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BLAZE2020 LA rep Mapoy, absent in his own trial, impeached for gross negligence

The Judiciary branch impeached BLAZE2020 Legislative Assembly (LA) Representative Anton Mapoy last September 17 after the court found him guilty of negligence and gross negligence of duty. The verdict also bars him from holding any future office in the University Student Government (USG).  Mapoy, who was tried in absentia after failing to appear in all…

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PRESS RELEASE: Experience the GIGA life with the new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM

The country’s top wireless provider Smart Communicatons, Inc. (Smart) is making it easier for students to experience Smart’s nationfastest and nationwidest network to power e-learning in the new normal with the new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM. The new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM comes with up to 9 GB FREE data plus calls and texts to…

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Santugon triumphs in GE 2021, ending two years of a Tapat-led EB

Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) scored a majority of seats in General Elections (GE) 2021, an election season mired by harassment allegations against candidates and technical setbacks that forced numerous voting extensions. The party captured all Executive Board (EB) seats for the first time since GE 2018, when it ran unopposed. Chief Legislator Giorgina…

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LA OKs absences and missed requirements manual

In a Legislative Assembly (LA) session held last September 10, representatives approved the establishment of an absences and missed requirements manual, a collaborative effort between the LA and the Student Affairs Committee of the Office of the Vice President for Internal Affairs (OVPIA). Meanwhile, a plan to amend the Mental Health Task Force’s manual was…

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EDGE2018 LA rep Dabao impeached for gross negligence

Celine Dabao, the Batch Legislator for EDGE2018, was impeached by the University Student Government (USG) Judiciary last September 10 due to negligence and gross negligence of duty. The Court ruled that Dabao violated the Rules of the Legislative Assembly (LA), which allowed legislators no more than three unexcused absences in all sessions for the entire…

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PRESS RELEASE: Signing of the Samahang Lasalyano Memorandum of Understanding

Numerous academic institutions make up De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) and given the distance and other limitations brought by the pandemic, it has undeniably become more difficult to set up communication channels and establish relations among these institutions.  Samahang Lasalyano is the official student government alliance of the eight (8) higher education DLSP Schools in…

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PRESS RELEASE: COB Studios

BLAZE2020 presents to you, COB Studios! This coming September 10 to 11 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm both days) is a two-day workshop webinar series that aims to help COB 117 students learn relevant business skills as they approach graduation and begin their careers. From building better business communication skills to learning how to put…

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Toward financial literacy in National Finance Congress 2021

The DLSU Management of Financial Institutions Association (MaFIA) hosted National Finance Congress 2021, the ninth iteration of its annual flagship event, over two Facebook Live sessions last August 14 and August 28. With the theme Gearing for Financial Versatility in the Current Times, the event featured industry speakers who tackled topics ranging from personal finance…

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LA approves Student Census institutionalization, rejects proposed USG office hours

In their session last September 3, the Legislative Assembly (LA) led by BLAZE2021 LA Representative Sophia Beltrano, who temporarily took on the role of Chief Legislator Officer in Charge, approved the establishment of the Student Census. Meanwhile, a proposal for USG office hours, which was tabled in a previous session, was overruled.  USG office hours…

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Head to Head: Standard bearers Calvin Almazan, Giorgina Escoto plan to bring ‘steadfast’, ‘genuine’ leadership to OPRES

Facing off for the role of University Student Government (USG) President are Office of the President (OPRES) Chief Policy Adviser Calvin Almazan from Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Chief Legislator Giorgina Escoto from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon). Experienced leaders inside and outside the University, Escoto highlights how she intends to enhance student…