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From the Archives: Married…and gay about it

Marriage is not just a piece of paper. Neither is it a tax shelter. What it is, though, is the state’s recognition of two individuals’ promise of life-long union. And just like many heterosexual couples, homosexual ones also hope to have this recognition. But it seems that same-sex couples cannot depend only on the legal…

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From the Archives: Quito awarded professorial lecture

The ceremonies began at 4:30 in the afternoon with opening remarks given by the Dean of Arts and Sciences, Exaltacion C. Ramos, Bro. Andrew Gonzalez, FSC, DLSU President, awarded Dr. Quito the Professorial Chair and presented her a miniature chair which was symbolical of the event. Dr. Quito’s first professorial lecture for the Chair of…

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From the Archives: Finally, from the athletes themselves

To pardon an understatement, the DLSU athletes felt a general pang of disappointment upon receiving the news that La Salle was to desert the National College Athletic Association. One of its more, if not most prestigious athletic battleground. Needless to say, the high spirited La Sallites who believe that they are part of each and…

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From the Archives: Proudly Paete

What is left of the Filipino arts? In the current age of postmodern ideologies and minimalist art, the situation of our authentic crafts becomes depressingly grave. Reminiscent of our pre-Hispanic culture, what’s left of the Pinoy arts may also soon face extinction. But somewhere in the farther end of the province of Laguna, there are…

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From the Archives: Political Glitz

What do Tsong, Bistek, and Captain Barbell have in common besides being showbiz icons of this country? The answer is quite simple: they all decided to star in what is often the dirtiest stage of this republic-politics. This is a country where politics and showbiz often form an almost unbeatable mixture. But behind the prestige…

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From the Archives: For their participation in EDSA, Br. Roly lauds Lasallians

“I’m very proud of you” was the message that DLSU President Br. Rolando Dizon FSC expressed to the members of the Lasallian community who participated in People Power II. He said in an interview with The LaSallian that he was happy to have seen the students, faculty, and staff at EDSA. The youth’s participation in…

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From the Archives: The reality of orphaned children for Christmas

Christmas. A season for celebration and endless parties. A time for reunion with families, relatives, and friends. A season for joy, for cheers, for peacemaking, and for loving. A wonderful time for every one of us who has something and someone to look forward to. A holy day in memory of the Child who is…

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From the archives: La Salle finally wins UAAP Football championships

It was a tumultuous weekend for De La Salle University, as the Green Booters and the Green Tankers captured two UAAP championships in succession, both in overpowering fashion.

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From the Archives: Accounts from bloody Mendiola

The farmers cried “land!” They were answered with bullets. Last Jan. 22, peasant demonstrators belonging to the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) ended their week-long agrarian reform campaign, in death and agony. Marching towards Malacañang, where they intended to present their demands, the 10-000 strong demonstrators tried but failed when their attempt to break through…

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From the Archives: People Power prevails, Marcos ousted

Once the news of former President Marcos’ “real” departure hit the streets on the evening of February 25, people started singing, switching their radio channels from DWIM/DZRH to their favorite swing stations, and literally danced in the streets.  At last, the 20-year oppressive reign of Marcos finally ended after what newsmen termed as one of…