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Groups march for higher wages, lower prices on Bonifacio Day

Lasallians joined various progressive groups in Plaza Miranda last November 30 to commemorate the birth anniversary of hero Andres Bonifacio and Araw ng Masang Anakpawis. The movement—which grew in number upon reaching Liwasang Bonifacio—called for the increase in wages and lower commodity prices, along with calls to address other labor issues.  The protest—which Ground Commander…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Escoto recaps ‘historic’ USG term in final State of Student Governance

Outgoing University Student Government (USG) President Giorgina Escoto walked the Lasallian community through the USG’s accomplishments and milestones in her fourth and final State of Student Governance last December 1 at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room. Campus return efforts Escoto highlighted that the USG has treated the Lasallian community’s transition to on-site operations as its…

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Lasallians join other university students in International Students’ Day walk

A flock of green marched across the University’s halls last November 17 in a mobilization commemorating International Students’ Day. The group later joined students from various universities across Metro Manila in España Blvd., forming a bigger crowd to air their opposition toward the proposal to once again make the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Newly-ratified USG budget amended in special LA session

The Legislative Assembly (LA) convened yesterday, November 16, to issue corrections on the University Student Government (USG) operational budget, which was approved just last week. USG Executive Treasurer Caleb Chua was present to explain the errors in the allocations.  Only clerical errors Chua admitted that upon publication of the operational budget, the Commission on Audit…

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LA doubles USG budget to P847K for AY 2022-2023 as F2F classes return

The Legislative Assembly (LA) during its 13th special session held last Wednesday, November 9, unanimously approved an operational fund budget of P847,500 for the University Student Government (USG) for the Academic Year (AY) 2022-2023, more than doubling the previous academic year’s budget as student leaders prepare for higher expenses during DLSU’s face-to-face transition. Previous USG…

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HIGHLIGHTS: LA approves resignation, appointments of USG EB officers in special session

In the 12th special session of the Legislative Assembly (LA) held last Wednesday, October 26, three vacant positions in the University Student Government’s Executive Board were filled in with new appointees.  USG veeps for internal, external affairs get appointees Lara Jomalesa has resigned as the vice president for external affairs, citing personal reasons. She was…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Escoto presents past projects, future actions for T1 AY 2022-2023 in third State of Student Governance

University Student Government (USG) President Giorgina Escoto addressed the Lasallian community as she highlighted the projects done in the past term and unveiled future actions to be taken to ensure the well-being of DLSU students in the third State of Student Governance today, October 12.  Campus reopening, commencement exercises  In order to prepare for the…

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HIGHLIGHTS: LA approves resignation of USG’s Limjoco, Paderes, BLAZE2021 officers

During the tenth Legislative Assembly special session held last Wednesday, October 5, four student leaders from BLAZE2021 and the University Student Government (USG) officially stepped down from their positions.  USG executive secretary, vice president for internal affairs step down Executive Secretary Jewel Limjoco stepped down from the USG ahead of her graduation in the 194th…

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LA approves Badoy persona non grata, F2F elections preparations, USG officers extension to end of Term 1

The Legislative Assembly (LA) unanimously declared ex-National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) Spokesperson Lorraine Badoy as persona non grata and passed the extension of incumbent University Student Government (USG) officers until the end of Term 1 of Academic Year (AY) 2022-2023. Meanwhile, LA also planned for the incoming USG elections in…

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HIGHLIGHTS: LA holds F2F session on campus; Berenguer, Quiro resign from office

The eighth Legislative Assembly (LA) special session was held on campus at the University Student Government Session Hall on Wednesday, September 21, marking the first LA session to be held in-person since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020.  CCS college prexy steps down Beatrice Berenguer, former Batch President of CATCH2T23, has stepped down from the…