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Figuring out why Martial Law education remains neglected in PHL curricula

Martial Law, a major era in Philippine history, is still not talked enough about in schools. The rise of falsehoods about that dark period only highlights the need to fix this.

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Going through the hurdles of alternative family building

Options for Filipinos to build modern families are gradually increasing, but more policy attention is needed to make these options convenient.

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In Isabela, gov’t scholars are pressured by politics

In the province of Isabela, a government scholarship is being politicized and beneficiaries are worried. Recipients of the Bojie-Rodito Opportunities for Education (BRO-Ed) program, a publicly funded scholarship, are being asked to support the Bongbong Marcos–Sara Duterte-Carpio tandem seemingly as a condition for approving or renewing their grants.  Three scholars have since come forward to…

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In PH, legal limbo further marginalizes sex workers

Prostitution is a polarizing topic in the Philippines where conservatism is admired. Compounding this dilemma are legislations that seem to contradict one another; some authorities are adamant about criminalizing sex work, while other groups are taking steps toward normalizing prostitution as a legitimate profession.  In honor of Labor Day this year, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed…

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The price to pay for incentives

Amid the bustle of long tests, presentations, paper defenses, and other academic requirements, students who look to supplement their grades can turn to incentives. Attendance and active participation in seminars, conferences, forums, and other activities may prove pivotal in pulling up a student’s class standing. In other cases, points earned from accomplishing incentives is crucial…

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Commission on Audit, Judiciary comment on corruption allegations

This is the second article in a series investigating the corruption allegations against the USG. Several posts accusing the University Student Government (USG) of corruption surfaced on the DLSU-Manila Secret Files page earlier this September, with different students anonymously claiming that they had witnessed cases of funds being siphoned and stolen by supposedly corrupt members…

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USG Executive Board responds to corruption allegations

This is the first in an ongoing series of investigative articles on the USG.   Disheartened was the word Zedrick Laqui, current University Student Government (USG) president, used to describe how he felt regarding the corruption allegations the USG is currently facing. “I was disheartened because it proved that nowadays, we live in a world…

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Investigating the case of DLSU’s Thursday lockdown

As members of the Lasallian community await the University’s official statement on last Thursday’s altercation at Yuchengco Hall and the resulting campus lockdown that had students, faculty, and staff alike stalled at the gates, details of what exactly happened that evening have slowly been surfacing. “None of us knew what [the reason for the lockdown…