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Journalism in the present, giving voice to the voiceless discussed in ‘BayLayn 2022’

Journalism has evolved from merely asking questions and reporting facts to also including deep analysis and fighting fake news. In their talk for Ang Pahayagang Plaridel’s Para Sa Bayan at Lasalyano (BayLayn) 2022 held last June 18 on Zoom and Facebook Live, renowned journalists shed light on what journalism really is. Meanwhile, community workers shared…

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OTREAS denies allegations of ‘unfair’ financial handouts

A self-identified whistleblower claims that OTREAS’ selection process for scholarships is biased toward students affiliated with the USG Treasurer’s political party.

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Liberty amid the iron fist: Probing Marcos Jr.’ agenda for SOGIE in PHL

The LGBTQ+ community hopes to fight against inequality, but the Marcos Jr. administration will have to take concrete steps to help.

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‘Sine Qua Non’ discusses the nitty gritty of the legal profession

Sine Qua Non: The Importance of Judiciary in the Philippine Legal System was held last June 4, spearheaded by the DLSU University Student Government Judiciary. The event featured former DLSU College of Law Dean Atty. Chel Diokno, Atty. Charmaine Alovera, and Judge Ma. Christina Lim, whose segments covered legal and judicial knowledge, along with insights…

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Samahang Lasalyano recaps milestones in first midyear conference

Aiming to maintain the strong inter-institutional relations of the tertiary Lasallian schools in the Philippines, student government representatives from De La Salle University (DLSU), De La Salle University-Dasmariñas (DLSU-D), De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (DLSMHSI), De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB), University of St. La Salle Bacolod (USLS), De La Salle…

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After 36 years, the Marcoses retake Malacañang

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was proclaimed the 17th president of the Philippines yesterday, May 25, in what has been one of the most consequential elections in recent history.  With his unprecedented win, Marcos Jr. completed a decades-long quest to restore his family to power and proved the chilling potency of disinformation campaigns, which rebranded his father’s…

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Commentary: Once more? Never again

Democracy is in danger under a new Marcos regime. Now, more than ever, it is our time to take action, in whichever form we can, like the Lasallians before us.

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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.