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Students rate USG midterm performance as satisfactory

Halfway into the academic year, the new set of student leaders elected to lead the University Student Government (USG) have since initiated numerous projects in order to address issues that have arisen and cater to student needs, driven by the platforms they presented in last year’s General Elections. Yet this year is not an ordinary…

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Yet another case of spoiled pork

  How much is Php 10 billion worth? That’s about 10,300 dual major La Salle students on full scholarship, or around 11,000 to 12,000 Engineering and Science scholars. It could also buy 370 million kilograms of rice to feed 3 million Filipinos for one year, build 400 km roads, construct 30,030 fully equipped classrooms… and…

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Million People March: La Salle, thousands unite against PDAF

  An approximate 400,000 showed up for the August 26 “#MillionPeopleMarch” against the pork barrel and corruption in government, including La Salle, Ateneo and Juana Change. Coinciding with the revolutionary spirit of National Heroes Day, hundreds of multisectoral groups converged in a peaceful protest against the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) at  Luneta Park this…

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Behind the commercial kiosks at Br. Bloemen Hall

The LaSallian community may encounter a few familiar faces and businesses operating in select kiosks at the freshly renovated Br. Bloemen Hall, touted as a student center and business innovation zone. Presently, Br. Bloemen Hall houses De La Salle University’s student entrepreneurship area, the Animo Business Innovation Zone (Animo BIZ), which opened mid-July and is…

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SONA 2013 in Perspective

President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the 16th Congress regular session in Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City last July 22. Throughout its 1 hour and 42 minute runtime, the SONA boasted economic performance, efforts for better governance, improved services and increased infrastructural projects. Some fiscal policy…

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Rant & Rave: The Diplomat Hotel

Disgraced TV reporter Veronica Lansang (played by ABS-CBN diva Gretchen Baretto) strives to reacquire her former glory by undertaking a journalistic mission to uncover what happened in the haunted Diplomat Hotel. Together with her TV crew (Arthur Acuna, Mon Confiado, Sarah Gaugler and Nico Antonio), they set forth to confront the midst, where their deepest…