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PRESS RELEASE: Dapithapon

Spend your evening with songs that will bring you solace with De La Salle Innersoul’s Dapithapon this coming April! De La Salle Innersoul, the premier vocal group of De La Salle University, will be staging its very first online concert, entitled Dapithapon, in celebration of its 24th anniversary, which will be privately streamed via Youtube…

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LA approves sensitive content warning proposal, appoints new LCSG Treasurer

Chief Legislator Giorgina Escoto called for an emergency Legislative Assembly (LA) session last April 8 to authorize resolutions for the inclusion of a sensitive content warning for statements and initiatives, the appointment of Trisha Martinez as Laguna Campus Student Government (LCSG) Treasurer, and a statement for Araw ng Kagitingan.  (Day of Valor) Meanwhile, discussions on…

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PRESS RELEASE: Philippine universities get ready to face off at first-ever virtual EU Whiz—Filipino Youth of the FEUture

Colleges and universities across the Philippines are set to gear up for the much-anticipated EU Whiz: Filipino Youth of the FEUture—an annual inter-collegiate competition spearheaded by the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Philippines Since 2006, the EU Whiz has been a fun and exciting way for Filipino students to showcase their knowledge…

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Toward a more progressive student government with USG President Maegan Ragudo

At the start of 2021, the University Student Government (USG) embarked on what had been its first fully online elections, a historic feat matched by its historic results. Emerging on top in these elections was Maegan Ragudo. A former majority floor leader and active member of the legislature where she crafted resolutions that embodied the…

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LA unanimously approves reduced USG budget for AY 2020-2021

The Legislative Assembly (LA) approved the University Student Government’s (USG) budget for Academic Year 2020-2021 in an emergency session last March 30. The USG’s current budget stands at P397,687, down by 29 percent from last year’s budget of P557,335 due to the zero percent tuition fee increase the previous year and a deficit in the…

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Quiro elected new Chief Magistrate

Magistrate Jericho Quiro was elected as the new Chief Magistrate of the Judiciary branch during the University Student Government’s (USG) joint session last March 27 on Zoom. Quiro narrowly won over Magistrate Andre Miranda in a 31-30 split vote, prompting USG President Maegan Ragudo to call for a “double checking” of ballots. The meeting was…

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#MarchWithWomen webinar highlights women’s situation amid pandemic

With the aim of promoting women empowerment and addressing violence against women amid the pandemic, Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista invited a panel of women leaders to share their thoughts in Real Talk: #MarchWithWomen, a webinar last March 25 on Zoom and Facebook Live. The speakers for the event include Christina Madlangbayan, a congressional staffer in…

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Women in democracy: DLSU, SSC discuss women’s role in politics

As part of their International Women’s Month series, the Center for Social Concern partnered with St. Scholastica’s College (SSC) to discuss the role of women in Philippine democracy in Usapang Babae, Usapang Botante: A Forum on the Women’s Vote last March 25 via Facebook live. A new form of leadership SSC Vice President of External…

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DLSU preps year-long activities for PH quincentennial

In 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, while leading an expedition to the Spice Islands, landed on the island of Homonhon in Samar and thus found himself in what is now the Philippines. In the days that followed, Magellan would go through other islands in the region, interacting with the natives, introducing some of them to…

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LA appoints more officers, issues statement on Earth Hour

Three college representative positions in the Laguna Campus Student Government (LCSG) and four batch government posts were filled in a series of appointments during the Legislative Assembly (LA) Session last March 26. Legislators also approved a call to support this year’s Earth Hour movement. More appointments Bianca Tan was appointed as 72nd ENG Batch Vice…