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LSDC-Street has the groove

No sweat was wasted as the Street division of DLSU’s La Salle Dance Company (LSDC) brought home gold after participating in Maximum Groovity 6 last Aug. 27 at Crossroad 77. It is LSDC-Street’s second time to join the interschool dance competition, according to Gino Ong, former president of the organization. LSDC-Street made a risky decision…

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CoNIC, to head alternative job fair

Underutilization of labor is a social cost of mismatched skills and mismatched work. With only two job fairs each year, which mainly cater to business-oriented courses, students from the other five colleges have a hard time looking for job opportunities that will fit their degrees and interests. This academic year, the Committee on National Issues…

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Where are the magistrates?

Similar to the Philippine government, our University Student Government (USG) is composed of three branches: executive, legislative and judiciary. Since the new form of government was implemented this year, efforts of the executive and legislative branches have been apparent to the student body; the former being the highest governing and representing body, and the latter…

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Hacienda Luisita: A cry for social justice

The Supreme Court’s decision to create a special mediation panel adds a new chapter in the long fought battle of the hacienda workers. This is the outcome of the oral arguments last Aug. on a petition by the Hacienda Luisita farmers and supervisors to revoke the stock distribution option (SDO) of the Cojuangco-owned plantation.

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In Review: Scrutinizing our computer labs

There are 27 computer laboratories located in the different buildings, most of which are found in the Gokongwei Hall. They house around 865 computer units, all have internet connection.

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From the Archives: For their participation in EDSA, Br. Roly lauds Lasallians

“I’m very proud of you” was the message that DLSU President Br. Rolando Dizon FSC expressed to the members of the Lasallian community who participated in People Power II. He said in an interview with The LaSallian that he was happy to have seen the students, faculty, and staff at EDSA. The youth’s participation in…

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Dancing with Dictatorship?

The 1972 imposition of Martial Law has left lasting scars on the political psyche of the country. Individuals were not the only victims of involuntary disappearances during his period; the Filipino people as a whole have yet to find the sense of trust in their government, the trust that Martial Law threw into a dungeon.…

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From the Archives: Accounts from bloody Mendiola

The farmers cried “land!” They were answered with bullets. Last Jan. 22, peasant demonstrators belonging to the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) ended their week-long agrarian reform campaign, in death and agony. Marching towards Malacañang, where they intended to present their demands, the 10-000 strong demonstrators tried but failed when their attempt to break through…

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From the Archives: People Power prevails, Marcos ousted

Once the news of former President Marcos’ “real” departure hit the streets on the evening of February 25, people started singing, switching their radio channels from DWIM/DZRH to their favorite swing stations, and literally danced in the streets.  At last, the 20-year oppressive reign of Marcos finally ended after what newsmen termed as one of…

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From the Archives: LA SALLITES IN AQUINO FUNERAL

The assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. while under government protection ignited rebellious emotions among a vast number of Filipino people. The Aquino funeral procession was held last August 31, 1983, roadblocks were set up to let the funeral procession pass by, and an estimated two million people attended the affair.          Metro…