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Does DLSU need more parking or less cars?

The return of in-person classes might raise calls for more parking space around DLSU for driving Lasallians, but parking woes boil down to national policy.

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Head to Head: Batch executives Lauren Morada, Hannah Prado bare ambitions for SOE as policy powerhouse

Lauren Morada of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Hannah Prado of independent coalition PULSO ng Ekonomista (PULSO) go head-to-head on The LaSallian’s questions regarding their plans and goals for the School of Economics (SOE), equipped with their experience as executives of their batch units. As college assembly president hopefuls in the home of Lasallian…

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The record of our age is harder to keep track of

The massive availability of digital records only poses a burden of choice for future historians studying the 21st century.

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HIGHLIGHTS: LA approves resignation of USG’s Limjoco, Paderes, BLAZE2021 officers

During the tenth Legislative Assembly special session held last Wednesday, October 5, four student leaders from BLAZE2021 and the University Student Government (USG) officially stepped down from their positions.  USG executive secretary, vice president for internal affairs step down Executive Secretary Jewel Limjoco stepped down from the USG ahead of her graduation in the 194th…

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Commentary: A better remedy for shortages is to move on from the 70s

Decades of attempts at self-sufficiency has only led to shortages, in and out of the Philippines. It may be high time for the country to leave old, inefficient policies behind.

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Commentary: Suspend fuel taxes? Roll out the subsidies instead

The increase in gas prices calls for sufficient subsidies—not much of tax cuts—to directly help affected consumers.

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Malampaya depletion, energy crisis taunt our electricity bills

With Malampaya’s continuous depletion, we can expect electricity bills to go up amid the energy crisis.

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Cars, buses, and PAREX: Solving Metro Manila traffic woes

A build-operate-transfer tollway project is eyed to address congestion in Metro Manila but the assurance that it will deliver remains unclear.

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Despite P683M deficit, DLSU foregoes another tuition increase

For the second year in a row, DLSU resolved not to push through with a tuition fee increase (TFI). In a Help Desk Announcement last July 30, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC said that they decided to overturn the earlier approved 2.5-percent increase for Academic Year (AY) 2021-2022 to recognize the financial burden students…

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State of democracy to determine pandemic recovery—JRIG forum

The DLSU Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance (JRIG), together with INCITEGov and Asia Democracy Research Network, organized Knowledge Forum: Democracy in Pandemic Times, via Zoom and Facebook Live last August 12. The forum tackled issues concerning the state of democracy and governance as election season nears. Backsliding of a democracy As President Rodrigo Duterte…