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‘Unique challenges and opportunities’ drive incoming DLSU President Br. Bernard Oca FSC in new role

Br. Bernard Oca FSC officially began his term as the 24th DLSU President last August 1. After three years of serving as the University Chancellor, he will succeed Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, who has led DLSU since 2015.  A seasoned administrator in La Salle campuses across the country, Oca looks back on his tenure as…

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Behind the bench: Ten questions for Chief Magistrate Jericho Quiro

Modelled after the Philippine government, the University Student Government (USG) is divided into three branches: the Executive, Legislative, and Judiciary. The third of the bunch, a rather lesser-known division among the student body, works quietly on University-level legal cases spanning from impeachment trials to election-related matters, robust from any smear of bias and partisanship. Last…

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Toward a more progressive student government with USG President Maegan Ragudo

At the start of 2021, the University Student Government (USG) embarked on what had been its first fully online elections, a historic feat matched by its historic results. Emerging on top in these elections was Maegan Ragudo. A former majority floor leader and active member of the legislature where she crafted resolutions that embodied the…

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On the arts with CLA Dean Dr. Rhoderick Nuncio

The uncertainty of Filipino courses in the undergraduate curriculum are the least of the College of Liberal Arts’ (CLA) concerns. As the online learning mode’s efficacy comes into question, followed by doubts on the future of social science research, the college faces challenges in adapting to the new normal. New CLA Dean Dr. Rhoderick Nuncio—a…

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Forming a more empowered studentry with new DSA Dr. Christine Ballada

The pandemic continues to change the dynamics within the University as different sectors of the Lasallian community have had to reevaluate their operations amid changing circumstances. Last October 1, Dr. Christine Ballada, who had been the Vice Chair of the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department (CEPD), began her tenure as the new Dean of Student…

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On turning the tide with USG President Lance Dela Cruz

After failing to field candidates in the 2018 General Elections (GE), Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) made an unprecedented comeback to the University Student Government (USG), and making history along the way by winning a majority of the seats—a feat the party previously had not accomplished in the USG’s decade-long existence. Then-GE 2019 candidate Lance…

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Shaping the new curriculum: Ten questions on post K-12 Lasallian education

Reports from Isabel Cañaveral   The K-12 system brought many changes to the previous Basic Education Curriculum (BEC), moving General Education (GE) subjects to the Senior High School level and adding two extra years of schooling. This alone means that universities and colleges in the Philippines can no longer offer the same curricula as before.…

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Ten Questions for DLSP President Br. Armin Luistro FSC

Br. Armin Luistro FSC is not an unfamiliar name within the Lasallian community. He is a former president and chancellor of the University and served as the first president of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP). He also served as the secretary of the Department of Education from 2010 to 2016. This year on July 1,…

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Ten Questions for new USG President Migi Moreno

Compiled by Patrick Ong and Michelle Sta Romana   It’s a first for DLSU’s General Election results – Independent candidate Jose Miguel “Migi” Moreno has won the University Student Government (USG) Presidential seat, according to the DLSU Commission on Elections (COMELEC) earlier today.   As the University’s premier Independent presidential candidate, Moreno garnered widespread attention…