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Head to Head: Maegan Ragudo, JM Gutierrez face off in USG presidential race

Incumbent Majority Floor Leader Maegan Ragudo from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and former director for Research and Development for the Office of Vice President for External Affairs (OVPEA) JM Gutierrez from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) share their leadership philosophies, stances on University and national issues, and their priority platforms as they vie…

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Head On: LA Chief Jaime Pastor eyes new systems for OVPIA

The sole candidate for vice president for internal affairs, Jaime Pastor of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) brings two years of legislative experience with him as he pursues a seat in the Executive Board. He gives his assessment on student life in the online setup and shares some of his plans, one of which is…

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Head to Head: Cate Malig, Earlrich Ibon seek to build links as OVPEA

In this interview with The LaSallian, aspirants for the Office of the Vice President of External Affairs (OVPEA) seat, Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) candidate Cate Malig and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) candidate Earlrich Ibon discuss politics, voter’s education, and their visions in fostering a more socio-politically proactive student body.  On their background…

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Head On: Annika Silangcruz plans to continue OSEC leadership

When the holdover term began a few months back, many seats in the University Student Government (USG) were left vacant. However, appointments were made in the interim, and the role of executive secretary was given to then-Chief of Staff Annika Silangcruz, who now seeks to run for the same Executive Board position. Running unopposed, Silangcruz,…

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Tapat may face suspension for missing reqs while separate case pends in Judiciary

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) is facing a possible 24-hour suspension from conducting campaign activities after the DLSU Commission on Elections (Comelec) saw fit to charge the party with the equivalent of one major and one minor offense for missing candidacy requirements. Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) President Gelo Casipe, whose party was involved…

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‘A USG you deserve’: What USG bets had to say in online MDA

Candidates from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) unveiled their plans of action in the Miting de Avance for Make-up Elections 2021 via Facebook live last January 22. The LaSallian provides a quick recap of candidates’ speeches. President Santugon standard-bearer JM Gutierrez promised to bring the student body to…

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Head to head: Jian Medina-Cue, Rai Nivales contend for CLA presidency

As the largest college in the University, the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) is home to different courses with different needs. With the pandemic severely limiting the learning experiences of students, CLA presidential candidates Jian Medina-Cue of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Rai Nivales of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) are more than…

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Head to Head: Marcus Guillermo, Carlos Valondo row on COB student life

The Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business (RVRCOB) is one of the biggest colleges in De La Salle University. The number of students entails a sizable responsibility for the Business College Government (BCG) College President. The LaSallian speaks to Carlos Valondo of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista’s (Tapat) and Marcus Guillermo of Santugon sa Tawag…

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Issues of red-tagging, ‘toxicity’ of USG politics arise in election debate

The DLSU Commission on Elections, in partnership with the La Salle Debate Society, the Judiciary Department, and Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, held the Make-Up Elections 2021 Debate last January 22. Hosted on Archers Network’s official Facebook page, the debate saw candidates from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) go head-to-head…

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Head to Head: Bianca Bracamonte, Renee Formoso envision ’empowered’, ‘unified’ COS

Both having experience in the University Student Government (USG), candidates for the College of Science (COS) presidency share their plans for the office. Incumbent FOCUS2018 Legislative Assembly Representative Renee Formoso of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and former FOCUS2018 Batch President Bianca Bracamonte of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) speak on their experience and…