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DLSU Taft, to partner with Canlubang campus

Change keeps on happening. Change seems to be the highlight of the recent span of events in the University. Lasallians say goodbye to the football field to make way for the Centennial building or the Henry Sy Sr. Hall. Retrofitting is underway for the St. La Salle Hall, DLSU’s most historic building. Adding to the…

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St. La Salle Hall, to undergo retrofitting

Preparations are already underway for the retrofitting of the iconic St. La Salle Hall next term. Retrofitting is the process of reinforcing the foundation of historical buildings to resist natural calamities and to fit into the changing city building standard. The whole retrofitting process will take one year to finish. It is included in the…

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Orgs, worried over re-accreditation

The re-accreditation ladder has been climbed by the top 10 organizations under the Council of Student Organizations (CSO). Four professional organizations hailed from COB-SOE, three from COE, and one each from CCS, COS and CLA were this mid-year’s cream of the crop. The usual players still placed while some got defeated.

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Eyebrows raised on USG’s fund-raising activities

A student pays P930 each term for services and activities of the University Student Government (USG), the Council of Student Organizations and the Student Publication Office, according to the information campaign released by the Office of the USG Treasurer last month, but where does the money go?

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National Situationer: It starts with the first 100

Honeymoons don’t last long. Noynoy Aquino’s honeymoon with the Filipinos, as the new president, certainly didn’t. The anti-wangwang [siren] campaign, Aquino’s first, was a promising entry point for his administration. It gave the impression that the Aquino administration can empathize with what is a daily problem for Filipinos. His first issued memorandum on the retraction…

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DLSU, indifferent to QS results

DLSU  ranked in the 451-500 range in this year’s Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, an annual ranking of the world’s top universities. The University’s rank declined from the 401-500 range in 2009 and 2008. Three other Filipino universities entered the top 500: Ateneo de Manila University at 307, University of the Philippines (UP) at…

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Employees petition for CBA revisions

Every five years, the DLSU Employee Association (DLSUEA) revises and advocates specific changes in their Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). These changes take place because according to Electronics and Communications Engineering lab technician and current DLSUEA President Melvin Marasigan, employees have changing needs throughout their service in the University. Specific attention is given to the retirement…

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USG: What difference did it make?

Proponents of the University Student Government (USG) promised that this new form of government, compared with the old Student Council (SC) will enable student leaders to be better at what they do. Plebiscites, on which form of government DLSU should use, were held. Votes were cast. The USG won. The LaSallian takes a look if the USG’s proponents were right.

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Heavy rains dampen Kick-off

With the combined efforts of the University Student Government (USG), the DLSU men’s and women’s football teams, DLSU Parents of University Students Organization (PUSO), and Council of Organizations (CSO), the football field was given a sendoff party called Kickoff, which included a concert and a whole day bazaar.

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The dangers around De La Salle

Lasallians have too much fun every Thursday.
Last month’s issue of The Lasallian reported that brawls involving DLSU students often take place in the different drinking establishments around the University.