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Stricter rules on gender-neutral pronoun use, additional constitutional amendments approved in LA session

After almost a month without sessions, the Legislative Assembly (LA) once again convened over Zoom last December 5 to approve resolutions on using gender-neutral terms in LA resolutions and making minor amendments to the University Student Government (USG) Constitution, both of which were shelved during their last session on November 6. Legislators unanimously approved a…

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DLSU, CHR partner for human rights education

In commemoration of Human Rights Day, DLSU signed a memorandum of agreement with the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) today, December 10, on Zoom to launch a Catholic Social Teaching-based formation program.  Vice President for Lasallian Mission Fritzie Ian De Vera opened the ceremony by stressing the importance of “reaffirming our commitment in protecting and…

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Deloitte, ASSIST team up to upskill Filipino youth

Deloitte Philippines and the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) held a virtual roundtable last November 19 to discuss their goal of educating 380,000 Filipinos by 2030 through their WorldClass program. The initiative was previously launched by consultancy firm Deloitte, in partnership with non-government organization ASSIST, to provide free video learning modules…

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Keeping in step: USG, DLSU Comelec migrate online, bare plans for coming terms

In recent weeks, the University Student Government (USG) was faced with the arduous task of transitioning their work online, while also continuing their ongoing plans and projects. Before quarantine measures took effect over different parts of the country, the USG had aggressively pursued, among other things, the Safe Spaces Initiative, the Mental Health Task Force,…