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HIGHLIGHTS: DLSU holds hybrid General Assembly to open AY 2022-2023

This year’s University General Assembly, held on September 16 at the Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament and livestreamed on Facebook, formally opened Academic Year (AY) 2022-2023 with an address from DLSU President Br. Bernard Oca FSC. Oca highlighted the University’s accomplishments and milestones in the past AY, as he shared DLSU’s plans and priorities…

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HIGHLIGHTS: USG passes 2 penal bills; LA sessions to be F2F

The Legislative Assembly (LA) unanimously approved a bill that will penalize contradictions to the University Student Government (USG) constitution and passed the USG Code of Penalized Acts during its seventh special session held last Wednesday, September 14. Chief Legislator Francis Loja also announced that succeeding LA sessions will revert to a face-to-face setup after two…

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USG, DLSU admin shares next step after limited F2F pilot classes

Major changes have been made for schedules and systems as the University gears up for the safe return of in-person classes in form of a hybrid set-up.

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HIGHLIGHTS: USG equips against disinformation, historical distortion in LA session

During its sixth special session on September 7, the Legislative Assembly (LA) unanimously approved the Anti-Disinformation Act of 2022 and the DLSU University Student Government (USG) Martial Law Commemoration Commission Act. FAST2018 Batch Legislator Jericho Jude Quiro, a key proponent of these two acts, believes that these legislations are a part of USG’s vow to…

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Journalism in the present, giving voice to the voiceless discussed in ‘BayLayn 2022’

Journalism has evolved from merely asking questions and reporting facts to also including deep analysis and fighting fake news. In their talk for Ang Pahayagang Plaridel’s Para Sa Bayan at Lasalyano (BayLayn) 2022 held last June 18 on Zoom and Facebook Live, renowned journalists shed light on what journalism really is. Meanwhile, community workers shared…

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‘Sine Qua Non’ discusses the nitty gritty of the legal profession

Sine Qua Non: The Importance of Judiciary in the Philippine Legal System was held last June 4, spearheaded by the DLSU University Student Government Judiciary. The event featured former DLSU College of Law Dean Atty. Chel Diokno, Atty. Charmaine Alovera, and Judge Ma. Christina Lim, whose segments covered legal and judicial knowledge, along with insights…

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Samahang Lasalyano recaps milestones in first midyear conference

Aiming to maintain the strong inter-institutional relations of the tertiary Lasallian schools in the Philippines, student government representatives from De La Salle University (DLSU), De La Salle University-Dasmariñas (DLSU-D), De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (DLSMHSI), De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB), University of St. La Salle Bacolod (USLS), De La Salle…

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Student leaders advocate for voter empowerment at ‘Tindig!’

Lasalyano Para Sa 2022: Tindig! was held last May 7 in preparation for the National and Local Elections (NLE) last May 9.  Representatives from Samahang Lasalyano schools De La Salle University-Manila, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (DLSMHSI), De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, and De La Salle Araneta University (DLSAU), as well as Far…

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Voter responsibility, engagement highlighted in AdvocaSERIES: On National Elections

EXCEL2022 launched a three-episode podcast concerning the upcoming May National and Local Elections titled AdvocaSERIES: On National Elections, aimed at fostering a healthy political discourse toward choosing the next leaders of the country. Released weekly from March 25 to April 8, the three sessions were titled, Halaga Ng Boto Mo, Ano Nga Ba Ang De-Kalidad…

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Local candidates share vision for Manila in mayoral forum

Last April 6, Task Force Safe Schools, together with the DLSU Committee on National Issues and Concerns and the Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance, organized the University’s first major event on campus at the Henry Sy. sr. Hall grounds since closing its doors because of the pandemic. The Manila Mayoral Candidates Forum-part of the…