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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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Stepping away from the era known as the ‘EDSA Revolution’

The 1986 revolution marked a new era of democracy and freedom. Forgetting that fateful year puts this era at risk of an end.

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How memes have changed political conversation, discussion

Memes have evolved into an arena for political discourse, but many are worried over their tendencies to polarize views and to trivialize nuanced discussion.

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Untangling the mess that is the party-list system

The reputation of the party-list system has long been diminished and its effectiveness continues to be debated.

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A Marcos win: May 9 campaigns fought in the streets, radios, and social media

Veterans swear by the effectiveness of traditional campaigning, but Marcos Jr. had already secured his win years ago by playing off the books.

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Empowered and engaged: A Halalan 2022-ready DLSU

Lasallians weigh in on the commmunity’s electoral bets and voting practices, and share factors that motivated them to be more outspoken.

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Commentary: Dead parties, dying democracy

Politicians jumping ships has always been a common sight during election season. This practice is evident on both the local and national levels. We have even come up with an aggressive derogatory term in disgust for these hoppers—balimbings. Yet, ironically, incidents of party hopping hardly turn heads anymore, probably due to how typical it is…

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How ‘detached’ #Halalan2022 reportage clouds voter decision-making

Media coverage on #Halalan2022 has been focused on numbers and personalities. Whether this emphasis has helped or harmed political discourse remains a question.

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PRESS RELEASE: Call for Submissions—New Youth Anthology Seeks Submissions from DLSU

Though it’s easy to find stories centered around the topics of romance and heartache, most of them come from well-established creatives with years of experience. Rarely, if ever, are young neophyte writers given the chance to have their work formally published.  A new anthology from Bookshelf PH, a publishing house in the Philippines focused on…

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Is it worth the mint?: Students share opinions on the rise of the cryptomarket

Cryptocurrency is a technology that has experienced an upward trend due to the popularity of tokens such as monkeys with different features and play-to-earn games. While several crypto investors have promoted this technology as another alternative to earn money during the online setup, there are still issues surrounding the technology, prompting crypto operations to receive…