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Restless nights: Dealing with sleep deprivation

It has become a common reality for undergraduate students to sacrifice hours of sleep. Reasons could range from staying up to accomplish school work, getting home late because of traffic conditions, or simply spending time on social media, video games, or other hobbies. Such are the reasons for sleep loss that were recurrently cited by…

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To greener pastures: Delving into DLSU’s transfer application

Different reasons motivate students to transfer to DLSU, though one thing is certain: they all go through the same process. When transferring to DLSU, a student must submit various documents, including a transcript of records, certificates of good moral character, and recommendation letters endorsed by faculty from the past university or college that they attended.…

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USG reviews triumphs, plans in first SSG

The University Student Government (USG) held its first State of Student Governance (SSG) last November 29 at the USG Office in Br. Connon Hall. USG President Lance Dela Cruz led the address, reviewing the USG’s accomplishments during the first term of the academic year and outlining future plans and projects. Dela Cruz highlighted the necessity…

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The U Break Divide: The weight of the Monday to Friday shift

An outcry of 7,171 students participating in a signature campaign expressing their disapproval of the implementation of the Monday University Break (U Break) starting second term of Academic Year (AY) 2017-2018 did not stop the DLSU administration from carrying out their plans. Yet, the resulting complaints after its implementation eventually forced administrators to reconsider their…

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NASA hosts 2019 Space Apps Challenge in DLSU

From October 18 to October 20, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hosted its 2019 Space Apps Challenge at De La Salle University. Space Apps is a yearly event which aims to bring together students and professionals to find solutions to problems by using NASA’s open data. As the participants used their creativity in…

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DLSP, Comelec mount voters registration initiative for upcoming elections

Since August 1, voters have been flocking to offices of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and satellite registration areas in preparation for the 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections and the 2022 national elections. Over 61 million voters were registered for the previous midterm elections, but Comelec is anticipating an estimated  2 million new voters…

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LPEP 2k19: ID 119 Students embrace the Animo Spirit

The University once again kicked off the new academic year with a rousing welcome for its incoming ID 119 students. From August 30 to September 7, this year’s Lasallian Personal Effectiveness Program (LPEP), with the theme Living the Animo, treated students to a dazzling display of activities, educational modules, talks by University officials and student…

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DLSU’s continuing measures against illegal drugs

Lasallians undergo the Periodic Health Examination as part of their enrollment requirements every year to check if they are in a healthy condition. Students are subjected to a barrage of tests, which include x-ray and blood pressure checks. But there is one test that sticks out among the others: the mandatory drug test. As the…

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Finding middle ground: Shedding light on the new BSA modular program

For almost 10 years, DLSU has not had a topnotcher in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination. That all changed on May 27, when the Professional Regulation Commission announced that the University had not one but two students tied for first place. In a previous interview with The LaSallian, Josemaria Fontillas (BSA, ‘18) and…

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Tapat makes comeback in GE 2019, secures majority EB, CAP seats

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) obtained a majority over the University Student Government (USG) from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) in General Elections (GE) 2019—the first time in the USG’s 10-year history. The party last dominated the elections in 2008, back when it was still structured as the Student Council. That year, the party…